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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 92 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 29 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.59% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.03% 4.72% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Average daily rate
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£403 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £272 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £371 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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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
321 318 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.64% 12.58% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 166 110
Average daily rate £375 £351 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +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 24 October 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 October 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
Glasgow +7 14 - - 2
Edinburgh -5 10 £460 +36.29% 4
Dundee - 2 £263 - 2
Stirling - - - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 46 (79.31%) Java
2 45 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (56.90%) Oracle
4 31 (53.45%) JavaScript
4 31 (53.45%) Relational Database
5 30 (51.72%) CSS
6 29 (50.00%) JSP
7 25 (43.10%) Perl
8 22 (37.93%) UNIX
8 22 (37.93%) Spring
9 21 (36.21%) Banking
9 21 (36.21%) OO
9 21 (36.21%) J2EE
10 20 (34.48%) JMS
10 20 (34.48%) Struts
10 20 (34.48%) XML
10 20 (34.48%) MVC
10 20 (34.48%) Shell Script
10 20 (34.48%) Ajax
10 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
11 19 (32.76%) CruiseControl
11 19 (32.76%) WebSphere
11 19 (32.76%) iBATIS
11 19 (32.76%) Spring MVC
11 19 (32.76%) Spring Web Flow
11 19 (32.76%) GWT
11 19 (32.76%) XSLT
11 19 (32.76%) JDBC
11 19 (32.76%) PL/SQL
11 19 (32.76%) SQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 19 (32.76%) WebSphere
2 13 (22.41%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (53.45%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.52%) RDBMS
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) CruiseControl
2 13 (22.41%) Cucumber
2 13 (22.41%) Maven
3 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.97%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (8.62%) JIRA
5 5 (8.62%) WinRunner
6 4 (6.90%) JUnit
7 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.17%) Zephyr
8 2 (3.45%) JMeter
8 2 (3.45%) JBehave
8 2 (3.45%) Hudson
8 2 (3.45%) Cobertura
9 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.72%) Concordion
9 1 (1.72%) Subversion
9 1 (1.72%) NUnit
9 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
General
1 21 (36.21%) Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Technical Leader
4 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Build Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Verification Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Development Consultant
9 1 (1.72%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (1.72%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) CSS
2 29 (50.00%) JSP
3 22 (37.93%) Spring
4 21 (36.21%) J2EE
5 20 (34.48%) Ajax
5 20 (34.48%) Struts
5 20 (34.48%) XML
5 20 (34.48%) JMS
6 19 (32.76%) XSLT
6 19 (32.76%) JDBC
6 19 (32.76%) iBATIS
6 19 (32.76%) Spring MVC
6 19 (32.76%) Spring Web Flow
6 19 (32.76%) GWT
7 13 (22.41%) HTML
8 11 (18.97%) JSF
9 10 (17.24%) Servlets
10 2 (3.45%) HTML5
11 1 (1.72%) REST
11 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) OO
3 20 (34.48%) MVC
3 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
4 19 (32.76%) Web Application Development
5 14 (24.14%) TDD
6 13 (22.41%) Scrum
7 11 (18.97%) SOA
8 10 (17.24%) BDD
9 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Test Management
12 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.17%) Product Management
12 3 (5.17%) Automation Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Test Planning
12 3 (5.17%) Information Security
12 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) Java
2 31 (53.45%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.10%) Perl
4 20 (34.48%) Shell Script
5 19 (32.76%) PL/SQL
5 19 (32.76%) SQL
6 11 (18.97%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) C#
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) C++
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) Clojure
10 1 (1.72%) ClojureScript
10 1 (1.72%) VBScript
10 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) HP
2 1 (1.72%) CA
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