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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 127 143 183
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +40
Contract jobs citing Selenium 125 102 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.15% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.20% 10.63% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 82 31
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
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
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
1025 960 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.05% 10.82% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 551 459
Average daily rate £350 £353 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +6.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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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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 -7 39 £335 -16.25% 15
Buckinghamshire +8 34 £325 - 5
Berkshire +8 18 £388 +11.91% 6
Surrey 0 13 £363 -3.33% 13
Oxfordshire - 10 £323 - 3
East Sussex - 8 £365 - 6
Kent - 1 £400 -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 88 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (39.00%) Java
3 69 (34.50%) C#
4 67 (33.50%) SQL
5 61 (30.50%) BDD
6 59 (29.50%) WebDriver
7 56 (28.00%) Test Automation
8 50 (25.00%) QA
9 49 (24.50%) Scrum
10 47 (23.50%) JUnit
11 45 (22.50%) TDD
12 42 (21.00%) JavaScript
12 42 (21.00%) Jenkins
13 41 (20.50%) .NET
14 39 (19.50%) Web Services
14 39 (19.50%) QuickTest Pro
14 39 (19.50%) Automated Testing
15 38 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (18.50%) Finance
17 34 (17.00%) JIRA
18 32 (16.00%) JMeter
19 30 (15.00%) Test Scripting
20 29 (14.50%) Cucumber
21 28 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (13.50%) Visual Studio
22 27 (13.50%) Oracle
23 26 (13.00%) Windows
23 26 (13.00%) Maven
24 25 (12.50%) HP
25 24 (12.00%) MVC

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (7.50%) Apache
2 9 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.00%) Confluence
4 4 (2.00%) CMS
4 4 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.00%) Node.js
4 4 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.00%) Magento
3 1 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.00%) SaaS
3 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.00%) HTTP
2 6 (3.00%) Internet
3 4 (2.00%) PBX
3 4 (2.00%) VoIP
3 4 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.50%) DNS
5 2 (1.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.50%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.50%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.50%) MySQL
4 7 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.00%) DB2
8 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (29.50%) WebDriver
2 47 (23.50%) JUnit
3 42 (21.00%) Jenkins
4 39 (19.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 34 (17.00%) JIRA
6 32 (16.00%) JMeter
7 29 (14.50%) Cucumber
8 28 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (13.50%) Visual Studio
10 26 (13.00%) Maven
11 23 (11.50%) LoadRunner
12 18 (9.00%) Subversion
13 17 (8.50%) Eclipse
14 15 (7.50%) SoapUI
15 10 (5.00%) SpecFlow
15 10 (5.00%) Mockito
15 10 (5.00%) Hudson
16 8 (4.00%) Ant
16 8 (4.00%) RSpec
16 8 (4.00%) PhantomJS
General
1 37 (18.50%) Finance
2 10 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.50%) Automotive
4 3 (1.50%) Electronics
4 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Retail
5 2 (1.00%) Games
5 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (27.50%) Analyst
2 54 (27.00%) Test Analyst
3 47 (23.50%) Developer
4 29 (14.50%) Tester
5 23 (11.50%) Java Developer
6 18 (9.00%) Test Engineer
7 12 (6.00%) Automation Analyst
8 11 (5.50%) Web Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Test Manager
8 11 (5.50%) Test Leader
9 10 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) QA Engineer
10 8 (4.00%) Consultant
11 7 (3.50%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Automation Tester
12 6 (3.00%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) Agile Test Analyst
13 5 (2.50%) Selenium Tester
13 5 (2.50%) QA Tester
13 5 (2.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.50%) .NET
2 39 (19.50%) Web Services
3 24 (12.00%) jQuery
4 22 (11.00%) CSS
5 21 (10.50%) RESTful
6 20 (10.00%) JSON
6 20 (10.00%) Spring
6 20 (10.00%) XML
7 18 (9.00%) HTML
7 18 (9.00%) SOAP
7 18 (9.00%) Hibernate
8 17 (8.50%) Ajax
9 14 (7.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (6.00%) REST
11 11 (5.50%) Spring MVC
12 9 (4.50%) WCF
13 8 (4.00%) JPA
13 8 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (3.50%) JMS
14 7 (3.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) Open Source
2 5 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.00%) GIS
3 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.50%) Linked Data
4 3 (1.50%) DTV
5 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.50%) EMV
5 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.50%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.50%) Clustering
5 1 (0.50%) Wiki
5 1 (0.50%) Statistics
5 1 (0.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.00%) Windows
2 23 (11.50%) Linux
3 22 (11.00%) UNIX
4 12 (6.00%) Windows NT
5 4 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.00%) Android
5 4 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.50%) BDD
3 56 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 49 (24.50%) Scrum
5 45 (22.50%) TDD
6 39 (19.50%) Automated Testing
7 38 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (15.00%) Test Scripting
9 24 (12.00%) MVC
10 22 (11.00%) Automation Testing
11 21 (10.50%) Software Testing
12 20 (10.00%) Performance Testing
13 18 (9.00%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.00%) Web Development
14 15 (7.50%) Kanban
15 13 (6.50%) Waterfall
16 12 (6.00%) Test Management
17 11 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (5.50%) Unit Testing
18 10 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (39.00%) Java
2 69 (34.50%) C#
3 67 (33.50%) SQL
4 42 (21.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.50%) VBScript
6 17 (8.50%) VB
7 13 (6.50%) PHP
8 11 (5.50%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.00%) Perl
9 10 (5.00%) C
9 10 (5.00%) Python
10 9 (4.50%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.00%) C++
11 8 (4.00%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.50%) Ruby
13 4 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.00%) Groovy
14 3 (1.50%) Scala
15 2 (1.00%) XPath
15 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (10.50%) ISEB
2 13 (6.50%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.00%) Degree
6 5 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.00%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.00%) VirtualBox
2 5 (2.50%) Docker
3 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.50%) vCloud
5 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.50%) NFS
5 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (11.00%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (5.50%) Vagrant
3 10 (5.00%) Puppet
4 3 (1.50%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) YUM
5 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (13.50%) Oracle
2 25 (12.50%) HP
3 16 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.00%) SAP
5 6 (3.00%) VMware
6 5 (2.50%) Serena
7 4 (2.00%) Zend
7 4 (2.00%) Open Text
7 4 (2.00%) JBoss
7 4 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.00%) Sun
7 4 (2.00%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.50%) Twitter
8 3 (1.50%) EMC
8 3 (1.50%) BMC
9 2 (1.00%) Google
9 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.00%) ATG
9 2 (1.00%) Remedy
9 2 (1.00%) hybris
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