The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 52 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.65% 0.91% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.71% 7.00% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £275 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £305 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £345 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
Selenium
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
70 100 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.29% 13.04% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 66
Average daily rate £288 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +42.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (57.89%) HP UFT
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
6 6 (31.58%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) VLE
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 3 (15.79%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow
9 2 (10.53%) Document Management
9 2 (10.53%) JIRA
9 2 (10.53%) TDD
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) HP UFT
2 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) YouTrack
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) WatiN
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
1 17 (89.47%) Test Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Automation Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
2 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Document Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) SAP