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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 147 168 187
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 851 676 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.34% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.25% 10.25% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 509 424
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
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
7565 6593 5766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.03% 13.09% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5043 4272 3773
Average daily rate £408 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 119 123
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 -6 406 £425 +13.33% 107
South East +20 203 £380 +8.57% 55
Yorkshire -4 54 £323 +0.78% 20
South West -4 43 £375 +1.69% 18
North West -6 39 £350 +16.66% 43
East of England +9 37 £363 +3.57% 24
North East -11 32 £450 +48.76% 5
West Midlands +17 22 £313 -0.79% 8
East Midlands -12 12 £400 +25.00% 9
Midlands - 4 £500 -
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1032 (68.34%) Agile Software Development
2 697 (46.16%) Java
3 491 (32.52%) Cucumber
4 486 (32.19%) BDD
5 482 (31.92%) TDD
6 459 (30.40%) WebDriver
7 439 (29.07%) Test Automation
8 430 (28.48%) Scrum
9 425 (28.15%) C#
10 422 (27.95%) QA
11 386 (25.56%) JavaScript
12 353 (23.38%) SQL
13 339 (22.45%) HTML
14 321 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
15 289 (19.14%) .NET
16 285 (18.87%) Automated Testing
17 275 (18.21%) JIRA
18 271 (17.95%) Jenkins
19 250 (16.56%) Test Scripting
20 237 (15.70%) Automation Testing
21 226 (14.97%) Web Services
22 223 (14.77%) Finance
23 222 (14.70%) XML
24 218 (14.44%) JUnit
25 209 (13.84%) CSS
26 207 (13.71%) Ruby
27 199 (13.18%) Git (software)
28 191 (12.65%) SOAP
29 183 (12.12%) SpecFlow
30 170 (11.26%) Linux

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 108 (7.15%) Node.js
2 86 (5.70%) Confluence
3 67 (4.44%) Apache
4 62 (4.11%) JBoss
5 57 (3.77%) CMS
6 56 (3.71%) WebLogic
7 55 (3.64%) WebSphere
8 39 (2.58%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.59%) nginx
10 20 (1.32%) Jetty
11 19 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (1.13%) Alfresco
12 17 (1.13%) IIS
13 16 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (1.06%) WildFly
14 15 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.86%) Mule ESB
15 13 (0.86%) Mule
16 11 (0.73%) Drupal
16 11 (0.73%) GlassFish
Applications
1 32 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.39%) MS Office
3 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.40%) Mingle
4 5 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.20%) FastStats
7 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.066%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Magento
2 9 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.33%) Tridion
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.066%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.066%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.066%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.13%) SaaS
4 15 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (0.73%) GitHub
5 11 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.66%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.33%) PaaS
9 4 (0.26%) Heroku
9 4 (0.26%) Engine Yard
9 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.20%) IaaS
10 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.066%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.066%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.51%) HTTP
2 28 (1.85%) Internet
3 19 (1.26%) Firewall
4 13 (0.86%) VPN
5 10 (0.66%) DNS
5 10 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.53%) DMZ
7 6 (0.40%) SSL
8 5 (0.33%) DAB
8 5 (0.33%) SNMP
8 5 (0.33%) Broadband
9 4 (0.26%) SMTP
9 4 (0.26%) DHCP
10 3 (0.20%) FTP
10 3 (0.20%) Telnet
10 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.20%) Wireless
10 3 (0.20%) IPsec
10 3 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.89%) MongoDB
3 72 (4.77%) MySQL
4 65 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 60 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 43 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 32 (2.12%) Hadoop
9 28 (1.85%) DB2
10 26 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.13%) Redis
14 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.06%) DbVisualizer
16 15 (0.99%) Big Data
17 14 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 491 (32.52%) Cucumber
2 459 (30.40%) WebDriver
3 275 (18.21%) JIRA
4 271 (17.95%) Jenkins
5 218 (14.44%) JUnit
6 199 (13.18%) Git (software)
7 183 (12.12%) SpecFlow
8 143 (9.47%) SoapUI
9 133 (8.81%) JMeter
10 130 (8.61%) Subversion
11 113 (7.48%) Maven
11 113 (7.48%) HP UFT
12 95 (6.29%) NUnit
13 89 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 75 (4.97%) Visual Studio
15 60 (3.97%) JBehave
16 54 (3.58%) RSpec
17 53 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 52 (3.44%) LoadRunner
18 52 (3.44%) Jasmine
General
1 223 (14.77%) Finance
2 66 (4.37%) Banking
3 59 (3.91%) Retail
4 48 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.66%) Publishing
6 23 (1.52%) Games
7 20 (1.32%) Marketing
8 15 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 11 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.60%) Legal
10 9 (0.60%) Automotive
10 9 (0.60%) Electronics
11 6 (0.40%) Front Office
11 6 (0.40%) Back Office
12 5 (0.33%) Billing
13 4 (0.26%) Military
14 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.13%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.066%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.066%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 442 (29.27%) Developer
2 342 (22.65%) Tester
3 336 (22.25%) Analyst
4 303 (20.07%) Test Analyst
5 160 (10.60%) Automation Tester
6 108 (7.15%) Test Engineer
7 102 (6.75%) Java Developer
8 88 (5.83%) Architect
9 67 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
10 65 (4.30%) Automation Analyst
10 65 (4.30%) Selenium Tester
11 63 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
12 57 (3.77%) QA Analyst
13 55 (3.64%) .NET Developer
13 55 (3.64%) Agile Test Analyst
14 54 (3.58%) QA Engineer
15 51 (3.38%) Test Automation Engineer
15 51 (3.38%) AWS Developer
16 48 (3.18%) Test Leader
16 48 (3.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (22.45%) HTML
2 289 (19.14%) .NET
3 226 (14.97%) Web Services
4 222 (14.70%) XML
5 209 (13.84%) CSS
6 191 (12.65%) SOAP
7 156 (10.33%) HTML5
8 139 (9.21%) jQuery
9 138 (9.14%) JSON
10 130 (8.61%) Spring
11 129 (8.54%) RESTful
11 129 (8.54%) REST
12 128 (8.48%) AngularJS
13 114 (7.55%) Gherkin
14 105 (6.95%) ASP.NET
15 91 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 88 (5.83%) CSS3
17 71 (4.70%) J2EE
18 59 (3.91%) Hibernate
19 57 (3.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.91%) Mobile App
3 47 (3.11%) User Experience
4 31 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (1.66%) Computer Science
6 12 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (0.79%) Social Media
7 11 (0.73%) Algorithms
7 11 (0.73%) W3C
8 10 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 10 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 9 (0.60%) DTV
9 9 (0.60%) Tandem
10 8 (0.53%) Graphic Design
10 8 (0.53%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.53%) Online Games
10 8 (0.53%) iSeries
10 8 (0.53%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.53%) NHS
10 8 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 170 (11.26%) Linux
2 103 (6.82%) UNIX
3 77 (5.10%) Windows
4 52 (3.44%) Ubuntu
5 47 (3.11%) Android
5 47 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 39 (2.58%) CentOS
7 18 (1.19%) Debian
8 14 (0.93%) Solaris
9 8 (0.53%) AIX
10 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.40%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.26%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.20%) SUSE
13 3 (0.20%) Fedora
13 3 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.066%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1032 (68.34%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (32.19%) BDD
3 482 (31.92%) TDD
4 439 (29.07%) Test Automation
5 430 (28.48%) Scrum
6 321 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
7 285 (18.87%) Automated Testing
8 250 (16.56%) Test Scripting
9 237 (15.70%) Automation Testing
10 155 (10.26%) MVC
11 147 (9.74%) E-Commerce
12 138 (9.14%) Open Source
13 122 (8.08%) Manual Testing
14 121 (8.01%) Regression Testing
15 120 (7.95%) Software Testing
16 110 (7.28%) Performance Testing
16 110 (7.28%) SDLC
17 99 (6.56%) Unit Testing
18 98 (6.49%) SOA
19 96 (6.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 697 (46.16%) Java
2 425 (28.15%) C#
3 386 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 353 (23.38%) SQL
5 207 (13.71%) Ruby
6 142 (9.40%) Python
7 109 (7.22%) PHP
8 65 (4.30%) Scala
9 34 (2.25%) Groovy
10 30 (1.99%) Bash Shell
10 30 (1.99%) VB
11 29 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 28 (1.85%) Perl
12 28 (1.85%) C++
13 24 (1.59%) VBScript
14 22 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.06%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.79%) C
18 9 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (8.01%) Security Cleared
2 115 (7.62%) ISEB
3 92 (6.09%) ISTQB
4 76 (5.03%) SC Cleared
5 73 (4.83%) Degree
6 60 (3.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.20%) HP AIS
11 2 (0.13%) HND
11 2 (0.13%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.066%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.066%) MCP
12 1 (0.066%) MCAD
12 1 (0.066%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (27.95%) QA
2 10 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.33%) WAI
4 2 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.066%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 26 (1.72%) Varnish
2 20 (1.32%) vCloud
3 18 (1.19%) Docker
4 16 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.99%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.66%) Squid
7 4 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.20%) Firmware
8 3 (0.20%) NFS
8 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (5.23%) Puppet
2 72 (4.77%) HP Quality Center
3 58 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.46%) logstash
4 22 (1.46%) Salt
5 21 (1.39%) Ansible
5 21 (1.39%) Vagrant
6 19 (1.26%) Rundeck
7 17 (1.13%) HAProxy
8 14 (0.93%) ZABBIX
8 14 (0.93%) Kibana
9 6 (0.40%) CA LISA
10 5 (0.33%) Nagios
11 4 (0.26%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.20%) Cacti
12 3 (0.20%) yum
13 2 (0.13%) Graphite
14 1 (0.066%) Mesos
14 1 (0.066%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 152 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 149 (9.87%) Oracle
3 79 (5.23%) HP
4 36 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 31 (2.05%) IBM
6 28 (1.85%) VMware
7 26 (1.72%) Google
8 25 (1.66%) Atlassian
9 21 (1.39%) hybris
10 18 (1.19%) Adobe
11 16 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 15 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.99%) webMethods
13 14 (0.93%) ATG
13 14 (0.93%) Pega
14 13 (0.86%) Zend
14 13 (0.86%) Splunk
15 12 (0.79%) Twitter
15 12 (0.79%) SAP
16 11 (0.73%) Bloomberg
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 days ago