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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 119 158 190
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +32
Contract jobs citing Selenium 436 345 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.77% 1.36% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.12% 10.49% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 270 202
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+660.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
3597 3290 2779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.59% 12.98% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2693 2387 1904
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 14
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 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
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 24 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 +15 92 £431 +3.91% 39
Hounslow -1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 - 1
Surbiton - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 2
Westminster - 1 £690 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 552 (68.40%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (56.26%) Java
3 311 (38.54%) Cucumber
4 306 (37.92%) TDD
5 296 (36.68%) WebDriver
6 294 (36.43%) QA
7 290 (35.94%) BDD
8 271 (33.58%) Scrum
9 213 (26.39%) Test Automation
10 211 (26.15%) SQL
11 188 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
12 186 (23.05%) JavaScript
13 172 (21.31%) C#
14 168 (20.82%) HTML
15 157 (19.45%) Web Services
16 150 (18.59%) Ruby
17 146 (18.09%) Automation Testing
18 144 (17.84%) JUnit
19 142 (17.60%) .NET
20 137 (16.98%) Finance
21 134 (16.60%) XML
22 131 (16.23%) Jenkins
23 127 (15.74%) CSS
24 122 (15.12%) Automated Testing
25 109 (13.51%) JIRA
26 106 (13.14%) Test Scripting
26 106 (13.14%) E-Commerce
27 104 (12.89%) Open Source
28 99 (12.27%) Git (software)
28 99 (12.27%) Spring

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 40 (4.96%) Tomcat
2 39 (4.83%) Apache
3 29 (3.59%) Node.js
4 22 (2.73%) JBoss
5 19 (2.35%) Adobe CQ
6 14 (1.73%) CMS
7 8 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.87%) Confluence
9 5 (0.62%) nginx
9 5 (0.62%) Drupal
10 4 (0.50%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.25%) OpenCms
12 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.25%) uiautomator
Applications
1 8 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.62%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (0.37%) MS Office
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) HFM
3 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.62%) GitHub
3 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.25%) Force.com
4 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.33%) HTTP
2 12 (1.49%) SSL
3 11 (1.36%) DNS
4 10 (1.24%) HTTPS
4 10 (1.24%) LDAP
5 7 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.87%) Firewall
6 5 (0.62%) LAN
6 5 (0.62%) WAN
7 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.50%) Internet
7 4 (0.50%) NAS
8 3 (0.37%) RTP
8 3 (0.37%) RTSP
8 3 (0.37%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.37%) SNMP
8 3 (0.37%) Broadband
8 3 (0.37%) SAN
9 2 (0.25%) ATM
9 2 (0.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.19%) MySQL
2 44 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.10%) DB2
5 19 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.24%) Big Data
9 9 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Navigator
12 5 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 311 (38.54%) Cucumber
2 296 (36.68%) WebDriver
3 144 (17.84%) JUnit
4 131 (16.23%) Jenkins
5 109 (13.51%) JIRA
6 99 (12.27%) Git (software)
7 94 (11.65%) Maven
8 72 (8.92%) FitNesse
9 71 (8.80%) Subversion
10 65 (8.05%) QuickTest Pro
11 63 (7.81%) SpecFlow
12 60 (7.43%) Hudson
13 54 (6.69%) SoapUI
14 53 (6.57%) JBehave
15 52 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 52 (6.44%) JMeter
16 49 (6.07%) NUnit
16 49 (6.07%) WATIR
17 46 (5.70%) TeamCity
18 42 (5.20%) Mockito
General
1 137 (16.98%) Finance
2 46 (5.70%) Banking
3 23 (2.85%) Retail
4 20 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.23%) Games
6 15 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.24%) Advertising
8 8 (0.99%) Publishing
8 8 (0.99%) Marketing
9 7 (0.87%) Legal
10 6 (0.74%) Back Office
11 5 (0.62%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 238 (29.49%) Developer
2 173 (21.44%) Tester
3 150 (18.59%) Analyst
4 132 (16.36%) Test Analyst
5 95 (11.77%) Test Engineer
6 91 (11.28%) Automation Tester
7 80 (9.91%) Java Developer
8 51 (6.32%) QA Engineer
8 51 (6.32%) Automation Engineer
9 43 (5.33%) QA Tester
10 40 (4.96%) QA Analyst
11 34 (4.21%) Automation Analyst
12 30 (3.72%) Automation Test Analyst
13 29 (3.59%) Test Leader
14 28 (3.47%) Senior Developer
15 25 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (2.97%) Consultant
16 24 (2.97%) Senior Tester
17 22 (2.73%) Senior Test Analyst
17 22 (2.73%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (20.82%) HTML
2 157 (19.45%) Web Services
3 142 (17.60%) .NET
4 134 (16.60%) XML
5 127 (15.74%) CSS
6 99 (12.27%) Spring
7 72 (8.92%) REST
8 66 (8.18%) RESTful
9 57 (7.06%) Hibernate
9 57 (7.06%) SOAP
10 56 (6.94%) JSON
11 52 (6.44%) HTML5
12 49 (6.07%) jQuery
13 48 (5.95%) JSP
14 35 (4.34%) CSS3
15 33 (4.09%) Gherkin
16 32 (3.97%) AngularJS
17 28 (3.47%) Java EE
17 28 (3.47%) Ajax
18 26 (3.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.89%) Open Source
2 59 (7.31%) Mobile App
3 39 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.72%) User Experience
6 28 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.98%) Video on Demand
8 14 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.61%) iPhone
10 12 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.49%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.36%) New Media
12 10 (1.24%) EMV
12 10 (1.24%) Smartcard
13 8 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.99%) iPad
14 6 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 93 (11.52%) Linux
2 48 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 47 (5.82%) Android
4 43 (5.33%) UNIX
5 42 (5.20%) Windows
6 7 (0.87%) Solaris
7 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.62%) AIX
7 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.50%) CentOS
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (68.40%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (37.92%) TDD
3 290 (35.94%) BDD
4 271 (33.58%) Scrum
5 213 (26.39%) Test Automation
6 188 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
7 146 (18.09%) Automation Testing
8 122 (15.12%) Automated Testing
9 106 (13.14%) E-Commerce
9 106 (13.14%) Test Scripting
10 98 (12.14%) OO
11 86 (10.66%) Manual Testing
12 85 (10.53%) MVC
13 65 (8.05%) Software Testing
13 65 (8.05%) Kanban
14 55 (6.82%) User Stories
14 55 (6.82%) Performance Testing
15 45 (5.58%) Unit Testing
16 44 (5.45%) SOA
17 42 (5.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 454 (56.26%) Java
2 211 (26.15%) SQL
3 186 (23.05%) JavaScript
4 172 (21.31%) C#
5 150 (18.59%) Ruby
6 67 (8.30%) PHP
7 51 (6.32%) Python
8 26 (3.22%) Perl
9 25 (3.10%) Scala
10 15 (1.86%) Groovy
11 14 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.73%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.87%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.87%) XPath
16 6 (0.74%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.50%) C++
17 4 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (6.69%) Degree
2 49 (6.07%) ISEB
3 39 (4.83%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) MCAD
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (36.43%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.37%) Docker
4 1 (0.12%) vCloud
4 1 (0.12%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (3.97%) Puppet
2 31 (3.84%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.36%) Ansible
5 7 (0.87%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.74%) Nagios
7 4 (0.50%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.50%) Salt
8 3 (0.37%) OpenView
8 3 (0.37%) Oozie
8 3 (0.37%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.37%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.25%) Nessus
10 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 76 (9.42%) Oracle
2 50 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.85%) Adobe
4 17 (2.11%) HP
5 12 (1.49%) Google
5 12 (1.49%) Zend
5 12 (1.49%) Canoo
5 12 (1.49%) hybris
6 10 (1.24%) Splunk
6 10 (1.24%) ATG
6 10 (1.24%) IBM
7 9 (1.12%) SAP
8 8 (0.99%) Informatica
8 8 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.87%) Murex
10 6 (0.74%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.62%) Facebook
11 5 (0.62%) VMware
12 4 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.50%) Telerik
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Posted: 10 hours ago
London, England, United Kingdom
Gamesys
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 20 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £382.50 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £225 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago