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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 97 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.35% 5.44% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £353 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £260 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £420 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
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
321 239 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.52% 9.58% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 107 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -4 16 £443 +21.64% 5
Glasgow -8 12 £375 -16.66% 5
Stirling - 1 £350 - 1
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (79.59%) Java
2 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (61.22%) Oracle
4 29 (59.18%) Relational Database
5 28 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 27 (55.10%) CSS
7 26 (53.06%) JSP
8 22 (44.90%) SQL
9 21 (42.86%) JBoss
10 19 (38.78%) Spring
11 18 (36.73%) Banking
11 18 (36.73%) JMS
11 18 (36.73%) J2EE
11 18 (36.73%) XML
12 17 (34.69%) XSLT
12 17 (34.69%) UNIX
12 17 (34.69%) JDBC
12 17 (34.69%) Perl
12 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
12 17 (34.69%) Struts
12 17 (34.69%) OO
12 17 (34.69%) CruiseControl
12 17 (34.69%) Ajax
12 17 (34.69%) WebSphere
12 17 (34.69%) MVC
12 17 (34.69%) Shell Script
12 17 (34.69%) Spring MVC
12 17 (34.69%) Spring Web Flow
12 17 (34.69%) GWT
12 17 (34.69%) Unit Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (34.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.24%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.37%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) CruiseControl
2 16 (32.65%) Maven
3 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.37%) JIRA
5 6 (12.24%) Hudson
5 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.20%) Cobertura
7 4 (8.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (6.12%) WinRunner
8 3 (6.12%) Zephyr
9 2 (4.08%) JUnit
10 1 (2.04%) JMeter
10 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.04%) JBehave
10 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (36.73%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Front Office
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
1 19 (38.78%) Java Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Technical Leader
2 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Build Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.08%) Tester
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.04%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Development Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) CSS
2 26 (53.06%) JSP
3 19 (38.78%) Spring
4 18 (36.73%) JMS
4 18 (36.73%) J2EE
4 18 (36.73%) XML
5 17 (34.69%) XSLT
5 17 (34.69%) JDBC
5 17 (34.69%) Struts
5 17 (34.69%) Ajax
5 17 (34.69%) Spring MVC
5 17 (34.69%) Spring Web Flow
5 17 (34.69%) GWT
5 17 (34.69%) iBATIS
6 12 (24.49%) HTML
7 10 (20.41%) JSF
8 9 (18.37%) Servlets
9 5 (10.20%) Java EE
10 4 (8.16%) Drools
11 2 (4.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Open Source
1 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (4.08%) GIS
2 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) OO
2 17 (34.69%) MVC
2 17 (34.69%) Unit Testing
2 17 (34.69%) Web Application Development
3 16 (32.65%) SOA
4 12 (24.49%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) BDD
5 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) ETL
8 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Test Management
9 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.08%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.04%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 28 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 17 (34.69%) Perl
4 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
4 17 (34.69%) Shell Script
5 9 (18.37%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Clojure
6 1 (2.04%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Oracle
2 21 (42.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) CA
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