The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 60 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.23% 1.90% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.90% 19.10% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
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£320 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £353 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
84 89 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.32% 9.97% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) VBScript
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
8 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.79%) eggPlant
8 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) CDMA
1 3 (15.79%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
2 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
3 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) eggPlant
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) NUnit
7 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
7 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) iPad
1 3 (15.79%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) Release Management
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) VBScript
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) VB
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP