The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 61 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 1.01% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.92% 9.84% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
130 122 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.15% 10.22% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 38
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £240 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Edinburgh region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (74.47%) SQL
3 31 (65.96%) Java
4 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
5 22 (46.81%) JSP
6 21 (44.68%) Unit Testing
7 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
7 19 (40.43%) WebDriver
7 19 (40.43%) BDD
7 19 (40.43%) Spring
7 19 (40.43%) CSS
8 18 (38.30%) UNIX
8 18 (38.30%) Ajax
8 18 (38.30%) Cucumber
9 17 (36.17%) TDD
9 17 (36.17%) Struts
9 17 (36.17%) HTML
9 17 (36.17%) J2EE
9 17 (36.17%) Oracle
10 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
11 15 (31.91%) XML
12 14 (29.79%) Banking
12 14 (29.79%) Maven
12 14 (29.79%) JIRA
12 14 (29.79%) Web Application Development
13 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
13 13 (27.66%) Perl
14 12 (25.53%) MVC
14 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (23.40%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) Intranet
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) SMTP
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) WebDriver
2 18 (38.30%) Cucumber
3 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
4 14 (29.79%) Maven
4 14 (29.79%) JIRA
5 11 (23.40%) CruiseControl
5 11 (23.40%) Hudson
6 10 (21.28%) Ant
7 8 (17.02%) JUnit
8 6 (12.77%) Subversion
8 6 (12.77%) Mockito
9 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
9 5 (10.64%) Gradle
9 5 (10.64%) Artifactory
10 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
10 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
10 4 (8.51%) NUnit
10 4 (8.51%) FitNesse
10 4 (8.51%) JMeter
11 2 (4.26%) Appium
General
1 14 (29.79%) Banking
2 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Tester
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Web Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Test Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) JSP
2 19 (40.43%) Spring
2 19 (40.43%) CSS
3 18 (38.30%) Ajax
4 17 (36.17%) Struts
4 17 (36.17%) HTML
4 17 (36.17%) J2EE
5 15 (31.91%) XML
6 11 (23.40%) Spring MVC
6 11 (23.40%) Spring Web Flow
6 11 (23.40%) GWT
7 9 (19.15%) XSLT
7 9 (19.15%) JMS
7 9 (19.15%) RESTful
8 8 (17.02%) Web Services
8 8 (17.02%) Gherkin
9 7 (14.89%) JSON
10 6 (12.77%) iBATIS
10 6 (12.77%) JSF
10 6 (12.77%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) UNIX
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Unit Testing
3 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
3 19 (40.43%) BDD
4 17 (36.17%) TDD
5 14 (29.79%) Web Application Development
6 12 (25.53%) MVC
6 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (23.40%) OO
8 7 (14.89%) CRM
8 7 (14.89%) Scrum
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.51%) User Stories
10 4 (8.51%) OOD
11 3 (6.38%) UML
11 3 (6.38%) Refactoring
11 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) SQL
2 31 (65.96%) Java
3 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) Perl
5 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
5 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.51%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) XPath
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) HND
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft