The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / South West
Rank 54 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 81 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.13% 1.45% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.00% 9.13% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 35
Median daily rate £333 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.90% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +5.55%

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
450 460 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.41% 15.91% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 344 331
Median daily rate £360 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.80 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -9.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £31.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the South West region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the South West region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +22 33 £325 -9.09% 4
Bristol +21 16 £325 +3.17% 9
Somerset +9 13 £365 -4.57% 4
Gloucestershire +5 13 £580 +38.09% 5
Devon +3 3 £359 +10.53% 2
Dorset -2 1 - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 104 (71.72%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (63.45%) Java
3 67 (46.21%) BDD
4 63 (43.45%) Cucumber
5 57 (39.31%) Test Automation
6 52 (35.86%) WebDriver
7 47 (32.41%) Scrum
8 44 (30.34%) Test Scripting
9 39 (26.90%) Security Cleared
10 37 (25.52%) Python
11 35 (24.14%) Automation Testing
11 35 (24.14%) SDLC
12 34 (23.45%) DV Cleared
13 32 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (22.07%) SOAP
14 29 (20.00%) Finance
14 29 (20.00%) TDD
15 25 (17.24%) Software Engineering
16 24 (16.55%) JMeter
16 24 (16.55%) Web Services
16 24 (16.55%) SQL
16 24 (16.55%) Performance Testing
17 23 (15.86%) C#
18 21 (14.48%) Software Testing
18 21 (14.48%) REST
18 21 (14.48%) Jenkins
19 20 (13.79%) Gherkin
20 19 (13.10%) HTML
21 18 (12.41%) Maven
21 18 (12.41%) Automated Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.45%) Apache
1 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.76%) CMS
3 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.38%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (1.38%) Confluence
3 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) Liferay
4 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) GitHub
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.14%) Big Data
4 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.07%) OrientDB
6 2 (1.38%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (43.45%) Cucumber
2 52 (35.86%) WebDriver
3 24 (16.55%) JMeter
4 21 (14.48%) Jenkins
5 18 (12.41%) Maven
6 17 (11.72%) LoadRunner
6 17 (11.72%) SoapUI
7 16 (11.03%) SpecFlow
8 15 (10.34%) Ant
9 12 (8.28%) Git (software)
9 12 (8.28%) JIRA
10 11 (7.59%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (4.83%) Bitbucket
11 7 (4.83%) JUnit
12 6 (4.14%) GitLab
12 6 (4.14%) HP UFT
12 6 (4.14%) TestComplete
12 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio
13 5 (3.45%) Subversion
14 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Electronics
2 10 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.90%) Marketing
2 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.21%) Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Retail
5 5 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Games
6 2 (1.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (31.03%) Tester
2 35 (24.14%) Developer
3 32 (22.07%) Automation Tester
4 29 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 24 (16.55%) Analyst
5 24 (16.55%) Test Analyst
6 19 (13.10%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (13.10%) Java Developer
7 15 (10.34%) Developer in Test
8 14 (9.66%) Java Automation Tester
9 13 (8.97%) Integration Engineer
9 13 (8.97%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 12 (8.28%) Software Tester
11 11 (7.59%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (6.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 9 (6.21%) Test Automation Developer
13 8 (5.52%) QA Tester
13 8 (5.52%) Software Test Engineer
14 7 (4.83%) Architect
15 6 (4.14%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.07%) SOAP
2 24 (16.55%) Web Services
3 21 (14.48%) REST
4 20 (13.79%) Gherkin
5 19 (13.10%) HTML
6 17 (11.72%) .NET
6 17 (11.72%) CSS
7 13 (8.97%) JSON
7 13 (8.97%) Spring
8 12 (8.28%) RESTful
8 12 (8.28%) XML
9 7 (4.83%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.83%) HTML5
9 7 (4.83%) jQuery
10 6 (4.14%) JDBC
10 6 (4.14%) XSD
11 5 (3.45%) Dropwizard
11 5 (3.45%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.76%) CSS3
13 3 (2.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (1.38%) W3C
2 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.69%) NHS
2 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.34%) Linux
2 11 (7.59%) Windows
3 8 (5.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (71.72%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (46.21%) BDD
3 57 (39.31%) Test Automation
4 47 (32.41%) Scrum
5 44 (30.34%) Test Scripting
6 35 (24.14%) Automation Testing
6 35 (24.14%) SDLC
7 32 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (20.00%) TDD
9 25 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 24 (16.55%) Performance Testing
11 21 (14.48%) Software Testing
12 18 (12.41%) Automated Testing
13 17 (11.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (9.66%) Manual Testing
15 12 (8.28%) DevOps
15 12 (8.28%) Kanban
15 12 (8.28%) OO
16 11 (7.59%) Test Planning
16 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 92 (63.45%) Java
2 37 (25.52%) Python
3 24 (16.55%) SQL
4 23 (15.86%) C#
5 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.59%) C
7 10 (6.90%) Perl
8 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.21%) Ruby
9 5 (3.45%) C++
10 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.07%) VB
11 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.38%) VBScript
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (26.90%) Security Cleared
2 34 (23.45%) DV Cleared
3 17 (11.72%) ISEB
4 14 (9.66%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Kibana
2 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (11.72%) Oracle
2 10 (6.90%) SAP
3 7 (4.83%) ATG
3 7 (4.83%) Atlassian
3 7 (4.83%) HP
4 6 (4.14%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.76%) hybris
6 3 (2.07%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) BEA
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) RedGate
7 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
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