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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 56 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.47% 0.47% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.41% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
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 - -
Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.58% 21.33% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 21 8
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.70 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -13 2 £338 -
Yeovil - - - -
Bath - - - - 3
Bridgwater - - - - 2
Street - - - -
Selenium
South West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 8 (72.73%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 5 (45.45%) SAP
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 2 (18.18%) BDD
8 1 (9.09%) Summit
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
8 1 (9.09%) ISO 14001
8 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
8 1 (9.09%) ISEB
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Summit
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation Specialist
3 4 (36.36%) Test Specialist
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
1 8 (72.73%) Automated Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 14001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SAP