The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.65% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £165 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
96 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.09% 12.96% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 19
Average daily rate £333 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £445 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 3
Average hourly rate £37.75 £41.58 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +27.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £36.16 £26.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.99 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Essex region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SOAP
2 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 5 (35.71%) JUnit
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Hudson
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Telnet
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) Maven
5 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) AccuRev
5 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 2 (14.29%) Redmine
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Trac
5 2 (14.29%) Ant
6 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Java SE
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) webMethods
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe