The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 67 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.18% 1.29% 3.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.25% 10.00% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 19
Average daily rate
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£285 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +34.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +129.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
329 130 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.42% 12.87% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 85 115
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Leeds region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 48 (77.42%) SQL
2 40 (64.52%) SQL Server
3 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
5 27 (43.55%) .NET
5 27 (43.55%) C#
6 26 (41.94%) TDD
7 25 (40.32%) NUnit
7 25 (40.32%) HTML
7 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
8 18 (29.03%) MVC
8 18 (29.03%) CSS
8 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
8 18 (29.03%) JSON
8 18 (29.03%) NHibernate
8 18 (29.03%) jQuery
8 18 (29.03%) Rhino Mocks
8 18 (29.03%) Entity Framework
8 18 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (27.42%) OO
10 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
11 14 (22.58%) QA
12 13 (20.97%) Scrum
12 13 (20.97%) SpecFlow
12 13 (20.97%) BDD
13 12 (19.35%) T-SQL
13 12 (19.35%) Test Management
14 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
14 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
1 7 (11.29%) JBoss
1 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
1 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.23%) MySQL
7 1 (1.61%) DB2
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) NUnit
2 18 (29.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (20.97%) SpecFlow
4 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
5 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
5 10 (16.13%) eggPlant
6 9 (14.52%) WebDriver
7 7 (11.29%) JUnit
7 7 (11.29%) JMeter
8 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
9 4 (6.45%) HP UFT
10 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.23%) JIRA
11 2 (3.23%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.23%) MSTest
11 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.61%) Calabash
12 1 (1.61%) Appium
12 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (6.45%) Back Office
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Analyst
2 21 (33.87%) Test Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Tester
5 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.61%) QA Leader
10 1 (1.61%) Test Automation Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (43.55%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) HTML
3 18 (29.03%) Entity Framework
3 18 (29.03%) NHibernate
3 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
3 18 (29.03%) JSON
3 18 (29.03%) jQuery
3 18 (29.03%) CSS
3 18 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 18 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (16.13%) XML
5 7 (11.29%) J2EE
6 6 (9.68%) Gherkin
7 3 (4.84%) Web Services
8 2 (3.23%) REST
8 2 (3.23%) SOAP
9 1 (1.61%) XSD
9 1 (1.61%) WSDL
9 1 (1.61%) Ajax
9 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) NHS
2 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) UNIX
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
1 1 (1.61%) Fedora
1 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) CentOS
1 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) TDD
3 18 (29.03%) MVC
4 17 (27.42%) OO
5 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
6 13 (20.97%) Scrum
6 13 (20.97%) BDD
7 12 (19.35%) Test Management
8 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (16.13%) Manual Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (14.52%) ETL
10 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
12 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Automation Testing
14 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
15 3 (4.84%) Open Source
15 3 (4.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) SQL
2 27 (43.55%) C#
3 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.74%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) ISEB
1 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) yum
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Tableau
3 7 (11.29%) hybris
3 7 (11.29%) IBM
3 7 (11.29%) BEA
3 7 (11.29%) ATG
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Splunk
5 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
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