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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 83 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.49% 2.93% 1.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.73% 19.46% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 9
Average daily rate
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£318 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £327 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £362
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 £36.25 - £22.50
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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
161 149 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.19% 15.07% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 84 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.87 - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 7 (36.84%) Automation Testing
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) User Stories
7 5 (26.32%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) ISEB
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (21.05%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
8 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) REST
8 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
9 3 (15.79%) MSTest

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) uiautomator
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.79%) MSTest
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 2 (10.53%) Calabash
4 2 (10.53%) eggPlant
4 2 (10.53%) Appium
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.26%) QUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) SOAP
2 4 (21.05%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) Android SDK
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.26%) JRules
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JPA
5 1 (5.26%) Drools
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.26%) Mustache
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
1 2 (10.53%) Online Games
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Automation Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) User Stories
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) DSDM
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) BEA
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) ATG
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk