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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 57 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.27% 1.11% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% 11.54% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate £319 £469 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +51.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £500 £441
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
Buckinghamshire

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
75 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.56% 9.65% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 33
Average daily rate £325 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £415
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 - - £37.50
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 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 11 February 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 4 (26.67%) Servlets
4 4 (26.67%) Struts
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Sun
4 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) Maven
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) TDD

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
1 4 (26.67%) JSP
1 4 (26.67%) Servlets
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
1 4 (26.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) API Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP