The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 2.26% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
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 Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
4 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.70% 10.53% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Midlands region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) nginx
6 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) Docker
6 1 (14.29%) logstash
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) SaltStack
6 1 (14.29%) YourKit
6 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Clustering
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) JMeter
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IMAP
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JConsole
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) VisualVM
3 1 (14.29%) YourKit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) SaltStack