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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 52 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.35% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.00% 1.61% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
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£350 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £22.50
Selenium
East of England

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
50 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.80% 10.93% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 12
Average daily rate £375 £250 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -8.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Brentwood - 2 £338 - 1
Colchester - - - -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) Python
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) MVC
5 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
6 8 (34.78%) CSS3
6 8 (34.78%) Autofac
6 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (34.78%) Castle Windsor
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) NUnit
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
6 8 (34.78%) C#
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) PHP
7 7 (30.43%) HTTP
7 7 (30.43%) Broadband
7 7 (30.43%) Firmware
7 7 (30.43%) LINQ
7 7 (30.43%) Wireless
7 7 (30.43%) NAS
7 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 7 (30.43%) LINQ to SQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.35%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Broadband
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
1 7 (30.43%) Wireless
1 7 (30.43%) NAS
2 5 (21.74%) Telnet
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) FTP
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
2 8 (34.78%) NUnit
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) Mockito
4 2 (8.70%) Hamcrest
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Trac
4 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.70%) Redmine
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (21.74%) Programmer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (34.78%) CSS3
3 8 (34.78%) Autofac
3 8 (34.78%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (30.43%) LINQ to SQL
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (30.43%) LINQ
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) JDBC
5 2 (8.70%) Lucene
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) Guava
5 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) STB
1 5 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) Biology
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Test-First Development
7 2 (8.70%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Use Case
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) PHP
7 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
7 6 (26.09%) Perl
7 6 (26.09%) Ruby
7 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.35%) VB
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware