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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 39 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.11% 2.39% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.07% 12.31% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
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£347 £319 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% +0.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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%
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
41 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.39% 19.40% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 21
Average daily rate £347 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £406 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 2015. 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 +6 5 £347 +11.04%
Yeovil - 1 - - 3
Selenium
South West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) ATDD
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle