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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 48 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% - 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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
66 88 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.42% 13.31% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 9
Average daily rate £338 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £575 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £21.50 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.72% -42.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.14 £15.00 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £33.75 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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
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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 - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 7 (38.89%) CSS3
4 7 (38.89%) Autofac
4 7 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) NUnit
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) LINQ
5 6 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) NAS
8 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.56%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) Broadband
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) NAS
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) Telnet
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SpecFlow
2 7 (38.89%) NUnit
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Mockito
4 1 (5.56%) Hamcrest
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Redmine
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) Trac
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (27.78%) Programmer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
3 7 (38.89%) CSS3
3 7 (38.89%) Autofac
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
4 6 (33.33%) LINQ
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) JDBC
5 1 (5.56%) Lucene
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) STB
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Test-First Development
7 1 (5.56%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) VBA
6 1 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) HP