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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 44 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.90% 7.88% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 42.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
54 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.17% 18.72% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 13
Average daily rate £330 £300 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -22.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £338 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -24.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 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 -9 3 £325 +2.36% 2
Bath - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Selenium
South West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (50.00%) Gherkin
5 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) LINQ
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) User Stories
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Management

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Mockito
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (8.33%) TestNG
4 1 (8.33%) EasyMock
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) LINQ
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) WF
5 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) User Stories
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft