The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 143 165 240
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +75
Contract jobs citing Selenium 759 496 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.48% 1.15% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.95% 9.99% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 390 298
Average daily rate £350 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
UK

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +33 495 £375 -6.25% 141
South East -22 94 £325 +0.38% 42
South West +22 50 £339 +17.31% 13
Yorkshire -6 26 £320 -5.18% 18
North West +1 25 £316 +1.93% 15
East Midlands +12 22 £275 -15.38% 5
East of England -21 20 £325 +3.17% 15
West Midlands -7 13 £310 -10.14% 3
North East -14 13 £350 +29.62% 1
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 592 (43.85%) Java
2 540 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 506 (37.48%) WebDriver
4 468 (34.67%) Test Automation
5 458 (33.93%) Cucumber
6 452 (33.48%) QA
7 438 (32.44%) BDD
8 397 (29.41%) TDD
9 352 (26.07%) SQL
10 347 (25.70%) Scrum
11 294 (21.78%) C#
12 263 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
13 261 (19.33%) Test Scripting
14 256 (18.96%) Web Services
15 247 (18.30%) Automated Testing
16 245 (18.15%) Automation Testing
17 230 (17.04%) Ruby
18 228 (16.89%) Finance
19 227 (16.81%) Jenkins
20 219 (16.22%) E-Commerce
21 205 (15.19%) JavaScript
22 191 (14.15%) JUnit
23 184 (13.63%) .NET
24 182 (13.48%) SoapUI
25 176 (13.04%) XML
26 173 (12.81%) ISEB
27 161 (11.93%) JIRA
27 161 (11.93%) Open Source
28 160 (11.85%) HTML
29 150 (11.11%) SOAP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (3.63%) CMS
2 31 (2.30%) Apache
2 31 (2.30%) Node.js
3 30 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.63%) Confluence
5 20 (1.48%) Alfresco
6 14 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
8 10 (0.74%) Drupal
9 9 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.52%) IIS
11 5 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.22%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.15%) DNN
13 2 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.67%) MS Office
3 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.30%) Mingle
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.30%) Summit
2 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.22%) Retail-J
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.074%) Magento
5 1 (0.074%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.074%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.04%) SaaS
3 10 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.30%) GitHub
4 4 (0.30%) PaaS
5 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.074%) Heroku
6 1 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.074%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.07%) HTTP
2 51 (3.78%) Internet
3 19 (1.41%) LDAP
4 14 (1.04%) SSL
5 10 (0.74%) Firewall
6 9 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.67%) SSH
7 8 (0.59%) DNS
7 8 (0.59%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.52%) LAN
8 7 (0.52%) WAN
9 6 (0.44%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.37%) 4G
10 5 (0.37%) 2G
10 5 (0.37%) 3G
10 5 (0.37%) FTP
11 2 (0.15%) DHCP
11 2 (0.15%) SMTP
11 2 (0.15%) ATM
11 2 (0.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 66 (4.89%) MySQL
4 30 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 20 (1.48%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.04%) Big Data
9 13 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.52%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.22%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.22%) DB2
16 2 (0.15%) InterSystems Cache
16 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 506 (37.48%) WebDriver
2 458 (33.93%) Cucumber
3 227 (16.81%) Jenkins
4 191 (14.15%) JUnit
5 182 (13.48%) SoapUI
6 161 (11.93%) JIRA
7 148 (10.96%) Maven
8 137 (10.15%) QuickTest Pro
9 118 (8.74%) JBehave
9 118 (8.74%) FitNesse
10 116 (8.59%) Git (software)
11 105 (7.78%) JMeter
12 99 (7.33%) SpecFlow
13 96 (7.11%) Calabash
14 87 (6.44%) Visual Studio
15 84 (6.22%) Subversion
16 83 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 78 (5.78%) WATIR
17 78 (5.78%) TeamCity
18 71 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 228 (16.89%) Finance
2 84 (6.22%) Banking
3 69 (5.11%) Retail
4 44 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.07%) Marketing
6 20 (1.48%) Publishing
7 17 (1.26%) Advertising
7 17 (1.26%) Games
8 15 (1.11%) Back Office
9 14 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.52%) Electronics
13 6 (0.44%) Legal
14 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.30%) Automotive
15 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.22%) Local Government
15 3 (0.22%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 355 (26.30%) Tester
2 350 (25.93%) Analyst
3 301 (22.30%) Test Analyst
4 272 (20.15%) Developer
5 129 (9.56%) Automation Tester
6 126 (9.33%) Test Engineer
7 94 (6.96%) QA Engineer
8 89 (6.59%) Java Developer
9 72 (5.33%) Automation Analyst
10 70 (5.19%) QA Analyst
11 68 (5.04%) QA Tester
11 68 (5.04%) Test Leader
12 67 (4.96%) Automation Test Analyst
13 64 (4.74%) Automation Engineer
14 46 (3.41%) Test Manager
15 45 (3.33%) Senior Tester
15 45 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
16 39 (2.89%) Consultant
17 38 (2.81%) Agile Test Analyst
18 36 (2.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (18.96%) Web Services
2 184 (13.63%) .NET
3 176 (13.04%) XML
4 160 (11.85%) HTML
5 150 (11.11%) SOAP
6 104 (7.70%) CSS
7 96 (7.11%) Spring
8 91 (6.74%) REST
8 91 (6.74%) RESTful
9 81 (6.00%) jQuery
10 69 (5.11%) JSON
11 46 (3.41%) ASP.NET
12 45 (3.33%) Hibernate
13 40 (2.96%) Ajax
14 39 (2.89%) Gherkin
15 37 (2.74%) HTML5
16 31 (2.30%) J2EE
16 31 (2.30%) CSS3
17 26 (1.93%) JMS
18 24 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 161 (11.93%) Open Source
2 126 (9.33%) Mobile App
3 62 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
6 25 (1.85%) Digital Media
7 23 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.26%) IPTV
9 14 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
9 14 (1.04%) Video on Demand
10 10 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.74%) iPhone
11 7 (0.52%) iPad
11 7 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.44%) NHS
12 6 (0.44%) DTV
13 5 (0.37%) Handset
14 4 (0.30%) Statistics
14 4 (0.30%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 150 (11.11%) Linux
2 92 (6.81%) UNIX
3 85 (6.30%) Android
4 71 (5.26%) Windows
5 68 (5.04%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.26%) Solaris
7 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.22%) AIX
9 2 (0.15%) VMS
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.15%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.15%) CentOS
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.074%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (34.67%) Test Automation
3 438 (32.44%) BDD
4 397 (29.41%) TDD
5 347 (25.70%) Scrum
6 263 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
7 261 (19.33%) Test Scripting
8 247 (18.30%) Automated Testing
9 245 (18.15%) Automation Testing
10 219 (16.22%) E-Commerce
11 144 (10.67%) Software Testing
12 95 (7.04%) OO
13 90 (6.67%) Performance Testing
14 88 (6.52%) Test Strategy
15 82 (6.07%) Manual Testing
16 81 (6.00%) SOA
17 78 (5.78%) User Stories
18 77 (5.70%) Unit Testing
19 73 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
20 69 (5.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 592 (43.85%) Java
2 352 (26.07%) SQL
3 294 (21.78%) C#
4 230 (17.04%) Ruby
5 205 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 83 (6.15%) Python
7 67 (4.96%) PHP
8 40 (2.96%) Groovy
9 33 (2.44%) C++
10 30 (2.22%) Perl
11 28 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.00%) Scala
13 25 (1.85%) XPath
14 21 (1.56%) XQuery
15 19 (1.41%) C
16 17 (1.26%) VB
17 15 (1.11%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.11%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.04%) VBScript
19 12 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 173 (12.81%) ISEB
2 140 (10.37%) ISTQB
3 74 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 71 (5.26%) Degree
5 64 (4.74%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.37%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.074%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.074%) CCNA
9 1 (0.074%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.074%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (33.48%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) WAI
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.074%) EMIR
4 1 (0.074%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.074%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.22%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.074%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.074%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.074%) NFS
3 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (6.44%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.78%) Puppet
3 12 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.74%) Nagios
5 7 (0.52%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.37%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.30%) MOM
9 2 (0.15%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.074%) YUM
10 1 (0.074%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.074%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.074%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 128 (9.48%) Oracle
2 105 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 62 (4.59%) HP
4 18 (1.33%) IBM
5 16 (1.19%) SAP
6 14 (1.04%) Zend
7 13 (0.96%) hybris
8 11 (0.81%) Adobe
9 9 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.67%) Apple
9 9 (0.67%) JBoss
10 8 (0.59%) ATG
11 7 (0.52%) Sun
12 5 (0.37%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.37%) Serena
13 4 (0.30%) Endeca
13 4 (0.30%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.30%) Citrix
13 4 (0.30%) FatWire
13 4 (0.30%) VMware
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £225 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300-350
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum - dep on exp
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago