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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 100 167 135
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -32
Contract jobs citing Selenium 185 86 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.94% 0.94% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.24% 8.71% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 60 81
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£400 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
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
1214 987 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.73% 10.73% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 550 493
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 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 31 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 +35 76 £380 +8.57% 16
Surrey +24 35 £413 +50.00% 12
Berkshire +12 27 £355 -5.33% 9
West Sussex - 20 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -7 13 £425 +32.29% 2
East Sussex -4 7 £325 -10.95%
Sussex - 3 £350 -
Kent - 2 £386 - 5
Oxfordshire - 2 £490 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 240 (72.07%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (40.54%) Java
3 121 (36.34%) C#
4 120 (36.04%) BDD
5 117 (35.14%) WebDriver
6 113 (33.93%) Scrum
7 109 (32.73%) Test Automation
8 102 (30.63%) TDD
9 94 (28.23%) Cucumber
10 77 (23.12%) Test Scripting
11 76 (22.82%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (22.22%) Automated Testing
13 66 (19.82%) SQL
14 64 (19.22%) .NET
15 62 (18.62%) SOAP
16 61 (18.32%) QA
17 60 (18.02%) JavaScript
18 59 (17.72%) Jenkins
19 58 (17.42%) JUnit
20 55 (16.52%) Web Services
21 48 (14.41%) HTML
22 47 (14.11%) XML
22 47 (14.11%) Automation Testing
23 46 (13.81%) Subversion
24 45 (13.51%) Finance
25 43 (12.91%) SoapUI
26 42 (12.61%) SOA
27 41 (12.31%) JIRA
28 39 (11.71%) Maven
29 36 (10.81%) Software Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (6.01%) Node.js
2 14 (4.20%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.90%) JBoss
3 13 (3.90%) Apache
3 13 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.70%) CMS
5 4 (1.20%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.20%) Documentum
5 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.30%) Drupal
8 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Magento
2 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.80%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.20%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.90%) Internet
2 5 (1.50%) DAB
2 5 (1.50%) HTTP
3 4 (1.20%) DNS
4 3 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (5.11%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.70%) DB2
4 9 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.80%) Big Data
7 4 (1.20%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 117 (35.14%) WebDriver
2 94 (28.23%) Cucumber
3 59 (17.72%) Jenkins
4 58 (17.42%) JUnit
5 46 (13.81%) Subversion
6 43 (12.91%) SoapUI
7 41 (12.31%) JIRA
8 39 (11.71%) Maven
9 35 (10.51%) Git (software)
10 32 (9.61%) HP UFT
11 27 (8.11%) JMeter
11 27 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (7.81%) SpecFlow
13 20 (6.01%) NUnit
14 19 (5.71%) RSpec
15 16 (4.80%) Mockito
15 16 (4.80%) Eclipse
16 15 (4.50%) Visual Studio
17 14 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (3.90%) Gradle
General
1 45 (13.51%) Finance
2 14 (4.20%) Retail
3 10 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.50%) Automotive
4 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.50%) Banking
5 3 (0.90%) Marketing
5 3 (0.90%) Games
5 3 (0.90%) Electronics
6 2 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Military
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (30.03%) Analyst
2 98 (29.43%) Test Analyst
3 87 (26.13%) Developer
4 79 (23.72%) Tester
5 30 (9.01%) Automation Tester
6 29 (8.71%) Java Developer
7 23 (6.91%) Automation Analyst
8 22 (6.61%) Test Engineer
8 22 (6.61%) Automation Test Analyst
9 21 (6.31%) Agile Test Analyst
10 20 (6.01%) Team Leader
11 19 (5.71%) Test Team Leader
12 17 (5.11%) Software Tester
13 16 (4.80%) Test Leader
13 16 (4.80%) Automation Engineer
14 15 (4.50%) Selenium Tester
15 14 (4.20%) Test Automation Engineer
15 14 (4.20%) Test Manager
16 12 (3.60%) Web Developer
17 11 (3.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (19.22%) .NET
2 62 (18.62%) SOAP
3 55 (16.52%) Web Services
4 48 (14.41%) HTML
5 47 (14.11%) XML
6 36 (10.81%) AngularJS
7 33 (9.91%) Spring
8 27 (8.11%) CSS
9 25 (7.51%) RESTful
10 23 (6.91%) Gherkin
11 20 (6.01%) ASP.NET
11 20 (6.01%) JSON
12 18 (5.41%) jQuery
13 17 (5.11%) .NET Framework
13 17 (5.11%) Hibernate
14 16 (4.80%) REST
14 16 (4.80%) Backbone.js
15 13 (3.90%) HTML5
15 13 (3.90%) JMS
16 12 (3.60%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.50%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.10%) iSeries
4 6 (1.80%) GIS
5 3 (0.90%) AS400
5 3 (0.90%) Graphic Design
5 3 (0.90%) DTV
5 3 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.30%) NHS
7 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.30%) Wiki
7 1 (0.30%) Online Games
7 1 (0.30%) Statistics
7 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.81%) UNIX
2 30 (9.01%) Linux
3 21 (6.31%) Windows
4 15 (4.50%) Android
5 14 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.20%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (72.07%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (36.04%) BDD
3 113 (33.93%) Scrum
4 109 (32.73%) Test Automation
5 102 (30.63%) TDD
6 77 (23.12%) Test Scripting
7 76 (22.82%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 47 (14.11%) Automation Testing
10 42 (12.61%) SOA
11 36 (10.81%) Software Testing
12 34 (10.21%) Regression Testing
13 33 (9.91%) E-Commerce
13 33 (9.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (9.31%) Test Management
15 25 (7.51%) Performance Testing
16 24 (7.21%) Test Strategy
17 22 (6.61%) Waterfall
18 20 (6.01%) Manual Testing
19 19 (5.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 135 (40.54%) Java
2 121 (36.34%) C#
3 66 (19.82%) SQL
4 60 (18.02%) JavaScript
5 27 (8.11%) Ruby
6 23 (6.91%) VB
7 15 (4.50%) VBScript
8 10 (3.00%) PHP
9 9 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.80%) Python
10 6 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.20%) VBA
11 4 (1.20%) C++
12 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.60%) RPG
13 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.60%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) Scala
14 1 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (9.61%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.31%) ISEB
3 27 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.51%) ISTQB
5 22 (6.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.20%) Degree
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (18.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Squid
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 25 (7.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (10.81%) Oracle
2 32 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.71%) HP
4 9 (2.70%) WSO2
5 6 (1.80%) Google
5 6 (1.80%) IBM
6 5 (1.50%) Coremetrics
7 4 (1.20%) Apigee
7 4 (1.20%) Endeca
8 3 (0.90%) SAP
8 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.90%) webMethods
9 2 (0.60%) Telerik
10 1 (0.30%) Cognos
10 1 (0.30%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.30%) Remedy
10 1 (0.30%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) Serena
10 1 (0.30%) BMC
10 1 (0.30%) Cerner
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