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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 94 85 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs citing Selenium 53 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 1.27% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.84% 12.12% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 7
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£348 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +66.66%
Selenium
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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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
489 231 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.82% 10.47% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 146 156
Average daily rate £388 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 43
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.15 £21.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.90 £50.00
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Bristol -7 26 £363 +3.57% 3
Devon -9 16 £325 -11.26% 2
Somerset -6 4 £325 +14.03%
Gloucestershire -12 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 76 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 35 (36.46%) SC Cleared
3 35 (36.46%) Java
4 34 (35.42%) ISEB
4 34 (35.42%) WebDriver
5 31 (32.29%) Automated Testing
5 31 (32.29%) Scrum
6 30 (31.25%) Software Testing
7 27 (28.13%) ISTQB
8 22 (22.92%) SQL
8 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
9 20 (20.83%) JIRA
9 20 (20.83%) Test Scripting
9 20 (20.83%) User Stories
10 19 (19.79%) Cucumber
10 19 (19.79%) BDD
10 19 (19.79%) QuickTest Pro
10 19 (19.79%) C#
11 18 (18.75%) Finance
12 17 (17.71%) HP
12 17 (17.71%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (15.63%) Open Source
14 14 (14.58%) Performance Testing
14 14 (14.58%) JMeter
15 13 (13.54%) Linux
15 13 (13.54%) QA
15 13 (13.54%) WATIR
16 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
16 12 (12.50%) Git (software)

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (3.13%) CMS
1 3 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) JBoss
2 2 (2.08%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) AMQP
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
1 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.13%) MySQL
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (35.42%) WebDriver
2 20 (20.83%) JIRA
3 19 (19.79%) Cucumber
3 19 (19.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (14.58%) JMeter
5 13 (13.54%) WATIR
6 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 12 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
8 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
10 7 (7.29%) JUnit
11 6 (6.25%) Maven
12 5 (5.21%) Hudson
13 4 (4.17%) Behat
13 4 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (4.17%) TestNG
14 3 (3.13%) FitNesse
14 3 (3.13%) NUnit
15 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.21%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Tester
2 21 (21.88%) Analyst
2 21 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Automation Tester
4 16 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 14 (14.58%) Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Tester
8 5 (5.21%) Test Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.13%) Automated Tester
9 3 (3.13%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.13%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Gherkin
2 6 (6.25%) Web Services
2 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 5 (5.21%) HTML
3 5 (5.21%) CSS
4 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.17%) CSS3
4 4 (4.17%) HTML5
5 3 (3.13%) REST
5 3 (3.13%) LAMP
5 3 (3.13%) ADO.NET
5 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.08%) XML
6 2 (2.08%) jQuery
6 2 (2.08%) RESTful
7 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.04%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.04%) Spring
7 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Open Source
2 5 (5.21%) DTV
3 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) UNIX
3 5 (5.21%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) Automated Testing
2 31 (32.29%) Scrum
3 30 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
5 20 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 20 (20.83%) User Stories
6 19 (19.79%) BDD
7 14 (14.58%) Performance Testing
8 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 11 (11.46%) Automation Testing
9 11 (11.46%) TDD
10 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.38%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.38%) Test Planning
10 9 (9.38%) OO
10 9 (9.38%) Validation
11 8 (8.33%) V-Model
12 7 (7.29%) Test Strategy
12 7 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) Java
2 22 (22.92%) SQL
3 19 (19.79%) C#
4 9 (9.38%) PHP
5 8 (8.33%) Ruby
6 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.21%) Python
7 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.13%) PHP5
9 2 (2.08%) Perl
9 2 (2.08%) Groovy
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 35 (36.46%) SC Cleared
3 34 (35.42%) ISEB
4 27 (28.13%) ISTQB
5 10 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (7.29%) HND
7 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.13%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) HP
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.21%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.13%) Zend
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