The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 132 168 160
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 403 329 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.32% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.14% 10.00% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 263 235
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £137.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+450.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Selenium
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3617 3291 2959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.87% 13.16% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2362 2020
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in London

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in London

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in London

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the London region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in London

Selenium
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Selenium Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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
City of London +6 82 £450 +5.88% 31
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 - 1
Surbiton - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 458 (56.82%) Java
2 344 (42.68%) Cucumber
3 340 (42.18%) WebDriver
4 317 (39.33%) TDD
5 315 (39.08%) BDD
6 310 (38.46%) QA
7 298 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
8 258 (32.01%) Scrum
9 247 (30.65%) Test Automation
10 207 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
11 206 (25.56%) SQL
12 182 (22.58%) Web Services
13 168 (20.84%) C#
14 165 (20.47%) Ruby
15 159 (19.73%) Automation Testing
16 154 (19.11%) Finance
17 153 (18.98%) Jenkins
18 150 (18.61%) JavaScript
19 140 (17.37%) HTML
19 140 (17.37%) XML
20 131 (16.25%) Test Scripting
21 128 (15.88%) E-Commerce
22 127 (15.76%) JUnit
23 118 (14.64%) .NET
24 110 (13.65%) Linux
25 109 (13.52%) Open Source
26 105 (13.03%) Git (software)
27 98 (12.16%) Automated Testing
27 98 (12.16%) OO
28 94 (11.66%) Maven

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (4.71%) Node.js
2 27 (3.35%) Apache
2 27 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.98%) Adobe CQ
4 16 (1.99%) CMS
5 7 (0.87%) Confluence
6 5 (0.62%) nginx
6 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.50%) Drupal
7 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.25%) OpenCms
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.25%) SAS
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.12%) HFM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.62%) GitHub
3 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.37%) PaaS
5 2 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.46%) HTTP
2 18 (2.23%) Internet
3 10 (1.24%) SSL
4 9 (1.12%) LDAP
5 8 (0.99%) DNS
6 6 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.62%) 3G
7 5 (0.62%) Firewall
7 5 (0.62%) 2G
7 5 (0.62%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.62%) 4G
8 4 (0.50%) NAS
8 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.50%) LAN
8 4 (0.50%) WAN
9 3 (0.37%) RTP
9 3 (0.37%) SAN
9 3 (0.37%) RTSP
10 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.20%) MySQL
3 40 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.36%) Big Data
7 10 (1.24%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.62%) DB2
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Navigator
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 344 (42.68%) Cucumber
2 340 (42.18%) WebDriver
3 153 (18.98%) Jenkins
4 127 (15.76%) JUnit
5 105 (13.03%) Git (software)
6 94 (11.66%) Maven
7 90 (11.17%) FitNesse
8 82 (10.17%) JIRA
9 75 (9.31%) Hudson
10 72 (8.93%) TeamCity
11 69 (8.56%) Subversion
12 68 (8.44%) SoapUI
13 67 (8.31%) JBehave
14 60 (7.44%) WATIR
15 55 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
16 53 (6.58%) JMeter
17 52 (6.45%) SpecFlow
18 48 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
19 47 (5.83%) Mockito
19 47 (5.83%) Calabash
General
1 154 (19.11%) Finance
2 52 (6.45%) Banking
3 40 (4.96%) Retail
4 18 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.74%) Advertising
6 13 (1.61%) Publishing
6 13 (1.61%) Games
7 12 (1.49%) Back Office
8 10 (1.24%) Marketing
9 9 (1.12%) Legal
10 7 (0.87%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.37%) Local Government
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Electronics
12 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 225 (27.92%) Developer
2 193 (23.95%) Tester
3 170 (21.09%) Analyst
4 146 (18.11%) Test Analyst
5 90 (11.17%) Automation Tester
6 81 (10.05%) Test Engineer
7 69 (8.56%) Java Developer
8 59 (7.32%) QA Engineer
9 47 (5.83%) QA Tester
10 45 (5.58%) QA Analyst
11 41 (5.09%) Automation Engineer
12 37 (4.59%) Automation Analyst
13 36 (4.47%) Test Leader
14 35 (4.34%) Automation Test Analyst
15 29 (3.60%) Selenium Tester
16 25 (3.10%) Agile Test Analyst
17 24 (2.98%) Senior Tester
18 22 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
19 21 (2.61%) Consultant
20 20 (2.48%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (22.58%) Web Services
2 140 (17.37%) XML
2 140 (17.37%) HTML
3 118 (14.64%) .NET
4 91 (11.29%) CSS
5 73 (9.06%) Spring
6 60 (7.44%) RESTful
7 56 (6.95%) REST
8 54 (6.70%) JSON
9 52 (6.45%) SOAP
10 38 (4.71%) Hibernate
11 32 (3.97%) jQuery
12 31 (3.85%) HTML5
12 31 (3.85%) Gherkin
13 26 (3.23%) AngularJS
14 25 (3.10%) Sass
15 24 (2.98%) J2EE
16 23 (2.85%) XSLT
16 23 (2.85%) CSS3
17 22 (2.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.52%) Open Source
2 81 (10.05%) Mobile App
3 48 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.86%) Digital Media
6 14 (1.74%) New Media
6 14 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.61%) Video on Demand
8 12 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.24%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.12%) EMV
10 9 (1.12%) Smartcard
11 8 (0.99%) iPhone
11 8 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (0.87%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.62%) Handset
13 5 (0.62%) GIS
13 5 (0.62%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.65%) Linux
2 56 (6.95%) Android
3 51 (6.33%) Apple iOS
4 35 (4.34%) UNIX
5 30 (3.72%) Windows
6 16 (1.99%) Solaris
7 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.25%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (39.33%) TDD
2 315 (39.08%) BDD
3 298 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
4 258 (32.01%) Scrum
5 247 (30.65%) Test Automation
6 207 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
7 159 (19.73%) Automation Testing
8 131 (16.25%) Test Scripting
9 128 (15.88%) E-Commerce
10 98 (12.16%) OO
10 98 (12.16%) Automated Testing
11 71 (8.81%) Software Testing
12 67 (8.31%) MVC
13 66 (8.19%) SOA
14 60 (7.44%) Regression Testing
15 59 (7.32%) Performance Testing
16 52 (6.45%) User Stories
17 51 (6.33%) Manual Testing
18 46 (5.71%) Kanban
19 43 (5.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 458 (56.82%) Java
2 206 (25.56%) SQL
3 168 (20.84%) C#
4 165 (20.47%) Ruby
5 150 (18.61%) JavaScript
6 59 (7.32%) PHP
7 52 (6.45%) Python
8 22 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 22 (2.73%) Groovy
9 18 (2.23%) Perl
10 13 (1.61%) Scala
11 12 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.24%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.12%) XPath
13 9 (1.12%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.74%) C++
16 4 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 70 (8.68%) ISTQB
2 69 (8.56%) ISEB
3 57 (7.07%) Degree
4 15 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.50%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MCAD
9 1 (0.12%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (38.46%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) Docker
4 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (4.09%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (3.10%) Puppet
3 14 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.99%) Nagios
5 7 (0.87%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.62%) Ansible
7 4 (0.50%) Salt
7 4 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.37%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.37%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.37%) OpenView
8 3 (0.37%) Oozie
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Nessus
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.12%) Kibana
10 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 79 (9.80%) Oracle
2 54 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.35%) Adobe
4 23 (2.85%) JBoss
5 20 (2.48%) HP
6 19 (2.36%) hybris
7 14 (1.74%) Zend
8 11 (1.36%) IBM
9 10 (1.24%) Informatica
9 10 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.24%) Splunk
10 8 (0.99%) ATG
11 6 (0.74%) Apple
11 6 (0.74%) Google
11 6 (0.74%) Sun
12 5 (0.62%) Facebook
13 3 (0.37%) Twitter
13 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.37%) Teradata
13 3 (0.37%) Atlassian
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