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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 153 148 170
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Selenium 700 665 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.44% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.93% 11.97% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 497 398
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £267 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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
6405 5557 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.42% 12.02% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3572 3042
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.95 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £50.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -29 351 £400 +6.66% 116
South East +19 152 £350 +7.69% 52
North West +11 52 £390 +23.80% 28
East of England +43 48 £350 +12.00% 16
Yorkshire +10 38 £325 -13.33% 19
South West -27 31 £400 +14.28% 12
East Midlands -11 13 £364 +28.19% 12
West Midlands -5 11 £435 +58.18% 7
North East +5 3 £325 +25.00% 3
South Coast - - - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1002 (69.78%) Agile Software Development
2 757 (52.72%) Java
3 459 (31.96%) BDD
4 458 (31.89%) Cucumber
5 449 (31.27%) TDD
6 442 (30.78%) QA
7 435 (30.29%) Scrum
8 426 (29.67%) WebDriver
9 373 (25.97%) SQL
10 361 (25.14%) Test Automation
11 356 (24.79%) JavaScript
12 315 (21.94%) HTML
12 315 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
13 310 (21.59%) C#
14 258 (17.97%) .NET
15 255 (17.76%) Web Services
16 250 (17.41%) Jenkins
17 245 (17.06%) CSS
18 234 (16.30%) JUnit
19 231 (16.09%) JIRA
20 229 (15.95%) Automated Testing
21 227 (15.81%) Ruby
22 204 (14.21%) Test Scripting
23 201 (14.00%) Git (software)
24 199 (13.86%) Spring
25 193 (13.44%) Linux
26 192 (13.37%) Finance
27 188 (13.09%) Automation Testing
28 186 (12.95%) QuickTest Pro
29 182 (12.67%) XML

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 69 (4.81%) Apache
2 60 (4.18%) Tomcat
3 55 (3.83%) Node.js
4 37 (2.58%) CMS
5 32 (2.23%) Confluence
6 29 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 24 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.39%) JBoss
9 18 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
10 15 (1.04%) Drupal
11 12 (0.84%) IIS
12 10 (0.70%) MQSeries
13 9 (0.63%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.49%) TeamSite
16 5 (0.35%) Mule
16 5 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
17 4 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.070%) FastStats
4 1 (0.070%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.070%) Mingle
4 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.49%) Magento
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.28%) Summit
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.32%) SaaS
2 19 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.84%) GitHub
6 6 (0.42%) Force.com
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.14%) Route 53
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.14%) ElastiCache
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.070%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.55%) HTTP
2 43 (2.99%) Internet
3 15 (1.04%) HTTPS
4 10 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.70%) LDAP
4 10 (0.70%) Firewall
5 7 (0.49%) DNS
5 7 (0.49%) Broadband
5 7 (0.49%) FTP
6 6 (0.42%) ATM
7 5 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.28%) VPN
8 4 (0.28%) SSL
9 3 (0.21%) Intranet
9 3 (0.21%) SNMP
9 3 (0.21%) CDMA
9 3 (0.21%) GSM
9 3 (0.21%) Wireless
9 3 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.90%) MySQL
3 53 (3.69%) MongoDB
4 45 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 43 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 28 (1.95%) DB2
7 26 (1.81%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.46%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (0.77%) Big Data
14 9 (0.63%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
17 6 (0.42%) Hazelcast
17 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (0.42%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 458 (31.89%) Cucumber
2 426 (29.67%) WebDriver
3 250 (17.41%) Jenkins
4 234 (16.30%) JUnit
5 231 (16.09%) JIRA
6 201 (14.00%) Git (software)
7 186 (12.95%) QuickTest Pro
8 145 (10.10%) SpecFlow
9 138 (9.61%) Maven
10 127 (8.84%) Subversion
11 101 (7.03%) JMeter
12 93 (6.48%) SoapUI
13 88 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 80 (5.57%) Mockito
14 80 (5.57%) Eclipse
15 77 (5.36%) NUnit
16 69 (4.81%) WATIR
17 65 (4.53%) Hudson
18 62 (4.32%) Ant
19 53 (3.69%) TeamCity
General
1 192 (13.37%) Finance
2 61 (4.25%) Banking
3 52 (3.62%) Retail
4 39 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 35 (2.44%) Games
6 32 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.32%) Marketing
8 15 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.63%) Electronics
10 8 (0.56%) Back Office
10 8 (0.56%) Publishing
11 6 (0.42%) Front Office
12 5 (0.35%) Legal
12 5 (0.35%) Advertising
13 3 (0.21%) Automotive
13 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.070%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.070%) French Language
Job Titles
1 405 (28.20%) Developer
2 314 (21.87%) Analyst
2 314 (21.87%) Tester
3 284 (19.78%) Test Analyst
4 163 (11.35%) Automation Tester
5 148 (10.31%) Java Developer
6 116 (8.08%) Test Engineer
7 71 (4.94%) Automation Analyst
8 68 (4.74%) Automation Engineer
9 63 (4.39%) QA Engineer
10 62 (4.32%) QA Analyst
11 61 (4.25%) Automation Test Analyst
12 59 (4.11%) Test Leader
13 52 (3.62%) QA Tester
14 49 (3.41%) Senior Developer
15 40 (2.79%) Architect
16 36 (2.51%) Agile Test Analyst
17 35 (2.44%) Software Engineer
17 35 (2.44%) QA Test Analyst
18 34 (2.37%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (21.94%) HTML
2 258 (17.97%) .NET
3 255 (17.76%) Web Services
4 245 (17.06%) CSS
5 199 (13.86%) Spring
6 182 (12.67%) XML
7 147 (10.24%) RESTful
8 142 (9.89%) jQuery
9 134 (9.33%) JSON
10 129 (8.98%) HTML5
11 126 (8.77%) REST
12 124 (8.64%) SOAP
13 120 (8.36%) Hibernate
14 82 (5.71%) CSS3
15 81 (5.64%) AngularJS
16 74 (5.15%) .NET Framework
17 67 (4.67%) Gherkin
18 59 (4.11%) JSP
19 58 (4.04%) Ajax
20 54 (3.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 182 (12.67%) Open Source
2 62 (4.32%) Mobile App
3 48 (3.34%) User Experience
4 31 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 16 (1.11%) Video on Demand
8 15 (1.04%) iPhone
8 15 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (0.77%) W3C
10 10 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.63%) GIS
11 9 (0.63%) DTV
11 9 (0.63%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.63%) Online Games
12 8 (0.56%) iPad
12 8 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (0.56%) Equities
12 8 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 193 (13.44%) Linux
2 94 (6.55%) Windows
3 64 (4.46%) UNIX
4 54 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 49 (3.41%) Android
6 11 (0.77%) CentOS
7 8 (0.56%) Solaris
8 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.42%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.28%) AIX
10 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.14%) Debian
11 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.070%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.070%) VMS
12 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1002 (69.78%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (31.96%) BDD
3 449 (31.27%) TDD
4 435 (30.29%) Scrum
5 361 (25.14%) Test Automation
6 315 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
7 229 (15.95%) Automated Testing
8 204 (14.21%) Test Scripting
9 188 (13.09%) Automation Testing
10 167 (11.63%) E-Commerce
11 162 (11.28%) MVC
12 127 (8.84%) Software Testing
13 116 (8.08%) OO
14 107 (7.45%) Kanban
15 101 (7.03%) Manual Testing
16 96 (6.69%) Performance Testing
17 94 (6.55%) Waterfall
18 92 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
19 87 (6.06%) Software Engineering
20 83 (5.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 757 (52.72%) Java
2 373 (25.97%) SQL
3 356 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 310 (21.59%) C#
5 227 (15.81%) Ruby
6 133 (9.26%) Python
7 115 (8.01%) PHP
8 63 (4.39%) Scala
9 39 (2.72%) Perl
10 32 (2.23%) Groovy
11 28 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.46%) C++
13 19 (1.32%) C
13 19 (1.32%) VB
14 17 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.04%) VBScript
16 9 (0.63%) PowerShell
16 9 (0.63%) PHP5
17 8 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (11.21%) ISEB
2 96 (6.69%) ISTQB
3 91 (6.34%) Security Cleared
4 61 (4.25%) SC Cleared
5 60 (4.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 55 (3.83%) Degree
7 25 (1.74%) HND
8 17 (1.18%) VCP4
9 6 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.070%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.070%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.070%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.070%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 442 (30.78%) QA
2 6 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.42%) WCAG
3 4 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 14 (0.97%) VirtualBox
2 10 (0.70%) Docker
3 6 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.28%) vCloud
5 3 (0.21%) Varnish
5 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.070%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 66 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 57 (3.97%) Puppet
3 30 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.18%) Ansible
4 17 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.42%) logstash
5 6 (0.42%) Salt
6 5 (0.35%) Kibana
6 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (0.35%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.28%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.14%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.070%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 116 (8.08%) Oracle
2 112 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 56 (3.90%) HP
4 24 (1.67%) SAP
4 24 (1.67%) hybris
5 18 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.18%) Sybase
7 15 (1.04%) Google
7 15 (1.04%) Canoo
8 14 (0.97%) JD Edwards
8 14 (0.97%) Adobe
9 12 (0.84%) VMware
10 10 (0.70%) Telerik
10 10 (0.70%) Talend
10 10 (0.70%) Zend
11 8 (0.56%) Murex
12 6 (0.42%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.42%) IBM
13 5 (0.35%) EMC
13 5 (0.35%) ATG
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Rate: 275 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £180 - 260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Blue Bridge Solutions Limited
Rate: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Blue Bridge Solutions Limited
Rate: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago