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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 88 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 43 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 1.66% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.10% 12.61% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
Average daily rate £293 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £288 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £420 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +282.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £60.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.92%
Selenium
UK

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
305 349 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.97% 13.19% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 212 173
Average daily rate £338 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £27.60 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £47.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -9 37 £310 -11.42% 6
Glasgow +9 3 £265 -24.28% 8
Fife +3 2 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.45%) Java
2 40 (45.45%) JIRA
3 30 (34.09%) BDD
4 29 (32.95%) QA
5 28 (31.82%) Web Services
5 28 (31.82%) WebDriver
6 27 (30.68%) Cucumber
6 27 (30.68%) Scrum
7 25 (28.41%) SQL
8 23 (26.14%) TDD
8 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
9 22 (25.00%) Finance
10 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
10 21 (23.86%) Maven
11 19 (21.59%) Open Source
12 18 (20.45%) JBehave
12 18 (20.45%) REST
12 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
12 18 (20.45%) User Stories
12 18 (20.45%) Python
13 17 (19.32%) Automated Testing
13 17 (19.32%) Functional Testing
14 16 (18.18%) Gradle
14 16 (18.18%) PostGIS
14 16 (18.18%) Leaflet
14 16 (18.18%) GIS
15 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
16 14 (15.91%) HP UFT

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (13.64%) JBoss
2 3 (3.41%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.27%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) GIS
2 13 (14.77%) NoSQL
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) dBASE
6 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.14%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (45.45%) JIRA
2 28 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 27 (30.68%) Cucumber
4 21 (23.86%) Maven
5 18 (20.45%) JBehave
6 16 (18.18%) Gradle
7 14 (15.91%) HP UFT
8 11 (12.50%) Firebug
8 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 11 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.55%) FitNesse
10 4 (4.55%) JMeter
11 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.41%) YouTrack
12 2 (2.27%) Appium
12 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.27%) Hudson
12 2 (2.27%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
2 3 (3.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Analyst
1 43 (48.86%) Test Analyst
2 22 (25.00%) Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Automation Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) GIS Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Tester
5 8 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) QA Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Digital Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) Web Services
2 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
2 18 (20.45%) REST
3 16 (18.18%) Leaflet
3 16 (18.18%) PostGIS
4 11 (12.50%) Java EE
5 8 (9.09%) HTML
6 7 (7.95%) .NET
6 7 (7.95%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.55%) Spring
8 3 (3.41%) RESTful
8 3 (3.41%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.41%) XML
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.27%) CSS
9 2 (2.27%) JSP
9 2 (2.27%) Servlets
9 2 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.82%) VLE
2 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Unix
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.09%) BDD
3 27 (30.68%) Scrum
4 23 (26.14%) TDD
4 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
5 19 (21.59%) Open Source
6 18 (20.45%) User Stories
7 17 (19.32%) Automated Testing
7 17 (19.32%) Functional Testing
8 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (15.91%) SOA
9 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
10 12 (13.64%) Defect Management
10 12 (13.64%) Kanban
11 9 (10.23%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
11 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
11 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) Java
2 25 (28.41%) SQL
3 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.45%) Python
5 11 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.27%) XPath
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 9 (10.23%) ISEB
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (32.95%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) WCAG
3 2 (2.27%) SDET
4 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) ESRI
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) IBM
3 1 (1.14%) SAP
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