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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 82 69 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Contract jobs citing Selenium 56 88 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.04% 2.66% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.09% 17.74% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 64 42
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £312 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £490 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
505 496 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.42% 14.98% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 338 270
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.21 £31.00 £34.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £43.43 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +8 24 £400 -8.57% 8
Wiltshire +24 18 £340 +10.56% 2
Bristol +6 11 £400 +14.28% 3
Somerset -6 1 - - 6
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 78 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (57.58%) Java
3 37 (37.37%) Cucumber
4 32 (32.32%) WebDriver
4 32 (32.32%) Security Cleared
5 30 (30.30%) BDD
5 30 (30.30%) Scrum
6 29 (29.29%) SQL
6 29 (29.29%) Test Automation
7 26 (26.26%) Automated Testing
7 26 (26.26%) ISEB
8 25 (25.25%) Python
8 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (25.25%) Automation Testing
9 24 (24.24%) ISTQB
10 23 (23.23%) Software Testing
10 23 (23.23%) DV Cleared
10 23 (23.23%) Test Scripting
11 22 (22.22%) TDD
12 21 (21.21%) JIRA
13 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
13 20 (20.20%) C#
14 19 (19.19%) JSON
14 19 (19.19%) QA
14 19 (19.19%) SDLC
15 18 (18.18%) SOAP
16 16 (16.16%) JMeter
17 15 (15.15%) Ruby
17 15 (15.15%) HTML
17 15 (15.15%) Oracle

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 (5.05%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.05%) OrientDB
3 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.03%) SSDT
5 2 (2.02%) Big Data
5 2 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (37.37%) Cucumber
2 32 (32.32%) WebDriver
3 21 (21.21%) JIRA
4 16 (16.16%) JMeter
5 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
5 13 (13.13%) LoadRunner
6 12 (12.12%) Jenkins
6 12 (12.12%) SoapUI
6 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 10 (10.10%) Maven
9 9 (9.09%) Ant
9 9 (9.09%) JUnit
10 8 (8.08%) HP UFT
11 7 (7.07%) WATIR
12 6 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
13 5 (5.05%) Capybara
13 5 (5.05%) ClearCase
13 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Electronics
2 6 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.06%) Marketing
2 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Billing
4 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Tester
2 27 (27.27%) Analyst
2 27 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 25 (25.25%) Developer
4 23 (23.23%) Test Engineer
5 17 (17.17%) Automation Tester
6 16 (16.16%) Automation Test Analyst
7 14 (14.14%) Java Developer
7 14 (14.14%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 8 (8.08%) Java Automation Tester
10 8 (8.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 7 (7.07%) Developer in Test
11 7 (7.07%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) Agile Tester
12 5 (5.05%) Software Tester
12 5 (5.05%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.19%) JSON
2 18 (18.18%) SOAP
3 15 (15.15%) HTML
4 14 (14.14%) REST
5 12 (12.12%) CSS
5 12 (12.12%) HTML5
5 12 (12.12%) Web Services
6 11 (11.11%) XML
7 10 (10.10%) Spring
8 9 (9.09%) .NET
8 9 (9.09%) jQuery
9 8 (8.08%) Gherkin
9 8 (8.08%) XSD
10 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.05%) Behat
11 5 (5.05%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.05%) J2EE
11 5 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.04%) CSS3
12 4 (4.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.02%) User Experience
2 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (5.05%) Unix
4 2 (2.02%) Android
4 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) AIX
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.30%) BDD
2 30 (30.30%) Scrum
3 29 (29.29%) Test Automation
4 26 (26.26%) Automated Testing
5 25 (25.25%) Automation Testing
5 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (23.23%) Software Testing
6 23 (23.23%) Test Scripting
7 22 (22.22%) TDD
8 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
9 19 (19.19%) SDLC
10 14 (14.14%) Kanban
11 11 (11.11%) Manual Testing
12 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
12 9 (9.09%) Performance Testing
12 9 (9.09%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.07%) OO
13 7 (7.07%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) Java
2 29 (29.29%) SQL
3 25 (25.25%) Python
4 20 (20.20%) C#
5 15 (15.15%) Ruby
6 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.07%) C++
8 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.04%) C
10 4 (4.04%) Perl
11 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.02%) Groovy
12 2 (2.02%) VB
12 2 (2.02%) VBScript
13 1 (1.01%) F#
13 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (32.32%) Security Cleared
2 26 (26.26%) ISEB
3 24 (24.24%) ISTQB
4 23 (23.23%) DV Cleared
5 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (5.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.19%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Docker
1 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) Oracle
2 6 (6.06%) HP
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) SAP
3 5 (5.05%) Rally
4 4 (4.04%) ATG
4 4 (4.04%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.04%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.04%) hybris
5 2 (2.02%) RedGate
5 2 (2.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
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