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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 91 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 36 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 0.92% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.56% 7.17% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 3
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£375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +66.66%
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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
341 321 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.36% 12.87% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 176 127
Average daily rate £375 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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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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 -10 17 £390 +34.48% 2
Glasgow - 13 - - 1
Dundee - 3 £288 - 1
West Lothian +10 1 - -
Stirling - - - - 1
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (75.00%) Java
3 33 (51.56%) Relational Database
4 32 (50.00%) Oracle
5 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
6 30 (46.88%) CSS
7 29 (45.31%) JSP
8 27 (42.19%) Perl
9 25 (39.06%) UNIX
10 24 (37.50%) XML
10 24 (37.50%) SQL
11 23 (35.94%) Spring
12 22 (34.38%) Banking
12 22 (34.38%) OO
13 21 (32.81%) JMS
13 21 (32.81%) J2EE
13 21 (32.81%) MVC
13 21 (32.81%) Struts
13 21 (32.81%) Shell Script
13 21 (32.81%) Ajax
13 21 (32.81%) Unit Testing
13 21 (32.81%) Web Application Development
14 20 (31.25%) GWT
14 20 (31.25%) iBATIS
14 20 (31.25%) Spring MVC
14 20 (31.25%) Spring Web Flow
14 20 (31.25%) WebSphere
14 20 (31.25%) CruiseControl
14 20 (31.25%) PL/SQL
14 20 (31.25%) XSLT

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 20 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 10 (15.63%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (51.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) CruiseControl
2 16 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 14 (21.88%) Maven
3 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
4 10 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (7.81%) JUnit
5 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.25%) JIRA
6 4 (6.25%) FitNesse
6 4 (6.25%) WinRunner
6 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.69%) Ant
7 3 (4.69%) Zephyr
8 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.13%) JBehave
8 2 (3.13%) JMeter
9 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.56%) SilkTest
9 1 (1.56%) Subversion
9 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 22 (34.38%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 23 (35.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Tester
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Verification Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.56%) Consultant
10 1 (1.56%) Systems Manager
10 1 (1.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) CSS
2 29 (45.31%) JSP
3 24 (37.50%) XML
4 23 (35.94%) Spring
5 21 (32.81%) JMS
5 21 (32.81%) J2EE
5 21 (32.81%) Struts
5 21 (32.81%) Ajax
6 20 (31.25%) GWT
6 20 (31.25%) iBATIS
6 20 (31.25%) Spring MVC
6 20 (31.25%) Spring Web Flow
6 20 (31.25%) XSLT
6 20 (31.25%) JDBC
7 12 (18.75%) HTML
8 9 (14.06%) Servlets
8 9 (14.06%) JSF
9 3 (4.69%) XML Schema
9 3 (4.69%) JSON
9 3 (4.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) UNIX
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) OO
3 21 (32.81%) MVC
3 21 (32.81%) Unit Testing
3 21 (32.81%) Web Application Development
4 17 (26.56%) TDD
5 15 (23.44%) Scrum
6 13 (20.31%) SOA
7 12 (18.75%) BDD
8 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
9 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.25%) User Stories
12 4 (6.25%) Security Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.25%) Product Management
12 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (75.00%) Java
2 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 27 (42.19%) Perl
4 24 (37.50%) SQL
5 21 (32.81%) Shell Script
6 20 (31.25%) PL/SQL
7 11 (17.19%) Python
8 5 (7.81%) C#
8 5 (7.81%) PHP
9 4 (6.25%) C++
10 3 (4.69%) Ruby
10 3 (4.69%) XPath
11 1 (1.56%) VBScript
11 1 (1.56%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) ClojureScript
11 1 (1.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) HP
2 1 (1.56%) CA
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