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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 115 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 389 394 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.88% 1.80% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.58% 13.60% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 309 282
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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
3093 2896 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.95% 13.25% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2093 1929
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Average hourly rate £24.75 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +19 115 £416 +5.71% 68
Chessington - 1 £275 -
Croydon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 574 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (56.44%) Java
3 308 (37.06%) Cucumber
4 304 (36.58%) QA
5 297 (35.74%) BDD
6 295 (35.50%) TDD
7 286 (34.42%) WebDriver
8 257 (30.93%) Scrum
9 243 (29.24%) SQL
10 223 (26.84%) Test Automation
11 209 (25.15%) JavaScript
12 207 (24.91%) Continuous Integration
13 181 (21.78%) HTML
14 178 (21.42%) C#
15 157 (18.89%) .NET
15 157 (18.89%) Ruby
16 135 (16.25%) Web Services
17 131 (15.76%) JUnit
17 131 (15.76%) CSS
18 126 (15.16%) Automated Testing
19 123 (14.80%) JIRA
19 123 (14.80%) Jenkins
19 123 (14.80%) Automation Testing
20 120 (14.44%) Finance
21 118 (14.20%) Git (software)
22 115 (13.84%) XML
23 105 (12.64%) E-Commerce
24 104 (12.52%) Test Scripting
24 104 (12.52%) Spring
25 97 (11.67%) Open Source

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 41 (4.93%) Apache
1 41 (4.93%) Node.js
2 36 (4.33%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.13%) CMS
4 19 (2.29%) Adobe CQ
5 15 (1.81%) JBoss
6 10 (1.20%) IIS
7 9 (1.08%) Drupal
8 7 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.84%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.84%) Confluence
9 6 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.36%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.36%) nginx
11 3 (0.36%) Mule
11 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) FastStats
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.08%) GitHub
2 8 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.48%) Force.com
5 2 (0.24%) Route 53
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.24%) ElastiCache
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.24%) SaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) Trello
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.29%) HTTP
2 14 (1.68%) HTTPS
3 11 (1.32%) LDAP
4 7 (0.84%) Internet
4 7 (0.84%) DNS
5 6 (0.72%) ATM
6 5 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.60%) FTP
7 4 (0.48%) Broadband
7 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.48%) SSL
7 4 (0.48%) Firewall
8 3 (0.36%) SNMP
9 2 (0.24%) VPN
9 2 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.12%) AMQP
10 1 (0.12%) Intranet
10 1 (0.12%) DMZ
10 1 (0.12%) LAN
10 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.57%) MySQL
3 27 (3.25%) DB2
4 20 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.84%) Big Data
11 6 (0.72%) Redis
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (0.72%) Jackrabbit
12 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 308 (37.06%) Cucumber
2 286 (34.42%) WebDriver
3 131 (15.76%) JUnit
4 123 (14.80%) JIRA
4 123 (14.80%) Jenkins
5 118 (14.20%) Git (software)
6 91 (10.95%) Maven
7 88 (10.59%) SpecFlow
8 79 (9.51%) QuickTest Pro
9 75 (9.03%) Subversion
10 74 (8.90%) JMeter
11 55 (6.62%) SoapUI
12 50 (6.02%) WATIR
13 42 (5.05%) NUnit
14 40 (4.81%) JBehave
15 39 (4.69%) Hudson
16 37 (4.45%) Ant
16 37 (4.45%) Sahi
17 36 (4.33%) TeamCity
18 35 (4.21%) Eclipse
General
1 120 (14.44%) Finance
2 48 (5.78%) Banking
3 29 (3.49%) Retail
4 27 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.01%) Games
6 10 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.84%) Advertising
7 7 (0.84%) Publishing
8 5 (0.60%) Marketing
8 5 (0.60%) Front Office
8 5 (0.60%) Back Office
9 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 231 (27.80%) Developer
2 172 (20.70%) Tester
3 132 (15.88%) Analyst
4 121 (14.56%) Test Analyst
5 96 (11.55%) Automation Tester
6 94 (11.31%) Test Engineer
7 79 (9.51%) Java Developer
8 50 (6.02%) QA Engineer
8 50 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
9 44 (5.29%) Automation Analyst
10 39 (4.69%) Test Leader
11 36 (4.33%) QA Tester
12 35 (4.21%) Automation Test Analyst
13 33 (3.97%) Senior Developer
13 33 (3.97%) QA Analyst
14 24 (2.89%) C# Developer
15 23 (2.77%) QA Test Analyst
16 21 (2.53%) Front-End Developer
16 21 (2.53%) Selenium Tester
17 20 (2.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (21.78%) HTML
2 157 (18.89%) .NET
3 135 (16.25%) Web Services
4 131 (15.76%) CSS
5 115 (13.84%) XML
6 104 (12.52%) Spring
7 85 (10.23%) REST
8 69 (8.30%) HTML5
9 66 (7.94%) SOAP
10 65 (7.82%) RESTful
11 63 (7.58%) Hibernate
12 58 (6.98%) jQuery
13 55 (6.62%) JSP
14 46 (5.54%) JSON
15 45 (5.42%) Gherkin
16 44 (5.29%) AngularJS
17 40 (4.81%) CSS3
18 34 (4.09%) J2EE
19 31 (3.73%) Java EE
20 30 (3.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.67%) Open Source
2 43 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.21%) User Experience
4 29 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.29%) Video on Demand
7 16 (1.93%) Visualisation
8 15 (1.81%) Digital Media
8 15 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.08%) iPhone
9 9 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.84%) Online Games
11 7 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.72%) iPad
12 6 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.60%) Equities
13 5 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
14 4 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.48%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.27%) Linux
2 60 (7.22%) Windows
3 46 (5.54%) Apple iOS
4 43 (5.17%) UNIX
5 38 (4.57%) Android
6 9 (1.08%) CentOS
7 7 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.60%) AIX
9 5 (0.60%) Solaris
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.24%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.24%) VMS
10 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (35.74%) BDD
3 295 (35.50%) TDD
4 257 (30.93%) Scrum
5 223 (26.84%) Test Automation
6 207 (24.91%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (15.16%) Automated Testing
8 123 (14.80%) Automation Testing
9 105 (12.64%) E-Commerce
10 104 (12.52%) Test Scripting
11 76 (9.15%) OO
12 68 (8.18%) MVC
13 67 (8.06%) Manual Testing
13 67 (8.06%) Kanban
14 53 (6.38%) Performance Testing
15 47 (5.66%) User Stories
16 46 (5.54%) Waterfall
16 46 (5.54%) Software Testing
17 42 (5.05%) DevOps
18 41 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 469 (56.44%) Java
2 243 (29.24%) SQL
3 209 (25.15%) JavaScript
4 178 (21.42%) C#
5 157 (18.89%) Ruby
6 78 (9.39%) Python
7 63 (7.58%) PHP
8 40 (4.81%) Perl
9 35 (4.21%) Scala
10 28 (3.37%) Groovy
11 21 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.44%) C
13 12 (1.44%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.96%) C++
15 7 (0.84%) VB
16 6 (0.72%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.60%) VBScript
18 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (7.58%) ISEB
2 41 (4.93%) Degree
3 28 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) HND
7 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (36.58%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.48%) vCloud
3 3 (0.36%) Docker
3 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.24%) Varnish
4 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (3.49%) Puppet
2 21 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.68%) Ansible
5 6 (0.72%) Salt
6 5 (0.60%) logstash
6 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (0.60%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.48%) Kibana
7 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.48%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.36%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.36%) Nagios
9 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 66 (7.94%) Oracle
2 47 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 14 (1.68%) SAP
3 14 (1.68%) HP
3 14 (1.68%) Canoo
4 13 (1.56%) Adobe
5 12 (1.44%) hybris
6 11 (1.32%) VMware
6 11 (1.32%) JD Edwards
7 10 (1.20%) Sybase
7 10 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.20%) Google
8 9 (1.08%) IBM
8 9 (1.08%) Splunk
9 8 (0.96%) Murex
10 7 (0.84%) Zend
11 6 (0.72%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.60%) EMC
13 4 (0.48%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.48%) Atlassian
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Rate: £230 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per annum + per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £425 - 450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago