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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 162 180 193
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 696 554 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.36% 1.15% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.43% 9.62% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 423 355
Average daily rate
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£368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
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
6674 5761 5953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.97% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4342 3772 3435
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 £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +36 403 £375 -6.25% 112
South East +13 137 £350 - 36
South West -12 44 £363 +14.17% 15
East of England -1 36 £350 -7.28% 12
Yorkshire -5 29 £318 +29.59% 19
North East - 18 £303 - 4
East Midlands +4 17 £320 -9.21% 8
North West -22 15 £300 - 30
West Midlands -21 2 £315 +0.80% 2
Midlands - - - -
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 676 (49.06%) Java
2 515 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (37.37%) WebDriver
3 490 (35.56%) BDD
4 485 (35.20%) Cucumber
5 473 (34.33%) TDD
6 450 (32.66%) QA
7 425 (30.84%) Scrum
8 393 (28.52%) Test Automation
9 367 (26.63%) SQL
10 311 (22.57%) C#
11 287 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
12 272 (19.74%) JavaScript
12 272 (19.74%) Jenkins
13 265 (19.23%) Web Services
14 240 (17.42%) Finance
14 240 (17.42%) Ruby
15 236 (17.13%) JUnit
15 236 (17.13%) Automation Testing
16 228 (16.55%) Automated Testing
17 224 (16.26%) Test Scripting
18 220 (15.97%) .NET
19 201 (14.59%) HTML
20 200 (14.51%) Linux
21 192 (13.93%) XML
22 169 (12.26%) JIRA
22 169 (12.26%) Maven
23 166 (12.05%) E-Commerce
24 165 (11.97%) Open Source
25 162 (11.76%) ISEB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 65 (4.72%) Apache
2 52 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 44 (3.19%) Node.js
4 32 (2.32%) CMS
5 24 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
6 16 (1.16%) Confluence
7 12 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.44%) IIS
10 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.36%) nginx
11 5 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.29%) Drupal
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.22%) Mule
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 21 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.58%) MS Office
3 4 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (0.22%) Mingle
5 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.15%) Magento
2 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.073%) HFM
3 1 (0.073%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.073%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.44%) SaaS
5 6 (0.44%) GitHub
6 3 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.81%) HTTP
2 31 (2.25%) Internet
3 18 (1.31%) LDAP
4 17 (1.23%) Firewall
5 14 (1.02%) NAS
6 11 (0.80%) Wireless
6 11 (0.80%) Broadband
6 11 (0.80%) DNS
7 10 (0.73%) SSL
7 10 (0.73%) DHCP
7 10 (0.73%) FTP
7 10 (0.73%) Telnet
8 6 (0.44%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.36%) 3G
9 5 (0.36%) 2G
9 5 (0.36%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.36%) 4G
10 4 (0.29%) SAN
10 4 (0.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.31%) MySQL
3 69 (5.01%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 32 (2.32%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.10%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.38%) Big Data
8 17 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (0.73%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.58%) DB2
14 7 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.29%) SQL Navigator
16 4 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 2 (0.15%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 515 (37.37%) WebDriver
2 485 (35.20%) Cucumber
3 272 (19.74%) Jenkins
4 236 (17.13%) JUnit
5 169 (12.26%) Maven
5 169 (12.26%) JIRA
6 150 (10.89%) Git (software)
7 118 (8.56%) Subversion
7 118 (8.56%) JMeter
8 117 (8.49%) QuickTest Pro
9 108 (7.84%) SoapUI
10 101 (7.33%) FitNesse
11 100 (7.26%) Hudson
12 92 (6.68%) TeamCity
13 88 (6.39%) JBehave
14 86 (6.24%) Visual Studio
15 85 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
16 82 (5.95%) SpecFlow
17 80 (5.81%) WATIR
18 69 (5.01%) Mockito
General
1 240 (17.42%) Finance
2 59 (4.28%) Retail
3 56 (4.06%) Banking
4 42 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.39%) Marketing
6 22 (1.60%) Games
7 19 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.31%) Electronics
8 18 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.16%) Back Office
10 14 (1.02%) Advertising
10 14 (1.02%) Publishing
11 9 (0.65%) Legal
12 7 (0.51%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.51%) Automotive
13 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 1 (0.073%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 377 (27.36%) Developer
2 338 (24.53%) Tester
3 293 (21.26%) Analyst
4 267 (19.38%) Test Analyst
5 136 (9.87%) Automation Tester
6 129 (9.36%) Test Engineer
7 124 (9.00%) Java Developer
8 90 (6.53%) QA Engineer
9 68 (4.93%) Test Leader
10 64 (4.64%) Automation Engineer
11 61 (4.43%) QA Tester
12 57 (4.14%) QA Analyst
13 56 (4.06%) Automation Analyst
14 51 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
14 51 (3.70%) Consultant
15 44 (3.19%) Selenium Tester
16 43 (3.12%) Agile Test Analyst
17 35 (2.54%) Test Consultant
18 34 (2.47%) PHP Developer
18 34 (2.47%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (19.23%) Web Services
2 220 (15.97%) .NET
3 201 (14.59%) HTML
4 192 (13.93%) XML
5 157 (11.39%) CSS
6 137 (9.94%) Spring
7 107 (7.76%) jQuery
8 99 (7.18%) SOAP
9 95 (6.89%) RESTful
9 95 (6.89%) REST
10 89 (6.46%) JSON
11 68 (4.93%) Hibernate
12 64 (4.64%) ASP.NET
13 52 (3.77%) Ajax
14 48 (3.48%) HTML5
15 44 (3.19%) Gherkin
15 44 (3.19%) .NET Framework
16 39 (2.83%) CSS3
17 38 (2.76%) Spring MVC
17 38 (2.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 165 (11.97%) Open Source
2 88 (6.39%) Mobile App
3 58 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 57 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 19 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 17 (1.23%) DTV
7 17 (1.23%) GIS
8 14 (1.02%) New Media
9 13 (0.94%) Video on Demand
9 13 (0.94%) Visualisation
9 13 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (0.80%) Firmware
11 10 (0.73%) Smartcard
11 10 (0.73%) EMV
11 10 (0.73%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.65%) iPhone
13 8 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
13 8 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
13 8 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 200 (14.51%) Linux
2 96 (6.97%) UNIX
3 79 (5.73%) Windows
4 66 (4.79%) Android
5 55 (3.99%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.23%) Solaris
7 12 (0.87%) Windows NT
8 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.44%) CentOS
9 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.15%) AIX
10 2 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.073%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.073%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (35.56%) BDD
3 473 (34.33%) TDD
4 425 (30.84%) Scrum
5 393 (28.52%) Test Automation
6 287 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 236 (17.13%) Automation Testing
8 228 (16.55%) Automated Testing
9 224 (16.26%) Test Scripting
10 166 (12.05%) E-Commerce
11 136 (9.87%) OO
12 135 (9.80%) Software Testing
13 124 (9.00%) Performance Testing
14 123 (8.93%) MVC
15 86 (6.24%) Unit Testing
15 86 (6.24%) User Stories
16 84 (6.10%) Regression Testing
17 79 (5.73%) SOA
17 79 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 79 (5.73%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 676 (49.06%) Java
2 367 (26.63%) SQL
3 311 (22.57%) C#
4 272 (19.74%) JavaScript
5 240 (17.42%) Ruby
6 124 (9.00%) PHP
7 90 (6.53%) Python
8 45 (3.27%) Perl
9 37 (2.69%) PowerShell
10 33 (2.39%) Bash Shell
10 33 (2.39%) C++
10 33 (2.39%) Shell Script
11 29 (2.10%) VB
12 28 (2.03%) Groovy
13 26 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.74%) Scala
15 23 (1.67%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.60%) VBScript
17 21 (1.52%) T-SQL
18 15 (1.09%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 162 (11.76%) ISEB
2 124 (9.00%) ISTQB
3 70 (5.08%) Degree
4 57 (4.14%) Security Cleared
5 47 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 44 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.51%) HND
8 6 (0.44%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.073%) MCAD
11 1 (0.073%) MCSD
11 1 (0.073%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.073%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 450 (32.66%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.15%) WAI
4 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (0.80%) VirtualBox
2 7 (0.51%) Docker
3 6 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.29%) Xen
5 4 (0.29%) vCloud
6 3 (0.22%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.073%) NFS
7 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.073%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 71 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (2.98%) Puppet
3 22 (1.60%) Vagrant
4 18 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.87%) Nagios
6 5 (0.36%) Ansible
7 4 (0.29%) WebInspect
7 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.29%) Salt
8 3 (0.22%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.22%) OpenView
8 3 (0.22%) Oozie
8 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.15%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.15%) Nessus
10 1 (0.073%) YUM
10 1 (0.073%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.073%) logstash
10 1 (0.073%) Kibana
Vendors
1 129 (9.36%) Oracle
2 91 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 49 (3.56%) HP
4 37 (2.69%) JBoss
5 29 (2.10%) Adobe
6 26 (1.89%) SAP
7 21 (1.52%) Zend
7 21 (1.52%) hybris
8 16 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.02%) IBM
10 11 (0.80%) Sitecore
11 10 (0.73%) Splunk
11 10 (0.73%) Sun
11 10 (0.73%) Informatica
11 10 (0.73%) ATG
12 8 (0.58%) Google
12 8 (0.58%) VMware
13 7 (0.51%) Twitter
14 6 (0.44%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.44%) Apple
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