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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 171 114 132
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 291 451 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.91% 1.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.42% 14.29% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 384 271
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
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
3089 3156 2705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.77% 13.34% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2151 2352 2003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £28.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £51.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 -48 62 £400 +14.28% 49
Croydon - 5 £388 -
Canary Wharf 0 3 £475 -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 460 (69.17%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (55.19%) Java
3 250 (37.59%) QA
4 249 (37.44%) Cucumber
5 244 (36.69%) BDD
6 230 (34.59%) WebDriver
7 225 (33.83%) Scrum
8 213 (32.03%) TDD
9 204 (30.68%) Test Automation
10 166 (24.96%) JavaScript
11 162 (24.36%) SQL
12 160 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
13 155 (23.31%) C#
14 144 (21.65%) HTML
15 143 (21.50%) Ruby
16 139 (20.90%) Finance
17 123 (18.50%) .NET
18 118 (17.74%) Git (software)
19 105 (15.79%) JUnit
20 104 (15.64%) CSS
20 104 (15.64%) Web Services
21 96 (14.44%) Automated Testing
22 95 (14.29%) Automation Testing
23 93 (13.98%) Jenkins
24 90 (13.53%) JIRA
25 80 (12.03%) Python
26 77 (11.58%) XML
27 76 (11.43%) SpecFlow
28 74 (11.13%) Test Scripting
28 74 (11.13%) Open Source

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (6.47%) Node.js
2 25 (3.76%) Apache
3 19 (2.86%) CMS
4 17 (2.56%) JBoss
5 15 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 14 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.95%) Confluence
8 11 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.35%) Alfresco
9 9 (1.35%) IIS
9 9 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.20%) Drupal
11 7 (1.05%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.05%) WildFly
12 6 (0.90%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.90%) Mule
13 5 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) MS Office
2 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) FastStats
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.05%) GitHub
3 5 (0.75%) SaaS
4 4 (0.60%) Force.com
5 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.30%) Route 53
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.15%) Trello
7 1 (0.15%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.36%) HTTP
2 9 (1.35%) LDAP
3 8 (1.20%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.20%) Internet
4 6 (0.90%) FTP
5 4 (0.60%) DNS
5 4 (0.60%) Firewall
6 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.45%) VPN
6 3 (0.45%) ATM
6 3 (0.45%) Broadband
7 2 (0.30%) SNMP
7 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.30%) Intranet
7 2 (0.30%) DMZ
7 2 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.15%) NAS
8 1 (0.15%) AMQP
8 1 (0.15%) Telnet
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.86%) MySQL
4 17 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.50%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.05%) DB2
8 7 (1.05%) Redis
8 7 (1.05%) Big Data
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.60%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 249 (37.44%) Cucumber
2 230 (34.59%) WebDriver
3 118 (17.74%) Git (software)
4 105 (15.79%) JUnit
5 93 (13.98%) Jenkins
6 90 (13.53%) JIRA
7 76 (11.43%) SpecFlow
8 67 (10.08%) JMeter
9 63 (9.47%) Maven
10 59 (8.87%) Subversion
11 52 (7.82%) QuickTest Pro
12 38 (5.71%) SoapUI
12 38 (5.71%) JBehave
13 30 (4.51%) TeamCity
14 28 (4.21%) Hudson
15 27 (4.06%) WATIR
16 24 (3.61%) Ant
16 24 (3.61%) NUnit
17 23 (3.46%) Eclipse
17 23 (3.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 139 (20.90%) Finance
2 45 (6.77%) Banking
3 28 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 25 (3.76%) Retail
5 24 (3.61%) Games
6 13 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.50%) Publishing
8 7 (1.05%) Front Office
9 5 (0.75%) Legal
10 4 (0.60%) Back Office
10 4 (0.60%) Marketing
11 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 193 (29.02%) Developer
2 142 (21.35%) Tester
3 101 (15.19%) Analyst
4 88 (13.23%) Test Analyst
5 64 (9.62%) Test Engineer
6 63 (9.47%) Automation Tester
7 61 (9.17%) Java Developer
8 44 (6.62%) AWS Developer
9 40 (6.02%) QA Engineer
10 39 (5.86%) Automation Engineer
11 34 (5.11%) Test Leader
12 32 (4.81%) Automation Analyst
13 30 (4.51%) QA Analyst
14 27 (4.06%) Automation Test Analyst
15 26 (3.91%) C# Developer
16 25 (3.76%) QA Tester
17 24 (3.61%) Senior Developer
18 17 (2.56%) Architect
18 17 (2.56%) Senior Tester
18 17 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (21.65%) HTML
2 123 (18.50%) .NET
3 104 (15.64%) CSS
3 104 (15.64%) Web Services
4 77 (11.58%) XML
5 63 (9.47%) REST
6 61 (9.17%) HTML5
7 60 (9.02%) Spring
8 55 (8.27%) SOAP
9 54 (8.12%) jQuery
10 52 (7.82%) AngularJS
11 47 (7.07%) JSON
12 46 (6.92%) Gherkin
13 45 (6.77%) RESTful
14 36 (5.41%) CSS3
15 33 (4.96%) Hibernate
16 29 (4.36%) ASP.NET
17 27 (4.06%) J2EE
18 23 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (3.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.13%) Open Source
2 25 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 22 (3.31%) User Experience
4 20 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.95%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.80%) Video on Demand
9 9 (1.35%) Online Games
10 8 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.05%) Equities
11 7 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.90%) IPTV
12 6 (0.90%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.60%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.60%) Tandem
13 4 (0.60%) Derivative
13 4 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.68%) Linux
2 34 (5.11%) Windows
3 29 (4.36%) UNIX
4 25 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.61%) Android
6 13 (1.95%) CentOS
7 9 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.05%) Solaris
9 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.30%) AIX
11 2 (0.30%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (69.17%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (36.69%) BDD
3 225 (33.83%) Scrum
4 213 (32.03%) TDD
5 204 (30.68%) Test Automation
6 160 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (14.44%) Automated Testing
8 95 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 74 (11.13%) Test Scripting
10 72 (10.83%) E-Commerce
11 63 (9.47%) Kanban
12 51 (7.67%) MVC
13 48 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 44 (6.62%) OO
15 40 (6.02%) Software Engineering
15 40 (6.02%) DevOps
16 38 (5.71%) SOA
17 37 (5.56%) OOP
17 37 (5.56%) Manual Testing
18 36 (5.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 367 (55.19%) Java
2 166 (24.96%) JavaScript
3 162 (24.36%) SQL
4 155 (23.31%) C#
5 143 (21.50%) Ruby
6 80 (12.03%) Python
7 60 (9.02%) PHP
8 31 (4.66%) Groovy
9 21 (3.16%) Perl
10 20 (3.01%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.56%) Scala
12 13 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.80%) C
14 7 (1.05%) C++
15 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.75%) VBScript
15 5 (0.75%) VB
16 4 (0.60%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.60%) C-shell
16 4 (0.60%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 58 (8.72%) ISEB
2 36 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 30 (4.51%) Degree
4 24 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.45%) HND
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) MCAD
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (37.59%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) WAI
3 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (1.50%) Varnish
2 7 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.75%) vCloud
5 2 (0.30%) Docker
5 2 (0.30%) Squid
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (3.31%) Puppet
2 17 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.26%) Ansible
4 11 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.50%) Salt
6 7 (1.05%) logstash
7 6 (0.90%) Kibana
8 4 (0.60%) CA LISA
8 4 (0.60%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.45%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.45%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.15%) yum
10 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 53 (7.97%) Oracle
2 40 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.01%) Sybase
4 16 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.95%) HP
6 11 (1.65%) Adobe
7 10 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.50%) VMware
7 10 (1.50%) hybris
8 9 (1.35%) SAP
8 9 (1.35%) JD Edwards
9 8 (1.20%) IBM
10 7 (1.05%) Talend
11 6 (0.90%) AppDynamics
11 6 (0.90%) Twitter
11 6 (0.90%) Zend
11 6 (0.90%) Google
11 6 (0.90%) Pega
12 5 (0.75%) Canoo
13 4 (0.60%) Splunk
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago