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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 100 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 461 384 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.99% 1.58% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.44% 12.59% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 300 266
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
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
3431 3049 2874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.52% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2237 2054
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 +42 119 £425 +4.61% 50
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 582 (69.20%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (55.89%) Java
3 320 (38.05%) QA
4 309 (36.74%) Cucumber
5 303 (36.03%) WebDriver
6 302 (35.91%) TDD
7 293 (34.84%) BDD
8 287 (34.13%) Scrum
9 229 (27.23%) SQL
10 223 (26.52%) Test Automation
11 199 (23.66%) JavaScript
12 196 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
13 190 (22.59%) C#
14 177 (21.05%) HTML
15 165 (19.62%) Ruby
16 163 (19.38%) .NET
17 147 (17.48%) Web Services
18 140 (16.65%) JUnit
19 134 (15.93%) XML
20 132 (15.70%) CSS
20 132 (15.70%) Automated Testing
21 131 (15.58%) Automation Testing
22 127 (15.10%) Jenkins
23 119 (14.15%) JIRA
24 118 (14.03%) Finance
25 110 (13.08%) Test Scripting
26 108 (12.84%) Spring
27 107 (12.72%) Git (software)
28 105 (12.49%) E-Commerce
29 100 (11.89%) Open Source

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (4.76%) Apache
2 38 (4.52%) Tomcat
3 34 (4.04%) Node.js
4 19 (2.26%) CMS
4 19 (2.26%) JBoss
5 13 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
6 9 (1.07%) Drupal
6 9 (1.07%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.95%) Confluence
8 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.71%) IIS
10 5 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.48%) nginx
12 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.24%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.24%) uiautomator
Applications
1 10 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.59%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) FastStats
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.19%) 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 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.83%) GitHub
3 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.24%) Route 53
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.24%) ElastiCache
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.24%) Force.com
4 2 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.11%) HTTP
2 12 (1.43%) HTTPS
3 8 (0.95%) LDAP
4 7 (0.83%) Internet
4 7 (0.83%) DNS
5 6 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.71%) ATM
6 5 (0.59%) Broadband
6 5 (0.59%) SSL
7 4 (0.48%) Firewall
7 4 (0.48%) FTP
7 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.36%) SNMP
9 2 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.12%) NAS
10 1 (0.12%) AMQP
10 1 (0.12%) DHCP
10 1 (0.12%) LAN
10 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.35%) MySQL
3 26 (3.09%) DB2
4 16 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.31%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.59%) Jackrabbit
12 5 (0.59%) SQL Navigator
12 5 (0.59%) Big Data
12 5 (0.59%) Redis
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 309 (36.74%) Cucumber
2 303 (36.03%) WebDriver
3 140 (16.65%) JUnit
4 127 (15.10%) Jenkins
5 119 (14.15%) JIRA
6 107 (12.72%) Git (software)
7 98 (11.65%) Maven
8 84 (9.99%) SpecFlow
9 76 (9.04%) QuickTest Pro
10 74 (8.80%) Subversion
11 64 (7.61%) JMeter
12 57 (6.78%) WATIR
13 50 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 48 (5.71%) NUnit
14 48 (5.71%) SoapUI
15 43 (5.11%) Eclipse
16 42 (4.99%) Visual Studio
17 41 (4.88%) FitNesse
18 39 (4.64%) Hudson
19 38 (4.52%) Ant
General
1 118 (14.03%) Finance
2 45 (5.35%) Banking
3 26 (3.09%) Retail
4 23 (2.73%) Games
5 22 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.07%) Publishing
8 8 (0.95%) Advertising
9 7 (0.83%) Back Office
10 6 (0.71%) Marketing
11 5 (0.59%) Legal
12 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.36%) Front Office
13 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 238 (28.30%) Developer
2 170 (20.21%) Tester
3 140 (16.65%) Analyst
4 125 (14.86%) Test Analyst
5 97 (11.53%) Test Engineer
6 96 (11.41%) Automation Tester
7 81 (9.63%) Java Developer
8 51 (6.06%) QA Engineer
9 50 (5.95%) Automation Engineer
10 44 (5.23%) Automation Analyst
11 38 (4.52%) QA Tester
11 38 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 38 (4.52%) Automation Test Analyst
12 36 (4.28%) Test Leader
13 33 (3.92%) QA Analyst
14 24 (2.85%) Selenium Tester
15 23 (2.73%) C# Developer
16 22 (2.62%) Consultant
16 22 (2.62%) Senior Tester
17 20 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (21.05%) HTML
2 163 (19.38%) .NET
3 147 (17.48%) Web Services
4 134 (15.93%) XML
5 132 (15.70%) CSS
6 108 (12.84%) Spring
7 85 (10.11%) REST
8 71 (8.44%) RESTful
9 69 (8.20%) HTML5
10 62 (7.37%) SOAP
10 62 (7.37%) Hibernate
11 60 (7.13%) JSP
12 57 (6.78%) JSON
13 52 (6.18%) jQuery
14 45 (5.35%) CSS3
15 41 (4.88%) Gherkin
16 39 (4.64%) AngularJS
17 37 (4.40%) J2EE
18 31 (3.69%) Java EE
19 29 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.89%) Open Source
2 39 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.28%) User Experience
4 26 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.14%) Video on Demand
8 16 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.66%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.55%) iPhone
11 11 (1.31%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.31%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.19%) Smartcard
12 10 (1.19%) EMV
13 8 (0.95%) iPad
14 7 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.59%) Online Games
16 5 (0.59%) Equities
16 5 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.16%) Linux
2 52 (6.18%) Windows
3 51 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 47 (5.59%) UNIX
5 43 (5.11%) Android
6 9 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.95%) CentOS
8 5 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.59%) AIX
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (69.20%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (35.91%) TDD
3 293 (34.84%) BDD
4 287 (34.13%) Scrum
5 223 (26.52%) Test Automation
6 196 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
7 132 (15.70%) Automated Testing
8 131 (15.58%) Automation Testing
9 110 (13.08%) Test Scripting
10 105 (12.49%) E-Commerce
11 87 (10.34%) OO
11 87 (10.34%) Manual Testing
12 77 (9.16%) MVC
13 73 (8.68%) Kanban
14 57 (6.78%) User Stories
15 51 (6.06%) Software Testing
15 51 (6.06%) Performance Testing
16 45 (5.35%) Test Strategy
17 41 (4.88%) Software Engineering
17 41 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 470 (55.89%) Java
2 229 (27.23%) SQL
3 199 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 190 (22.59%) C#
5 165 (19.62%) Ruby
6 69 (8.20%) Python
7 66 (7.85%) PHP
8 39 (4.64%) Perl
9 32 (3.80%) Scala
10 25 (2.97%) Groovy
11 16 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.66%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.07%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.83%) C
15 6 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.59%) C++
17 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.36%) XPath
18 3 (0.36%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 50 (5.95%) ISEB
2 42 (4.99%) Degree
3 22 (2.62%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (38.05%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.36%) vCloud
2 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.24%) Varnish
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (3.80%) Puppet
2 22 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.55%) Ansible
5 6 (0.71%) Salt
6 5 (0.59%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.59%) Cobbler
6 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.36%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.36%) Nagios
7 3 (0.36%) logstash
8 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.24%) Oozie
8 2 (0.24%) Kibana
8 2 (0.24%) Nessus
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 63 (7.49%) Oracle
2 50 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (1.66%) Adobe
3 14 (1.66%) Canoo
4 13 (1.55%) Google
4 13 (1.55%) SAP
5 12 (1.43%) HP
6 10 (1.19%) hybris
6 10 (1.19%) Splunk
6 10 (1.19%) VMware
6 10 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.19%) IBM
6 10 (1.19%) JD Edwards
6 10 (1.19%) Zend
7 8 (0.95%) Murex
8 7 (0.83%) Sybase
9 6 (0.71%) ATG
10 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.59%) Red Hat
London
Explore Group
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £360 per day Long term ongoing projects - 3 month rolling
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optimus Search
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago