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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 102 127 196
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +69
Contract jobs citing Selenium 472 338 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.02% 1.56% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.23% 12.50% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 270 203
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £304
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3100 2704 2703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.27% 12.50% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2291 2015 1809
Average daily rate £413 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Average hourly rate £38.00 £48.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £21.70 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £58.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
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 24 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 151 £350 -12.50% 23
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 452 (52.56%) Java
2 380 (44.19%) WebDriver
3 353 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
4 349 (40.58%) Cucumber
5 338 (39.30%) QA
6 335 (38.95%) Test Automation
7 334 (38.84%) BDD
8 316 (36.74%) TDD
9 226 (26.28%) SQL
10 216 (25.12%) Continuous Integration
11 214 (24.88%) Scrum
12 198 (23.02%) Web Services
13 197 (22.91%) Ruby
14 177 (20.58%) Automation Testing
15 169 (19.65%) E-Commerce
16 166 (19.30%) C#
17 161 (18.72%) Jenkins
18 158 (18.37%) Finance
19 150 (17.44%) Test Scripting
20 141 (16.40%) SoapUI
20 141 (16.40%) XML
21 135 (15.70%) JavaScript
22 130 (15.12%) Automated Testing
23 126 (14.65%) HTML
24 120 (13.95%) JUnit
24 120 (13.95%) Open Source
25 116 (13.49%) Maven
26 112 (13.02%) Mobile App
27 105 (12.21%) JBehave
28 100 (11.63%) FitNesse

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (4.42%) CMS
2 27 (3.14%) Node.js
3 19 (2.21%) Alfresco
3 19 (2.21%) Confluence
4 14 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.51%) Apache
6 12 (1.40%) Adobe CQ
7 9 (1.05%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.93%) Drupal
9 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.23%) SAS
12 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.12%) Mule
12 1 (0.12%) nginx
12 1 (0.12%) CloudStack
Applications
1 8 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.47%) Mingle
3 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.93%) SaaS
3 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.47%) PaaS
4 4 (0.47%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.00%) HTTP
2 39 (4.53%) Internet
3 13 (1.51%) SSL
4 10 (1.16%) LDAP
5 8 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.81%) DNS
6 7 (0.81%) LAN
6 7 (0.81%) WAN
6 7 (0.81%) Firewall
7 6 (0.70%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.58%) 4G
8 5 (0.58%) 2G
8 5 (0.58%) 3G
9 2 (0.23%) SSH
9 2 (0.23%) ATM
10 1 (0.12%) FTP
10 1 (0.12%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.40%) Relational Database
2 38 (4.42%) MySQL
3 31 (3.60%) SQL Server
4 15 (1.74%) MongoDB
5 14 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.40%) Big Data
7 10 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.05%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.35%) DB2
13 2 (0.23%) OLAP
13 2 (0.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.23%) QlikView
13 2 (0.23%) SQLite
14 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.12%) SQL Navigator
14 1 (0.12%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 380 (44.19%) WebDriver
2 349 (40.58%) Cucumber
3 161 (18.72%) Jenkins
4 141 (16.40%) SoapUI
5 120 (13.95%) JUnit
6 116 (13.49%) Maven
7 105 (12.21%) JBehave
8 100 (11.63%) FitNesse
9 95 (11.05%) JIRA
10 94 (10.93%) Calabash
11 92 (10.70%) Git (software)
12 71 (8.26%) WATIR
13 70 (8.14%) QuickTest Pro
14 63 (7.33%) JMeter
14 63 (7.33%) TeamCity
15 57 (6.63%) Subversion
15 57 (6.63%) SpecFlow
16 55 (6.40%) Hudson
16 55 (6.40%) Ant
17 50 (5.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 158 (18.37%) Finance
2 81 (9.42%) Banking
3 45 (5.23%) Retail
4 18 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.86%) Marketing
6 15 (1.74%) Publishing
7 14 (1.63%) Advertising
8 13 (1.51%) Back Office
8 13 (1.51%) Games
9 12 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.47%) Legal
11 3 (0.35%) Billing
11 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.35%) Local Government
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.23%) International Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 236 (27.44%) Tester
2 212 (24.65%) Analyst
3 176 (20.47%) Developer
4 170 (19.77%) Test Analyst
5 107 (12.44%) Automation Tester
6 71 (8.26%) QA Engineer
7 70 (8.14%) Test Engineer
8 64 (7.44%) QA Tester
9 60 (6.98%) QA Analyst
10 55 (6.40%) Java Developer
11 41 (4.77%) Automation Analyst
11 41 (4.77%) Test Leader
12 40 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
13 34 (3.95%) Senior Tester
13 34 (3.95%) Selenium Tester
14 32 (3.72%) Automation Engineer
15 27 (3.14%) Test Manager
16 21 (2.44%) QA Test Analyst
17 18 (2.09%) Consultant
17 18 (2.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (23.02%) Web Services
2 141 (16.40%) XML
3 126 (14.65%) HTML
4 98 (11.40%) SOAP
5 88 (10.23%) .NET
6 65 (7.56%) RESTful
7 64 (7.44%) CSS
8 62 (7.21%) REST
9 55 (6.40%) Spring
10 50 (5.81%) JSON
11 33 (3.84%) jQuery
12 32 (3.72%) Hibernate
13 31 (3.60%) Gherkin
14 26 (3.02%) HTML5
15 23 (2.67%) Ajax
16 21 (2.44%) JMS
17 19 (2.21%) XSLT
18 17 (1.98%) CSS3
19 16 (1.86%) J2EE
19 16 (1.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 120 (13.95%) Open Source
2 112 (13.02%) Mobile App
3 41 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.37%) Mobile Banking
5 24 (2.79%) Digital Media
6 16 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.63%) Video on Demand
7 14 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
8 11 (1.28%) IPTV
9 7 (0.81%) iPad
9 7 (0.81%) iPhone
10 6 (0.70%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.58%) Handset
11 5 (0.58%) New Media
12 4 (0.47%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.47%) Statistics
12 4 (0.47%) Social Network
12 4 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.58%) Linux
2 69 (8.02%) Android
3 63 (7.33%) UNIX
4 59 (6.86%) Apple iOS
5 34 (3.95%) Windows
6 14 (1.63%) Solaris
7 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.23%) AIX
8 2 (0.23%) VMS
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Gentoo
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (38.95%) Test Automation
3 334 (38.84%) BDD
4 316 (36.74%) TDD
5 216 (25.12%) Continuous Integration
6 214 (24.88%) Scrum
7 177 (20.58%) Automation Testing
8 169 (19.65%) E-Commerce
9 150 (17.44%) Test Scripting
10 130 (15.12%) Automated Testing
11 79 (9.19%) SOA
12 67 (7.79%) Software Testing
13 55 (6.40%) Performance Testing
14 54 (6.28%) Manual Testing
15 52 (6.05%) Integration Testing
16 50 (5.81%) OO
17 47 (5.47%) Regression Testing
18 44 (5.12%) User Stories
19 43 (5.00%) Web Testing
20 42 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 452 (52.56%) Java
2 226 (26.28%) SQL
3 197 (22.91%) Ruby
4 166 (19.30%) C#
5 135 (15.70%) JavaScript
6 53 (6.16%) Python
7 43 (5.00%) PHP
8 35 (4.07%) Groovy
9 25 (2.91%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.79%) Scala
11 23 (2.67%) XPath
12 21 (2.44%) XQuery
13 19 (2.21%) Perl
14 14 (1.63%) C++
15 9 (1.05%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.81%) F#
17 6 (0.70%) VB
17 6 (0.70%) C
18 5 (0.58%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (9.19%) ISEB
2 66 (7.67%) ISTQB
3 50 (5.81%) Degree
4 30 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 27 (3.14%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.58%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (39.30%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Basel III
2 1 (0.12%) EMIR
2 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (5.23%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.33%) Puppet
3 11 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.05%) Nagios
5 7 (0.81%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.47%) MOM
8 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.23%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (10.93%) Oracle
2 64 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.26%) HP
4 12 (1.40%) Adobe
4 12 (1.40%) Zend
5 10 (1.16%) IBM
5 10 (1.16%) hybris
6 9 (1.05%) Apple
7 7 (0.81%) JBoss
8 6 (0.70%) ATG
9 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.58%) Sun
10 4 (0.47%) Citrix
10 4 (0.47%) Twitter
10 4 (0.47%) Green Hat
11 3 (0.35%) Informatica
11 3 (0.35%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.23%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.23%) MKS
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