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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 127 174 147
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 134 74 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 0.83% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.96% 6.97% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 65
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
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
1120 1062 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.03% 11.84% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 592 503
Average daily rate £355 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £247 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £36.80 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +0.40%

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 26 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Selenium Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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
Berkshire +32 44 £350 +40.00% 4
Hampshire +20 36 £375 +7.14% 10
Surrey +4 19 £375 +6.76% 12
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £304 -6.53% 5
Sussex - 6 £350 -
West Sussex - 6 £488 - 1
Kent -1 3 £360 -28.00% 2
Oxfordshire -20 2 £460 +53.33% 6
East Sussex -16 1 - - 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 214 (74.56%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (44.95%) Java
3 117 (40.77%) Scrum
4 113 (39.37%) BDD
5 97 (33.80%) TDD
6 87 (30.31%) WebDriver
7 84 (29.27%) Cucumber
8 82 (28.57%) C#
9 71 (24.74%) Jenkins
10 68 (23.69%) Test Automation
10 68 (23.69%) Web Services
11 67 (23.34%) Automated Testing
12 65 (22.65%) JavaScript
13 64 (22.30%) JUnit
14 63 (21.95%) Test Scripting
15 59 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (19.16%) QA
17 53 (18.47%) SQL
18 51 (17.77%) HTML
18 51 (17.77%) .NET
18 51 (17.77%) Spring
19 45 (15.68%) Linux
20 44 (15.33%) Git (software)
21 42 (14.63%) CSS
22 41 (14.29%) SOAP
22 41 (14.29%) XML
22 41 (14.29%) RESTful
23 40 (13.94%) Maven
24 39 (13.59%) JIRA
24 39 (13.59%) Subversion

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (6.62%) Apache
2 16 (5.57%) CMS
3 13 (4.53%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.18%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.83%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.83%) Node.js
6 4 (1.39%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.05%) Documentum
7 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.70%) Confluence
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.70%) JBoss
8 2 (0.70%) Drupal
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.35%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.35%) Mule
9 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (2.79%) SaaS
4 4 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.39%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.39%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.01%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) CDMA
2 3 (1.05%) GSM
3 2 (0.70%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.35%) DHCP
4 1 (0.35%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (3.48%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.79%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.44%) DB2
6 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.39%) Hazelcast
7 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.39%) Big Data
8 3 (1.05%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.70%) MySQL
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 87 (30.31%) WebDriver
2 84 (29.27%) Cucumber
3 71 (24.74%) Jenkins
4 64 (22.30%) JUnit
5 44 (15.33%) Git (software)
6 40 (13.94%) Maven
7 39 (13.59%) JIRA
7 39 (13.59%) Subversion
8 30 (10.45%) Mockito
9 28 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
10 19 (6.62%) NUnit
11 18 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (6.27%) SoapUI
11 18 (6.27%) SpecFlow
12 14 (4.88%) RSpec
12 14 (4.88%) Visual Studio
13 13 (4.53%) Ant
14 11 (3.83%) Eclipse
14 11 (3.83%) JMeter
15 10 (3.48%) Appium
General
1 24 (8.36%) Finance
2 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.14%) Retail
4 5 (1.74%) Automotive
5 4 (1.39%) Marketing
6 3 (1.05%) Games
6 3 (1.05%) Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (29.62%) Developer
2 83 (28.92%) Analyst
3 79 (27.53%) Test Analyst
4 64 (22.30%) Tester
5 36 (12.54%) Java Developer
6 27 (9.41%) Automation Tester
7 20 (6.97%) Software Tester
8 18 (6.27%) Test Engineer
9 17 (5.92%) Automation Analyst
9 17 (5.92%) Automation Engineer
10 16 (5.57%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (5.23%) Web Developer
11 15 (5.23%) Agile Test Analyst
12 14 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
13 12 (4.18%) QA Engineer
14 11 (3.83%) Test Manager
14 11 (3.83%) AWS Developer
15 10 (3.48%) QA Analyst
16 9 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 9 (3.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.69%) Web Services
2 51 (17.77%) HTML
2 51 (17.77%) .NET
2 51 (17.77%) Spring
3 42 (14.63%) CSS
4 41 (14.29%) SOAP
4 41 (14.29%) XML
4 41 (14.29%) RESTful
5 36 (12.54%) Hibernate
6 31 (10.80%) jQuery
7 24 (8.36%) JSON
8 23 (8.01%) Gherkin
8 23 (8.01%) Ajax
9 21 (7.32%) AngularJS
10 19 (6.62%) Spring MVC
10 19 (6.62%) HTML5
11 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET
12 17 (5.92%) CSS3
13 16 (5.57%) REST
14 15 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.53%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.09%) W3C
3 5 (1.74%) Robotics
3 5 (1.74%) iSeries
4 4 (1.39%) GIS
5 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.05%) iPad
5 3 (1.05%) iPhone
6 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.70%) AS400
6 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) CMDB
7 1 (0.35%) Online Games
7 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.35%) DTV
7 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.68%) Linux
2 18 (6.27%) UNIX
3 17 (5.92%) Windows
4 14 (4.88%) Android
5 13 (4.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (74.56%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (40.77%) Scrum
3 113 (39.37%) BDD
4 97 (33.80%) TDD
5 68 (23.69%) Test Automation
6 67 (23.34%) Automated Testing
7 63 (21.95%) Test Scripting
8 59 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (12.89%) Automation Testing
10 35 (12.20%) E-Commerce
11 30 (10.45%) SOA
12 28 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (9.76%) MVC
12 28 (9.76%) Software Testing
13 25 (8.71%) Web Development
14 24 (8.36%) Regression Testing
15 23 (8.01%) OO
16 22 (7.67%) Change Control
17 20 (6.97%) Unit Testing
17 20 (6.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (44.95%) Java
2 82 (28.57%) C#
3 65 (22.65%) JavaScript
4 53 (18.47%) SQL
5 20 (6.97%) Ruby
6 12 (4.18%) VB
7 11 (3.83%) PHP
8 9 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.74%) Python
9 5 (1.74%) VBScript
10 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.05%) C++
12 2 (0.70%) Groovy
12 2 (0.70%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.70%) Perl
12 2 (0.70%) RPG
12 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (11.50%) ISEB
2 30 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.36%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (5.57%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.44%) Degree
7 3 (1.05%) HND
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (19.16%) QA
2 6 (2.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.44%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Squid
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
3 1 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (4.18%) Puppet
3 7 (2.44%) TeamSite
3 7 (2.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.35%) Salt
4 1 (0.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.35%) logstash
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (9.06%) Microsoft
1 26 (9.06%) Oracle
2 18 (6.27%) HP
3 7 (2.44%) Apigee
4 6 (2.09%) WSO2
5 4 (1.39%) IBM
5 4 (1.39%) Google
6 3 (1.05%) Coremetrics
6 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.70%) webMethods
7 2 (0.70%) Endeca
7 2 (0.70%) Telerik
8 1 (0.35%) VMware
8 1 (0.35%) Serena
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.35%) Cognos
8 1 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.35%) Twitter
8 1 (0.35%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.35%) Red Gate
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover, Kent
LA International
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 19 days ago
High Wycombe
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £125 - £275 per day
Posted: 19 days ago