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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 160 92 127
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +35
Contract jobs citing Selenium 302 506 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.38% 2.20% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.73% 16.01% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 421 280
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £483 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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
3104 3160 2606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.16% 13.74% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2195 2321 1928
Average daily rate £425 £401 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 -54 72 £413 +17.85% 41
Canary Wharf +6 2 £500 +5.26%
Sidcup - 1 - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (69.73%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (55.20%) Java
3 292 (38.93%) QA
4 283 (37.73%) Cucumber
5 271 (36.13%) BDD
6 251 (33.47%) WebDriver
7 250 (33.33%) TDD
8 247 (32.93%) Scrum
9 219 (29.20%) Test Automation
10 204 (27.20%) JavaScript
11 201 (26.80%) SQL
12 182 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
13 170 (22.67%) HTML
14 168 (22.40%) C#
15 154 (20.53%) Ruby
16 140 (18.67%) .NET
17 133 (17.73%) Finance
18 123 (16.40%) Web Services
19 120 (16.00%) Automated Testing
20 119 (15.87%) CSS
21 118 (15.73%) Git (software)
22 114 (15.20%) JUnit
23 103 (13.73%) JIRA
23 103 (13.73%) Automation Testing
24 96 (12.80%) Test Scripting
25 91 (12.13%) Jenkins
26 90 (12.00%) XML
27 86 (11.47%) E-Commerce
28 85 (11.33%) Python
29 81 (10.80%) SpecFlow

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 43 (5.73%) Node.js
2 32 (4.27%) Apache
3 27 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.47%) CMS
5 18 (2.40%) Adobe CQ
6 12 (1.60%) JBoss
7 11 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.33%) IIS
9 9 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.93%) Confluence
11 6 (0.80%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.67%) Mule
12 5 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.67%) Drupal
13 4 (0.53%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.53%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.27%) MS Office
2 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.13%) FastStats
3 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.13%) Mingle
3 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.20%) GitHub
3 5 (0.67%) Force.com
4 4 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.27%) Route 53
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.27%) ElastiCache
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Trello
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.67%) HTTP
2 14 (1.87%) HTTPS
3 9 (1.20%) LDAP
4 7 (0.93%) DNS
5 6 (0.80%) FTP
6 5 (0.67%) ATM
6 5 (0.67%) Broadband
6 5 (0.67%) Internet
6 5 (0.67%) Firewall
6 5 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.53%) SSL
8 3 (0.40%) VPN
9 2 (0.27%) SNMP
9 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.27%) Intranet
9 2 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.13%) NAS
10 1 (0.13%) AMQP
10 1 (0.13%) DMZ
10 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.60%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.20%) MySQL
4 20 (2.67%) DB2
5 14 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.87%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.20%) Big Data
10 7 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.80%) Jackrabbit
11 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.80%) Redis
11 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.67%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 283 (37.73%) Cucumber
2 251 (33.47%) WebDriver
3 118 (15.73%) Git (software)
4 114 (15.20%) JUnit
5 103 (13.73%) JIRA
6 91 (12.13%) Jenkins
7 81 (10.80%) SpecFlow
8 79 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
9 73 (9.73%) Maven
10 68 (9.07%) Subversion
11 67 (8.93%) JMeter
12 51 (6.80%) SoapUI
13 38 (5.07%) JBehave
14 37 (4.93%) Hudson
14 37 (4.93%) WATIR
15 33 (4.40%) TeamCity
16 32 (4.27%) Eclipse
16 32 (4.27%) Appium
17 31 (4.13%) NUnit
18 30 (4.00%) Jasmine
General
1 133 (17.73%) Finance
2 55 (7.33%) Banking
3 34 (4.53%) Investment Banking
4 29 (3.87%) Retail
5 28 (3.73%) Games
6 10 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.20%) Publishing
8 7 (0.93%) Front Office
9 5 (0.67%) Legal
9 5 (0.67%) Marketing
10 4 (0.53%) Back Office
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 210 (28.00%) Developer
2 161 (21.47%) Tester
3 118 (15.73%) Analyst
4 106 (14.13%) Test Analyst
5 74 (9.87%) Automation Tester
6 73 (9.73%) Test Engineer
7 70 (9.33%) Java Developer
8 53 (7.07%) QA Engineer
9 45 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
10 44 (5.87%) AWS Developer
11 38 (5.07%) Test Leader
12 35 (4.67%) Automation Analyst
13 33 (4.40%) QA Analyst
14 30 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
14 30 (4.00%) QA Tester
15 27 (3.60%) Senior Developer
16 23 (3.07%) C# Developer
17 22 (2.93%) QA Test Analyst
17 22 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
18 21 (2.80%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (22.67%) HTML
2 140 (18.67%) .NET
3 123 (16.40%) Web Services
4 119 (15.87%) CSS
5 90 (12.00%) XML
6 80 (10.67%) Spring
7 76 (10.13%) REST
8 67 (8.93%) HTML5
9 62 (8.27%) jQuery
10 60 (8.00%) SOAP
11 55 (7.33%) RESTful
12 53 (7.07%) AngularJS
13 51 (6.80%) JSON
14 46 (6.13%) Hibernate
14 46 (6.13%) Gherkin
15 41 (5.47%) JSP
16 35 (4.67%) CSS3
17 33 (4.40%) J2EE
18 25 (3.33%) Backbone.js
19 24 (3.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.67%) Open Source
2 31 (4.13%) User Experience
3 28 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 15 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.33%) Video on Demand
7 10 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.20%) Equities
9 8 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.07%) Online Games
10 7 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (0.80%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.53%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.53%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.53%) Social Media
12 4 (0.53%) Derivative
13 3 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 73 (9.73%) Linux
2 46 (6.13%) Windows
3 38 (5.07%) UNIX
4 32 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.47%) Android
6 9 (1.20%) CentOS
7 7 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.93%) Solaris
8 4 (0.53%) AIX
8 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (69.73%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (36.13%) BDD
3 250 (33.33%) TDD
4 247 (32.93%) Scrum
5 219 (29.20%) Test Automation
6 182 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 103 (13.73%) Automation Testing
9 96 (12.80%) Test Scripting
10 86 (11.47%) E-Commerce
11 70 (9.33%) Kanban
12 55 (7.33%) Manual Testing
13 51 (6.80%) MVC
14 48 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (6.27%) OO
16 43 (5.73%) Software Testing
17 42 (5.60%) Waterfall
17 42 (5.60%) User Stories
17 42 (5.60%) Test Strategy
18 39 (5.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 414 (55.20%) Java
2 204 (27.20%) JavaScript
3 201 (26.80%) SQL
4 168 (22.40%) C#
5 154 (20.53%) Ruby
6 85 (11.33%) Python
7 60 (8.00%) PHP
8 32 (4.27%) Perl
9 31 (4.13%) Scala
10 27 (3.60%) Groovy
11 19 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.60%) C
14 8 (1.07%) C++
15 6 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.80%) VBScript
16 5 (0.67%) VB
16 5 (0.67%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.40%) C-shell
17 3 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (8.93%) ISEB
2 36 (4.80%) ISTQB
3 32 (4.27%) Degree
4 21 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) HND
9 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (38.93%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.53%) vCloud
3 3 (0.40%) Varnish
4 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (2.80%) Puppet
2 16 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.00%) Ansible
4 14 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.80%) logstash
5 6 (0.80%) Salt
6 5 (0.67%) Kibana
6 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (0.67%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.27%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 55 (7.33%) Oracle
2 39 (5.20%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.53%) Sybase
4 16 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (1.87%) SAP
6 13 (1.73%) HP
7 12 (1.60%) Canoo
7 12 (1.60%) JD Edwards
8 11 (1.47%) Google
8 11 (1.47%) Adobe
9 10 (1.33%) VMware
9 10 (1.33%) hybris
10 8 (1.07%) Murex
11 6 (0.80%) Twitter
12 5 (0.67%) Zend
12 5 (0.67%) EMC
12 5 (0.67%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.53%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.53%) Talend
14 3 (0.40%) Maxymiser
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum Long term ongoing projects - possibly high
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago