The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 67 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.29% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.76% 3.37% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £353 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £353 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £353 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
164 89 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.83% 8.70% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 40 44
Average daily rate £375 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £207 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £28.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
Scotland

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 29 July 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 23 (79.31%) JBoss
2 21 (72.41%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) SOA
3 16 (55.17%) Maven
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
5 13 (44.83%) Oracle
6 12 (41.38%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
8 10 (34.48%) BDD
8 10 (34.48%) JIRA
8 10 (34.48%) CSS
8 10 (34.48%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) Python
9 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (31.03%) JSF
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 8 (27.59%) JSP
10 8 (27.59%) Servlets
10 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
11 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
12 6 (20.69%) Confluence
12 6 (20.69%) Java EE
12 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
12 6 (20.69%) Hudson
13 5 (17.24%) Cobertura
13 5 (17.24%) Drools

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 6 (20.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Maven
2 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
3 10 (34.48%) JIRA
4 6 (20.69%) Hudson
5 5 (17.24%) Cobertura
6 3 (10.34%) Zephyr
7 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.90%) WinRunner
7 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Technical Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Build Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) JSF
3 8 (27.59%) JSP
3 8 (27.59%) Servlets
4 6 (20.69%) Java EE
5 5 (17.24%) Drools
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) XHTML
7 1 (3.45%) JavaBeans
7 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) RESTful
7 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.45%) J2EE
7 1 (3.45%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) Spring Security
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) SOA
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) BDD
6 8 (27.59%) TDD
7 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
9 5 (17.24%) ETL
10 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.90%) User Stories
11 2 (6.90%) Test Management
11 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
12 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) JBoss
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle