The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 43 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 0.84% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£386 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 East

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

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
44 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.44% 8.37% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 18
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 30 June 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
Chatham - 1 £413 -
Dover - 1 £360 -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Behat
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Behat
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Test Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB