The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Leeds 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 62 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.89% 2.51% 5.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.89% 14.19% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 46
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£312 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £305 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
144 155 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.64% 17.71% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 138
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £224 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.31% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
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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
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 July 2014, 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 23 (57.50%) BDD
2 22 (55.00%) PHP
3 21 (52.50%) Java
4 20 (50.00%) TDD
5 19 (47.50%) Cucumber
6 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (37.50%) ISEB
7 15 (37.50%) Automated Testing
7 15 (37.50%) WebDriver
8 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (30.00%) QA
10 11 (27.50%) Linux
10 11 (27.50%) User Stories
11 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (25.00%) C#
11 10 (25.00%) CSS
12 9 (22.50%) Ruby
12 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
12 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
12 9 (22.50%) JBehave
13 8 (20.00%) Windows
14 7 (17.50%) Scrum
14 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
15 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
15 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
15 6 (15.00%) JMeter
16 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
16 5 (12.50%) Symfony

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Cucumber
2 15 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 9 (22.50%) JBehave
3 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
3 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) JMeter
4 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.50%) RSpec
5 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 5 (12.50%) Hudson
6 4 (10.00%) Behat
6 4 (10.00%) Maven
7 3 (7.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Firebug
8 1 (2.50%) NeoLoad
8 1 (2.50%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Tester
2 10 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Automated Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) Symfony
2 5 (12.50%) jQuery
2 5 (12.50%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) Middleware
4 3 (7.50%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.00%) LAMP
5 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) JDBC
6 1 (2.50%) JSP
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.50%) J2SE
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) iSeries
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) BDD
2 20 (50.00%) TDD
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (27.50%) User Stories
8 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Test Management
11 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (7.50%) SEO
13 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
13 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
14 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) PHP
2 21 (52.50%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) TIBCO