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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 88 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 35 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.74% 3.31% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 10
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£375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £335 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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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
326 302 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.94% 11.96% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 146 117
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 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 1 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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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 16 £443 +26.42% 3
Glasgow -1 14 £375 -16.66% 3
Stirling - 1 £350 -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (80.65%) Java
1 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Oracle
3 32 (51.61%) Relational Database
4 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 30 (48.39%) CSS
5 30 (48.39%) JSP
6 25 (40.32%) SQL
7 24 (38.71%) Perl
8 23 (37.10%) Spring
9 22 (35.48%) J2EE
9 22 (35.48%) UNIX
9 22 (35.48%) OO
9 22 (35.48%) JBoss
10 21 (33.87%) JMS
10 21 (33.87%) Struts
10 21 (33.87%) XML
10 21 (33.87%) Shell Script
10 21 (33.87%) Banking
10 21 (33.87%) Ajax
10 21 (33.87%) Unit Testing
11 20 (32.26%) Spring Web Flow
11 20 (32.26%) GWT
11 20 (32.26%) Spring MVC
11 20 (32.26%) WebSphere
11 20 (32.26%) iBATIS
11 20 (32.26%) CruiseControl
11 20 (32.26%) MVC
11 20 (32.26%) XSLT
11 20 (32.26%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (32.26%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.68%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) CruiseControl
2 17 (27.42%) Maven
3 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
4 10 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
5 9 (14.52%) JIRA
6 6 (9.68%) Hudson
7 5 (8.06%) Cobertura
8 4 (6.45%) WinRunner
8 4 (6.45%) JUnit
9 3 (4.84%) Zephyr
10 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.61%) Mockito
11 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.61%) JBehave
11 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.61%) Subversion
11 1 (1.61%) NUnit
11 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 21 (33.87%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Test Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Technical Leader
5 6 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Automation Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Build Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Verification Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Automation Specialist
9 1 (1.61%) Development Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) CSS
1 30 (48.39%) JSP
2 23 (37.10%) Spring
3 22 (35.48%) J2EE
4 21 (33.87%) JMS
4 21 (33.87%) Struts
4 21 (33.87%) XML
4 21 (33.87%) Ajax
5 20 (32.26%) Spring Web Flow
5 20 (32.26%) GWT
5 20 (32.26%) Spring MVC
5 20 (32.26%) iBATIS
5 20 (32.26%) XSLT
5 20 (32.26%) JDBC
6 12 (19.35%) HTML
7 11 (17.74%) JSF
8 10 (16.13%) Servlets
9 5 (8.06%) Java EE
10 4 (6.45%) Drools
11 2 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.23%) GIS
1 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) UNIX
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) OO
3 21 (33.87%) Unit Testing
4 20 (32.26%) MVC
4 20 (32.26%) Web Application Development
5 16 (25.81%) SOA
6 12 (19.35%) Scrum
6 12 (19.35%) TDD
7 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.74%) BDD
8 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
10 6 (9.68%) Manual Testing
11 5 (8.06%) ETL
12 3 (4.84%) Test Management
12 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
12 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
12 3 (4.84%) Test Planning
13 2 (3.23%) Coaching
13 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) Java
2 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.32%) SQL
4 24 (38.71%) Perl
5 21 (33.87%) Shell Script
6 20 (32.26%) PL/SQL
7 13 (20.97%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) Clojure
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Oracle
2 22 (35.48%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) CA
3 1 (1.61%) HP
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