The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Scotland region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 99 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 29 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.53% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.18% 6.10% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £346 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £242 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £421 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
316 213 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.47% 8.67% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 90 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £24.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 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 31 July 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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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 15 £400 +13.47% 2
Glasgow +2 12 £375 -16.66% 2
Stirling - 1 £350 - 1
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (77.78%) Java
2 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 28 (51.85%) Oracle
4 27 (50.00%) CSS
5 26 (48.15%) JBoss
5 26 (48.15%) Relational Database
6 23 (42.59%) JSP
7 21 (38.89%) Spring
7 21 (38.89%) SQL
8 20 (37.04%) SOA
9 19 (35.19%) Maven
9 19 (35.19%) Unit Testing
10 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 16 (29.63%) Banking
11 16 (29.63%) JMS
11 16 (29.63%) UNIX
11 16 (29.63%) J2EE
11 16 (29.63%) XML
12 15 (27.78%) XSLT
12 15 (27.78%) Struts
12 15 (27.78%) JDBC
12 15 (27.78%) Perl
12 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
12 15 (27.78%) OO
12 15 (27.78%) CruiseControl
12 15 (27.78%) Ajax
12 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
12 15 (27.78%) MVC
12 15 (27.78%) Scrum

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.11%) Confluence
3 3 (5.56%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Maven
2 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 15 (27.78%) CruiseControl
4 11 (20.37%) JIRA
5 6 (11.11%) Hudson
6 5 (9.26%) Cobertura
6 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (7.41%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.56%) Zephyr
8 3 (5.56%) WinRunner
9 2 (3.70%) JUnit
9 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.85%) JMeter
General
1 16 (29.63%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
1 22 (40.74%) Java Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Technical Leader
4 6 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Build Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Development Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) CSS
2 23 (42.59%) JSP
3 21 (38.89%) Spring
4 16 (29.63%) XML
4 16 (29.63%) JMS
4 16 (29.63%) J2EE
5 15 (27.78%) JDBC
5 15 (27.78%) Struts
5 15 (27.78%) XSLT
5 15 (27.78%) Ajax
5 15 (27.78%) iBATIS
5 15 (27.78%) Spring MVC
5 15 (27.78%) Spring Web Flow
5 15 (27.78%) GWT
6 14 (25.93%) HTML
7 10 (18.52%) JSF
8 8 (14.81%) Servlets
9 6 (11.11%) Java EE
10 5 (9.26%) Web Services
10 5 (9.26%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) SOA
3 19 (35.19%) Unit Testing
4 15 (27.78%) MVC
4 15 (27.78%) Scrum
4 15 (27.78%) OO
4 15 (27.78%) Web Application Development
5 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (24.07%) BDD
7 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.81%) TDD
9 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.26%) ETL
11 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Document Management
12 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
13 2 (3.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.89%) SQL
4 15 (27.78%) Perl
4 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 9 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Groovy
6 1 (1.85%) Clojure
6 1 (1.85%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Oracle
2 26 (48.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) CA
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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