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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 162 192 191
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 693 564 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.17% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 9.71% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 428 359
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £137.50 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+343.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
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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
6704 5809 6027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.86% 12.03% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4483 3838 3416
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 207
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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
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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
(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 +29 390 £375 -6.36% 98
South East +38 138 £350 - 41
South West -2 45 £363 +14.17% 18
East of England -2 43 £375 -6.25% 16
Yorkshire -12 27 £325 +32.65% 16
East Midlands +8 19 £350 +6.87% 5
North East - 19 £270 - 8
North West -17 14 £300 - 29
West Midlands -28 3 £338 +8.00% 8
Midlands - - - -
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 944 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (49.35%) Java
3 494 (35.90%) WebDriver
4 478 (34.74%) Cucumber
5 472 (34.30%) BDD
6 470 (34.16%) TDD
7 439 (31.90%) QA
8 428 (31.10%) Scrum
9 373 (27.11%) Test Automation
10 369 (26.82%) SQL
11 315 (22.89%) C#
12 294 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
13 280 (20.35%) JavaScript
14 269 (19.55%) Jenkins
15 262 (19.04%) Web Services
16 240 (17.44%) JUnit
17 236 (17.15%) Finance
18 234 (17.01%) Automated Testing
19 233 (16.93%) .NET
20 228 (16.57%) Ruby
21 223 (16.21%) Automation Testing
22 222 (16.13%) Test Scripting
23 204 (14.83%) HTML
24 198 (14.39%) Linux
25 190 (13.81%) XML
26 171 (12.43%) JIRA
27 167 (12.14%) Open Source
28 166 (12.06%) E-Commerce
29 165 (11.99%) Maven
30 164 (11.92%) ISEB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 65 (4.72%) Apache
2 56 (4.07%) Tomcat
3 41 (2.98%) Node.js
4 29 (2.11%) CMS
5 21 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
6 15 (1.09%) Confluence
7 12 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.51%) IIS
11 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.36%) Drupal
12 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.36%) nginx
12 5 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.22%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.58%) MS Office
3 4 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (0.22%) Mingle
5 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.22%) Magento
2 3 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.073%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.073%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.073%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.44%) SaaS
6 4 (0.29%) GitHub
7 3 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (5.31%) HTTP
2 35 (2.54%) Internet
3 18 (1.31%) LDAP
4 16 (1.16%) Firewall
5 13 (0.94%) NAS
6 11 (0.80%) DNS
7 10 (0.73%) Broadband
7 10 (0.73%) Wireless
8 9 (0.65%) Telnet
8 9 (0.65%) DHCP
8 9 (0.65%) FTP
8 9 (0.65%) SSL
9 6 (0.44%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.44%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.36%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.29%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (0.29%) SAN
11 4 (0.29%) LAN
11 4 (0.29%) PBX
11 4 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 89 (6.47%) MySQL
3 63 (4.58%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 33 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 29 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 18 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.31%) Big Data
7 16 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.87%) DB2
10 9 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.29%) SQL Navigator
13 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.15%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 494 (35.90%) WebDriver
2 478 (34.74%) Cucumber
3 269 (19.55%) Jenkins
4 240 (17.44%) JUnit
5 171 (12.43%) JIRA
6 165 (11.99%) Maven
7 143 (10.39%) Git (software)
8 127 (9.23%) QuickTest Pro
9 121 (8.79%) Subversion
10 113 (8.21%) JMeter
11 101 (7.34%) SoapUI
12 95 (6.90%) FitNesse
13 94 (6.83%) Hudson
13 94 (6.83%) SpecFlow
14 83 (6.03%) TeamCity
15 81 (5.89%) JBehave
16 78 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 78 (5.67%) Visual Studio
17 77 (5.60%) WATIR
18 68 (4.94%) Mockito
General
1 236 (17.15%) Finance
2 58 (4.22%) Retail
3 49 (3.56%) Banking
4 44 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.47%) Marketing
6 24 (1.74%) Games
7 21 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.45%) Electronics
9 16 (1.16%) Advertising
10 15 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.02%) Back Office
12 13 (0.94%) Publishing
13 8 (0.58%) Legal
14 7 (0.51%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.44%) Automotive
16 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.22%) Local Government
18 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.15%) Billing
19 1 (0.073%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 388 (28.20%) Developer
2 333 (24.20%) Tester
3 292 (21.22%) Analyst
4 266 (19.33%) Test Analyst
5 141 (10.25%) Automation Tester
6 128 (9.30%) Java Developer
7 125 (9.08%) Test Engineer
8 82 (5.96%) QA Engineer
9 65 (4.72%) Test Leader
10 61 (4.43%) Automation Engineer
11 59 (4.29%) QA Tester
12 58 (4.22%) Automation Analyst
13 56 (4.07%) QA Analyst
14 53 (3.85%) Consultant
15 51 (3.71%) Automation Test Analyst
16 44 (3.20%) Selenium Tester
17 38 (2.76%) Agile Test Analyst
17 38 (2.76%) Test Consultant
18 35 (2.54%) PHP Developer
19 34 (2.47%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (19.04%) Web Services
2 233 (16.93%) .NET
3 204 (14.83%) HTML
4 190 (13.81%) XML
5 164 (11.92%) CSS
6 150 (10.90%) Spring
7 113 (8.21%) jQuery
8 96 (6.98%) SOAP
9 94 (6.83%) REST
10 89 (6.47%) RESTful
11 85 (6.18%) JSON
12 76 (5.52%) Hibernate
13 67 (4.87%) ASP.NET
14 53 (3.85%) .NET Framework
15 52 (3.78%) Ajax
16 51 (3.71%) HTML5
17 44 (3.20%) CSS3
17 44 (3.20%) Gherkin
18 40 (2.91%) Spring MVC
19 39 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 167 (12.14%) Open Source
2 84 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 59 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 54 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (2.76%) User Experience
7 19 (1.38%) DTV
8 18 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 17 (1.24%) GIS
10 15 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (0.94%) New Media
12 13 (0.94%) Visualisation
12 13 (0.94%) Video on Demand
13 12 (0.87%) iPhone
14 11 (0.80%) EMV
14 11 (0.80%) Smartcard
15 10 (0.73%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.73%) Firmware
16 8 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 198 (14.39%) Linux
2 96 (6.98%) UNIX
3 78 (5.67%) Windows
4 61 (4.43%) Android
5 50 (3.63%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.24%) Solaris
7 12 (0.87%) Windows NT
8 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.44%) CentOS
9 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
11 2 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.073%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.073%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 944 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (34.30%) BDD
3 470 (34.16%) TDD
4 428 (31.10%) Scrum
5 373 (27.11%) Test Automation
6 294 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
7 234 (17.01%) Automated Testing
8 223 (16.21%) Automation Testing
9 222 (16.13%) Test Scripting
10 166 (12.06%) E-Commerce
11 144 (10.47%) OO
12 142 (10.32%) MVC
13 134 (9.74%) Software Testing
14 132 (9.59%) Performance Testing
15 123 (8.94%) Manual Testing
16 93 (6.76%) User Stories
17 87 (6.32%) Unit Testing
18 82 (5.96%) Kanban
19 79 (5.74%) Regression Testing
20 78 (5.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 679 (49.35%) Java
2 369 (26.82%) SQL
3 315 (22.89%) C#
4 280 (20.35%) JavaScript
5 228 (16.57%) Ruby
6 129 (9.38%) PHP
7 87 (6.32%) Python
8 42 (3.05%) Perl
9 39 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.47%) Bash Shell
11 33 (2.40%) C++
12 29 (2.11%) VB
12 29 (2.11%) Scala
13 28 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.89%) PL/SQL
15 23 (1.67%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.60%) VBScript
17 21 (1.53%) Groovy
18 19 (1.38%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.24%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 164 (11.92%) ISEB
2 126 (9.16%) ISTQB
3 74 (5.38%) Degree
4 58 (4.22%) Security Cleared
5 48 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 47 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.65%) HND
8 6 (0.44%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.073%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.073%) MCTS
11 1 (0.073%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.073%) MCAD
11 1 (0.073%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 439 (31.90%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.15%) WAI
4 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (0.80%) VirtualBox
2 8 (0.58%) Docker
3 6 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.29%) Xen
5 4 (0.29%) vCloud
6 3 (0.22%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.073%) NFS
7 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.073%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 68 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (2.98%) Puppet
3 22 (1.60%) Vagrant
4 18 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.80%) Nagios
6 7 (0.51%) Ansible
7 5 (0.36%) WebInspect
8 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.29%) Salt
9 3 (0.22%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.22%) OpenView
9 3 (0.22%) Oozie
10 2 (0.15%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.15%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.15%) Nessus
11 1 (0.073%) YUM
11 1 (0.073%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.073%) logstash
11 1 (0.073%) Kibana
Vendors
1 128 (9.30%) Oracle
2 90 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 45 (3.27%) HP
4 37 (2.69%) JBoss
5 29 (2.11%) SAP
6 26 (1.89%) Adobe
7 23 (1.67%) hybris
8 21 (1.53%) Zend
9 15 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.02%) IBM
11 11 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.73%) Splunk
12 10 (0.73%) Informatica
12 10 (0.73%) ATG
13 8 (0.58%) VMware
13 8 (0.58%) Google
14 7 (0.51%) Twitter
14 7 (0.51%) Sun
15 6 (0.44%) Telerik
15 6 (0.44%) Atlassian
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day £competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £365 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 325-375 Per Day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago