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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 136 131 168
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +37
Contract jobs citing Selenium 403 396 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.70% 1.65% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.10% 11.11% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 301 264
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £137.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +450.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +129.03%
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
3632 3563 3291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 14.88% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2619 2527 2362
Average daily rate £438 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.30 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £111.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +9 82 £456 +1.38% 24
Croydon - 12 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf - 6 £525 -
Uxbridge - 2 £391 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 - -
Bromley -11 1 £425 +17.24%
Sidcup - 1 £380 -
Ealing - 1 - - 1
Osterley - 1 - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 473 (67.67%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (51.36%) Java
3 274 (39.20%) Cucumber
4 252 (36.05%) BDD
5 231 (33.05%) TDD
6 223 (31.90%) WebDriver
7 218 (31.19%) QA
8 217 (31.04%) Scrum
9 214 (30.62%) JavaScript
10 197 (28.18%) Test Automation
11 162 (23.18%) C#
12 156 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
13 144 (20.60%) JIRA
14 140 (20.03%) HTML
15 129 (18.45%) SQL
16 125 (17.88%) Automated Testing
17 124 (17.74%) Web Services
17 124 (17.74%) Finance
17 124 (17.74%) Jenkins
18 120 (17.17%) Automation Testing
18 120 (17.17%) Git (software)
19 118 (16.88%) Ruby
19 118 (16.88%) CSS
20 115 (16.45%) JUnit
21 114 (16.31%) .NET
22 92 (13.16%) Test Scripting
23 88 (12.59%) Linux
24 85 (12.16%) XML
25 84 (12.02%) SpecFlow
26 79 (11.30%) REST

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (10.01%) Node.js
2 51 (7.30%) Confluence
3 39 (5.58%) Apache
4 33 (4.72%) JBoss
5 30 (4.29%) CMS
6 25 (3.58%) Tomcat
7 21 (3.00%) WebLogic
7 21 (3.00%) nginx
8 17 (2.43%) Jetty
8 17 (2.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (2.29%) WildFly
9 16 (2.29%) Alfresco
10 13 (1.86%) Mule
10 13 (1.86%) Mule ESB
10 13 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.72%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.43%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.43%) Drupal
13 9 (1.29%) iPlanet
13 9 (1.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (2.43%) MS Office
2 8 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.86%) Mingle
4 3 (0.43%) FastStats
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) HipChat
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (1.57%) SaaS
4 10 (1.43%) OpenShift
5 9 (1.29%) GitHub
6 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.57%) Heroku
8 4 (0.57%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) IaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.14%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.15%) HTTP
2 12 (1.72%) Firewall
3 10 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
3 10 (1.43%) VPN
4 7 (1.00%) DMZ
5 5 (0.72%) Internet
6 3 (0.43%) SNMP
6 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.43%) Broadband
7 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.14%) IPsec
8 1 (0.14%) 2G
8 1 (0.14%) RTSP
8 1 (0.14%) IMAP
8 1 (0.14%) NAS
8 1 (0.14%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.14%) 4G
8 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.58%) MySQL
3 43 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 23 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
10 12 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.57%) Redis
12 10 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.29%) Infinispan
13 9 (1.29%) Riak
14 8 (1.14%) HBase
15 5 (0.72%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 274 (39.20%) Cucumber
2 223 (31.90%) WebDriver
3 144 (20.60%) JIRA
4 124 (17.74%) Jenkins
5 120 (17.17%) Git (software)
6 115 (16.45%) JUnit
7 84 (12.02%) SpecFlow
8 71 (10.16%) JMeter
9 67 (9.59%) Maven
10 52 (7.44%) SoapUI
11 49 (7.01%) Subversion
12 46 (6.58%) Jasmine
13 40 (5.72%) HP UFT
14 37 (5.29%) FitNesse
15 34 (4.86%) JBehave
16 31 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 30 (4.29%) Mockito
18 28 (4.01%) NUnit
19 27 (3.86%) Visual Studio
19 27 (3.86%) Gradle
General
1 124 (17.74%) Finance
2 49 (7.01%) Banking
3 26 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.15%) Retail
5 14 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.72%) Publishing
6 12 (1.72%) Games
7 10 (1.43%) Marketing
8 6 (0.86%) Front Office
8 6 (0.86%) Legal
9 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.29%) Billing
10 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 215 (30.76%) Developer
2 168 (24.03%) Tester
3 108 (15.45%) Analyst
4 89 (12.73%) Test Analyst
5 83 (11.87%) Automation Tester
6 56 (8.01%) Java Developer
6 56 (8.01%) Test Engineer
7 40 (5.72%) Architect
8 32 (4.58%) Automation Engineer
9 31 (4.43%) AWS Developer
10 30 (4.29%) QA Analyst
11 29 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (3.86%) Senior Developer
12 27 (3.86%) QA Engineer
12 27 (3.86%) Automation Analyst
13 26 (3.72%) Automation Test Analyst
14 24 (3.43%) Test Automation Engineer
14 24 (3.43%) Senior Test Analyst
15 23 (3.29%) Test Leader
15 23 (3.29%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (20.03%) HTML
2 124 (17.74%) Web Services
3 118 (16.88%) CSS
4 114 (16.31%) .NET
5 85 (12.16%) XML
6 79 (11.30%) REST
7 76 (10.87%) jQuery
8 75 (10.73%) HTML5
9 72 (10.30%) AngularJS
10 60 (8.58%) Gherkin
10 60 (8.58%) SOAP
11 54 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 53 (7.58%) Spring
13 52 (7.44%) ASP.NET
14 50 (7.15%) JSON
15 49 (7.01%) CSS3
16 41 (5.87%) RESTful
17 33 (4.72%) Hibernate
18 32 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (4.43%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.15%) Mobile App
2 28 (4.01%) User Experience
3 24 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.43%) W3C
7 8 (1.14%) Tandem
7 8 (1.14%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.00%) Online Games
8 7 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.86%) Wiki
9 6 (0.86%) IPTV
10 5 (0.72%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.57%) Replication
11 4 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.57%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 88 (12.59%) Linux
2 42 (6.01%) Windows
3 34 (4.86%) CentOS
4 33 (4.72%) Ubuntu
5 31 (4.43%) UNIX
6 21 (3.00%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.86%) Android
8 8 (1.14%) AIX
8 8 (1.14%) Solaris
9 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.43%) SUSE
11 2 (0.29%) Debian
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (67.67%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (36.05%) BDD
3 231 (33.05%) TDD
4 217 (31.04%) Scrum
5 197 (28.18%) Test Automation
6 156 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (17.88%) Automated Testing
8 120 (17.17%) Automation Testing
9 92 (13.16%) Test Scripting
10 75 (10.73%) MVC
11 67 (9.59%) SDLC
12 66 (9.44%) Open Source
13 65 (9.30%) Unit Testing
14 63 (9.01%) E-Commerce
15 55 (7.87%) Software Engineering
15 55 (7.87%) Kanban
16 53 (7.58%) Test Strategy
16 53 (7.58%) OO
17 52 (7.44%) Regression Testing
17 52 (7.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 359 (51.36%) Java
2 214 (30.62%) JavaScript
3 162 (23.18%) C#
4 129 (18.45%) SQL
5 118 (16.88%) Ruby
6 65 (9.30%) PHP
7 60 (8.58%) Python
8 32 (4.58%) Groovy
9 22 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.86%) Perl
11 19 (2.72%) Scala
12 10 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.29%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.00%) C
14 7 (1.00%) C++
15 6 (0.86%) XPath
16 3 (0.43%) Clojure
16 3 (0.43%) VBScript
16 3 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (8.58%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.87%) ISEB
3 34 (4.86%) Degree
4 33 (4.72%) ISTQB
5 32 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.14%) MCP
8 1 (0.14%) MCAD
8 1 (0.14%) MCSD
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (31.19%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) WAI
3 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (3.43%) Varnish
2 19 (2.72%) vCloud
3 13 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.57%) Docker
5 9 (1.29%) Squid
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.14%) Firmware
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 37 (5.29%) Puppet
2 30 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.15%) Salt
5 20 (2.86%) Ansible
6 19 (2.72%) Rundeck
7 16 (2.29%) logstash
7 16 (2.29%) HAProxy
8 14 (2.00%) Kibana
9 13 (1.86%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.72%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.57%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.14%) Cacti
12 1 (0.14%) yum
12 1 (0.14%) Mesos
12 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (10.01%) Oracle
2 52 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.15%) Red Hat
4 27 (3.86%) HP
5 22 (3.15%) VMware
6 15 (2.15%) Google
6 15 (2.15%) Adobe
7 14 (2.00%) Pega
8 13 (1.86%) Zend
9 12 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.57%) Bloomberg
10 11 (1.57%) Splunk
10 11 (1.57%) Twitter
11 10 (1.43%) IBM
12 7 (1.00%) Talend
13 6 (0.86%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.72%) WorldPay
14 5 (0.72%) Sybase
14 5 (0.72%) JD Edwards
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