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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 84 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 1.65% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.33% 9.18% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £305 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +43.52%
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 £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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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
221 207 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.67% 17.97% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 114 56
Average daily rate £375 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
3 21 (70.00%) SQL
4 20 (66.67%) .NET
5 18 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (46.67%) C#
7 14 (46.67%) HTML
7 14 (46.67%) Java
7 14 (46.67%) MVC
7 14 (46.67%) JSON
7 14 (46.67%) jQuery
8 13 (43.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (43.33%) Entity Framework
8 13 (43.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (43.33%) NUnit
8 13 (43.33%) CSS
9 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (40.00%) Cucumber
9 12 (40.00%) NHibernate
10 11 (36.67%) OO
11 10 (33.33%) BDD
12 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
12 9 (30.00%) QA
12 9 (30.00%) XML
13 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (26.67%) Web Services

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.33%) uiautomator
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (43.33%) NUnit
2 12 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (26.67%) WATIR
3 8 (26.67%) Sahi
4 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.00%) Subversion
6 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.67%) JIRA
7 2 (6.67%) JMeter
7 2 (6.67%) JUnit
8 1 (3.33%) QUnit
8 1 (3.33%) Calabash
8 1 (3.33%) eggPlant
8 1 (3.33%) Appium
8 1 (3.33%) Hudson
8 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Tester
6 4 (13.33%) QA Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Tester
8 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) JSON
3 14 (46.67%) jQuery
4 13 (43.33%) Entity Framework
4 13 (43.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 12 (40.00%) NHibernate
6 9 (30.00%) XML
7 8 (26.67%) Web Services
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 4 (13.33%) Mustache
9 3 (10.00%) Sass
9 3 (10.00%) Gherkin
10 2 (6.67%) Ajax
10 2 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
3 18 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (46.67%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) OO
6 10 (33.33%) BDD
7 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Scrum
10 5 (16.67%) Web Development
11 3 (10.00%) Project Management
11 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Stress Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
12 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) BEA
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) ATG
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) hybris