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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 145 160 184
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Contract jobs citing Selenium 754 603 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.29% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.43% 11.13% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 417 350
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £52.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £22.50
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6594 5417 5299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.30% 11.57% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 3532 3333
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 131 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

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
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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 +46 468 £400 +3.22% 67
South East -6 119 £350 +7.69% 32
North West +13 47 £350 +2.94% 19
South West -20 37 £350 - 9
East of England +3 34 £350 +7.69% 10
North East -10 19 £500 +92.30% 1
Yorkshire -33 16 £305 -18.66% 10
East Midlands +4 10 £383 +47.11% 2
West Midlands -12 3 £325 - 2
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 989 (69.45%) Agile Software Development
2 755 (53.02%) Java
3 460 (32.30%) Cucumber
4 456 (32.02%) BDD
5 446 (31.32%) WebDriver
5 446 (31.32%) Scrum
6 445 (31.25%) TDD
7 432 (30.34%) QA
8 371 (26.05%) SQL
9 369 (25.91%) Test Automation
10 324 (22.75%) JavaScript
11 316 (22.19%) C#
12 303 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
13 266 (18.68%) HTML
14 264 (18.54%) .NET
15 250 (17.56%) Jenkins
16 246 (17.28%) Web Services
17 245 (17.21%) JIRA
18 243 (17.06%) Automated Testing
19 238 (16.71%) JUnit
20 230 (16.15%) Ruby
21 214 (15.03%) Automation Testing
22 207 (14.54%) Test Scripting
23 205 (14.40%) CSS
24 192 (13.48%) Finance
25 191 (13.41%) Spring
26 177 (12.43%) XML
27 171 (12.01%) Linux
28 170 (11.94%) Open Source
29 163 (11.45%) QuickTest Pro

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 69 (4.85%) Apache
2 61 (4.28%) Tomcat
3 43 (3.02%) Node.js
4 40 (2.81%) CMS
5 34 (2.39%) Confluence
6 22 (1.54%) JBoss
7 17 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.98%) Drupal
8 14 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 14 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
9 13 (0.91%) IIS
10 11 (0.77%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.42%) TeamSite
13 6 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.28%) nginx
14 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.28%) uiautomator
Applications
1 23 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.070%) FastStats
5 1 (0.070%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.28%) Summit
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.070%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.77%) SaaS
6 9 (0.63%) GitHub
7 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.14%) Force.com
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.14%) Route 53
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.14%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.070%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.42%) HTTP
2 27 (1.90%) Internet
3 13 (0.91%) HTTPS
4 12 (0.84%) Firewall
5 11 (0.77%) Broadband
6 9 (0.63%) LDAP
6 9 (0.63%) FTP
7 8 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.49%) DNS
8 7 (0.49%) Wireless
8 7 (0.49%) NAS
9 6 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
9 6 (0.42%) ATM
9 6 (0.42%) PBX
9 6 (0.42%) VoIP
10 5 (0.35%) DHCP
10 5 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.35%) Telnet
11 4 (0.28%) SSL
12 3 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (6.04%) MySQL
2 85 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 47 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 41 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 38 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 35 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 27 (1.90%) DB2
7 27 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.70%) Big Data
11 9 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.42%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.42%) Redis
13 6 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.35%) Jackrabbit
14 5 (0.35%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 460 (32.30%) Cucumber
2 446 (31.32%) WebDriver
3 250 (17.56%) Jenkins
4 245 (17.21%) JIRA
5 238 (16.71%) JUnit
6 163 (11.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 162 (11.38%) Git (software)
8 158 (11.10%) Maven
9 126 (8.85%) SpecFlow
10 122 (8.57%) JMeter
11 110 (7.72%) Subversion
12 106 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 89 (6.25%) SoapUI
14 79 (5.55%) WATIR
15 75 (5.27%) NUnit
15 75 (5.27%) Visual Studio
16 73 (5.13%) Mockito
17 70 (4.92%) Eclipse
18 68 (4.78%) Hudson
19 58 (4.07%) Ant
General
1 192 (13.48%) Finance
2 49 (3.44%) Banking
3 44 (3.09%) Retail
4 34 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.97%) Games
6 25 (1.76%) Marketing
7 23 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.77%) Publishing
9 11 (0.77%) Electronics
10 8 (0.56%) Advertising
11 7 (0.49%) Legal
12 6 (0.42%) Automotive
13 5 (0.35%) Back Office
14 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.21%) Front Office
15 1 (0.070%) Law
15 1 (0.070%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 371 (26.05%) Developer
2 316 (22.19%) Tester
3 279 (19.59%) Analyst
4 257 (18.05%) Test Analyst
5 169 (11.87%) Automation Tester
6 139 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 134 (9.41%) Java Developer
8 69 (4.85%) Automation Engineer
9 68 (4.78%) Automation Analyst
10 62 (4.35%) Test Leader
10 62 (4.35%) QA Engineer
11 58 (4.07%) Automation Test Analyst
12 52 (3.65%) QA Tester
13 49 (3.44%) Senior Developer
14 42 (2.95%) QA Analyst
15 41 (2.88%) Consultant
16 40 (2.81%) Architect
17 37 (2.60%) Test Manager
18 36 (2.53%) Agile Test Analyst
19 32 (2.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (18.68%) HTML
2 264 (18.54%) .NET
3 246 (17.28%) Web Services
4 205 (14.40%) CSS
5 191 (13.41%) Spring
6 177 (12.43%) XML
7 135 (9.48%) REST
8 133 (9.34%) RESTful
9 114 (8.01%) jQuery
10 110 (7.72%) SOAP
10 110 (7.72%) JSON
11 109 (7.65%) HTML5
12 97 (6.81%) Hibernate
13 71 (4.99%) CSS3
14 68 (4.78%) JSP
15 65 (4.56%) Gherkin
16 61 (4.28%) ASP.NET
17 60 (4.21%) Ajax
18 57 (4.00%) .NET Framework
19 56 (3.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 170 (11.94%) Open Source
2 57 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 54 (3.79%) User Experience
4 40 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.33%) Video on Demand
8 18 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 17 (1.19%) iPhone
10 16 (1.12%) Visualisation
11 11 (0.77%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.77%) GIS
11 11 (0.77%) DTV
12 10 (0.70%) Smartcard
12 10 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.63%) iPad
13 9 (0.63%) W3C
13 9 (0.63%) EMV
14 8 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 171 (12.01%) Linux
2 100 (7.02%) Windows
3 90 (6.32%) UNIX
4 61 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 55 (3.86%) Android
6 16 (1.12%) Windows NT
7 11 (0.77%) CentOS
8 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.35%) AIX
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Debian
12 2 (0.14%) VMS
12 2 (0.14%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.070%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.070%) Solaris
13 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 989 (69.45%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (32.02%) BDD
3 446 (31.32%) Scrum
4 445 (31.25%) TDD
5 369 (25.91%) Test Automation
6 303 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
7 243 (17.06%) Automated Testing
8 214 (15.03%) Automation Testing
9 207 (14.54%) Test Scripting
10 153 (10.74%) MVC
10 153 (10.74%) E-Commerce
11 136 (9.55%) Manual Testing
12 130 (9.13%) Software Testing
13 126 (8.85%) OO
14 114 (8.01%) Performance Testing
15 108 (7.58%) Kanban
16 89 (6.25%) User Stories
17 88 (6.18%) Waterfall
18 80 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
19 72 (5.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 755 (53.02%) Java
2 371 (26.05%) SQL
3 324 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 316 (22.19%) C#
5 230 (16.15%) Ruby
6 124 (8.71%) PHP
7 120 (8.43%) Python
8 57 (4.00%) Perl
9 55 (3.86%) Scala
10 33 (2.32%) Bash Shell
11 29 (2.04%) Groovy
12 27 (1.90%) C++
13 26 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.62%) VBScript
15 20 (1.40%) VB
16 19 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 19 (1.33%) C
17 13 (0.91%) VB.NET
18 12 (0.84%) PHP5
19 11 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 156 (10.96%) ISEB
2 90 (6.32%) ISTQB
3 68 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 56 (3.93%) Degree
5 49 (3.44%) SC Cleared
6 45 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (1.26%) HND
8 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.070%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.070%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (30.34%) QA
2 6 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.35%) WCAG
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.070%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (1.33%) VirtualBox
2 14 (0.98%) Docker
3 8 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.49%) Firmware
5 4 (0.28%) vCloud
6 3 (0.21%) Xen
7 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.14%) Varnish
8 1 (0.070%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 74 (5.20%) Puppet
2 63 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.97%) Vagrant
5 13 (0.91%) Ansible
6 6 (0.42%) Salt
6 6 (0.42%) Nagios
7 5 (0.35%) WebInspect
7 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (0.35%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.21%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.21%) logstash
9 2 (0.14%) Kibana
9 2 (0.14%) Oozie
9 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.14%) Nessus
10 1 (0.070%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.070%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 108 (7.58%) Oracle
2 96 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.00%) HP
4 30 (2.11%) SAP
5 20 (1.40%) Zend
6 17 (1.19%) hybris
6 17 (1.19%) Adobe
7 16 (1.12%) Google
8 15 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (0.98%) Canoo
10 13 (0.91%) IBM
11 11 (0.77%) VMware
11 11 (0.77%) Splunk
12 10 (0.70%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.70%) JD Edwards
13 9 (0.63%) Telerik
14 8 (0.56%) Murex
14 8 (0.56%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.49%) Sybase
15 7 (0.49%) ATG
London
Explore Group
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per hour DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £345 per day DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £440 per day DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago