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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 72 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 44 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 1.33% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.46% 10.14% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £202 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £347 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £11.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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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
353 296 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.18% 13.09% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 173 117
Average daily rate £375 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +1 31 £350 +27.27% 8
West Lothian +10 5 £375 +11.94% 5
Glasgow +1 5 £350 +16.66%
Dundee - 1 £320 - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 60 (82.19%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (71.23%) Java
3 39 (53.42%) SQL
4 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
5 30 (41.10%) CSS
6 29 (39.73%) JSP
6 29 (39.73%) UNIX
6 29 (39.73%) Perl
6 29 (39.73%) Spring
7 28 (38.36%) Oracle
8 26 (35.62%) Unit Testing
9 25 (34.25%) Cucumber
9 25 (34.25%) Relational Database
10 24 (32.88%) J2EE
10 24 (32.88%) Struts
10 24 (32.88%) XML
10 24 (32.88%) Ajax
11 22 (30.14%) Test Automation
12 21 (28.77%) Web Application Development
12 21 (28.77%) MVC
12 21 (28.77%) Banking
12 21 (28.77%) OO
13 20 (27.40%) JMS
13 20 (27.40%) Shell Script
13 20 (27.40%) PL/SQL
14 19 (26.03%) XSLT
14 19 (26.03%) CruiseControl
14 19 (26.03%) Maven
14 19 (26.03%) WebSphere
14 19 (26.03%) Spring MVC

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (26.03%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.33%) JBoss
3 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.48%) Big Data
4 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Cucumber
2 19 (26.03%) CruiseControl
2 19 (26.03%) Maven
2 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
3 13 (17.81%) WebDriver
4 10 (13.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (12.33%) JUnit
5 9 (12.33%) JIRA
6 8 (10.96%) Ant
6 8 (10.96%) Eclipse
7 6 (8.22%) Hudson
7 6 (8.22%) Subversion
8 5 (6.85%) Mockito
9 4 (5.48%) FitNesse
9 4 (5.48%) NUnit
9 4 (5.48%) WinRunner
10 3 (4.11%) Artifactory
10 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.74%) Gradle
11 2 (2.74%) Calabash
General
1 21 (28.77%) Banking
2 13 (17.81%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Developer
2 28 (38.36%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Tester
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.11%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Verification Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) CSS
2 29 (39.73%) JSP
2 29 (39.73%) Spring
3 24 (32.88%) J2EE
3 24 (32.88%) Struts
3 24 (32.88%) XML
3 24 (32.88%) Ajax
4 20 (27.40%) JMS
5 19 (26.03%) XSLT
5 19 (26.03%) Spring MVC
5 19 (26.03%) Spring Web Flow
5 19 (26.03%) GWT
6 17 (23.29%) iBATIS
6 17 (23.29%) JDBC
7 13 (17.81%) HTML
8 9 (12.33%) JSF
9 8 (10.96%) Servlets
10 6 (8.22%) RESTful
10 6 (8.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Open Source
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.37%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) UNIX
2 13 (17.81%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Android
4 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (82.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) Unit Testing
3 22 (30.14%) Test Automation
4 21 (28.77%) Web Application Development
4 21 (28.77%) MVC
4 21 (28.77%) OO
5 17 (23.29%) TDD
6 14 (19.18%) BDD
7 12 (16.44%) Scrum
8 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.59%) SOA
9 7 (9.59%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.22%) User Stories
10 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.85%) UML
11 5 (6.85%) CRM
11 5 (6.85%) Automation Testing
12 4 (5.48%) Product Management
12 4 (5.48%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (71.23%) Java
2 39 (53.42%) SQL
3 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.73%) Perl
5 20 (27.40%) Shell Script
5 20 (27.40%) PL/SQL
6 10 (13.70%) Python
7 9 (12.33%) C#
8 5 (6.85%) PHP
9 4 (5.48%) C++
10 3 (4.11%) Ruby
10 3 (4.11%) XPath
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) VBScript
11 1 (1.37%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) ClojureScript
11 1 (1.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Oracle
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) HP
3 1 (1.37%) CA
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