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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 158 179 197
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 700 577 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.22% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.41% 10.19% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 438 317
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Average hourly rate £137.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+271.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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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
6722 5665 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.74% 11.93% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4530 3760 3278
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 £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 109 215
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.58 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £53.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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 +16 398 £375 -6.25% 113
South East +47 122 £350 -12.50% 46
South West -13 52 £350 +8.52% 18
East of England -3 37 £375 -1.63% 20
Yorkshire -4 28 £325 +8.33% 17
North East -10 25 £350 +55.55% 8
East Midlands +10 20 £363 +10.68% 2
North West -21 16 £300 - 28
West Midlands -27 4 £356 -5.00% 4
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 926 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (50.37%) Java
3 458 (34.33%) WebDriver
4 457 (34.26%) TDD
5 449 (33.66%) Cucumber
5 449 (33.66%) BDD
6 439 (32.91%) Scrum
7 415 (31.11%) QA
8 354 (26.54%) Test Automation
9 336 (25.19%) SQL
10 317 (23.76%) C#
11 288 (21.59%) JavaScript
12 280 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
13 263 (19.72%) Jenkins
14 246 (18.44%) JUnit
15 237 (17.77%) .NET
16 234 (17.54%) Web Services
17 229 (17.17%) Automated Testing
18 221 (16.57%) Ruby
18 221 (16.57%) HTML
19 220 (16.49%) Finance
20 218 (16.34%) Automation Testing
21 204 (15.29%) Test Scripting
22 195 (14.62%) JIRA
23 179 (13.42%) Linux
24 174 (13.04%) XML
25 171 (12.82%) CSS
26 165 (12.37%) Open Source
27 161 (12.07%) Spring
28 158 (11.84%) Maven

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 71 (5.32%) Apache
2 56 (4.20%) Tomcat
3 31 (2.32%) CMS
4 30 (2.25%) Node.js
5 24 (1.80%) Confluence
6 21 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
7 14 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.82%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.75%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.60%) Drupal
11 7 (0.52%) IIS
12 5 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.37%) nginx
12 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.22%) uiautomator
14 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.45%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (0.22%) Mingle
5 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.22%) Magento
2 3 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.075%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.075%) HFM
4 1 (0.075%) Summit
4 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.37%) SaaS
7 4 (0.30%) GitHub
8 1 (0.075%) Force.com
8 1 (0.075%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.55%) HTTP
2 28 (2.10%) Internet
3 17 (1.27%) Firewall
4 13 (0.97%) NAS
5 10 (0.75%) Wireless
5 10 (0.75%) LDAP
5 10 (0.75%) Broadband
5 10 (0.75%) DNS
6 9 (0.67%) SSL
6 9 (0.67%) DHCP
6 9 (0.67%) FTP
6 9 (0.67%) Telnet
7 6 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.37%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.30%) SAN
9 4 (0.30%) SNMP
9 4 (0.30%) LAN
9 4 (0.30%) PBX
9 4 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.05%) MySQL
2 88 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 63 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 43 (3.22%) NoSQL
5 32 (2.40%) RDBMS
6 24 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.80%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.20%) DB2
8 16 (1.20%) Big Data
9 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.30%) SQL Navigator
13 4 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.22%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 458 (34.33%) WebDriver
2 449 (33.66%) Cucumber
3 263 (19.72%) Jenkins
4 246 (18.44%) JUnit
5 195 (14.62%) JIRA
6 158 (11.84%) Maven
7 145 (10.87%) Git (software)
8 126 (9.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 111 (8.32%) JMeter
10 109 (8.17%) Subversion
11 93 (6.97%) SpecFlow
12 92 (6.90%) SoapUI
13 84 (6.30%) Hudson
14 82 (6.15%) FitNesse
15 77 (5.77%) Visual Studio
15 77 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
16 75 (5.62%) JBehave
17 74 (5.55%) TeamCity
18 72 (5.40%) Mockito
19 66 (4.95%) WATIR
General
1 220 (16.49%) Finance
2 43 (3.22%) Banking
3 37 (2.77%) Retail
3 37 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.40%) Marketing
5 22 (1.65%) Games
6 19 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.35%) Electronics
8 14 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 13 (0.97%) Advertising
9 13 (0.97%) Back Office
10 11 (0.82%) Publishing
11 7 (0.52%) Legal
11 7 (0.52%) Automotive
12 5 (0.37%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.15%) Billing
13 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.075%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.075%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 377 (28.26%) Developer
2 315 (23.61%) Tester
3 276 (20.69%) Analyst
4 254 (19.04%) Test Analyst
5 142 (10.64%) Automation Tester
6 132 (9.90%) Test Engineer
7 130 (9.75%) Java Developer
8 74 (5.55%) QA Engineer
9 61 (4.57%) Automation Engineer
10 59 (4.42%) QA Tester
11 56 (4.20%) Test Leader
12 54 (4.05%) Automation Analyst
13 52 (3.90%) QA Analyst
14 51 (3.82%) Consultant
15 46 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
16 39 (2.92%) Selenium Tester
17 36 (2.70%) .NET Developer
18 35 (2.62%) Agile Test Analyst
19 34 (2.55%) Senior Tester
19 34 (2.55%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (17.77%) .NET
2 234 (17.54%) Web Services
3 221 (16.57%) HTML
4 174 (13.04%) XML
5 171 (12.82%) CSS
6 161 (12.07%) Spring
7 109 (8.17%) jQuery
8 106 (7.95%) RESTful
9 98 (7.35%) JSON
10 97 (7.27%) SOAP
11 95 (7.12%) REST
12 80 (6.00%) Hibernate
13 74 (5.55%) ASP.NET
14 66 (4.95%) HTML5
15 56 (4.20%) Ajax
16 53 (3.97%) .NET Framework
17 45 (3.37%) JSP
18 44 (3.30%) Gherkin
19 43 (3.22%) Spring MVC
20 42 (3.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 165 (12.37%) Open Source
2 73 (5.47%) Mobile App
3 47 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (3.07%) User Experience
7 19 (1.42%) Digital Media
8 18 (1.35%) GIS
9 17 (1.27%) Video on Demand
9 17 (1.27%) DTV
10 14 (1.05%) Visualisation
11 13 (0.97%) New Media
11 13 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.90%) iPhone
13 11 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.82%) EMV
13 11 (0.82%) Smartcard
13 11 (0.82%) Fixed Income
14 8 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 179 (13.42%) Linux
2 91 (6.82%) UNIX
3 78 (5.85%) Windows
4 61 (4.57%) Android
5 51 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.05%) Windows NT
7 9 (0.67%) Solaris
8 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.37%) CentOS
10 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.15%) VMS
12 2 (0.15%) AIX
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.075%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (34.26%) TDD
3 449 (33.66%) BDD
4 439 (32.91%) Scrum
5 354 (26.54%) Test Automation
6 280 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
7 229 (17.17%) Automated Testing
8 218 (16.34%) Automation Testing
9 204 (15.29%) Test Scripting
10 155 (11.62%) MVC
11 144 (10.79%) OO
12 140 (10.49%) E-Commerce
13 134 (10.04%) Software Testing
14 125 (9.37%) Performance Testing
15 122 (9.15%) Manual Testing
16 97 (7.27%) User Stories
17 91 (6.82%) Unit Testing
18 86 (6.45%) Kanban
19 74 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
20 73 (5.47%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 672 (50.37%) Java
2 336 (25.19%) SQL
3 317 (23.76%) C#
4 288 (21.59%) JavaScript
5 221 (16.57%) Ruby
6 133 (9.97%) PHP
7 96 (7.20%) Python
8 45 (3.37%) Perl
9 38 (2.85%) Scala
10 37 (2.77%) PowerShell
11 32 (2.40%) C++
12 31 (2.32%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.02%) VB
14 26 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.72%) VBScript
16 22 (1.65%) VB.NET
17 19 (1.42%) Groovy
17 19 (1.42%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.35%) T-SQL
19 15 (1.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 147 (11.02%) ISEB
2 106 (7.95%) ISTQB
3 70 (5.25%) Security Cleared
4 65 (4.87%) Degree
5 60 (4.50%) SC Cleared
6 38 (2.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.75%) HND
8 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.075%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.075%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.075%) MCTS
10 1 (0.075%) MCAD
10 1 (0.075%) MCSD
10 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 415 (31.11%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.075%) WCAG
4 1 (0.075%) WAI
4 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (0.97%) VirtualBox
2 10 (0.75%) Firmware
2 10 (0.75%) Docker
3 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.30%) vCloud
5 3 (0.22%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (6.07%) HP Quality Center
2 52 (3.90%) Puppet
3 28 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.80%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.67%) Nagios
6 7 (0.52%) Ansible
7 5 (0.37%) WebInspect
8 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.30%) Salt
9 3 (0.22%) Oozie
9 3 (0.22%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.22%) OpenView
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.15%) Nessus
10 2 (0.15%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.075%) Kibana
11 1 (0.075%) logstash
11 1 (0.075%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 119 (8.92%) Oracle
2 88 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 54 (4.05%) HP
4 36 (2.70%) JBoss
5 28 (2.10%) SAP
6 26 (1.95%) Adobe
7 23 (1.72%) Zend
8 19 (1.42%) hybris
9 13 (0.97%) IBM
9 13 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 11 (0.82%) ATG
11 10 (0.75%) Splunk
12 9 (0.67%) Google
13 8 (0.60%) Informatica
13 8 (0.60%) VMware
13 8 (0.60%) Telerik
14 7 (0.52%) Twitter
14 7 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.45%) Sun
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