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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 135 151 178
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 398 368 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.48% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.03% 11.15% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 291 217
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £301 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
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
3608 3299 2842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.63% 13.27% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2362 1927
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £20.35 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £56.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -1 81 £448 +5.91% 33
Surbiton - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £215 - 1
Westminster - 1 £690 - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 508 (67.64%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (55.26%) Java
3 299 (39.81%) WebDriver
4 291 (38.75%) Cucumber
5 290 (38.62%) TDD
6 281 (37.42%) QA
7 273 (36.35%) BDD
8 259 (34.49%) Scrum
9 203 (27.03%) Test Automation
10 184 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
10 184 (24.50%) SQL
11 169 (22.50%) C#
12 151 (20.11%) JavaScript
13 146 (19.44%) Web Services
14 137 (18.24%) Finance
14 137 (18.24%) Jenkins
14 137 (18.24%) Automation Testing
15 136 (18.11%) HTML
15 136 (18.11%) Ruby
16 135 (17.98%) JUnit
17 131 (17.44%) .NET
18 121 (16.11%) XML
19 102 (13.58%) CSS
19 102 (13.58%) Test Scripting
20 100 (13.32%) E-Commerce
21 99 (13.18%) Automated Testing
21 99 (13.18%) Open Source
22 95 (12.65%) Git (software)
22 95 (12.65%) OO
23 90 (11.98%) Maven

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 31 (4.13%) Apache
1 31 (4.13%) Tomcat
2 23 (3.06%) Node.js
3 21 (2.80%) Adobe CQ
4 14 (1.86%) CMS
5 6 (0.80%) Confluence
6 5 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.67%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.67%) nginx
6 5 (0.67%) Drupal
7 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.40%) uiautomator
8 3 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.27%) OpenCms
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (0.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) Mingle
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.13%) HFM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.40%) GitHub
3 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.93%) HTTP
2 11 (1.46%) Internet
3 10 (1.33%) LDAP
4 9 (1.20%) SSL
5 8 (1.07%) DNS
6 6 (0.80%) Firewall
6 6 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.67%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.53%) NAS
8 4 (0.53%) LAN
8 4 (0.53%) WAN
9 3 (0.40%) 4G
9 3 (0.40%) SAN
9 3 (0.40%) SNMP
9 3 (0.40%) 3G
9 3 (0.40%) RTP
9 3 (0.40%) 2G
9 3 (0.40%) RTSP
10 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.66%) SQL Server
1 50 (6.66%) MySQL
2 27 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 12 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 12 (1.60%) DB2
4 12 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.07%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.07%) Big Data
6 7 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.53%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.27%) QlikView
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 299 (39.81%) WebDriver
2 291 (38.75%) Cucumber
3 137 (18.24%) Jenkins
4 135 (17.98%) JUnit
5 95 (12.65%) Git (software)
6 90 (11.98%) Maven
7 87 (11.58%) JIRA
8 71 (9.45%) FitNesse
9 64 (8.52%) Subversion
10 61 (8.12%) Hudson
11 58 (7.72%) SpecFlow
12 55 (7.32%) JBehave
13 54 (7.19%) TeamCity
14 52 (6.92%) SoapUI
15 48 (6.39%) QuickTest Pro
16 47 (6.26%) JMeter
17 45 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
18 44 (5.86%) WATIR
19 43 (5.73%) NUnit
20 42 (5.59%) Mockito
General
1 137 (18.24%) Finance
2 39 (5.19%) Banking
3 22 (2.93%) Retail
4 14 (1.86%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.73%) Games
5 13 (1.73%) Advertising
5 13 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.33%) Publishing
7 9 (1.20%) Back Office
8 8 (1.07%) Marketing
9 7 (0.93%) Legal
10 5 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 222 (29.56%) Developer
2 166 (22.10%) Tester
3 150 (19.97%) Analyst
4 131 (17.44%) Test Analyst
5 83 (11.05%) Test Engineer
6 80 (10.65%) Automation Tester
7 71 (9.45%) Java Developer
8 48 (6.39%) QA Engineer
9 44 (5.86%) QA Tester
10 43 (5.73%) QA Analyst
11 40 (5.33%) Automation Engineer
12 30 (3.99%) Automation Analyst
13 27 (3.60%) Test Leader
14 26 (3.46%) Automation Test Analyst
15 25 (3.33%) Senior Tester
16 23 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
17 22 (2.93%) Selenium Tester
18 21 (2.80%) Agile Test Analyst
18 21 (2.80%) Senior Test Analyst
18 21 (2.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (19.44%) Web Services
2 136 (18.11%) HTML
3 131 (17.44%) .NET
4 121 (16.11%) XML
5 102 (13.58%) CSS
6 88 (11.72%) Spring
7 58 (7.72%) RESTful
8 56 (7.46%) REST
9 50 (6.66%) SOAP
10 49 (6.52%) JSON
11 46 (6.13%) Hibernate
12 37 (4.93%) jQuery
13 36 (4.79%) HTML5
14 31 (4.13%) JSP
15 30 (3.99%) ASP.NET
16 29 (3.86%) Gherkin
17 27 (3.60%) AngularJS
18 26 (3.46%) CSS3
19 25 (3.33%) Ajax
20 24 (3.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.18%) Open Source
2 66 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 39 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.66%) User Experience
7 17 (2.26%) Video on Demand
8 13 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 13 (1.73%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.73%) New Media
9 12 (1.60%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.46%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.46%) iPhone
11 10 (1.33%) Smartcard
11 10 (1.33%) EMV
12 8 (1.07%) iPad
12 8 (1.07%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (11.45%) Linux
2 54 (7.19%) Android
3 49 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 35 (4.66%) UNIX
5 32 (4.26%) Windows
6 9 (1.20%) Solaris
7 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.53%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.27%) CentOS
10 2 (0.27%) AIX
10 2 (0.27%) VMS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (67.64%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (38.62%) TDD
3 273 (36.35%) BDD
4 259 (34.49%) Scrum
5 203 (27.03%) Test Automation
6 184 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
7 137 (18.24%) Automation Testing
8 102 (13.58%) Test Scripting
9 100 (13.32%) E-Commerce
10 99 (13.18%) Automated Testing
11 95 (12.65%) OO
12 82 (10.92%) MVC
13 81 (10.79%) Manual Testing
14 64 (8.52%) Software Testing
15 59 (7.86%) Performance Testing
16 57 (7.59%) Kanban
17 51 (6.79%) User Stories
18 48 (6.39%) SOA
19 46 (6.13%) Regression Testing
20 44 (5.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 415 (55.26%) Java
2 184 (24.50%) SQL
3 169 (22.50%) C#
4 151 (20.11%) JavaScript
5 136 (18.11%) Ruby
6 63 (8.39%) PHP
7 48 (6.39%) Python
8 21 (2.80%) Perl
9 19 (2.53%) Scala
10 14 (1.86%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.73%) Groovy
12 10 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.80%) XPath
17 5 (0.67%) C++
18 4 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (6.92%) Degree
2 43 (5.73%) ISEB
3 40 (5.33%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.13%) MCAD
8 1 (0.13%) MCSD
8 1 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (37.42%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.40%) Docker
2 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.40%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) vCloud
4 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (3.46%) Puppet
3 15 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.93%) Ansible
4 7 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.80%) Nagios
6 4 (0.53%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.53%) Salt
7 3 (0.40%) Oozie
7 3 (0.40%) OpenView
7 3 (0.40%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.27%) Nessus
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.13%) logstash
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 74 (9.85%) Oracle
2 52 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.20%) Adobe
4 21 (2.80%) JBoss
5 17 (2.26%) HP
6 15 (2.00%) Zend
7 13 (1.73%) hybris
8 10 (1.33%) Splunk
8 10 (1.33%) IBM
9 8 (1.07%) Google
9 8 (1.07%) ATG
9 8 (1.07%) Informatica
10 7 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.67%) Facebook
11 5 (0.67%) Canoo
12 4 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.53%) SAP
12 4 (0.53%) Sun
13 3 (0.40%) Twitter
13 3 (0.40%) Hyperion
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