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 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 131 160 164
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 123 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.92% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.53% 8.94% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 58 39
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £363 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +14.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
1067 884 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.19% 10.29% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 553 506
Average daily rate £358 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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 October 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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +10 29 £413 +65.00% 1
Hampshire -18 25 £315 -21.25% 17
Surrey +15 24 £355 -5.33% 18
Oxfordshire - 18 £330 - 2
East Sussex 0 15 £350 - 1
Berkshire -5 8 £281 -13.46% 13
Kent 0 2 £400 - 3
West Sussex 0 1 - - 2
Sussex - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 137 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (47.64%) Java
3 68 (32.08%) C#
4 67 (31.60%) BDD
5 66 (31.13%) SQL
6 62 (29.25%) Test Automation
7 61 (28.77%) Scrum
7 61 (28.77%) JavaScript
8 57 (26.89%) TDD
9 56 (26.42%) WebDriver
10 52 (24.53%) JUnit
11 49 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (22.64%) QA
12 48 (22.64%) Web Services
13 47 (22.17%) .NET
14 45 (21.23%) MVC
14 45 (21.23%) JIRA
14 45 (21.23%) Jenkins
15 43 (20.28%) Automated Testing
16 41 (19.34%) Cucumber
17 38 (17.92%) Finance
18 37 (17.45%) QuickTest Pro
19 35 (16.51%) JMeter
19 35 (16.51%) Test Scripting
19 35 (16.51%) jQuery
20 31 (14.62%) Maven
20 31 (14.62%) CSS
21 29 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
22 28 (13.21%) HTML
22 28 (13.21%) ISEB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 18 (8.49%) Apache
2 10 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.25%) Confluence
4 5 (2.36%) Drupal
4 5 (2.36%) JBoss
5 4 (1.89%) CMS
5 4 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.89%) Node.js
6 3 (1.42%) IIS
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.89%) MS Office
2 2 (0.94%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (5.66%) Amazon S3
1 12 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.25%) Internet
2 7 (3.30%) HTTP
3 5 (2.36%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (2.36%) PBX
3 5 (2.36%) VoIP
4 3 (1.42%) DAB
5 2 (0.94%) DNS
5 2 (0.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.91%) Oracle Database
2 16 (7.55%) MySQL
3 13 (6.13%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.94%) DB2
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.94%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (26.42%) WebDriver
2 52 (24.53%) JUnit
3 45 (21.23%) JIRA
3 45 (21.23%) Jenkins
4 41 (19.34%) Cucumber
5 37 (17.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 35 (16.51%) JMeter
7 31 (14.62%) Maven
8 29 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (10.85%) LoadRunner
10 21 (9.91%) Eclipse
11 18 (8.49%) Visual Studio
12 17 (8.02%) Subversion
13 15 (7.08%) Mockito
14 13 (6.13%) SoapUI
15 11 (5.19%) RSpec
15 11 (5.19%) TeamCity
15 11 (5.19%) SpecFlow
16 10 (4.72%) NUnit
16 10 (4.72%) Hudson
General
1 38 (17.92%) Finance
2 7 (3.30%) Automotive
3 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.42%) Marketing
4 3 (1.42%) Electronics
4 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (29.25%) Developer
2 53 (25.00%) Analyst
3 52 (24.53%) Test Analyst
4 41 (19.34%) Tester
5 27 (12.74%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.55%) Web Developer
6 16 (7.55%) Automation Tester
7 13 (6.13%) Test Manager
8 11 (5.19%) Test Leader
8 11 (5.19%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.25%) Automation Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.77%) QA Tester
10 8 (3.77%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.30%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.83%) Consultant
12 6 (2.83%) Software Test Analyst
13 5 (2.36%) Agile Test Analyst
13 5 (2.36%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.64%) Web Services
2 47 (22.17%) .NET
3 35 (16.51%) jQuery
4 31 (14.62%) CSS
5 28 (13.21%) HTML
5 28 (13.21%) Spring
6 27 (12.74%) RESTful
7 25 (11.79%) XML
8 22 (10.38%) JSON
8 22 (10.38%) Ajax
9 21 (9.91%) Hibernate
10 19 (8.96%) WCF
11 17 (8.02%) REST
11 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET
12 15 (7.08%) Spring MVC
13 13 (6.13%) SOAP
13 13 (6.13%) .NET Framework
14 12 (5.66%) JPA
14 12 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.43%) Open Source
2 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.83%) GIS
4 5 (2.36%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.36%) User Experience
5 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.42%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.42%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.47%) IPTV
7 1 (0.47%) Statistics
7 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) EMV
7 1 (0.47%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.79%) UNIX
1 25 (11.79%) Windows
2 24 (11.32%) Linux
3 14 (6.60%) Windows NT
4 4 (1.89%) CentOS
5 2 (0.94%) Android
5 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.60%) BDD
3 62 (29.25%) Test Automation
4 61 (28.77%) Scrum
5 57 (26.89%) TDD
6 49 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (21.23%) MVC
8 43 (20.28%) Automated Testing
9 35 (16.51%) Test Scripting
10 27 (12.74%) Performance Testing
11 26 (12.26%) Automation Testing
12 22 (10.38%) Web Development
13 20 (9.43%) Software Testing
14 19 (8.96%) Kanban
15 17 (8.02%) E-Commerce
16 16 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (7.08%) Manual Testing
18 14 (6.60%) Waterfall
19 13 (6.13%) SOA
20 12 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (47.64%) Java
2 68 (32.08%) C#
3 66 (31.13%) SQL
4 61 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.91%) VBScript
6 20 (9.43%) VB
6 20 (9.43%) PHP
7 11 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.25%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.77%) Perl
10 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.30%) C++
10 7 (3.30%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.30%) Python
11 6 (2.83%) C
11 6 (2.83%) Ruby
11 6 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.89%) Groovy
13 3 (1.42%) Scala
13 3 (1.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (13.21%) ISEB
2 15 (7.08%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.13%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.30%) Degree
6 3 (1.42%) HND
7 2 (0.94%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (22.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.72%) VirtualBox
2 7 (3.30%) Docker
3 3 (1.42%) vCloud
3 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (8.49%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (7.08%) Puppet
3 14 (6.60%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.36%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (12.26%) Oracle
2 25 (11.79%) HP
3 14 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.72%) SAP
5 5 (2.36%) Zend
6 4 (1.89%) VMware
6 4 (1.89%) Open Text
6 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.42%) Twitter
7 3 (1.42%) Telerik
7 3 (1.42%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.42%) EMC
8 2 (0.94%) ATG
8 2 (0.94%) Serena
8 2 (0.94%) Sun
8 2 (0.94%) hybris
8 2 (0.94%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.94%) Demandware
9 1 (0.47%) Comverse
Southampton
WA Consultants
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 21 days ago