The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 134 169 156
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 362 308 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 1.27% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.81% 9.88% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 246 260
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £137.50 £41.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3349 3118 3000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.62% 12.86% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2244 2042
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 £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.03 £22.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -4 78 £425 +7.86% 44
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Dagenham - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 460 (54.25%) Java
2 365 (43.04%) Cucumber
3 359 (42.33%) WebDriver
4 351 (41.39%) QA
5 339 (39.98%) BDD
5 339 (39.98%) TDD
6 316 (37.26%) Agile Software Development
7 302 (35.61%) Test Automation
8 263 (31.01%) Scrum
9 223 (26.30%) SQL
10 218 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
11 210 (24.76%) Web Services
12 182 (21.46%) C#
12 182 (21.46%) Ruby
13 176 (20.75%) Finance
14 162 (19.10%) Automation Testing
15 146 (17.22%) E-Commerce
15 146 (17.22%) Test Scripting
16 145 (17.10%) JavaScript
17 144 (16.98%) XML
17 144 (16.98%) Jenkins
18 138 (16.27%) HTML
19 136 (16.04%) JUnit
20 131 (15.45%) Open Source
21 117 (13.80%) .NET
22 114 (13.44%) Automated Testing
23 111 (13.09%) Linux
24 110 (12.97%) FitNesse
24 110 (12.97%) SoapUI
25 94 (11.08%) Git (software)

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 35 (4.13%) Node.js
2 24 (2.83%) Adobe CQ
3 21 (2.48%) Apache
4 20 (2.36%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.00%) CMS
6 10 (1.18%) Confluence
7 4 (0.47%) nginx
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.35%) Drupal
9 2 (0.24%) SAS
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.24%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.24%) OpenCms
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.24%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.12%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
2 3 (0.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.12%) HFM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.59%) SaaS
3 4 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.47%) GitHub
4 3 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.31%) HTTP
2 23 (2.71%) Internet
3 15 (1.77%) SSL
4 10 (1.18%) DNS
4 10 (1.18%) HTTPS
4 10 (1.18%) LDAP
5 8 (0.94%) Firewall
5 8 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.94%) Wireshark
6 7 (0.83%) 4G
6 7 (0.83%) LAN
6 7 (0.83%) WAN
6 7 (0.83%) 3G
6 7 (0.83%) 2G
7 4 (0.47%) NAS
8 3 (0.35%) RTSP
8 3 (0.35%) SAN
8 3 (0.35%) RTP
9 2 (0.24%) ATM
10 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.07%) MySQL
2 42 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 37 (4.36%) SQL Server
4 20 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.42%) Big Data
6 10 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.47%) DB2
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Navigator
13 2 (0.24%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.24%) QlikView
13 2 (0.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 365 (43.04%) Cucumber
2 359 (42.33%) WebDriver
3 144 (16.98%) Jenkins
4 136 (16.04%) JUnit
5 110 (12.97%) FitNesse
5 110 (12.97%) SoapUI
6 94 (11.08%) Git (software)
7 90 (10.61%) JBehave
7 90 (10.61%) Maven
8 88 (10.38%) JIRA
9 80 (9.43%) Hudson
10 77 (9.08%) TeamCity
11 74 (8.73%) QuickTest Pro
11 74 (8.73%) WATIR
12 64 (7.55%) JMeter
12 64 (7.55%) Subversion
13 58 (6.84%) Calabash
14 53 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 52 (6.13%) Visual Studio
16 50 (5.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 176 (20.75%) Finance
2 67 (7.90%) Banking
3 48 (5.66%) Retail
4 20 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.00%) Back Office
6 16 (1.89%) Games
7 15 (1.77%) Marketing
7 15 (1.77%) Advertising
7 15 (1.77%) Publishing
8 11 (1.30%) Legal
9 8 (0.94%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.35%) Local Government
11 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.24%) International Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 228 (26.89%) Tester
2 215 (25.35%) Developer
3 196 (23.11%) Analyst
4 160 (18.87%) Test Analyst
5 98 (11.56%) Automation Tester
6 74 (8.73%) Test Engineer
7 65 (7.67%) QA Engineer
8 63 (7.43%) QA Tester
9 60 (7.08%) QA Analyst
10 59 (6.96%) Java Developer
11 44 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
12 39 (4.60%) Test Leader
13 36 (4.25%) Automation Analyst
13 36 (4.25%) Automation Test Analyst
13 36 (4.25%) Selenium Tester
14 28 (3.30%) Senior Tester
15 25 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
16 23 (2.71%) Software Tester
16 23 (2.71%) Consultant
17 22 (2.59%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (24.76%) Web Services
2 144 (16.98%) XML
3 138 (16.27%) HTML
4 117 (13.80%) .NET
5 78 (9.20%) CSS
6 65 (7.67%) SOAP
7 58 (6.84%) JSON
8 57 (6.72%) RESTful
9 56 (6.60%) REST
10 55 (6.49%) Spring
11 31 (3.66%) Gherkin
12 28 (3.30%) jQuery
13 27 (3.18%) Sass
14 26 (3.07%) AngularJS
14 26 (3.07%) HTML5
15 23 (2.71%) Hibernate
15 23 (2.71%) XSLT
16 21 (2.48%) Mustache
16 21 (2.48%) ASP.NET
16 21 (2.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 131 (15.45%) Open Source
2 94 (11.08%) Mobile App
3 48 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.24%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.12%) Digital Media
7 17 (2.00%) Video on Demand
8 15 (1.77%) New Media
8 15 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (1.65%) Mobile Banking
10 12 (1.42%) IPTV
11 10 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.83%) Handset
14 5 (0.59%) iPhone
14 5 (0.59%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.59%) EMV
14 5 (0.59%) GIS
15 4 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 111 (13.09%) Linux
2 57 (6.72%) Android
3 49 (5.78%) Apple iOS
4 48 (5.66%) UNIX
5 30 (3.54%) Windows
6 20 (2.36%) Solaris
7 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (39.98%) BDD
1 339 (39.98%) TDD
2 316 (37.26%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (35.61%) Test Automation
4 263 (31.01%) Scrum
5 218 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 162 (19.10%) Automation Testing
7 146 (17.22%) E-Commerce
7 146 (17.22%) Test Scripting
8 114 (13.44%) Automated Testing
9 84 (9.91%) Software Testing
10 78 (9.20%) SOA
11 75 (8.84%) OO
12 56 (6.60%) Performance Testing
13 54 (6.37%) Manual Testing
14 53 (6.25%) MVC
15 52 (6.13%) User Stories
16 51 (6.01%) Regression Testing
17 47 (5.54%) Kanban
18 45 (5.31%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 460 (54.25%) Java
2 223 (26.30%) SQL
3 182 (21.46%) C#
3 182 (21.46%) Ruby
4 145 (17.10%) JavaScript
5 55 (6.49%) PHP
6 42 (4.95%) Python
7 25 (2.95%) Groovy
8 20 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.77%) Scala
10 12 (1.42%) Perl
10 12 (1.42%) XPath
11 11 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 8 (0.94%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.83%) C++
13 7 (0.83%) VB
14 6 (0.71%) XQuery
14 6 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 81 (9.55%) ISTQB
2 76 (8.96%) ISEB
3 58 (6.84%) Degree
4 23 (2.71%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) MCTS
9 1 (0.12%) MCAD
9 1 (0.12%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (41.39%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 48 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.42%) Puppet
3 8 (0.94%) Nagios
4 6 (0.71%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.59%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.35%) Oozie
6 3 (0.35%) Ansible
6 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.35%) OpenView
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 89 (10.50%) Oracle
2 63 (7.43%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.66%) HP
4 26 (3.07%) Adobe
5 15 (1.77%) hybris
6 13 (1.53%) Zend
7 12 (1.42%) JBoss
8 10 (1.18%) Informatica
8 10 (1.18%) Apple
9 9 (1.06%) ATG
10 8 (0.94%) Sun
11 7 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.47%) Citrix
12 4 (0.47%) IBM
13 3 (0.35%) Facebook
13 3 (0.35%) Twitter
13 3 (0.35%) Google
13 3 (0.35%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.35%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.35%) Teradata
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