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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 113 170 179
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 137 79 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 0.90% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.34% 8.64% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 66 31
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£350 £353 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +11.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Selenium
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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
1027 914 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.07% 10.46% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 556 499
Average daily rate £363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 45
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Buckinghamshire +26 41 £350 +7.69% 2
Hampshire -6 36 £315 -21.25% 10
East Sussex - 19 £350 - 2
Surrey -4 14 £400 +6.66% 15
Oxfordshire - 13 £330 - 3
Berkshire +1 11 £381 +8.92% 8
West Sussex 0 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £400 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 140 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (43.60%) Java
3 69 (32.70%) C#
4 64 (30.33%) SQL
5 62 (29.38%) Test Automation
6 61 (28.91%) BDD
7 56 (26.54%) TDD
8 55 (26.07%) Scrum
8 55 (26.07%) JavaScript
9 54 (25.59%) JUnit
10 53 (25.12%) WebDriver
11 52 (24.64%) QA
12 47 (22.27%) .NET
12 47 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (22.27%) Jenkins
13 46 (21.80%) Web Services
14 43 (20.38%) JIRA
15 41 (19.43%) Automated Testing
15 41 (19.43%) QuickTest Pro
16 40 (18.96%) Finance
17 37 (17.54%) MVC
18 36 (17.06%) Cucumber
19 35 (16.59%) Test Scripting
20 33 (15.64%) JMeter
21 31 (14.69%) jQuery
22 28 (13.27%) CSS
22 28 (13.27%) Maven
23 27 (12.80%) Oracle
23 27 (12.80%) LoadRunner
24 26 (12.32%) HTML

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (8.06%) Apache
2 10 (4.74%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.79%) Confluence
4 4 (1.90%) Node.js
4 4 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.90%) CMS
4 4 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.42%) MS Office
2 2 (0.95%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Magento
2 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (4.74%) Amazon S3
1 10 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.90%) SaaS
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.79%) HTTP
1 8 (3.79%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (1.90%) PBX
2 4 (1.90%) VoIP
3 3 (1.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.95%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.95%) DAB
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.47%) SSH
5 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.47%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) Oracle Database
2 16 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.21%) MySQL
4 8 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.95%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.95%) DB2
8 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (25.59%) JUnit
2 53 (25.12%) WebDriver
3 47 (22.27%) Jenkins
4 43 (20.38%) JIRA
5 41 (19.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 36 (17.06%) Cucumber
7 33 (15.64%) JMeter
8 28 (13.27%) Maven
9 27 (12.80%) LoadRunner
10 22 (10.43%) Subversion
10 22 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (9.95%) Eclipse
12 15 (7.11%) Visual Studio
13 13 (6.16%) Mockito
14 12 (5.69%) TeamCity
15 11 (5.21%) Hudson
16 9 (4.27%) Ant
16 9 (4.27%) NUnit
16 9 (4.27%) MSBuild
16 9 (4.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (18.96%) Finance
2 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.84%) Automotive
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.90%) Marketing
4 4 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (0.95%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (28.44%) Developer
2 50 (23.70%) Analyst
3 49 (23.22%) Test Analyst
4 35 (16.59%) Tester
5 25 (11.85%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.06%) Test Engineer
7 16 (7.58%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Test Manager
9 10 (4.74%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.27%) Test Leader
10 9 (4.27%) Automation Analyst
11 8 (3.79%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.79%) QA Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (3.79%) Consultant
12 7 (3.32%) C# Developer
13 6 (2.84%) QA Tester
13 6 (2.84%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.37%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.37%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.27%) .NET
2 46 (21.80%) Web Services
3 31 (14.69%) jQuery
4 28 (13.27%) CSS
5 26 (12.32%) HTML
5 26 (12.32%) RESTful
6 25 (11.85%) Spring
7 22 (10.43%) XML
8 21 (9.95%) JSON
9 20 (9.48%) WCF
9 20 (9.48%) Hibernate
10 19 (9.00%) Ajax
11 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET
12 13 (6.16%) Spring MVC
13 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (5.69%) .NET Framework
14 11 (5.21%) REST
15 10 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (4.74%) JPA
15 10 (4.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.53%) Open Source
2 6 (2.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.84%) GIS
3 5 (2.37%) User Experience
4 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.90%) DTV
5 3 (1.42%) Linked Data
5 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.95%) Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) EMV
7 1 (0.47%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.47%) Wiki
7 1 (0.47%) IPTV
7 1 (0.47%) Statistics
7 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.32%) Windows
2 23 (10.90%) Linux
3 22 (10.43%) UNIX
4 12 (5.69%) Windows NT
5 4 (1.90%) CentOS
6 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.38%) Test Automation
3 61 (28.91%) BDD
4 56 (26.54%) TDD
5 55 (26.07%) Scrum
6 47 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (19.43%) Automated Testing
8 37 (17.54%) MVC
9 35 (16.59%) Test Scripting
10 26 (12.32%) Performance Testing
11 20 (9.48%) Web Development
12 18 (8.53%) Automation Testing
12 18 (8.53%) Manual Testing
12 18 (8.53%) Kanban
13 16 (7.58%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.11%) Software Testing
14 15 (7.11%) Waterfall
15 14 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (6.16%) SOA
17 11 (5.21%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (43.60%) Java
2 69 (32.70%) C#
3 64 (30.33%) SQL
4 55 (26.07%) JavaScript
5 20 (9.48%) VB
6 19 (9.00%) VBScript
7 14 (6.64%) PHP
8 11 (5.21%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.27%) Perl
9 9 (4.27%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.79%) C
10 8 (3.79%) Python
11 7 (3.32%) Ruby
12 6 (2.84%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.84%) C++
13 4 (1.90%) Groovy
14 3 (1.42%) VB6
14 3 (1.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (11.85%) ISEB
2 15 (7.11%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.74%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.32%) Degree
5 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) HND
7 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (24.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.27%) VirtualBox
2 6 (2.84%) Docker
3 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.42%) vCloud
5 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (5.69%) Puppet
2 12 (5.69%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.37%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) YUM
Vendors
1 27 (12.80%) Oracle
2 25 (11.85%) HP
3 14 (6.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.21%) SAP
5 6 (2.84%) VMware
6 5 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.37%) JBoss
6 5 (2.37%) Serena
7 4 (1.90%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.90%) Open Text
7 4 (1.90%) Zend
8 3 (1.42%) Sun
8 3 (1.42%) EMC
8 3 (1.42%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.42%) Telerik
8 3 (1.42%) Twitter
9 2 (0.95%) hybris
9 2 (0.95%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.95%) Demandware
9 2 (0.95%) ATG
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