The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 34 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.58% 0.66% 3.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.59% 3.03% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate £375 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -36.61%
Selenium
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.26% 21.85% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 31
Average daily rate £338 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £472 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 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
Taunton +12 2 £400 +23.07%
Yeovil - 1 £310 -
Selenium
South West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (74.42%) SpecFlow
3 26 (60.47%) Scrum
4 23 (53.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (51.16%) .NET
6 21 (48.84%) C#
7 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
7 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
7 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
7 20 (46.51%) Automated Testing
8 19 (44.19%) Test Automation
9 18 (41.86%) SQL
9 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
10 17 (39.53%) HTML
10 17 (39.53%) IIS
10 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
11 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
12 14 (32.56%) QA
12 14 (32.56%) Release Management
12 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
14 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
14 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
15 11 (25.58%) CSS
15 11 (25.58%) ISEB
15 11 (25.58%) MVC
15 11 (25.58%) HTML5
15 11 (25.58%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (25.58%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (25.58%) Test Management

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (39.53%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) IaaS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SSDT
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 32 (74.42%) SpecFlow
2 23 (53.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
4 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
5 11 (25.58%) TeamCity
6 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.65%) Gradle
7 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 2 (4.65%) JUnit
7 2 (4.65%) Maven
7 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.33%) JBehave
8 1 (2.33%) JMeter
8 1 (2.33%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.33%) WATIR
8 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 17 (39.53%) HTML
3 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (25.58%) CSS
4 11 (25.58%) HTML5
4 11 (25.58%) WCF
5 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
8 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.33%) J2EE
8 1 (2.33%) Laravel
8 1 (2.33%) Middleware
8 1 (2.33%) PostGIS
8 1 (2.33%) REST
8 1 (2.33%) RESTful
8 1 (2.33%) SOAP
8 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.58%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
1 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
1 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Scrum
3 20 (46.51%) Automated Testing
4 19 (44.19%) Test Automation
5 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Release Management
7 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
8 11 (25.58%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (25.58%) MVC
8 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Test Management
9 10 (23.26%) Functional Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Load Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Security Testing
10 7 (16.28%) ITIL
10 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
10 7 (16.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 18 (41.86%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) TypeScript
4 6 (13.95%) C++
5 4 (9.30%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) SC Cleared
1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) ISEB
2 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) ATG
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk