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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 139 162 169
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 384 345 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.39% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.62% 10.42% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 271 228
Average daily rate
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£375 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £463
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 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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
3616 3312 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.78% 13.39% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 2369 1920
Average daily rate £413 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +2 77 £400 -5.88% 28
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 - 1
Surbiton - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £690 - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 523 (67.40%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (55.28%) Java
3 313 (40.34%) WebDriver
4 310 (39.95%) Cucumber
5 297 (38.27%) TDD
6 289 (37.24%) QA
7 287 (36.98%) BDD
8 252 (32.47%) Scrum
9 215 (27.71%) Test Automation
10 195 (25.13%) Continuous Integration
11 194 (25.00%) SQL
12 167 (21.52%) C#
12 167 (21.52%) Web Services
13 148 (19.07%) Finance
14 144 (18.56%) Ruby
14 144 (18.56%) Automation Testing
15 143 (18.43%) JavaScript
16 140 (18.04%) Jenkins
17 128 (16.49%) HTML
17 128 (16.49%) .NET
17 128 (16.49%) XML
18 125 (16.11%) JUnit
19 116 (14.95%) E-Commerce
20 113 (14.56%) Test Scripting
21 109 (14.05%) Open Source
22 106 (13.66%) Automated Testing
23 99 (12.76%) Linux
24 96 (12.37%) OO
25 91 (11.73%) Git (software)
26 90 (11.60%) CSS

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (4.25%) Node.js
2 29 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 28 (3.61%) Apache
4 21 (2.71%) Adobe CQ
5 13 (1.68%) CMS
6 5 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.64%) Drupal
6 5 (0.64%) nginx
6 5 (0.64%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.64%) Confluence
7 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.39%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.26%) OpenCms
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) IIS
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.52%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.13%) HFM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.39%) PaaS
3 3 (0.39%) GitHub
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.64%) HTTP
2 17 (2.19%) Internet
3 10 (1.29%) LDAP
4 9 (1.16%) SSL
5 8 (1.03%) DNS
6 6 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.64%) Firewall
7 5 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.64%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.52%) NAS
8 4 (0.52%) LAN
8 4 (0.52%) WAN
9 3 (0.39%) SAN
9 3 (0.39%) 3G
9 3 (0.39%) RTP
9 3 (0.39%) 4G
9 3 (0.39%) RTSP
9 3 (0.39%) 2G
10 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.80%) MySQL
3 31 (3.99%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.29%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.29%) Big Data
7 9 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.03%) DB2
9 7 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Navigator
11 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.26%) QlikView
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.26%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 313 (40.34%) WebDriver
2 310 (39.95%) Cucumber
3 140 (18.04%) Jenkins
4 125 (16.11%) JUnit
5 91 (11.73%) Git (software)
6 89 (11.47%) Maven
7 82 (10.57%) FitNesse
8 77 (9.92%) JIRA
9 65 (8.38%) Subversion
10 64 (8.25%) Hudson
11 58 (7.47%) TeamCity
11 58 (7.47%) JBehave
11 58 (7.47%) SpecFlow
11 58 (7.47%) SoapUI
12 57 (7.35%) QuickTest Pro
13 54 (6.96%) WATIR
14 48 (6.19%) JMeter
15 44 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 42 (5.41%) Mockito
17 41 (5.28%) Calabash
General
1 148 (19.07%) Finance
2 45 (5.80%) Banking
3 31 (3.99%) Retail
4 17 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.06%) Advertising
6 15 (1.93%) Games
6 15 (1.93%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.42%) Publishing
8 10 (1.29%) Back Office
9 8 (1.03%) Legal
9 8 (1.03%) Marketing
10 7 (0.90%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.39%) Local Government
11 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 221 (28.48%) Developer
2 180 (23.20%) Tester
3 162 (20.88%) Analyst
4 142 (18.30%) Test Analyst
5 86 (11.08%) Automation Tester
6 78 (10.05%) Test Engineer
7 68 (8.76%) Java Developer
8 48 (6.19%) QA Engineer
9 44 (5.67%) QA Tester
10 42 (5.41%) QA Analyst
11 40 (5.15%) Automation Engineer
12 36 (4.64%) Automation Analyst
13 32 (4.12%) Automation Test Analyst
13 32 (4.12%) Test Leader
14 29 (3.74%) Selenium Tester
15 26 (3.35%) Senior Tester
16 24 (3.09%) Agile Test Analyst
17 23 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
18 21 (2.71%) Senior Test Analyst
19 20 (2.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (21.52%) Web Services
2 128 (16.49%) XML
2 128 (16.49%) HTML
2 128 (16.49%) .NET
3 90 (11.60%) CSS
4 80 (10.31%) Spring
5 54 (6.96%) REST
6 51 (6.57%) RESTful
7 48 (6.19%) JSON
7 48 (6.19%) SOAP
8 43 (5.54%) Hibernate
9 34 (4.38%) HTML5
10 32 (4.12%) jQuery
11 29 (3.74%) Gherkin
12 28 (3.61%) AngularJS
13 25 (3.22%) ASP.NET
14 24 (3.09%) CSS3
15 23 (2.96%) J2EE
16 22 (2.84%) Ajax
16 22 (2.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.05%) Open Source
2 74 (9.54%) Mobile App
3 41 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (4.77%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.32%) User Experience
7 14 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.68%) New Media
8 13 (1.68%) Video on Demand
9 12 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.55%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.42%) iPhone
11 10 (1.29%) EMV
11 10 (1.29%) Smartcard
11 10 (1.29%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.03%) iPad
13 8 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
15 6 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.76%) Linux
2 50 (6.44%) Android
3 46 (5.93%) Apple iOS
4 29 (3.74%) UNIX
4 29 (3.74%) Windows
5 16 (2.06%) Solaris
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) CentOS
8 2 (0.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (67.40%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (38.27%) TDD
3 287 (36.98%) BDD
4 252 (32.47%) Scrum
5 215 (27.71%) Test Automation
6 195 (25.13%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (18.56%) Automation Testing
8 116 (14.95%) E-Commerce
9 113 (14.56%) Test Scripting
10 106 (13.66%) Automated Testing
11 96 (12.37%) OO
12 80 (10.31%) Manual Testing
13 73 (9.41%) MVC
14 71 (9.15%) Software Testing
15 62 (7.99%) Performance Testing
16 58 (7.47%) SOA
17 56 (7.22%) User Stories
18 54 (6.96%) Kanban
19 46 (5.93%) Regression Testing
20 42 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 429 (55.28%) Java
2 194 (25.00%) SQL
3 167 (21.52%) C#
4 144 (18.56%) Ruby
5 143 (18.43%) JavaScript
6 63 (8.12%) PHP
7 49 (6.31%) Python
8 18 (2.32%) Scala
9 17 (2.19%) Perl
10 15 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.68%) Groovy
11 13 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.16%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.90%) XPath
13 7 (0.90%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.77%) C++
15 4 (0.52%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 59 (7.60%) ISTQB
2 57 (7.35%) ISEB
3 55 (7.09%) Degree
4 17 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.52%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCAD
9 1 (0.13%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (37.24%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.39%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.39%) Docker
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (3.87%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (3.22%) Puppet
3 14 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.90%) Ansible
4 7 (0.90%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.90%) Nagios
5 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.52%) Salt
6 3 (0.39%) Oozie
6 3 (0.39%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.39%) OpenView
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.26%) Nessus
7 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 74 (9.54%) Oracle
2 51 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.09%) Adobe
4 23 (2.96%) JBoss
5 17 (2.19%) hybris
6 16 (2.06%) Zend
7 15 (1.93%) HP
8 10 (1.29%) IBM
8 10 (1.29%) Informatica
8 10 (1.29%) Splunk
9 9 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.03%) ATG
11 7 (0.90%) Google
12 5 (0.64%) Facebook
13 4 (0.52%) Sun
14 3 (0.39%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.39%) Apple
14 3 (0.39%) Teradata
14 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.39%) Sitecore
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 325-375 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago