The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Somerset 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 38 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.39% 2.14% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.31% 10.81% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £318 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -
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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
65 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.40% 19.79% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 11
Average daily rate £325 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £298 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Selenium
South West

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Somerset region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Taunton -15 6 £313 -1.57%
Street - 1 £325 -
Bath - - - - 2
Bridgwater - - - -
Selenium
South West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) LINQ
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
5 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) Back Office

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) TestNG
2 1 (9.09%) EasyMock
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) LINQ
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (27.27%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) WF
4 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Task Parallel Library
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft