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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 86 81 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 60 55 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 1.79% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.70% 13.89% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 5
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£350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
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
438 396 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.69% 12.91% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 144
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 10
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £39.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 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 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 20 £375 - 6
Devon +15 16 £325 - 3
Gloucestershire +2 13 £410 +15.49% 1
Somerset +1 7 £347 +8.86% 4
Wiltshire -4 1 £225 -25.00% 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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 60 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) Test Automation
3 32 (35.16%) C#
4 30 (32.97%) Java
4 30 (32.97%) WebDriver
5 29 (31.87%) SpecFlow
6 26 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 24 (26.37%) QA
7 24 (26.37%) SQL
7 24 (26.37%) Jenkins
7 24 (26.37%) Cucumber
8 23 (25.27%) ISTQB
9 22 (24.18%) ISEB
9 22 (24.18%) BDD
10 19 (20.88%) Scrum
11 17 (18.68%) JIRA
12 16 (17.58%) Degree
13 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
13 15 (16.48%) TDD
14 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 14 (15.38%) HTML
14 14 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (15.38%) SDLC
15 13 (14.29%) Automation Testing
15 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
16 12 (13.19%) Manual Testing
16 12 (13.19%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (13.19%) Ruby
16 12 (13.19%) Atlassian
17 11 (12.09%) XML

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (5.49%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) Node.js
3 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.20%) Liferay
3 2 (2.20%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
3 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (32.97%) WebDriver
2 29 (31.87%) SpecFlow
3 24 (26.37%) Cucumber
3 24 (26.37%) Jenkins
4 17 (18.68%) JIRA
5 11 (12.09%) MSTest
6 10 (10.99%) JBehave
6 10 (10.99%) NUnit
7 9 (9.89%) JMeter
8 7 (7.69%) Behat
9 6 (6.59%) LoadRunner
10 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
10 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
10 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.40%) FitNesse
11 4 (4.40%) JUnit
11 4 (4.40%) HP UFT
11 4 (4.40%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (4.40%) PhpStorm
11 4 (4.40%) GitLab
General
1 4 (4.40%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Publishing
3 1 (1.10%) Electronics
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Analyst
2 24 (26.37%) Test Analyst
2 24 (26.37%) Developer
3 15 (16.48%) Tester
4 12 (13.19%) QA Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Agile Test Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Automation Tester
6 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Automation Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) AWS Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Test Leader
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) HTML
2 11 (12.09%) .NET
2 11 (12.09%) XML
3 10 (10.99%) Web Services
4 8 (8.79%) SOAP
5 7 (7.69%) REST
6 6 (6.59%) CSS
7 4 (4.40%) jQuery
8 3 (3.30%) RESTful
8 3 (3.30%) HTML5
8 3 (3.30%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.30%) Underscore.js
8 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.30%) Marionette.js
8 3 (3.30%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.20%) CSS3
9 2 (2.20%) J2EE
10 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) DTV
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Android
2 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) Test Automation
3 26 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 22 (24.18%) BDD
5 19 (20.88%) Scrum
6 15 (16.48%) TDD
6 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
7 14 (15.38%) SDLC
8 13 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 12 (13.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (13.19%) Manual Testing
10 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.79%) Test Planning
12 7 (7.69%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) C#
2 30 (32.97%) Java
3 24 (26.37%) SQL
4 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.19%) Ruby
6 10 (10.99%) PHP
7 7 (7.69%) Python
8 6 (6.59%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) PHP5
9 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) ISTQB
2 22 (24.18%) ISEB
3 16 (17.58%) Degree
4 14 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.37%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Atlassian
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) ATG
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.10%) Talend
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
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