The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 158 136 185
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +49
Contract jobs citing Selenium 94 104 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.24% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.48% 10.79% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 33
Average daily rate £325 £324 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% +17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £401 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1108 964 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.44% 11.52% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 526 550
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 62
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -6 22 £325 +14.53% 2
Berkshire -10 22 £275 -24.13% 11
Hampshire -25 21 £350 +6.06% 4
Surrey +5 18 £366 +33.09% 14
Kent +7 4 £425 +21.42% 4
Middlesex -2 3 £450 +28.57%
East Sussex -11 3 £328 +9.16% 4
Oxfordshire -2 1 £450 +28.57% 2
West Sussex - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 81 (45.25%) C#
2 62 (34.64%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (30.73%) SQL
4 53 (29.61%) WebDriver
5 51 (28.49%) .NET
6 44 (24.58%) Test Automation
7 42 (23.46%) Finance
7 42 (23.46%) BDD
8 39 (21.79%) QA
9 38 (21.23%) Scrum
10 36 (20.11%) Test Scripting
11 32 (17.88%) Java
12 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
13 29 (16.20%) Visual Studio
14 28 (15.64%) QuickTest Pro
15 26 (14.53%) Windows
15 26 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
16 25 (13.97%) ISEB
16 25 (13.97%) ISTQB
16 25 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (13.41%) OO
17 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
17 24 (13.41%) Automation Testing
18 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
18 23 (12.85%) JIRA
18 23 (12.85%) Automated Testing
19 22 (12.29%) Cucumber
20 21 (11.73%) Web Services
21 20 (11.17%) Linux

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.79%) Apache
1 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.23%) IIS
3 3 (1.68%) Node.js
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) Drupal
4 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.23%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Internet
1 7 (3.91%) HTTP
1 7 (3.91%) SSH
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (1.12%) FTP
2 2 (1.12%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) PBX
3 1 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.50%) MySQL
3 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.12%) Big Data
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (29.61%) WebDriver
2 29 (16.20%) Visual Studio
3 28 (15.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 26 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
6 23 (12.85%) JIRA
7 22 (12.29%) Cucumber
8 20 (11.17%) JMeter
8 20 (11.17%) SoapUI
9 18 (10.06%) JUnit
9 18 (10.06%) SpecFlow
10 13 (7.26%) LoadRunner
11 12 (6.70%) Subversion
12 11 (6.15%) PhantomJS
13 9 (5.03%) Git (software)
14 8 (4.47%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (4.47%) Hudson
15 7 (3.91%) NUnit
16 6 (3.35%) Maven
16 6 (3.35%) FitNesse
General
1 42 (23.46%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.47%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Publishing
4 4 (2.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.68%) Automotive
5 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.68%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Military
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) Analyst
2 55 (30.73%) Test Analyst
3 38 (21.23%) Tester
4 30 (16.76%) Test Engineer
5 24 (13.41%) Developer
6 16 (8.94%) Automation Engineer
7 15 (8.38%) Automation Analyst
8 14 (7.82%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Software Development Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Development Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Software Tester
11 7 (3.91%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (3.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 6 (3.35%) Test Leader
12 6 (3.35%) Automated Tester
12 6 (3.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.49%) .NET
2 21 (11.73%) Web Services
3 17 (9.50%) SOAP
4 14 (7.82%) JSON
4 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.82%) REST
4 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (7.26%) jQuery
6 11 (6.15%) WCF
7 10 (5.59%) HTML
8 9 (5.03%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.47%) XML
10 7 (3.91%) CSS
10 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.35%) Gherkin
11 6 (3.35%) WinForms
12 5 (2.79%) Backbone.js
13 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (2.23%) RESTful
14 3 (1.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.91%) Open Source
3 6 (3.35%) IPTV
4 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.12%) DTV
6 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Wiki
6 1 (0.56%) Telematics
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.53%) Windows
2 20 (11.17%) Linux
3 5 (2.79%) UNIX
4 3 (1.68%) Solaris
4 3 (1.68%) Android
4 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) CentOS
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.12%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.64%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.58%) Test Automation
3 42 (23.46%) BDD
4 38 (21.23%) Scrum
5 36 (20.11%) Test Scripting
6 25 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (13.41%) OO
7 24 (13.41%) Automation Testing
8 23 (12.85%) Automated Testing
9 19 (10.61%) Software Testing
9 19 (10.61%) TDD
10 16 (8.94%) E-Commerce
11 15 (8.38%) Test Strategy
11 15 (8.38%) Manual Testing
11 15 (8.38%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.70%) MVC
13 11 (6.15%) OOD
13 11 (6.15%) Performance Testing
14 10 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.03%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.25%) C#
2 55 (30.73%) SQL
3 32 (17.88%) Java
4 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.61%) Python
6 12 (6.70%) C++
7 9 (5.03%) C
7 9 (5.03%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.35%) PHP
9 5 (2.79%) Perl
9 5 (2.79%) Ruby
9 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.23%) VB
11 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.68%) Groovy
11 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.12%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.12%) VBScript
13 1 (0.56%) Delphi
13 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (13.97%) ISEB
1 25 (13.97%) ISTQB
2 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.91%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (21.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) NFS
1 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (8.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) YUM
3 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.47%) Oracle
2 8 (4.47%) HP
3 5 (2.79%) Serena
4 4 (2.23%) VMware
5 3 (1.68%) BMC
5 3 (1.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.12%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.12%) Sun
6 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.56%) BEA
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco
7 1 (0.56%) Dell
7 1 (0.56%) Vignette
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) Zend
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