The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 91 66 78
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.01% 2.99% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.00% 16.35% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 9
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
300 312 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.45% 18.29% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 190 124
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 41
Average hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £17.10 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -8 5 £175 -50.70%
Winchester -7 2 £300 +1.69% 1
Fareham - 2 £319 -
Farnborough - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (40.48%) Python
2 16 (38.10%) C#
3 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.95%) .NET
5 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 12 (28.57%) Linux
5 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
6 11 (26.19%) MySQL
7 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.81%) Scrum
8 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 8 (19.05%) C++
9 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 7 (16.67%) JUnit
10 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 7 (16.67%) SpecFlow
11 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
11 6 (14.29%) BDD
11 6 (14.29%) Hudson
11 6 (14.29%) jQuery
11 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) JUnit
2 7 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 6 (14.29%) Hudson
4 5 (11.90%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.52%) ReSharper
5 4 (9.52%) Subversion
5 4 (9.52%) NCrunch
6 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.14%) NUnit
6 3 (7.14%) JMeter
7 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.38%) Maven
8 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
1 9 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Tester
2 8 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
3 4 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
3 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
4 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Automated Test Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Automated Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) jQuery
2 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) XML-RPC
5 2 (4.76%) Ajax
5 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.76%) Breeze.js
5 2 (4.76%) Durandal
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (2.38%) Spring
6 1 (2.38%) WPF
6 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.90%) System Testing
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
8 5 (11.90%) TDD
9 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) OOP
9 4 (9.52%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) Kanban
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Python
2 16 (38.10%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) C++
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) C
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) XPath
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) BMC
3 2 (4.76%) Remedy
3 2 (4.76%) Serena
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago