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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 95 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 0.98% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.53% 8.55% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 7
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£356 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £197 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £470 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +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
321 304 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.72% 11.49% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 176 88
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 4
Average hourly rate £41.44 £32.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 22 £363 -3.33% 11
Glasgow -11 8 £325 - 2
West Lothian - 5 £375 -
Fife - 1 - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (59.77%) Java
3 50 (57.47%) SQL
4 34 (39.08%) Jenkins
5 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
5 31 (35.63%) Maven
5 31 (35.63%) Test Automation
6 28 (32.18%) WebDriver
6 28 (32.18%) BDD
7 27 (31.03%) XML
8 24 (27.59%) TDD
8 24 (27.59%) Scrum
8 24 (27.59%) Cucumber
9 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (25.29%) Spring
10 22 (25.29%) JIRA
10 22 (25.29%) HTML
11 21 (24.14%) CSS
11 21 (24.14%) Banking
12 20 (22.99%) UNIX
12 20 (22.99%) Unit Testing
12 20 (22.99%) RESTful
13 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
14 18 (20.69%) JSP
15 17 (19.54%) Perl
15 17 (19.54%) J2EE
15 17 (19.54%) Finance
16 15 (17.24%) HP UFT
16 15 (17.24%) Oracle
16 15 (17.24%) Struts

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (14.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.60%) JBoss
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.30%) FileNet
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) Firewall
4 1 (1.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.30%) QlikView
3 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) Big Data
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (39.08%) Jenkins
2 31 (35.63%) Maven
3 28 (32.18%) WebDriver
4 24 (27.59%) Cucumber
5 22 (25.29%) JIRA
6 15 (17.24%) HP UFT
7 14 (16.09%) Ant
8 12 (13.79%) Hudson
9 11 (12.64%) JUnit
9 11 (12.64%) CruiseControl
10 10 (11.49%) FitNesse
11 9 (10.34%) Artifactory
12 8 (9.20%) Eclipse
13 5 (5.75%) JMeter
13 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
13 5 (5.75%) SoapUI
14 4 (4.60%) Mockito
14 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
14 4 (4.60%) Gradle
14 4 (4.60%) Subversion
General
1 21 (24.14%) Banking
2 17 (19.54%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 22 (25.29%) Tester
4 16 (18.39%) Analyst
4 16 (18.39%) Test Analyst
4 16 (18.39%) Automation Tester
5 11 (12.64%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.90%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) XML
2 22 (25.29%) HTML
2 22 (25.29%) Spring
3 21 (24.14%) CSS
4 20 (22.99%) RESTful
5 18 (20.69%) JSP
6 17 (19.54%) J2EE
7 15 (17.24%) Struts
7 15 (17.24%) Ajax
8 13 (14.94%) JSON
9 11 (12.64%) Spring MVC
9 11 (12.64%) Spring Web Flow
9 11 (12.64%) GWT
10 10 (11.49%) Web Services
11 9 (10.34%) XSLT
12 8 (9.20%) XML Schema
13 7 (8.05%) JMS
13 7 (8.05%) jQuery
13 7 (8.05%) JSF
13 7 (8.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.15%) NHS
3 1 (1.15%) Social Media
3 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) UNIX
2 12 (13.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) Test Automation
3 28 (32.18%) BDD
4 24 (27.59%) TDD
4 24 (27.59%) Scrum
5 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.99%) Unit Testing
7 13 (14.94%) OO
7 13 (14.94%) Web Application Development
8 11 (12.64%) MVC
9 9 (10.34%) SOA
9 9 (10.34%) User Stories
10 8 (9.20%) Automation Testing
10 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (9.20%) Open Source
10 8 (9.20%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (6.90%) OOD
11 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.75%) Kanban
12 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.77%) Java
2 50 (57.47%) SQL
3 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.54%) Perl
5 12 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 11 (12.64%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.90%) XPath
8 4 (4.60%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) Clojure
9 1 (1.15%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) ISEB
2 2 (2.30%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) HP
3 2 (2.30%) SAP
3 2 (2.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.15%) CA
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
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