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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 123 153 135
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 158 95 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 0.98% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.88% 8.61% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 62 80
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £170.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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
1227 1103 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.19% 11.33% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 647 539
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £39.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Berkshire +42 62 £353 +28.18% 16
Hampshire +23 53 £350 - 3
Surrey -1 15 £375 +2.59% 16
Buckinghamshire -7 11 £256 -21.15% 2
West Sussex - 6 £488 - 4
East Sussex -3 4 £500 +52.67%
Kent -7 3 £300 -29.41% 6
Sussex - 3 - -
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 217 (75.87%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (49.30%) Java
3 122 (42.66%) Scrum
4 107 (37.41%) BDD
5 97 (33.92%) TDD
6 91 (31.82%) Cucumber
7 80 (27.97%) Jenkins
8 77 (26.92%) C#
9 76 (26.57%) WebDriver
10 68 (23.78%) Test Automation
10 68 (23.78%) Web Services
10 68 (23.78%) Automated Testing
11 66 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (22.03%) JUnit
12 63 (22.03%) JavaScript
13 58 (20.28%) Test Scripting
14 56 (19.58%) QA
15 52 (18.18%) Spring
16 50 (17.48%) .NET
17 48 (16.78%) HTML
17 48 (16.78%) SQL
18 47 (16.43%) Linux
19 45 (15.73%) RESTful
20 44 (15.38%) Automation Testing
20 44 (15.38%) CSS
21 40 (13.99%) Git (software)
22 39 (13.64%) Maven
22 39 (13.64%) Subversion
23 38 (13.29%) Hibernate
24 37 (12.94%) JIRA

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (6.64%) Apache
2 16 (5.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.90%) CMS
4 11 (3.85%) Node.js
5 9 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.45%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.45%) TeamSite
7 6 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.40%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.70%) Documentum
10 2 (0.70%) Confluence
10 2 (0.70%) Drupal
11 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.35%) Mule
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.35%) IIS
11 1 (0.35%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (4.55%) SaaS
4 12 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (2.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.79%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) CDMA
2 3 (1.05%) GSM
3 1 (0.35%) PBX
3 1 (0.35%) VoIP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.50%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.45%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.75%) DB2
8 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.75%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.40%) Big Data
9 4 (1.40%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.05%) MySQL
10 3 (1.05%) DbVisualizer
11 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 91 (31.82%) Cucumber
2 80 (27.97%) Jenkins
3 76 (26.57%) WebDriver
4 63 (22.03%) JUnit
5 40 (13.99%) Git (software)
6 39 (13.64%) Subversion
6 39 (13.64%) Maven
7 37 (12.94%) JIRA
8 36 (12.59%) Mockito
9 30 (10.49%) QuickTest Pro
10 26 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (6.29%) RSpec
11 18 (6.29%) NUnit
12 17 (5.94%) SpecFlow
13 13 (4.55%) Visual Studio
14 12 (4.20%) Eclipse
15 11 (3.85%) Ant
16 10 (3.50%) Appium
17 9 (3.15%) SoapUI
17 9 (3.15%) MSTest
General
1 16 (5.59%) Finance
2 12 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.15%) Retail
4 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.40%) Marketing
6 2 (0.70%) Games
6 2 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (30.07%) Developer
1 86 (30.07%) Analyst
2 83 (29.02%) Test Analyst
3 64 (22.38%) Tester
4 35 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 32 (11.19%) Automation Tester
6 20 (6.99%) Automation Analyst
7 19 (6.64%) Software Tester
7 19 (6.64%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (5.94%) Test Engineer
8 17 (5.94%) Automation Engineer
9 15 (5.24%) Agile Test Analyst
10 14 (4.90%) Web Developer
11 12 (4.20%) QA Engineer
11 12 (4.20%) AWS Developer
12 11 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 11 (3.85%) Test Manager
13 10 (3.50%) Selenium Tester
14 9 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.15%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.78%) Web Services
2 52 (18.18%) Spring
3 50 (17.48%) .NET
4 48 (16.78%) HTML
5 45 (15.73%) RESTful
6 44 (15.38%) CSS
7 38 (13.29%) Hibernate
8 31 (10.84%) SOAP
9 29 (10.14%) XML
9 29 (10.14%) jQuery
10 25 (8.74%) JSON
10 25 (8.74%) Ajax
11 24 (8.39%) Spring MVC
12 18 (6.29%) JPA
12 18 (6.29%) HTML5
13 16 (5.59%) REST
13 16 (5.59%) CSS3
13 16 (5.59%) Gherkin
13 16 (5.59%) ASP.NET
14 15 (5.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.69%) Open Source
2 16 (5.59%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.10%) W3C
4 5 (1.75%) Robotics
4 5 (1.75%) CMDB
4 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.40%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.40%) GIS
6 3 (1.05%) iPad
6 3 (1.05%) iPhone
7 2 (0.70%) iSeries
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) AS400
8 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.35%) DTV
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.43%) Linux
2 18 (6.29%) UNIX
3 15 (5.24%) Windows
4 14 (4.90%) Android
5 13 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (75.87%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (42.66%) Scrum
3 107 (37.41%) BDD
4 97 (33.92%) TDD
5 68 (23.78%) Test Automation
5 68 (23.78%) Automated Testing
6 66 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (20.28%) Test Scripting
8 44 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 33 (11.54%) MVC
10 31 (10.84%) SOA
10 31 (10.84%) Software Testing
11 30 (10.49%) Web Development
11 30 (10.49%) E-Commerce
12 27 (9.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (8.74%) OO
14 22 (7.69%) Change Control
15 20 (6.99%) Regression Testing
16 19 (6.64%) Kanban
17 17 (5.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (49.30%) Java
2 77 (26.92%) C#
3 63 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 48 (16.78%) SQL
5 22 (7.69%) Ruby
6 20 (6.99%) PHP
7 11 (3.85%) VB
8 5 (1.75%) VBScript
9 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.40%) C++
10 3 (1.05%) Python
10 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.70%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.70%) Perl
11 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.70%) Groovy
12 1 (0.35%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (11.54%) ISEB
2 32 (11.19%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 21 (7.34%) ISTQB
5 19 (6.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.45%) Degree
7 3 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (19.58%) QA
2 6 (2.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (4.20%) VirtualBox
2 7 (2.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (9.44%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (6.64%) Puppet
3 12 (4.20%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) logstash
5 1 (0.35%) Salt
5 1 (0.35%) Kibana
5 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.99%) Oracle
3 13 (4.55%) HP
4 7 (2.45%) Apigee
5 6 (2.10%) WSO2
6 3 (1.05%) IBM
6 3 (1.05%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.70%) Telerik
7 2 (0.70%) Google
7 2 (0.70%) Coremetrics
7 2 (0.70%) webMethods
8 1 (0.35%) VMware
8 1 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) Zend
8 1 (0.35%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.35%) Endeca
8 1 (0.35%) Twitter
8 1 (0.35%) WorldPay
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