The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 39 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.19% 2.49% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.15% 18.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
Selenium
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
99 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.06% 13.35% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 26 13
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £43.83 £38.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Cheltenham - 6 £405 -
Gloucester +1 5 £438 +23.23%
Selenium
South West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) JMeter
4 8 (42.11%) JBehave
4 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (42.11%) SpecFlow
5 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Test Planning
5 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) ISEB
6 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
7 5 (26.32%) MSTest
7 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) NUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 3 (15.79%) MVC

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (5.26%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) JMeter
1 8 (42.11%) JBehave
1 8 (42.11%) SpecFlow
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) MSTest
3 5 (26.32%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.26%) Mockito
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Test Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) JSF
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Test Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
1 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) SAP