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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 84 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 59 53 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.89% 1.78% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.05% 14.13% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 0
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£350 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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
420 375 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.47% 12.56% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 236 103
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 9
Average hourly rate £37.39 £36.40 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.54 £33.50 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.42 £42.20 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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
Bristol -1 28 £350 -1.75% 3
Devon +4 14 £325 -7.14% 6
Gloucestershire -1 10 £405 +20.89% 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £225 - 4
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 50 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) WebDriver
3 26 (31.33%) C#
4 24 (28.92%) Test Automation
4 24 (28.92%) SpecFlow
5 23 (27.71%) Automated Testing
5 23 (27.71%) QA
6 21 (25.30%) Java
7 18 (21.69%) Cucumber
7 18 (21.69%) BDD
8 17 (20.48%) Scrum
8 17 (20.48%) JIRA
8 17 (20.48%) ISTQB
9 15 (18.07%) Test Scripting
10 14 (16.87%) SQL
10 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
11 12 (14.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (14.46%) SDLC
11 12 (14.46%) ISEB
11 12 (14.46%) Degree
11 12 (14.46%) Atlassian
12 11 (13.25%) NUnit
12 11 (13.25%) Manual Testing
12 11 (13.25%) PHP
12 11 (13.25%) MSTest
13 10 (12.05%) Automation Testing
13 10 (12.05%) HTML
13 10 (12.05%) .NET
14 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
14 9 (10.84%) Web Services

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4 (4.82%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (3.61%) Node.js
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.41%) Liferay
4 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (33.73%) WebDriver
2 24 (28.92%) SpecFlow
3 18 (21.69%) Cucumber
4 17 (20.48%) JIRA
5 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
6 11 (13.25%) MSTest
6 11 (13.25%) NUnit
7 7 (8.43%) Behat
8 6 (7.23%) HP UFT
9 5 (6.02%) JUnit
10 4 (4.82%) JMeter
10 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
10 4 (4.82%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (4.82%) PhpStorm
10 4 (4.82%) GitLab
10 4 (4.82%) Maven
11 3 (3.61%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.61%) RSpec
11 3 (3.61%) JBehave
11 3 (3.61%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (4.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Developer
2 25 (30.12%) Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Test Analyst
4 12 (14.46%) Tester
4 12 (14.46%) QA Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Automation Tester
6 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) AWS Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Test Leader
9 4 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) HTML
1 10 (12.05%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) XML
3 6 (7.23%) CSS
3 6 (7.23%) SOAP
3 6 (7.23%) jQuery
3 6 (7.23%) REST
4 5 (6.02%) HTML5
5 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.61%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (3.61%) Marionette.js
6 3 (3.61%) RESTful
6 3 (3.61%) CSS3
6 3 (3.61%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.61%) Underscore.js
6 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.41%) Spring
7 2 (2.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
1 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.20%) FMCG
3 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Android
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) Test Automation
3 23 (27.71%) Automated Testing
4 18 (21.69%) BDD
5 17 (20.48%) Scrum
6 15 (18.07%) Test Scripting
7 12 (14.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (14.46%) SDLC
8 11 (13.25%) Manual Testing
9 10 (12.05%) Automation Testing
10 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
11 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.43%) Regression Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Load Testing
12 6 (7.23%) MVC
12 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) C#
2 21 (25.30%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) SQL
4 11 (13.25%) PHP
5 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.84%) Ruby
6 2 (2.41%) PHP5
6 2 (2.41%) Python
7 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.20%) Scala
7 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) Perl
7 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) ISTQB
2 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 12 (14.46%) ISEB
3 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.71%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) ATG
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.20%) hybris
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) HP
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