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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 123 151 171
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +20
Contract jobs citing Selenium 136 85 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 1.01% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.48% 9.31% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 33
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£353 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.15% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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
1185 913 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.83% 10.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 506 470
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £33.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +12 53 £375 +19.04% 11
Berkshire +5 34 £350 -8.19% 25
Surrey +7 18 £325 +4.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £450 +50.00% 2
East Sussex -6 5 £298 -8.46% 5
West Sussex - 3 £190 - 2
Oxfordshire -22 1 £210 -53.33% 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Middlesex - - - - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 184 (71.04%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (50.58%) Java
3 94 (36.29%) Scrum
4 90 (34.75%) BDD
5 80 (30.89%) TDD
6 70 (27.03%) Cucumber
7 69 (26.64%) Test Automation
8 68 (26.25%) C#
8 68 (26.25%) Web Services
9 64 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (24.32%) JavaScript
10 63 (24.32%) Jenkins
11 59 (22.78%) SQL
12 57 (22.01%) Automated Testing
13 56 (21.62%) WebDriver
14 55 (21.24%) MVC
15 53 (20.46%) .NET
16 52 (20.08%) JUnit
16 52 (20.08%) JIRA
17 48 (18.53%) QA
18 45 (17.37%) Spring
18 45 (17.37%) CSS
19 40 (15.44%) Maven
20 39 (15.06%) HTML
21 38 (14.67%) Test Scripting
21 38 (14.67%) RESTful
22 36 (13.90%) Team Foundation Server
23 35 (13.51%) jQuery
23 35 (13.51%) Finance
24 34 (13.13%) QuickTest Pro

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (6.18%) Apache
2 11 (4.25%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.09%) Confluence
4 7 (2.70%) TeamSite
4 7 (2.70%) CMS
5 6 (2.32%) Drupal
5 6 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.16%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) JBoss
7 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.39%) WildFly
8 1 (0.39%) Node.js
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.39%) Mule
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Magento
2 3 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 14 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.25%) SaaS
4 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.11%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) DAB
2 3 (1.16%) CDMA
2 3 (1.16%) GSM
2 3 (1.16%) PBX
2 3 (1.16%) VoIP
2 3 (1.16%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.39%) VPN
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.49%) Oracle Database
2 15 (5.79%) MySQL
3 10 (3.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (2.32%) Hazelcast
5 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 70 (27.03%) Cucumber
2 63 (24.32%) Jenkins
3 56 (21.62%) WebDriver
4 52 (20.08%) JUnit
4 52 (20.08%) JIRA
5 40 (15.44%) Maven
6 36 (13.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (13.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 30 (11.58%) Mockito
9 28 (10.81%) JMeter
10 23 (8.88%) Git (software)
11 21 (8.11%) LoadRunner
12 20 (7.72%) Subversion
13 18 (6.95%) Visual Studio
14 16 (6.18%) NUnit
14 16 (6.18%) RSpec
15 15 (5.79%) SpecFlow
16 13 (5.02%) TeamCity
17 10 (3.86%) Ant
17 10 (3.86%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (13.51%) Finance
2 11 (4.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.32%) Marketing
4 5 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.16%) Electronics
5 3 (1.16%) Automotive
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (27.03%) Developer
2 63 (24.32%) Analyst
3 61 (23.55%) Test Analyst
4 53 (20.46%) Tester
5 30 (11.58%) Automation Tester
6 27 (10.42%) Java Developer
7 20 (7.72%) Test Manager
8 14 (5.41%) Test Leader
9 12 (4.63%) Agile Test Analyst
10 11 (4.25%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.25%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.86%) Automation Analyst
12 9 (3.47%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (3.09%) QA Engineer
13 8 (3.09%) Configuration Engineer
14 7 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 7 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
14 7 (2.70%) QA Tester
15 6 (2.32%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (26.25%) Web Services
2 53 (20.46%) .NET
3 45 (17.37%) CSS
3 45 (17.37%) Spring
4 39 (15.06%) HTML
5 38 (14.67%) RESTful
6 35 (13.51%) jQuery
7 30 (11.58%) JSON
7 30 (11.58%) Spring MVC
8 29 (11.20%) Ajax
8 29 (11.20%) Hibernate
9 26 (10.04%) XML
10 25 (9.65%) WCF
11 23 (8.88%) JPA
12 21 (8.11%) REST
13 18 (6.95%) .NET Framework
14 15 (5.79%) CSS3
14 15 (5.79%) HTML5
15 14 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (5.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.95%) Open Source
2 10 (3.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.32%) W3C
4 5 (1.93%) Robotics
4 5 (1.93%) CMDB
4 5 (1.93%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.16%) User Experience
6 3 (1.16%) iPhone
6 3 (1.16%) iPad
6 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.16%) DTV
6 3 (1.16%) GIS
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.13%) Linux
2 16 (6.18%) Windows
3 14 (5.41%) UNIX
4 11 (4.25%) Android
4 11 (4.25%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.86%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.77%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.39%) Debian
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (71.04%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (36.29%) Scrum
3 90 (34.75%) BDD
4 80 (30.89%) TDD
5 69 (26.64%) Test Automation
6 64 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (22.01%) Automated Testing
8 55 (21.24%) MVC
9 38 (14.67%) Test Scripting
10 34 (13.13%) Automation Testing
11 30 (11.58%) Software Testing
11 30 (11.58%) Performance Testing
12 25 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (9.65%) Web Development
13 24 (9.27%) Kanban
14 22 (8.49%) E-Commerce
15 20 (7.72%) SOA
16 19 (7.34%) OO
16 19 (7.34%) Waterfall
17 14 (5.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (50.58%) Java
2 68 (26.25%) C#
3 63 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 59 (22.78%) SQL
5 26 (10.04%) PHP
6 15 (5.79%) VBScript
7 10 (3.86%) VB
7 10 (3.86%) Ruby
8 7 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.32%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.54%) C++
10 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.16%) VB6
11 3 (1.16%) Groovy
12 2 (0.77%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.77%) C
12 2 (0.77%) PHP5
12 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (13.13%) ISEB
2 20 (7.72%) ISTQB
3 19 (7.34%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (5.02%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.09%) Degree
6 5 (1.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (18.53%) QA
2 6 (2.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (6.56%) VirtualBox
2 12 (4.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) vCloud
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (10.04%) Puppet
2 19 (7.34%) Vagrant
2 19 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.54%) WebInspect
4 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) logstash
5 1 (0.39%) Salt
5 1 (0.39%) Kibana
5 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (9.27%) Oracle
2 23 (8.88%) HP
3 20 (7.72%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.93%) SAP
5 4 (1.54%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.16%) WSO2
6 3 (1.16%) Telerik
6 3 (1.16%) Zend
6 3 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Twitter
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