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 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 149 154 187
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Contract jobs citing Selenium 121 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.94% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.13% 9.15% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 30
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£350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
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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
1195 874 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.05% 10.27% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 489 496
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 60
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.74 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 December 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 17 December 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
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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 -1 40 £351 -12.18% 3
Surrey +22 31 £334 +6.80% 3
Berkshire -11 17 £287 -12.36% 12
Buckinghamshire -13 14 £450 +80.00%
Oxfordshire - 7 £440 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £190 - 1
East Sussex -8 1 £275 -15.38%
Kent -8 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 168 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (49.61%) Java
3 82 (32.03%) BDD
4 81 (31.64%) C#
5 77 (30.08%) Scrum
6 69 (26.95%) Test Automation
7 68 (26.56%) SQL
7 68 (26.56%) TDD
8 63 (24.61%) Cucumber
9 61 (23.83%) WebDriver
10 60 (23.44%) .NET
10 60 (23.44%) JavaScript
11 59 (23.05%) Web Services
12 58 (22.66%) Automated Testing
13 57 (22.27%) JUnit
14 56 (21.88%) Jenkins
15 54 (21.09%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (20.70%) MVC
17 52 (20.31%) JIRA
18 50 (19.53%) QA
19 41 (16.02%) Team Foundation Server
20 40 (15.63%) Finance
21 39 (15.23%) QuickTest Pro
21 39 (15.23%) Spring
21 39 (15.23%) Maven
22 38 (14.84%) ISEB
23 37 (14.45%) Automation Testing
24 36 (14.06%) JMeter
24 36 (14.06%) jQuery
25 35 (13.67%) Test Scripting

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (5.47%) Apache
2 10 (3.91%) CMS
3 9 (3.52%) Confluence
3 9 (3.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.34%) TeamSite
4 6 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.95%) Drupal
6 4 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.78%) IIS
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.39%) Node.js
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.03%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (5.47%) Amazon S3
2 14 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.73%) SaaS
3 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.08%) Internet
2 6 (2.34%) PBX
2 6 (2.34%) VoIP
2 6 (2.34%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (1.17%) DAB
4 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.94%) Oracle Database
2 16 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.25%) MySQL
3 6 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.56%) Hazelcast
4 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (24.61%) Cucumber
2 61 (23.83%) WebDriver
3 57 (22.27%) JUnit
4 56 (21.88%) Jenkins
5 52 (20.31%) JIRA
6 41 (16.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (15.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 39 (15.23%) Maven
8 36 (14.06%) JMeter
9 24 (9.38%) Visual Studio
9 24 (9.38%) LoadRunner
9 24 (9.38%) Mockito
10 17 (6.64%) NUnit
11 15 (5.86%) SpecFlow
11 15 (5.86%) Subversion
12 14 (5.47%) TeamCity
12 14 (5.47%) RSpec
13 13 (5.08%) Eclipse
14 12 (4.69%) SoapUI
14 12 (4.69%) Hudson
General
1 40 (15.63%) Finance
2 7 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.34%) Automotive
4 5 (1.95%) Marketing
5 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (27.73%) Analyst
2 70 (27.34%) Test Analyst
3 68 (26.56%) Developer
4 52 (20.31%) Tester
5 28 (10.94%) Java Developer
6 27 (10.55%) Automation Tester
7 17 (6.64%) Test Manager
8 15 (5.86%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.08%) Automation Analyst
9 13 (5.08%) Test Leader
10 12 (4.69%) Test Engineer
11 11 (4.30%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (3.91%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (3.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 8 (3.13%) QA Tester
14 8 (3.13%) PHP Developer
14 8 (3.13%) C# Developer
14 8 (3.13%) Configuration Engineer
15 6 (2.34%) .NET Developer
15 6 (2.34%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.44%) .NET
2 59 (23.05%) Web Services
3 39 (15.23%) Spring
4 36 (14.06%) jQuery
5 34 (13.28%) CSS
6 32 (12.50%) HTML
7 31 (12.11%) RESTful
8 28 (10.94%) WCF
9 26 (10.16%) Spring MVC
9 26 (10.16%) Hibernate
10 25 (9.77%) Ajax
10 25 (9.77%) XML
11 24 (9.38%) JSON
12 21 (8.20%) REST
13 19 (7.42%) JPA
14 18 (7.03%) .NET Framework
15 16 (6.25%) ASP.NET
16 14 (5.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 12 (4.69%) SOAP
18 10 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.03%) Open Source
2 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.95%) Smart Meter
4 5 (1.95%) CMDB
4 5 (1.95%) W3C
5 4 (1.56%) GIS
5 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.56%) User Experience
6 3 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.17%) Robotics
7 2 (0.78%) DTV
7 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.39%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.39%) IPTV
8 1 (0.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.55%) Linux
2 22 (8.59%) UNIX
3 21 (8.20%) Windows
4 15 (5.86%) Windows NT
5 6 (2.34%) Android
5 6 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.03%) BDD
3 77 (30.08%) Scrum
4 69 (26.95%) Test Automation
5 68 (26.56%) TDD
6 58 (22.66%) Automated Testing
7 54 (21.09%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (20.70%) MVC
9 37 (14.45%) Automation Testing
10 35 (13.67%) Test Scripting
11 31 (12.11%) Performance Testing
11 31 (12.11%) Software Testing
12 26 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (9.38%) Kanban
14 22 (8.59%) Web Development
15 20 (7.81%) E-Commerce
16 18 (7.03%) Waterfall
17 17 (6.64%) SOA
18 13 (5.08%) Manual Testing
19 11 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 127 (49.61%) Java
2 81 (31.64%) C#
3 68 (26.56%) SQL
4 60 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 29 (11.33%) PHP
6 21 (8.20%) VBScript
7 16 (6.25%) VB
8 10 (3.91%) Ruby
9 7 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.73%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.73%) C++
10 6 (2.34%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.34%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.95%) C
11 5 (1.95%) Perl
12 4 (1.56%) Python
13 3 (1.17%) VB6
13 3 (1.17%) Groovy
13 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 38 (14.84%) ISEB
2 24 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 17 (6.64%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.73%) Degree
7 3 (1.17%) HND
8 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (19.53%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 11 (4.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) vCloud
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (9.38%) Puppet
2 20 (7.81%) Vagrant
3 18 (7.03%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.95%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (12.11%) Oracle
2 27 (10.55%) HP
3 24 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.52%) SAP
5 6 (2.34%) Zend
6 4 (1.56%) Open Text
6 4 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.17%) Appcelerator
7 3 (1.17%) Telerik
7 3 (1.17%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) Sun
9 1 (0.39%) hybris
9 1 (0.39%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.39%) Demandware
9 1 (0.39%) IBM
9 1 (0.39%) EMC
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.39%) ATG
9 1 (0.39%) VMware
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