The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 102 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing Selenium 25 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.22% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.36% 11.60% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 2
Average daily rate £338 £403 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.14% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £347 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £304
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
299 250 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.37% 10.53% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 151 104
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £284 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £44.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Selenium
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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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 13 £300 -13.66%
Glasgow +12 12 £375 +3.44% 3
Stirling - - - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (69.64%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) SOA
3 33 (58.93%) JBoss
4 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (46.43%) SQL
6 21 (37.50%) Scrum
7 20 (35.71%) Maven
8 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
8 19 (33.93%) Web Services
8 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
9 18 (32.14%) Java EE
10 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (28.57%) Oracle
11 15 (26.79%) Drools
11 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
11 15 (26.79%) User Stories
12 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 13 (23.21%) JIRA
13 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
13 13 (23.21%) UNIX
13 13 (23.21%) BDD
14 12 (21.43%) HTML
14 12 (21.43%) Performance Testing
14 12 (21.43%) Open Source
15 11 (19.64%) Spring
15 11 (19.64%) CSS
16 10 (17.86%) Python
17 9 (16.07%) XML
18 8 (14.29%) Hibernate

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (8.93%) Alfresco
1 5 (8.93%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.14%) Star Schema
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Maven
2 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
3 13 (23.21%) JIRA
4 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.50%) Hudson
4 7 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 7 (12.50%) Artifactory
5 5 (8.93%) JBehave
5 5 (8.93%) FitNesse
5 5 (8.93%) JUnit
6 4 (7.14%) WATIR
6 4 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (7.14%) RSpec
6 4 (7.14%) Cobertura
6 4 (7.14%) Subversion
6 4 (7.14%) Gradle
7 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.36%) CruiseControl
7 3 (5.36%) Ant
General
1 7 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
1 26 (46.43%) Test Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Tester
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Build Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) Web Services
2 18 (32.14%) Java EE
3 15 (26.79%) Drools
4 12 (21.43%) HTML
5 11 (19.64%) CSS
5 11 (19.64%) Spring
6 9 (16.07%) XML
7 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 8 (14.29%) RESTful
7 8 (14.29%) JSON
8 7 (12.50%) Gherkin
8 7 (12.50%) SOAP
9 5 (8.93%) XHTML
9 5 (8.93%) jQuery
9 5 (8.93%) Spring Security
10 4 (7.14%) JSP
11 3 (5.36%) Struts
11 3 (5.36%) JDBC
11 3 (5.36%) J2EE
11 3 (5.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Open Source
2 7 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) UNIX
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) SOA
2 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) Scrum
4 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
5 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (26.79%) User Stories
6 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
7 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 13 (23.21%) BDD
9 12 (21.43%) Performance Testing
10 8 (14.29%) ETL
11 7 (12.50%) TDD
11 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
13 5 (8.93%) Document Management
13 5 (8.93%) OO
13 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
13 5 (8.93%) Kanban
13 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.71%) Groovy
7 3 (5.36%) C#
7 3 (5.36%) Perl
7 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) ISEB
1 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) HNC
2 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
1 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) JBoss
2 16 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
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