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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 140 151 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs citing Selenium 705 604 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.36% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.35% 11.43% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 432 351
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.57% +38.33%
Selenium
UK

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
6213 5286 4855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.45% 11.88% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3425 3072
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 125 198
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 402 £400 +3.22% 163
South East +22 132 £350 +9.37% 60
North West +19 43 £400 +17.64% 36
East of England +38 42 £350 +16.66% 22
South West -19 38 £400 +14.28% 5
Yorkshire -13 26 £325 -13.33% 16
West Midlands -4 10 £408 +47.58% 3
East Midlands +1 8 £383 +47.11% 6
North East -9 1 £275 +5.76% 1
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1038 (70.90%) Agile Software Development
2 785 (53.62%) Java
3 471 (32.17%) BDD
4 467 (31.90%) TDD
5 458 (31.28%) Cucumber
6 438 (29.92%) WebDriver
7 430 (29.37%) Scrum
8 428 (29.23%) QA
9 390 (26.64%) SQL
10 363 (24.80%) Test Automation
11 361 (24.66%) JavaScript
12 331 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
13 321 (21.93%) C#
14 303 (20.70%) HTML
15 271 (18.51%) .NET
16 257 (17.55%) Jenkins
17 252 (17.21%) Web Services
18 247 (16.87%) JIRA
19 240 (16.39%) CSS
20 237 (16.19%) JUnit
21 235 (16.05%) Automated Testing
22 232 (15.85%) Ruby
23 207 (14.14%) Test Scripting
24 204 (13.93%) Spring
25 196 (13.39%) Automation Testing
26 193 (13.18%) Git (software)
27 189 (12.91%) Finance
28 187 (12.77%) Linux
29 186 (12.70%) XML
30 177 (12.09%) Open Source

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 70 (4.78%) Apache
2 65 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 53 (3.62%) Node.js
4 43 (2.94%) CMS
5 33 (2.25%) Confluence
6 26 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 26 (1.78%) JBoss
7 19 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
8 18 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.09%) IIS
10 15 (1.02%) Drupal
11 13 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 12 (0.82%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.48%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.48%) TeamSite
15 4 (0.27%) Mule
15 4 (0.27%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 23 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.068%) Mingle
4 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.068%) FastStats
4 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.34%) Magento
5 4 (0.27%) Summit
6 1 (0.068%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 14 (0.96%) SaaS
5 14 (0.96%) GitHub
6 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.27%) Force.com
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.14%) Route 53
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.14%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.068%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.068%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.30%) HTTP
2 36 (2.46%) Internet
3 15 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 13 (0.89%) Firewall
5 11 (0.75%) LDAP
6 10 (0.68%) Broadband
7 9 (0.61%) FTP
8 8 (0.55%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.48%) DNS
10 6 (0.41%) Wireless
10 6 (0.41%) NAS
10 6 (0.41%) ATM
11 5 (0.34%) VPN
11 5 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.27%) Telnet
12 4 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
12 4 (0.27%) SSL
12 4 (0.27%) DHCP
12 4 (0.27%) PBX
12 4 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 78 (5.33%) MySQL
3 52 (3.55%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 42 (2.87%) NoSQL
6 30 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 28 (1.91%) DB2
8 27 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.55%) Big Data
14 7 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (0.41%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.41%) Redis
15 6 (0.41%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 458 (31.28%) Cucumber
2 438 (29.92%) WebDriver
3 257 (17.55%) Jenkins
4 247 (16.87%) JIRA
5 237 (16.19%) JUnit
6 193 (13.18%) Git (software)
7 167 (11.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 165 (11.27%) Maven
9 145 (9.90%) SpecFlow
10 126 (8.61%) JMeter
11 119 (8.13%) Subversion
12 96 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 96 (6.56%) SoapUI
13 81 (5.53%) Mockito
14 79 (5.40%) NUnit
15 72 (4.92%) Eclipse
16 70 (4.78%) Ant
16 70 (4.78%) WATIR
17 67 (4.58%) Visual Studio
17 67 (4.58%) Hudson
General
1 189 (12.91%) Finance
2 55 (3.76%) Banking
3 46 (3.14%) Retail
4 39 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 29 (1.98%) Games
6 26 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.50%) Marketing
8 15 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.68%) Electronics
10 8 (0.55%) Publishing
11 7 (0.48%) Advertising
11 7 (0.48%) Back Office
12 5 (0.34%) Front Office
13 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.27%) Legal
13 4 (0.27%) Automotive
14 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.068%) Law
15 1 (0.068%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 402 (27.46%) Developer
2 313 (21.38%) Tester
3 281 (19.19%) Analyst
4 263 (17.96%) Test Analyst
5 173 (11.82%) Automation Tester
6 140 (9.56%) Java Developer
7 131 (8.95%) Test Engineer
8 67 (4.58%) Automation Engineer
9 65 (4.44%) QA Engineer
10 64 (4.37%) Test Leader
11 63 (4.30%) Automation Analyst
12 51 (3.48%) Automation Test Analyst
13 49 (3.35%) QA Tester
13 49 (3.35%) Senior Developer
14 44 (3.01%) Architect
15 43 (2.94%) QA Analyst
16 40 (2.73%) Test Manager
17 39 (2.66%) Agile Test Analyst
18 36 (2.46%) Consultant
18 36 (2.46%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (20.70%) HTML
2 271 (18.51%) .NET
3 252 (17.21%) Web Services
4 240 (16.39%) CSS
5 204 (13.93%) Spring
6 186 (12.70%) XML
7 143 (9.77%) jQuery
8 137 (9.36%) REST
9 136 (9.29%) RESTful
10 135 (9.22%) JSON
11 128 (8.74%) HTML5
12 120 (8.20%) SOAP
13 117 (7.99%) Hibernate
14 88 (6.01%) CSS3
15 72 (4.92%) AngularJS
16 70 (4.78%) .NET Framework
17 68 (4.64%) Ajax
18 67 (4.58%) Gherkin
19 66 (4.51%) ASP.NET
20 65 (4.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 177 (12.09%) Open Source
2 62 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 54 (3.69%) User Experience
4 40 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 19 (1.30%) Video on Demand
7 19 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.16%) iPhone
9 16 (1.09%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (0.68%) iPad
10 10 (0.68%) W3C
10 10 (0.68%) DTV
11 9 (0.61%) Online Games
11 9 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.55%) GIS
12 8 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.55%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.48%) STB
Operating Systems
1 187 (12.77%) Linux
2 103 (7.04%) Windows
3 80 (5.46%) UNIX
4 62 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 57 (3.89%) Android
6 12 (0.82%) CentOS
6 12 (0.82%) Windows NT
7 7 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.41%) Solaris
9 5 (0.34%) AIX
9 5 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.14%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.14%) Debian
10 2 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.068%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1038 (70.90%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (32.17%) BDD
3 467 (31.90%) TDD
4 430 (29.37%) Scrum
5 363 (24.80%) Test Automation
6 331 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
7 235 (16.05%) Automated Testing
8 207 (14.14%) Test Scripting
9 196 (13.39%) Automation Testing
10 171 (11.68%) MVC
11 165 (11.27%) E-Commerce
12 140 (9.56%) OO
13 128 (8.74%) Software Testing
14 122 (8.33%) Performance Testing
15 115 (7.86%) Manual Testing
16 101 (6.90%) Kanban
17 100 (6.83%) Waterfall
18 82 (5.60%) User Stories
18 82 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
18 82 (5.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 785 (53.62%) Java
2 390 (26.64%) SQL
3 361 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 321 (21.93%) C#
5 232 (15.85%) Ruby
6 134 (9.15%) Python
7 115 (7.86%) PHP
8 64 (4.37%) Scala
9 56 (3.83%) Perl
10 37 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 33 (2.25%) Groovy
12 25 (1.71%) C++
13 24 (1.64%) PowerShell
14 22 (1.50%) VBScript
15 21 (1.43%) VB
15 21 (1.43%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.43%) C
16 12 (0.82%) PHP5
17 11 (0.75%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 164 (11.20%) ISEB
2 92 (6.28%) ISTQB
3 81 (5.53%) Security Cleared
4 57 (3.89%) Degree
5 53 (3.62%) SC Cleared
6 52 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.57%) HND
8 6 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.068%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (29.23%) QA
2 6 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.41%) WCAG
3 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.068%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.068%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (1.37%) VirtualBox
2 15 (1.02%) Docker
3 7 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.41%) Firmware
5 5 (0.34%) vCloud
6 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.20%) Xen
7 2 (0.14%) Varnish
8 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 73 (4.99%) Puppet
2 64 (4.37%) HP Quality Center
3 38 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.78%) Vagrant
5 15 (1.02%) Ansible
6 7 (0.48%) Salt
7 6 (0.41%) logstash
7 6 (0.41%) Nagios
8 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (0.34%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.34%) Kibana
9 4 (0.27%) WebInspect
10 3 (0.20%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.14%) Nessus
11 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.068%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 118 (8.06%) Oracle
2 109 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 63 (4.30%) HP
4 25 (1.71%) SAP
5 21 (1.43%) hybris
6 16 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.02%) Google
7 15 (1.02%) Adobe
8 14 (0.96%) Canoo
9 13 (0.89%) IBM
9 13 (0.89%) Zend
10 12 (0.82%) VMware
11 11 (0.75%) JD Edwards
12 10 (0.68%) Splunk
13 9 (0.61%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.61%) Sybase
13 9 (0.61%) Telerik
14 8 (0.55%) Murex
15 7 (0.48%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.48%) Atlassian
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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LA International
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Recommend Recruitment
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day 3 months, likely extension
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Initi8 Recruitment
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
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TRG
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Rate: £200 - £350 per day
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