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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 90 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 48 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 1.53% 1.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.68% 10.55% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 45
Median daily rate £325 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.15 £33.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+16.85% -52.81%
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
411 436 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.05% 14.54% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 266 277
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.04 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -3.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.32 £33.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 May 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 24 May 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
Wiltshire +15 24 £300 - 1
Bristol -12 13 £425 +21.42% 8
Gloucestershire -8 6 £375 -7.40% 6
Somerset - 3 £313 - 4
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 80 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.43%) WebDriver
3 36 (38.30%) Scrum
3 36 (38.30%) Java
4 35 (37.23%) Test Automation
4 35 (37.23%) Cucumber
5 27 (28.72%) SQL
6 26 (27.66%) JIRA
7 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
7 25 (26.60%) C#
7 25 (26.60%) ISTQB
8 24 (25.53%) Software Testing
9 23 (24.47%) Automated Testing
9 23 (24.47%) BDD
10 22 (23.40%) ISEB
11 20 (21.28%) Ruby
12 19 (20.21%) QA
12 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (19.15%) Automation Testing
14 17 (18.09%) Manual Testing
14 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
14 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
14 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
15 16 (17.02%) TDD
15 16 (17.02%) SpecFlow
15 16 (17.02%) SDLC
16 15 (15.96%) Finance
16 15 (15.96%) HTML
17 14 (14.89%) CSS
17 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server

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 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.19%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (3.19%) Confluence
2 3 (3.19%) Node.js
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.06%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.13%) Magento
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) IaaS
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) Big Data
3 5 (5.32%) SSDT
4 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.06%) GIS
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) QGIS
6 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (40.43%) WebDriver
2 35 (37.23%) Cucumber
3 26 (27.66%) JIRA
4 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
5 16 (17.02%) SpecFlow
6 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (13.83%) Capybara
8 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
9 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
9 10 (10.64%) WATIR
10 6 (6.38%) JUnit
11 5 (5.32%) Bower
11 5 (5.32%) Grunt
11 5 (5.32%) gulp
12 4 (4.26%) FitNesse
12 4 (4.26%) HP UFT
12 4 (4.26%) JMeter
12 4 (4.26%) Maven
12 4 (4.26%) Mockito
13 3 (3.19%) JBehave
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.51%) Electronics
3 8 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.51%) Marketing
4 5 (5.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Games
6 2 (2.13%) Law
7 1 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Analyst
1 32 (34.04%) Test Analyst
2 22 (23.40%) Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Tester
4 17 (18.09%) Test Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Selenium Tester
6 13 (13.83%) Automation Tester
7 12 (12.77%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 11 (11.70%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
9 10 (10.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 8 (8.51%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (7.45%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (7.45%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (7.45%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 6 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (6.38%) UI Developer
13 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
14 4 (4.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) HTML
2 14 (14.89%) CSS
3 13 (13.83%) .NET
4 11 (11.70%) Behat
5 10 (10.64%) Spring
6 9 (9.57%) Hibernate
7 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (7.45%) Gherkin
8 7 (7.45%) REST
8 7 (7.45%) XML
9 6 (6.38%) HTML5
9 6 (6.38%) Web Services
10 5 (5.32%) jQuery
11 4 (4.26%) J2EE
11 4 (4.26%) SOAP
12 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.19%) CSS3
12 3 (3.19%) LESS
12 3 (3.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.13%) Animation
1 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
1 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
1 2 (2.13%) Wiki
2 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.06%) EPoS
2 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.06%) User Experience
2 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) Scrum
3 35 (37.23%) Test Automation
4 24 (25.53%) Software Testing
5 23 (24.47%) Automated Testing
5 23 (24.47%) BDD
6 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (19.15%) Automation Testing
8 17 (18.09%) Manual Testing
8 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
9 16 (17.02%) SDLC
9 16 (17.02%) TDD
10 11 (11.70%) OO
10 11 (11.70%) V-Model
11 10 (10.64%) DevOps
12 9 (9.57%) Programme Management
13 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (8.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.30%) Java
2 27 (28.72%) SQL
3 25 (26.60%) C#
4 20 (21.28%) Ruby
5 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.45%) Python
7 4 (4.26%) C
7 4 (4.26%) Perl
7 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.19%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.19%) PHP
8 3 (3.19%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.13%) ES6
9 2 (2.13%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) C++
10 1 (1.06%) F#
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) ISTQB
1 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.40%) ISEB
3 14 (14.89%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.21%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.06%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Rally
3 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.51%) SAP
5 6 (6.38%) ATG
6 2 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) RedGate
7 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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