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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 154 139 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs citing Selenium 320 367 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.73% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.07% 11.53% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 309 326
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
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
3177 3183 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.00% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2405 2140
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 2016.

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
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 12 February 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
City of London -6 56 £469 +4.16% 35
Croydon - 6 £400 - 1
Hammersmith - 3 £310 - 2
Canary Wharf +2 2 £600 +14.28%
Westminster - 1 £416 - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 453 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (50.44%) Java
3 281 (41.08%) BDD
4 264 (38.60%) Cucumber
5 240 (35.09%) TDD
6 215 (31.43%) Test Automation
7 212 (30.99%) QA
7 212 (30.99%) WebDriver
8 187 (27.34%) Git (software)
9 186 (27.19%) Scrum
10 182 (26.61%) Jenkins
11 178 (26.02%) JavaScript
12 164 (23.98%) SQL
13 149 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
14 148 (21.64%) HTML
15 136 (19.88%) C#
16 131 (19.15%) JIRA
17 120 (17.54%) Test Scripting
17 120 (17.54%) .NET
18 116 (16.96%) CSS
19 115 (16.81%) Web Services
20 110 (16.08%) Automated Testing
21 106 (15.50%) Finance
22 100 (14.62%) Ruby
23 99 (14.47%) Automation Testing
24 90 (13.16%) JUnit
24 90 (13.16%) E-Commerce
25 86 (12.57%) Maven
26 83 (12.13%) AngularJS
26 83 (12.13%) SpecFlow

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 58 (8.48%) Node.js
2 31 (4.53%) Confluence
3 27 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.80%) CMS
5 25 (3.65%) Apache
6 17 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (2.49%) JBoss
6 17 (2.49%) nginx
7 14 (2.05%) Jetty
7 14 (2.05%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.90%) Mule
9 10 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.17%) Alfresco
10 8 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.17%) WordPress
11 7 (1.02%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.88%) WildFly
13 5 (0.73%) Apache TomEE
13 5 (0.73%) Drupal
13 5 (0.73%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.58%) MS Office
3 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.44%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.29%) HipChat
4 2 (0.29%) InDesign
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.44%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) FastStats
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.29%) GitHub
2 29 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.44%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.44%) IaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.29%) PaaS
7 2 (0.29%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.36%) HTTP
2 18 (2.63%) Firewall
3 12 (1.75%) Internet
4 11 (1.61%) VPN
5 6 (0.88%) SMTP
6 5 (0.73%) DNS
7 4 (0.58%) LDAP
7 4 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.44%) DMZ
8 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.29%) 2G
9 2 (0.29%) 3G
9 2 (0.29%) 4G
9 2 (0.29%) Broadband
9 2 (0.29%) IMAP
9 2 (0.29%) IPsec
9 2 (0.29%) SNMP
9 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.15%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.39%) MongoDB
3 29 (4.24%) MySQL
4 25 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.88%) Redis
11 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.58%) Big Data
12 4 (0.58%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.44%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 264 (38.60%) Cucumber
2 212 (30.99%) WebDriver
3 187 (27.34%) Git (software)
4 182 (26.61%) Jenkins
5 131 (19.15%) JIRA
6 90 (13.16%) JUnit
7 86 (12.57%) Maven
8 83 (12.13%) SpecFlow
9 71 (10.38%) HP UFT
10 66 (9.65%) JMeter
11 57 (8.33%) SoapUI
12 54 (7.89%) Mockito
13 48 (7.02%) Subversion
14 47 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 46 (6.73%) Jasmine
16 45 (6.58%) Appium
17 39 (5.70%) TeamCity
18 37 (5.41%) Gradle
19 34 (4.97%) gulp
19 34 (4.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 106 (15.50%) Finance
2 78 (11.40%) Banking
3 42 (6.14%) Retail
4 28 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.92%) Publishing
6 13 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.61%) Marketing
8 10 (1.46%) Front Office
9 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.73%) Games
10 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 233 (34.06%) Developer
2 134 (19.59%) Analyst
3 133 (19.44%) Tester
4 115 (16.81%) Test Analyst
5 84 (12.28%) Automation Tester
6 74 (10.82%) Java Developer
7 61 (8.92%) Developer in Test
8 59 (8.63%) QA Engineer
9 58 (8.48%) Automation Analyst
10 56 (8.19%) Automation Test Analyst
10 56 (8.19%) Senior Developer
11 49 (7.16%) Automation Engineer
12 42 (6.14%) Test Engineer
13 37 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
13 37 (5.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 36 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
15 33 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
16 28 (4.09%) QA Analyst
16 28 (4.09%) Test Automation Engineer
17 26 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (21.64%) HTML
2 120 (17.54%) .NET
3 116 (16.96%) CSS
4 115 (16.81%) Web Services
5 83 (12.13%) AngularJS
5 83 (12.13%) XML
6 73 (10.67%) SOAP
7 72 (10.53%) HTML5
8 69 (10.09%) REST
9 67 (9.80%) jQuery
10 66 (9.65%) RESTful
11 64 (9.36%) Gherkin
12 52 (7.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 48 (7.02%) Spring
14 44 (6.43%) J2EE
15 39 (5.70%) CSS3
16 37 (5.41%) Sass
17 32 (4.68%) JSP
18 29 (4.24%) JMS
19 27 (3.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.73%) User Experience
2 35 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.19%) iPad
8 13 (1.90%) Derivative
9 12 (1.75%) Social Media
10 9 (1.32%) Equities
11 8 (1.17%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (0.88%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.73%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.73%) W3C
14 5 (0.73%) Wiki
15 4 (0.58%) Fintech
15 4 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (10.96%) Linux
2 48 (7.02%) Unix
3 46 (6.73%) Android
3 46 (6.73%) Apple iOS
4 39 (5.70%) Windows
5 16 (2.34%) CentOS
6 9 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.73%) AIX
7 5 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.58%) Debian
8 4 (0.58%) Solaris
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.44%) SUSE
9 3 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (41.08%) BDD
3 240 (35.09%) TDD
4 215 (31.43%) Test Automation
5 186 (27.19%) Scrum
6 149 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (17.54%) Test Scripting
8 110 (16.08%) Automated Testing
9 99 (14.47%) Automation Testing
10 90 (13.16%) E-Commerce
11 73 (10.67%) Manual Testing
12 67 (9.80%) Functional Testing
13 63 (9.21%) DevOps
14 59 (8.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 52 (7.60%) Open Source
16 50 (7.31%) Software Testing
17 49 (7.16%) OO
18 48 (7.02%) Kanban
19 44 (6.43%) Unit Testing
20 40 (5.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 345 (50.44%) Java
2 178 (26.02%) JavaScript
3 164 (23.98%) SQL
4 136 (19.88%) C#
5 100 (14.62%) Ruby
6 57 (8.33%) Python
7 52 (7.60%) PHP
8 40 (5.85%) Bash Shell
9 34 (4.97%) Perl
10 26 (3.80%) Scala
11 23 (3.36%) T-SQL
12 20 (2.92%) Groovy
13 19 (2.78%) PL/SQL
14 17 (2.49%) PowerShell
15 14 (2.05%) C++
16 13 (1.90%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.61%) Apex Code
17 11 (1.61%) SOQL
18 8 (1.17%) C
19 7 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 60 (8.77%) ISTQB
2 56 (8.19%) ISEB
3 41 (5.99%) Security Cleared
4 34 (4.97%) Degree
5 21 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.46%) PhD
8 8 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.44%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.15%) MCSA
11 1 (0.15%) MCSE
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (30.99%) QA
2 23 (3.36%) SDET
3 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.44%) WAI
4 1 (0.15%) MiFID
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (5.99%) Docker
2 12 (1.75%) Varnish
3 10 (1.46%) vCloud
4 4 (0.58%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.29%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.29%) NFS
6 2 (0.29%) pfSense
6 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.15%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (6.87%) Puppet
2 38 (5.56%) Ansible
3 24 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (1.75%) logstash
5 12 (1.75%) Salt
6 11 (1.61%) Kibana
7 9 (1.32%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.17%) Rundeck
9 5 (0.73%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.58%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.58%) Nagios
11 3 (0.44%) yum
12 2 (0.29%) Mesos
13 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 1 (0.15%) Cacti
13 1 (0.15%) Control-M
13 1 (0.15%) Graphite
13 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (8.48%) Oracle
2 50 (7.31%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.36%) HP
4 22 (3.22%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.07%) Atlassian
6 20 (2.92%) ATG
7 19 (2.78%) Adobe
8 17 (2.49%) hybris
9 12 (1.75%) Google
9 12 (1.75%) VMware
10 11 (1.61%) Endeca
10 11 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.61%) Sybase
11 9 (1.32%) IBM
12 8 (1.17%) Informatica
12 8 (1.17%) Twitter
13 6 (0.88%) Splunk
14 5 (0.73%) SAP
15 4 (0.58%) Apple
15 4 (0.58%) Caplin
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