The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 96 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 41 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.02% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.85% 8.95% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £420
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 - £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +129.03%
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
378 313 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.52% 11.43% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 175 114
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Scotland region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 20 £363 -21.19% 6
Glasgow +4 13 £325 -13.33% 9
West Lothian - 5 £375 -
Fife -7 1 - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 53 (66.25%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.75%) Java
3 36 (45.00%) SQL
4 27 (33.75%) Test Automation
5 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 23 (28.75%) Jenkins
8 22 (27.50%) BDD
8 22 (27.50%) TDD
8 22 (27.50%) Finance
9 21 (26.25%) Maven
10 20 (25.00%) Banking
11 18 (22.50%) Scrum
11 18 (22.50%) Cucumber
12 17 (21.25%) JIRA
12 17 (21.25%) HTML
13 16 (20.00%) XML
13 16 (20.00%) UNIX
13 16 (20.00%) HP UFT
13 16 (20.00%) RESTful
14 15 (18.75%) JSP
14 15 (18.75%) J2EE
14 15 (18.75%) CSS
14 15 (18.75%) Unit Testing
14 15 (18.75%) Spring
15 13 (16.25%) Perl
15 13 (16.25%) Web Services
15 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
16 12 (15.00%) Struts

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.75%) JBoss
2 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.50%) FileNet
4 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) QlikView
2 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 23 (28.75%) Jenkins
3 21 (26.25%) Maven
4 18 (22.50%) Cucumber
5 17 (21.25%) JIRA
6 16 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 10 (12.50%) Hudson
8 9 (11.25%) CruiseControl
9 7 (8.75%) Ant
9 7 (8.75%) Artifactory
10 6 (7.50%) Gradle
10 6 (7.50%) FitNesse
11 5 (6.25%) JUnit
11 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
12 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
13 3 (3.75%) Mockito
13 3 (3.75%) JMeter
13 3 (3.75%) JBehave
14 2 (2.50%) eggPlant
14 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 20 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 20 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 20 (25.00%) Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) Tester
5 12 (15.00%) Automation Tester
6 9 (11.25%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Test Manager
11 2 (2.50%) Java Software Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) HTML
2 16 (20.00%) XML
2 16 (20.00%) RESTful
3 15 (18.75%) Spring
3 15 (18.75%) J2EE
3 15 (18.75%) CSS
3 15 (18.75%) JSP
4 13 (16.25%) Web Services
5 12 (15.00%) Struts
5 12 (15.00%) Ajax
6 9 (11.25%) JSON
6 9 (11.25%) Spring Web Flow
6 9 (11.25%) GWT
6 9 (11.25%) Spring MVC
7 7 (8.75%) XSLT
8 6 (7.50%) JDBC
8 6 (7.50%) jQuery
8 6 (7.50%) iBATIS
9 5 (6.25%) JSF
9 5 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) GIS
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) UNIX
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (66.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) Test Automation
3 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (27.50%) BDD
4 22 (27.50%) TDD
5 18 (22.50%) Scrum
6 15 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.75%) OO
8 10 (12.50%) Web Application Development
9 9 (11.25%) Open Source
9 9 (11.25%) MVC
9 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Kanban
11 6 (7.50%) SOA
12 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.25%) User Stories
12 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.00%) Test Planning
13 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.75%) Java
2 36 (45.00%) SQL
3 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.25%) Perl
5 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
5 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.00%) Python
7 3 (3.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 2 (2.50%) ESRI
2 2 (2.50%) Twitter
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
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