The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 101 158 126
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -32
Contract jobs citing Selenium 177 87 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.89% 0.97% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.45% 8.42% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 59 78
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£385 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.92% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
Selenium
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1225 1033 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.09% 11.53% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 565 489
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.70 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the South East region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Hampshire +46 78 £400 +13.47% 15
Berkshire +24 29 £350 -6.66% 14
Surrey +8 28 £400 +23.07% 20
Buckinghamshire -2 16 £350 +7.69% 6
West Sussex - 12 £413 - 4
East Sussex -6 7 £325 -12.16% 3
Sussex - 5 £350 -
Kent -1 2 £386 -22.75% 2
Oxfordshire -22 2 £460 +53.33% 5
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 250 (75.30%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (41.57%) Java
3 130 (39.16%) BDD
4 129 (38.86%) Scrum
5 115 (34.64%) WebDriver
6 114 (34.34%) TDD
7 105 (31.63%) C#
8 95 (28.61%) Test Automation
9 90 (27.11%) Cucumber
10 82 (24.70%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (22.89%) Jenkins
11 76 (22.89%) Automated Testing
12 75 (22.59%) Test Scripting
13 68 (20.48%) JUnit
14 67 (20.18%) SOAP
15 65 (19.58%) Web Services
16 64 (19.28%) JavaScript
17 61 (18.37%) SQL
17 61 (18.37%) .NET
17 61 (18.37%) QA
18 52 (15.66%) Subversion
19 48 (14.46%) JIRA
20 47 (14.16%) Spring
20 47 (14.16%) HTML
20 47 (14.16%) Git (software)
21 46 (13.86%) XML
21 46 (13.86%) SOA
22 44 (13.25%) Automation Testing
23 41 (12.35%) Linux
23 41 (12.35%) Maven

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (6.33%) Apache
2 15 (4.52%) Node.js
3 13 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.61%) JBoss
4 12 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.01%) CMS
6 9 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.20%) Documentum
7 4 (1.20%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.20%) Confluence
8 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.60%) Drupal
10 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.30%) Mule
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.30%) WildFly
10 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.71%) Magento
2 4 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.11%) SaaS
3 5 (1.51%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.33%) Internet
2 5 (1.51%) DAB
3 3 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) CDMA
5 1 (0.30%) GSM
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 23 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.42%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.01%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.41%) DB2
5 8 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.51%) Big Data
7 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.20%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.90%) MySQL
8 3 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 115 (34.64%) WebDriver
2 90 (27.11%) Cucumber
3 76 (22.89%) Jenkins
4 68 (20.48%) JUnit
5 52 (15.66%) Subversion
6 48 (14.46%) JIRA
7 47 (14.16%) Git (software)
8 41 (12.35%) Maven
9 36 (10.84%) HP UFT
9 36 (10.84%) SoapUI
10 27 (8.13%) JMeter
11 26 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (7.83%) Mockito
12 21 (6.33%) SpecFlow
13 20 (6.02%) NUnit
14 16 (4.82%) Eclipse
14 16 (4.82%) RSpec
15 13 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (3.61%) Gradle
17 10 (3.01%) FindBugs
General
1 38 (11.45%) Finance
2 13 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.31%) Retail
4 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.51%) Automotive
6 4 (1.20%) Electronics
6 4 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (28.92%) Analyst
2 94 (28.31%) Test Analyst
3 88 (26.51%) Developer
4 71 (21.39%) Tester
5 37 (11.14%) Java Developer
6 26 (7.83%) Automation Tester
7 22 (6.63%) Automation Analyst
7 22 (6.63%) Test Engineer
8 21 (6.33%) Team Leader
8 21 (6.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 20 (6.02%) Software Tester
10 19 (5.72%) Test Team Leader
10 19 (5.72%) Agile Test Analyst
11 18 (5.42%) Automation Engineer
11 18 (5.42%) Test Manager
12 16 (4.82%) Test Automation Engineer
12 16 (4.82%) Selenium Tester
13 14 (4.22%) Test Leader
14 12 (3.61%) QA Engineer
15 11 (3.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (20.18%) SOAP
2 65 (19.58%) Web Services
3 61 (18.37%) .NET
4 47 (14.16%) HTML
4 47 (14.16%) Spring
5 46 (13.86%) XML
6 40 (12.05%) RESTful
7 33 (9.94%) CSS
8 29 (8.73%) AngularJS
9 27 (8.13%) Hibernate
10 25 (7.53%) JSON
10 25 (7.53%) jQuery
11 22 (6.63%) Gherkin
12 21 (6.33%) ASP.NET
13 18 (5.42%) SAML
13 18 (5.42%) OAuth2
13 18 (5.42%) OpenID
14 17 (5.12%) HTML5
14 17 (5.12%) REST
14 17 (5.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.22%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.81%) GIS
3 6 (1.81%) iSeries
4 4 (1.20%) DTV
5 3 (0.90%) AS400
6 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.30%) W3C
7 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.30%) iPad
7 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.30%) Robotics
7 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.30%) Wiki
7 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.35%) Linux
2 28 (8.43%) UNIX
3 20 (6.02%) Windows
4 12 (3.61%) Android
5 11 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.20%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Solaris
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (75.30%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (39.16%) BDD
3 129 (38.86%) Scrum
4 114 (34.34%) TDD
5 95 (28.61%) Test Automation
6 82 (24.70%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (22.89%) Automated Testing
8 75 (22.59%) Test Scripting
9 46 (13.86%) SOA
10 44 (13.25%) Automation Testing
11 35 (10.54%) E-Commerce
11 35 (10.54%) Software Testing
12 32 (9.64%) Regression Testing
13 30 (9.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (8.43%) Change Control
15 26 (7.83%) Test Management
16 23 (6.93%) Web Development
17 22 (6.63%) OO
17 22 (6.63%) MVC
18 20 (6.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (41.57%) Java
2 105 (31.63%) C#
3 64 (19.28%) JavaScript
4 61 (18.37%) SQL
5 23 (6.93%) Ruby
6 18 (5.42%) VB
7 13 (3.92%) PHP
8 9 (2.71%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.41%) VBScript
10 5 (1.51%) Python
10 5 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.20%) C++
12 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.60%) RPG
13 2 (0.60%) Perl
13 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.60%) Groovy
13 2 (0.60%) VBA
13 2 (0.60%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (9.94%) ISEB
1 33 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (6.93%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.51%) Degree
6 2 (0.60%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (18.37%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Squid
1 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (0.30%) vCloud
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (7.83%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) logstash
3 1 (0.30%) Salt
3 1 (0.30%) Kibana
3 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (11.14%) Oracle
2 28 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.92%) HP
4 11 (3.31%) WSO2
5 7 (2.11%) Apigee
6 5 (1.51%) IBM
6 5 (1.51%) Google
7 4 (1.20%) Coremetrics
7 4 (1.20%) SAP
8 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.90%) webMethods
8 3 (0.90%) Endeca
9 2 (0.60%) Telerik
10 1 (0.30%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.30%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.30%) Twitter
10 1 (0.30%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) Serena
10 1 (0.30%) Cognos
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
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