The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 166 145 201
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +56
Contract jobs citing Selenium 676 707 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.35% 1.43% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.42% 11.24% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 556 333
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
Selenium
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6485 6290 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 12.75% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4269 4149 3117
Average daily rate £400 £388 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 140 143
Average hourly rate £37.27 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £31.00 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in England

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in England

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in England

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the England region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in England

Selenium
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Selenium Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 304 £425 +6.25% 120
South East +41 136 £350 +7.69% 51
East of England +28 47 £400 +10.34% 26
South West -1 47 £350 +3.70% 27
Yorkshire -10 44 £321 +5.32% 12
North West -10 30 £338 +3.84% 48
West Midlands +2 26 £350 +1.44% 13
North East -7 20 £445 +28.05% 9
East Midlands -15 16 £300 +9.09% 17
South Coast - 6 - -
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 974 (70.63%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (48.59%) Java
3 466 (33.79%) BDD
4 447 (32.41%) TDD
5 443 (32.12%) Scrum
6 431 (31.25%) QA
7 429 (31.11%) Cucumber
8 421 (30.53%) WebDriver
9 363 (26.32%) Test Automation
10 349 (25.31%) C#
11 341 (24.73%) JavaScript
12 319 (23.13%) SQL
13 313 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
14 304 (22.04%) HTML
15 267 (19.36%) .NET
16 248 (17.98%) Jenkins
17 236 (17.11%) JUnit
18 231 (16.75%) Web Services
19 230 (16.68%) CSS
19 230 (16.68%) Automated Testing
20 227 (16.46%) Git (software)
21 209 (15.16%) Ruby
22 202 (14.65%) Finance
23 201 (14.58%) Test Scripting
24 198 (14.36%) JIRA
25 184 (13.34%) Automation Testing
26 182 (13.20%) XML
27 176 (12.76%) Linux
28 170 (12.33%) E-Commerce
29 159 (11.53%) SpecFlow

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 78 (5.66%) Node.js
2 56 (4.06%) Apache
3 50 (3.63%) CMS
3 50 (3.63%) WebSphere
4 42 (3.05%) JBoss
4 42 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 41 (2.97%) Confluence
6 39 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (1.23%) MQSeries
9 16 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 14 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.94%) Alfresco
12 12 (0.87%) IIS
13 11 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.80%) WildFly
14 10 (0.73%) Documentum
14 10 (0.73%) Drupal
15 9 (0.65%) Mule
15 9 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.80%) MS Office
3 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.073%) Mingle
6 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.073%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.80%) Magento
2 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Tridion
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.073%) SAP HR-PA
6 1 (0.073%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.073%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.45%) SaaS
3 16 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (0.73%) GitHub
5 10 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.44%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.29%) Force.com
7 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
9 2 (0.15%) PaaS
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.19%) HTTP
1 44 (3.19%) Internet
2 8 (0.58%) Firewall
2 8 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 7 (0.51%) LDAP
4 6 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.44%) FTP
5 5 (0.36%) VPN
5 5 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (0.29%) DHCP
6 4 (0.29%) Broadband
7 3 (0.22%) DNS
7 3 (0.22%) CDMA
7 3 (0.22%) GSM
7 3 (0.22%) Telnet
7 3 (0.22%) DMZ
7 3 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.22%) Wireless
7 3 (0.22%) NAS
8 2 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 84 (6.09%) MongoDB
3 49 (3.55%) NoSQL
4 46 (3.34%) MySQL
5 42 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 38 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.52%) DB2
9 20 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.87%) Big Data
11 12 (0.87%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.87%) DbVisualizer
12 11 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.65%) Redis
14 9 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.58%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.58%) Informix
Development Applications
1 429 (31.11%) Cucumber
2 421 (30.53%) WebDriver
3 248 (17.98%) Jenkins
4 236 (17.11%) JUnit
5 227 (16.46%) Git (software)
6 198 (14.36%) JIRA
7 159 (11.53%) SpecFlow
8 131 (9.50%) Subversion
9 124 (8.99%) Maven
10 117 (8.48%) QuickTest Pro
11 102 (7.40%) JMeter
12 92 (6.67%) SoapUI
13 88 (6.38%) NUnit
14 70 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 64 (4.64%) Mockito
16 60 (4.35%) Ant
17 56 (4.06%) JBehave
18 53 (3.84%) Eclipse
19 46 (3.34%) LoadRunner
20 45 (3.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 202 (14.65%) Finance
2 69 (5.00%) Retail
3 54 (3.92%) Banking
4 37 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.39%) Games
6 26 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.02%) Publishing
8 11 (0.80%) Marketing
9 9 (0.65%) Automotive
9 9 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.58%) Legal
10 8 (0.58%) Back Office
11 7 (0.51%) Front Office
12 5 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.073%) French Language
15 1 (0.073%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 413 (29.95%) Developer
2 299 (21.68%) Tester
3 294 (21.32%) Analyst
4 258 (18.71%) Test Analyst
5 130 (9.43%) Automation Tester
6 116 (8.41%) Java Developer
7 103 (7.47%) Test Engineer
8 70 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
9 66 (4.79%) QA Engineer
10 65 (4.71%) QA Analyst
11 62 (4.50%) AWS Developer
12 61 (4.42%) Automation Analyst
13 59 (4.28%) Test Leader
14 54 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
15 47 (3.41%) Architect
16 45 (3.26%) Agile Test Analyst
16 45 (3.26%) .NET Developer
17 43 (3.12%) Selenium Tester
17 43 (3.12%) Senior Developer
18 40 (2.90%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (22.04%) HTML
2 267 (19.36%) .NET
3 231 (16.75%) Web Services
4 230 (16.68%) CSS
5 182 (13.20%) XML
6 156 (11.31%) jQuery
7 155 (11.24%) Spring
7 155 (11.24%) RESTful
8 146 (10.59%) SOAP
9 143 (10.37%) JSON
10 134 (9.72%) HTML5
11 112 (8.12%) AngularJS
12 99 (7.18%) Gherkin
13 98 (7.11%) REST
14 94 (6.82%) Hibernate
15 89 (6.45%) CSS3
16 80 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 70 (5.08%) ASP.NET
18 67 (4.86%) .NET Framework
19 52 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 54 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 46 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.83%) User Experience
4 29 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 14 (1.02%) W3C
7 11 (0.80%) Online Games
7 11 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (0.80%) FMCG
8 10 (0.73%) Video on Demand
9 9 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 8 (0.58%) iPhone
10 8 (0.58%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.51%) Equities
11 7 (0.51%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.51%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.51%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.36%) Robotics
12 5 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 176 (12.76%) Linux
2 77 (5.58%) Windows
3 64 (4.64%) UNIX
4 46 (3.34%) Android
5 43 (3.12%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 18 (1.31%) CentOS
8 15 (1.09%) Debian
9 11 (0.80%) Solaris
10 7 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.073%) Fedora
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (70.63%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (33.79%) BDD
3 447 (32.41%) TDD
4 443 (32.12%) Scrum
5 363 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 313 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
7 230 (16.68%) Automated Testing
8 201 (14.58%) Test Scripting
9 184 (13.34%) Automation Testing
10 170 (12.33%) E-Commerce
11 155 (11.24%) MVC
12 145 (10.51%) Open Source
13 108 (7.83%) Software Testing
14 107 (7.76%) OO
15 105 (7.61%) SOA
15 105 (7.61%) Software Engineering
16 104 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 102 (7.40%) SDLC
18 101 (7.32%) Unit Testing
19 98 (7.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 670 (48.59%) Java
2 349 (25.31%) C#
3 341 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 319 (23.13%) SQL
5 209 (15.16%) Ruby
6 134 (9.72%) Python
7 102 (7.40%) PHP
8 46 (3.34%) Scala
9 39 (2.83%) Groovy
10 26 (1.89%) Perl
11 25 (1.81%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.45%) VB
13 16 (1.16%) C
14 15 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.94%) VBScript
15 13 (0.94%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.80%) C++
16 11 (0.80%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (9.93%) ISEB
2 86 (6.24%) Security Cleared
3 83 (6.02%) ISTQB
4 69 (5.00%) Degree
5 60 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 50 (3.63%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.38%) HND
8 9 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.15%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.073%) MCP
11 1 (0.073%) MCAD
11 1 (0.073%) MCSD
11 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (31.25%) QA
2 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.44%) WCAG
4 5 (0.36%) WAI
5 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 15 (1.09%) Varnish
2 11 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.73%) vCloud
4 8 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.58%) VirtualBox
5 7 (0.51%) Docker
6 5 (0.36%) Squid
7 3 (0.22%) Firmware
8 1 (0.073%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.073%) iptables
Systems Management
1 52 (3.77%) Puppet
1 52 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.60%) Vagrant
4 19 (1.38%) Ansible
5 15 (1.09%) Rundeck
5 15 (1.09%) Salt
6 11 (0.80%) logstash
7 10 (0.73%) Kibana
8 8 (0.58%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.51%) TeamSite
9 7 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.29%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.15%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.073%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.073%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.073%) yum
12 1 (0.073%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.073%) Iperf
Vendors
1 143 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 138 (10.01%) Oracle
3 54 (3.92%) HP
4 23 (1.67%) IBM
4 23 (1.67%) hybris
5 20 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.31%) Sybase
6 18 (1.31%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.23%) Talend
8 16 (1.16%) VMware
8 16 (1.16%) Google
9 15 (1.09%) Adobe
10 12 (0.87%) SAP
11 11 (0.80%) Zend
11 11 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.73%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.65%) Twitter
13 9 (0.65%) Pega
14 7 (0.51%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.51%) Splunk
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Venn Group
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago