The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Kent 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 40 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% - 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
24 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.51% 4.73% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 16
Average daily rate £311 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.83% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.79 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA