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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 182 146 184
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +38
Contract jobs citing Selenium 623 732 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.48% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.61% 11.78% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 580 400
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £272 £275
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 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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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
6484 6216 4988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.80% 12.53% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 4054 3227
Average daily rate £400 £378 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 123 132
Average hourly rate £37.27 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.24 £31.40 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.10 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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
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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 -75 278 £400 +3.22% 151
South East +35 150 £350 +7.69% 45
East of England +33 48 £425 +30.76% 24
North West -8 37 £320 -1.53% 31
Yorkshire -7 31 £325 +4.00% 6
South West -13 31 £363 +7.40% 22
East Midlands -6 21 £313 +13.63% 10
West Midlands -9 18 £350 +7.69% 5
North East -14 7 £375 +7.91% 5
South Coast - 4 - -
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 931 (70.05%) Agile Software Development
2 671 (50.49%) Java
3 461 (34.69%) BDD
4 432 (32.51%) QA
5 426 (32.05%) Cucumber
6 413 (31.08%) TDD
7 412 (31.00%) WebDriver
8 406 (30.55%) Scrum
9 362 (27.24%) Test Automation
10 321 (24.15%) C#
11 318 (23.93%) JavaScript
12 308 (23.18%) SQL
13 297 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
14 267 (20.09%) HTML
15 266 (20.02%) .NET
16 228 (17.16%) Web Services
17 227 (17.08%) JUnit
18 216 (16.25%) Jenkins
19 214 (16.10%) Automated Testing
20 213 (16.03%) Ruby
21 212 (15.95%) Git (software)
22 210 (15.80%) CSS
23 196 (14.75%) Test Scripting
24 192 (14.45%) Finance
25 183 (13.77%) Automation Testing
26 179 (13.47%) XML
27 170 (12.79%) Linux
28 167 (12.57%) JIRA
29 166 (12.49%) E-Commerce
30 151 (11.36%) SpecFlow

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 66 (4.97%) Node.js
2 50 (3.76%) Apache
3 45 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 42 (3.16%) CMS
5 41 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 33 (2.48%) WebLogic
7 32 (2.41%) JBoss
8 25 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (1.28%) MQSeries
9 17 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (1.20%) Confluence
11 14 (1.05%) SharePoint
12 13 (0.98%) IIS
13 10 (0.75%) Drupal
14 8 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (0.53%) Alfresco
16 5 (0.38%) ATG Dynamo
16 5 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 31 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.075%) FastStats
5 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.075%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.83%) Magento
2 8 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.23%) Tridion
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.075%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.075%) SAP HR-PA
6 1 (0.075%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.81%) SaaS
3 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (0.83%) GitHub
6 10 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.30%) Force.com
9 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.15%) Route 53
10 2 (0.15%) PaaS
10 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.15%) IaaS
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.54%) Internet
2 40 (3.01%) HTTP
3 11 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.68%) Firewall
4 9 (0.68%) LDAP
4 9 (0.68%) FTP
4 9 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.53%) Broadband
6 5 (0.38%) Wireless
6 5 (0.38%) ATM
6 5 (0.38%) DNS
6 5 (0.38%) NAS
7 4 (0.30%) VPN
7 4 (0.30%) DHCP
7 4 (0.30%) Telnet
8 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.23%) CDMA
8 3 (0.23%) GSM
9 2 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.74%) MongoDB
3 32 (2.41%) NoSQL
3 32 (2.41%) MySQL
4 30 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (2.18%) Oracle Database
5 29 (2.18%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (1.35%) DB2
8 15 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (0.98%) Big Data
11 12 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
13 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.53%) Informix
14 7 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (0.53%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 426 (32.05%) Cucumber
2 412 (31.00%) WebDriver
3 227 (17.08%) JUnit
4 216 (16.25%) Jenkins
5 212 (15.95%) Git (software)
6 167 (12.57%) JIRA
7 151 (11.36%) SpecFlow
8 135 (10.16%) QuickTest Pro
9 130 (9.78%) Subversion
10 123 (9.26%) Maven
11 89 (6.70%) JMeter
12 76 (5.72%) SoapUI
13 75 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 66 (4.97%) NUnit
15 64 (4.82%) Mockito
15 64 (4.82%) Eclipse
16 59 (4.44%) Ant
17 56 (4.21%) WATIR
18 50 (3.76%) JBehave
19 46 (3.46%) Hudson
General
1 192 (14.45%) Finance
2 64 (4.82%) Retail
3 53 (3.99%) Banking
4 42 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.56%) Games
6 28 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 13 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.98%) Publishing
8 12 (0.90%) Marketing
9 9 (0.68%) Legal
10 8 (0.60%) Front Office
11 7 (0.53%) Back Office
11 7 (0.53%) Automotive
12 6 (0.45%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.15%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.075%) Advertising
15 1 (0.075%) French Language
Job Titles
1 399 (30.02%) Developer
2 292 (21.97%) Tester
3 284 (21.37%) Analyst
4 256 (19.26%) Test Analyst
5 132 (9.93%) Automation Tester
6 123 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 97 (7.30%) Test Engineer
8 72 (5.42%) AWS Developer
9 68 (5.12%) QA Engineer
10 64 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
11 60 (4.51%) Automation Analyst
12 55 (4.14%) Test Leader
12 55 (4.14%) QA Analyst
13 54 (4.06%) Automation Test Analyst
14 47 (3.54%) Senior Developer
15 45 (3.39%) Agile Test Analyst
16 41 (3.09%) QA Tester
17 39 (2.93%) Software Tester
18 36 (2.71%) C# Developer
18 36 (2.71%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (20.09%) HTML
2 266 (20.02%) .NET
3 228 (17.16%) Web Services
4 210 (15.80%) CSS
5 179 (13.47%) XML
6 146 (10.99%) Spring
7 130 (9.78%) RESTful
8 128 (9.63%) jQuery
9 122 (9.18%) SOAP
10 116 (8.73%) JSON
11 108 (8.13%) HTML5
12 98 (7.37%) AngularJS
13 96 (7.22%) Hibernate
14 90 (6.77%) REST
15 80 (6.02%) CSS3
16 75 (5.64%) Gherkin
17 64 (4.82%) ASP.NET
18 62 (4.67%) .NET Framework
19 56 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 48 (3.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 143 (10.76%) Open Source
2 50 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 38 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (2.33%) User Experience
5 19 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 11 (0.83%) FMCG
9 10 (0.75%) Online Games
9 10 (0.75%) W3C
10 9 (0.68%) iPhone
11 8 (0.60%) Video on Demand
11 8 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.53%) Equities
13 6 (0.45%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.45%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.45%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 170 (12.79%) Linux
2 85 (6.40%) Windows
3 62 (4.67%) UNIX
4 47 (3.54%) Android
5 45 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.98%) CentOS
8 12 (0.90%) Debian
9 10 (0.75%) Solaris
10 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.30%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.075%) Fedora
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 931 (70.05%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (34.69%) BDD
3 413 (31.08%) TDD
4 406 (30.55%) Scrum
5 362 (27.24%) Test Automation
6 297 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
7 214 (16.10%) Automated Testing
8 196 (14.75%) Test Scripting
9 183 (13.77%) Automation Testing
10 166 (12.49%) E-Commerce
11 140 (10.53%) MVC
12 110 (8.28%) Software Testing
13 100 (7.52%) SOA
14 99 (7.45%) Software Engineering
15 96 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
16 90 (6.77%) OO
17 88 (6.62%) Kanban
18 86 (6.47%) Manual Testing
19 85 (6.40%) Performance Testing
20 76 (5.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 671 (50.49%) Java
2 321 (24.15%) C#
3 318 (23.93%) JavaScript
4 308 (23.18%) SQL
5 213 (16.03%) Ruby
6 120 (9.03%) Python
7 99 (7.45%) PHP
8 37 (2.78%) Groovy
9 32 (2.41%) Scala
10 29 (2.18%) Perl
11 27 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.50%) VB
13 16 (1.20%) C
14 14 (1.05%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.05%) C++
15 13 (0.98%) VBScript
16 12 (0.90%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.75%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.75%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 135 (10.16%) ISEB
2 80 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 78 (5.87%) ISTQB
4 65 (4.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 56 (4.21%) Degree
6 44 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.66%) HND
8 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.075%) MCP
10 1 (0.075%) MCAD
10 1 (0.075%) MCSD
10 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.075%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (32.51%) QA
2 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.45%) WCAG
4 3 (0.23%) WAI
5 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.075%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (0.98%) VirtualBox
2 9 (0.68%) Docker
3 5 (0.38%) Firmware
3 5 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.38%) vCloud
3 5 (0.38%) Varnish
4 1 (0.075%) iptables
4 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 46 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (2.93%) Puppet
3 23 (1.73%) Vagrant
4 19 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.05%) Ansible
6 9 (0.68%) Salt
7 7 (0.53%) TeamSite
7 7 (0.53%) logstash
8 5 (0.38%) Kibana
9 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.23%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.15%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.075%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.075%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.075%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.075%) Iperf
12 1 (0.075%) yum
Vendors
1 126 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 119 (8.95%) Oracle
3 40 (3.01%) HP
4 24 (1.81%) hybris
5 20 (1.50%) Sybase
5 20 (1.50%) IBM
6 18 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.28%) Talend
8 16 (1.20%) SAP
9 15 (1.13%) Adobe
9 15 (1.13%) Google
10 12 (0.90%) VMware
10 12 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.60%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.60%) JD Edwards
12 7 (0.53%) Zend
12 7 (0.53%) Apigee
13 6 (0.45%) WSO2
13 6 (0.45%) ATG
14 5 (0.38%) Telerik
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ability Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago