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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 106 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 34 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.09% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.50% 9.55% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 4
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£363 £375 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £460 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
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
358 314 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.22% 11.38% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 174 90
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.13 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 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 31 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 -3 20 £363 -9.37% 7
Glasgow +1 9 £325 -13.33% 4
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Fife - 1 - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (58.23%) Java
3 38 (48.10%) SQL
4 27 (34.18%) Test Automation
4 27 (34.18%) Jenkins
5 26 (32.91%) WebDriver
6 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
6 24 (30.38%) TDD
6 24 (30.38%) Maven
6 24 (30.38%) BDD
7 22 (27.85%) XML
8 21 (26.58%) Banking
8 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (25.32%) Scrum
10 19 (24.05%) Finance
10 19 (24.05%) RESTful
10 19 (24.05%) Cucumber
11 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
11 17 (21.52%) HTML
12 16 (20.25%) J2EE
12 16 (20.25%) JSP
12 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
13 15 (18.99%) Spring
13 15 (18.99%) CSS
13 15 (18.99%) UNIX
14 14 (17.72%) JIRA
15 13 (16.46%) JSON
15 13 (16.46%) Ajax
15 13 (16.46%) QA
15 13 (16.46%) HP UFT

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) JBoss
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.53%) FileNet
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
1 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) Intranet
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.53%) QlikView
3 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Jenkins
2 26 (32.91%) WebDriver
3 24 (30.38%) Maven
4 19 (24.05%) Cucumber
5 14 (17.72%) JIRA
6 13 (16.46%) HP UFT
7 11 (13.92%) Ant
8 9 (11.39%) CruiseControl
8 9 (11.39%) FitNesse
8 9 (11.39%) Hudson
9 8 (10.13%) JUnit
10 7 (8.86%) Eclipse
11 6 (7.59%) Artifactory
12 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
13 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
13 4 (5.06%) LoadRunner
13 4 (5.06%) JMeter
13 4 (5.06%) Gradle
13 4 (5.06%) Mockito
14 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (26.58%) Banking
2 19 (24.05%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Tester
2 21 (26.58%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Automation Tester
4 15 (18.99%) Test Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Test Leader
6 8 (10.13%) Automation Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.80%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.53%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) XML
2 19 (24.05%) RESTful
3 17 (21.52%) HTML
4 16 (20.25%) J2EE
4 16 (20.25%) JSP
5 15 (18.99%) CSS
5 15 (18.99%) Spring
6 13 (16.46%) Ajax
6 13 (16.46%) JSON
6 13 (16.46%) Struts
7 10 (12.66%) Web Services
8 9 (11.39%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (11.39%) GWT
8 9 (11.39%) Spring MVC
9 8 (10.13%) XML Schema
10 7 (8.86%) XSLT
10 7 (8.86%) jQuery
10 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
11 6 (7.59%) iBATIS
11 6 (7.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) UNIX
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) Test Automation
3 24 (30.38%) TDD
3 24 (30.38%) BDD
4 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (25.32%) Scrum
6 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.92%) OO
7 11 (13.92%) Web Application Development
8 9 (11.39%) SOA
8 9 (11.39%) MVC
9 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
9 8 (10.13%) Open Source
9 8 (10.13%) User Stories
9 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.86%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.86%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Kanban
12 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) Java
2 38 (48.10%) SQL
3 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.19%) Perl
5 9 (11.39%) PL/SQL
5 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.59%) XPath
7 3 (3.80%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) ISEB
2 2 (2.53%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) HP
3 2 (2.53%) SAP
3 2 (2.53%) Twitter
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat