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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 120 137 141
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 155 102 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.15% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.56% 10.55% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 65 60
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£350 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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
1234 967 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.59% 10.92% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 557 437
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +28 70 £353 +17.50% 13
Berkshire +5 44 £353 +18.48% 9
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £425 +18.54% 2
Surrey -1 11 £331 +6.00% 15
East Sussex +3 8 £320 -1.53% 3
West Sussex - 3 £425 - 4
Kent -13 2 £325 -2.98%
Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
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England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 189 (71.86%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (52.85%) Java
3 111 (42.21%) Scrum
4 97 (36.88%) BDD
5 87 (33.08%) Cucumber
6 85 (32.32%) TDD
7 76 (28.90%) Jenkins
8 71 (27.00%) Web Services
9 65 (24.71%) JUnit
10 61 (23.19%) C#
10 61 (23.19%) WebDriver
11 58 (22.05%) Test Automation
11 58 (22.05%) JavaScript
11 58 (22.05%) Automated Testing
11 58 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (20.15%) Spring
13 49 (18.63%) JIRA
13 49 (18.63%) MVC
14 47 (17.87%) SQL
14 47 (17.87%) Test Scripting
15 44 (16.73%) Linux
16 43 (16.35%) RESTful
17 42 (15.97%) .NET
17 42 (15.97%) CSS
17 42 (15.97%) QA
18 40 (15.21%) HTML
18 40 (15.21%) Automation Testing
19 38 (14.45%) Maven
20 36 (13.69%) Hibernate
20 36 (13.69%) Git (software)

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.60%) Apache
2 16 (6.08%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.66%) TeamSite
3 7 (2.66%) CMS
3 7 (2.66%) Drupal
4 6 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.28%) Confluence
5 4 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.76%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) WildFly
7 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.38%) Mule
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) Documentum
7 1 (0.38%) Node.js
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.94%) SaaS
3 11 (4.18%) Amazon S3
3 11 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.27%) Internet
2 3 (1.14%) DAB
2 3 (1.14%) CDMA
2 3 (1.14%) GSM
3 2 (0.76%) PBX
3 2 (0.76%) VoIP
3 2 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.94%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.56%) MySQL
4 8 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.28%) Hazelcast
7 5 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.76%) Big Data
9 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (33.08%) Cucumber
2 76 (28.90%) Jenkins
3 65 (24.71%) JUnit
4 61 (23.19%) WebDriver
5 49 (18.63%) JIRA
6 38 (14.45%) Maven
7 36 (13.69%) Git (software)
7 36 (13.69%) Mockito
8 35 (13.31%) Subversion
9 33 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (12.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 17 (6.46%) JMeter
12 16 (6.08%) SpecFlow
13 15 (5.70%) NUnit
13 15 (5.70%) Eclipse
14 14 (5.32%) RSpec
15 12 (4.56%) Visual Studio
16 10 (3.80%) SoapUI
17 9 (3.42%) TeamCity
17 9 (3.42%) Appium
General
1 21 (7.98%) Finance
2 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.90%) Marketing
5 2 (0.76%) Banking
5 2 (0.76%) Retail
5 2 (0.76%) Electronics
5 2 (0.76%) Automotive
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (30.42%) Analyst
2 78 (29.66%) Test Analyst
3 73 (27.76%) Developer
4 56 (21.29%) Tester
5 35 (13.31%) Java Developer
6 32 (12.17%) Automation Tester
7 15 (5.70%) Automation Analyst
7 15 (5.70%) Agile Test Analyst
8 14 (5.32%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (4.94%) Test Manager
10 12 (4.56%) Software Tester
11 10 (3.80%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.80%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.80%) Agile Java Developer
11 10 (3.80%) Test Leader
11 10 (3.80%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 9 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (3.04%) Configuration Engineer
13 8 (3.04%) Automation Engineer
14 7 (2.66%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.00%) Web Services
2 53 (20.15%) Spring
3 43 (16.35%) RESTful
4 42 (15.97%) .NET
4 42 (15.97%) CSS
5 40 (15.21%) HTML
6 36 (13.69%) Hibernate
7 31 (11.79%) jQuery
8 27 (10.27%) Spring MVC
9 26 (9.89%) Ajax
9 26 (9.89%) XML
10 24 (9.13%) SOAP
10 24 (9.13%) JSON
11 21 (7.98%) WCF
11 21 (7.98%) JPA
12 19 (7.22%) REST
13 17 (6.46%) .NET Framework
14 16 (6.08%) HTML5
15 15 (5.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (5.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.75%) Open Source
2 11 (4.18%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.28%) W3C
4 5 (1.90%) GIS
4 5 (1.90%) Robotics
4 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.90%) CMDB
4 5 (1.90%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.14%) iPhone
5 3 (1.14%) iPad
6 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.76%) DTV
6 2 (0.76%) User Experience
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.73%) Linux
2 12 (4.56%) Android
2 12 (4.56%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.80%) Windows
4 9 (3.42%) UNIX
5 4 (1.52%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (71.86%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (42.21%) Scrum
3 97 (36.88%) BDD
4 85 (32.32%) TDD
5 58 (22.05%) Automated Testing
5 58 (22.05%) Test Automation
5 58 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (18.63%) MVC
7 47 (17.87%) Test Scripting
8 40 (15.21%) Automation Testing
9 35 (13.31%) Software Testing
10 31 (11.79%) Web Development
11 27 (10.27%) SOA
12 26 (9.89%) E-Commerce
13 25 (9.51%) OO
13 25 (9.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (8.37%) Kanban
15 19 (7.22%) Performance Testing
16 18 (6.84%) Waterfall
17 17 (6.46%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 139 (52.85%) Java
2 61 (23.19%) C#
3 58 (22.05%) JavaScript
4 47 (17.87%) SQL
5 26 (9.89%) PHP
6 9 (3.42%) VB
6 9 (3.42%) Ruby
7 7 (2.66%) VBScript
8 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.14%) VB6
9 3 (1.14%) C++
9 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.76%) PHP5
10 2 (0.76%) Groovy
10 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.76%) Perl
10 2 (0.76%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 34 (12.93%) ISEB
2 28 (10.65%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.37%) ISTQB
4 21 (7.98%) SC Cleared
5 16 (6.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.28%) Degree
7 5 (1.90%) HND
8 3 (1.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.97%) QA
2 6 (2.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (5.32%) VirtualBox
2 9 (3.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) vCloud
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (9.51%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (8.75%) Puppet
3 15 (5.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.76%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) logstash
5 1 (0.38%) Salt
5 1 (0.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (7.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.22%) Oracle
3 14 (5.32%) HP
4 5 (1.90%) WSO2
5 4 (1.52%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.14%) Telerik
7 2 (0.76%) Zend
7 2 (0.76%) SAP
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) webMethods
8 1 (0.38%) VMware
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter
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