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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 64 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 3.08% 4.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.15% 18.75% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 43
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£340 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.20% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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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
135 144 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.55% 16.44% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 112 110
Average daily rate £333 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 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 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 21 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 21 (53.85%) BDD
4 19 (48.72%) PHP
5 18 (46.15%) TDD
6 15 (38.46%) Test Scripting
7 14 (35.90%) User Stories
8 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 13 (33.33%) QA
8 13 (33.33%) C#
8 13 (33.33%) ISEB
9 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
9 12 (30.77%) SoapUI
10 9 (23.08%) JBehave
10 9 (23.08%) Ruby
10 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 8 (20.51%) Windows
11 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
11 8 (20.51%) CSS
11 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing
12 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
12 7 (17.95%) Scrum
13 6 (15.38%) SQL
13 6 (15.38%) SOAP
13 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
13 6 (15.38%) Test Management
13 6 (15.38%) Waterfall

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 12 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 9 (23.08%) JBehave
5 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) Maven
6 4 (10.26%) Behat
6 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 3 (7.69%) Hudson
7 3 (7.69%) MSTest
7 3 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (7.69%) JUnit
7 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.56%) NeoLoad
8 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
8 1 (2.56%) Firebug
General
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Tester
2 11 (28.21%) Automation Tester
3 8 (20.51%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Automated Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) CSS
2 6 (15.38%) SOAP
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 4 (10.26%) REST
5 3 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) Symfony
5 3 (7.69%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE
6 2 (5.13%) LAMP
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.56%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.56%) Spring
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) AS400
2 2 (5.13%) iSeries
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Mac OS
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) BDD
3 18 (46.15%) TDD
4 15 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 14 (35.90%) User Stories
6 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Scrum
10 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Test Management
10 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.26%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (10.26%) Test Planning
12 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Migration
12 3 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) PHP
3 13 (33.33%) C#
4 9 (23.08%) Ruby
5 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (5.13%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft