The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 35 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.43% 1.71% 2.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.16% 17.14% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Average daily rate £244 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £363 £334
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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
49 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.56% 10.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 22
Average daily rate £313 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Leicestershire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Market Harborough 0 2 £231 -22.91%
Leicester +2 1 £313 +4.16%
Selenium
East Midlands

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Web Design
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) CruiseControl
2 9 (60.00%) DNN
2 9 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) VB
4 6 (40.00%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) ERP
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) V-Model

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (60.00%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) CruiseControl
1 9 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) QA Manual Tester
6 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) Web Design
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) V-Model
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA