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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 59 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 44 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.82% 1.27% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.38% 7.39% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 11
Average daily rate £338 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
Selenium
West Yorkshire

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
306 230 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.63% 17.16% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 167 111
Average daily rate £420 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 88 (77.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.28%) Java
2 41 (36.28%) Cucumber
3 40 (35.40%) JIRA
4 32 (28.32%) Test Automation
4 32 (28.32%) Jenkins
5 29 (25.66%) BDD
6 27 (23.89%) WebDriver
7 26 (23.01%) Test Scripting
7 26 (23.01%) Automated Testing
8 25 (22.12%) TDD
8 25 (22.12%) JMeter
9 24 (21.24%) Scrum
10 23 (20.35%) C#
11 22 (19.47%) Linux
11 22 (19.47%) Python
11 22 (19.47%) Confluence
12 21 (18.58%) QA
12 21 (18.58%) JavaScript
12 21 (18.58%) LoadRunner
13 20 (17.70%) Puppet
14 19 (16.81%) Automation Testing
15 18 (15.93%) DevOps
15 18 (15.93%) Test Strategy
15 18 (15.93%) ISEB
15 18 (15.93%) Perl
15 18 (15.93%) ISTQB
16 17 (15.04%) Functional Testing
17 16 (14.16%) Ruby
17 16 (14.16%) HP UFT

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 22 (19.47%) Confluence
2 11 (9.73%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.19%) JBoss
5 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.31%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.54%) Node.js
7 2 (1.77%) Apache
7 2 (1.77%) Moodle
8 1 (0.88%) nginx
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) SNMP
2 6 (5.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.77%) MySQL
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Redis
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (36.28%) Cucumber
2 40 (35.40%) JIRA
3 32 (28.32%) Jenkins
4 27 (23.89%) WebDriver
5 25 (22.12%) JMeter
6 21 (18.58%) LoadRunner
7 16 (14.16%) Appium
7 16 (14.16%) HP UFT
8 13 (11.50%) Maven
9 11 (9.73%) Ant
9 11 (9.73%) Mocha
9 11 (9.73%) SonarQube
10 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
10 8 (7.08%) JUnit
10 8 (7.08%) SoapUI
10 8 (7.08%) Subversion
11 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
12 5 (4.42%) Liquibase
13 4 (3.54%) gulp
13 4 (3.54%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Retail
3 5 (4.42%) Publishing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Tester
2 23 (20.35%) Analyst
2 23 (20.35%) Developer
2 23 (20.35%) Test Analyst
3 17 (15.04%) Automation Tester
4 16 (14.16%) Test Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) Agile Test Analyst
6 12 (10.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) Test Manager
8 10 (8.85%) Test Leader
9 9 (7.96%) Agile Tester
10 8 (7.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 8 (7.08%) Selenium Tester
11 7 (6.19%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce Developer
12 6 (5.31%) WebSphere Developer
13 5 (4.42%) Senior Tester
13 5 (4.42%) Web Analyst
13 5 (4.42%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) .NET
1 15 (13.27%) HTML
2 11 (9.73%) YAML
3 10 (8.85%) XML
4 9 (7.96%) JSON
5 7 (6.19%) REST
5 7 (6.19%) SOAP
6 6 (5.31%) J2EE
6 6 (5.31%) Web Services
7 5 (4.42%) CSS
7 5 (4.42%) Spring
8 4 (3.54%) Sass
9 2 (1.77%) Django
9 2 (1.77%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.77%) HTML5
9 2 (1.77%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.77%) RESTful
9 2 (1.77%) WSDL
9 2 (1.77%) XSD
10 1 (0.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) PKI
2 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.65%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.47%) Linux
2 10 (8.85%) Windows
3 8 (7.08%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.65%) Android
5 2 (1.77%) Unix
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (77.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.32%) Test Automation
3 29 (25.66%) BDD
4 26 (23.01%) Automated Testing
4 26 (23.01%) Test Scripting
5 25 (22.12%) TDD
6 24 (21.24%) Scrum
7 19 (16.81%) Automation Testing
8 18 (15.93%) DevOps
8 18 (15.93%) Test Strategy
9 17 (15.04%) Functional Testing
10 15 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (11.50%) SDLC
12 10 (8.85%) Test Management
13 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.96%) Kanban
14 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.08%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.28%) Java
2 23 (20.35%) C#
3 22 (19.47%) Python
4 21 (18.58%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.93%) Perl
6 16 (14.16%) Ruby
7 13 (11.50%) SQL
8 12 (10.62%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.19%) C
9 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.42%) PHP
10 5 (4.42%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) ISEB
1 18 (15.93%) ISTQB
2 14 (12.39%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) Degree
7 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.58%) QA
2 8 (7.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.65%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (17.70%) Puppet
2 8 (7.08%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (13.27%) HP
2 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.73%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.19%) IBM
5 6 (5.31%) ATG
5 6 (5.31%) BEA
5 6 (5.31%) hybris
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle
7 4 (3.54%) Remedy
8 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.88%) Blue Prism
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