The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 23 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 Portsmouth 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 15 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.97% - 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.27% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
11 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.89% 4.62% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £380 £388 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £323 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 - £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Selenium
Hampshire

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy