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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 97 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 42 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 1.88% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 13.98% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 43
Median daily rate £363 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £446 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £13.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+339.33% -80.98%
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
420 422 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.93% 13.41% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 279 240
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 29
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.39% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £32.54 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £45.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +8 16 £300 +33.33% 2
Gloucestershire -3 9 £413 +1.85% 6
Bristol -12 9 £438 +25.00% 8
Somerset - 4 £425 - 3
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 73 (87.95%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) WebDriver
3 34 (40.96%) Java
4 32 (38.55%) Cucumber
5 30 (36.14%) Scrum
6 27 (32.53%) C#
6 27 (32.53%) Test Automation
7 26 (31.33%) JIRA
8 23 (27.71%) SQL
9 20 (24.10%) ISEB
9 20 (24.10%) QA
9 20 (24.10%) Automated Testing
10 19 (22.89%) Software Testing
10 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
11 18 (21.69%) BDD
11 18 (21.69%) ISTQB
12 17 (20.48%) Ruby
13 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
13 16 (19.28%) SpecFlow
13 16 (19.28%) Automation Testing
14 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
14 15 (18.07%) TDD
14 15 (18.07%) HTML
15 14 (16.87%) Manual Testing
16 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
16 13 (15.66%) CSS
16 13 (15.66%) SDLC
17 11 (13.25%) Rally
17 11 (13.25%) Python

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 3 (3.61%) Confluence
1 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.20%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.20%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.41%) Magento
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) IaaS
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Big Data
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.61%) OrientDB
3 3 (3.61%) SSDT
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) GIS
5 1 (1.20%) QGIS
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (42.17%) WebDriver
2 32 (38.55%) Cucumber
3 26 (31.33%) JIRA
4 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
4 16 (19.28%) SpecFlow
5 11 (13.25%) Capybara
5 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
6 9 (10.84%) WATIR
7 8 (9.64%) JMeter
8 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.02%) Bower
9 5 (6.02%) Grunt
9 5 (6.02%) gulp
9 5 (6.02%) LoadRunner
9 5 (6.02%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (4.82%) JUnit
10 4 (4.82%) Protractor
11 3 (3.61%) Maven
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Electronics
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Analyst
1 25 (30.12%) Test Analyst
2 22 (26.51%) Developer
3 20 (24.10%) Test Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) Tester
5 13 (15.66%) Selenium Tester
6 10 (12.05%) Automation Tester
7 9 (10.84%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 9 (10.84%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) UI Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Java Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 8 (9.64%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Agile Tester
10 4 (4.82%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) HTML
2 13 (15.66%) CSS
3 11 (13.25%) Behat
4 9 (10.84%) HTML5
4 9 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (10.84%) XML
5 8 (9.64%) .NET
5 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.43%) JSON
6 7 (8.43%) Spring
7 6 (7.23%) jQuery
7 6 (7.23%) REST
7 6 (7.23%) Web Services
8 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.02%) SOAP
8 5 (6.02%) XSD
9 4 (4.82%) Backbone.js
9 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.61%) Node.js
10 3 (3.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.41%) Animation
1 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (2.41%) User Experience
1 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
1 2 (2.41%) Wiki
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.20%) EPoS
2 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (87.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.14%) Scrum
3 27 (32.53%) Test Automation
4 20 (24.10%) Automated Testing
5 19 (22.89%) Software Testing
6 18 (21.69%) BDD
7 16 (19.28%) Automation Testing
8 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
8 15 (18.07%) TDD
9 14 (16.87%) Manual Testing
10 13 (15.66%) SDLC
11 11 (13.25%) OO
12 9 (10.84%) DevOps
13 8 (9.64%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (9.64%) Software Delivery
13 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
14 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
14 7 (8.43%) System Integration Testing
14 7 (8.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) C#
3 23 (27.71%) SQL
4 17 (20.48%) Ruby
5 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.25%) Python
7 4 (4.82%) Perl
8 3 (3.61%) C
8 3 (3.61%) C++
8 3 (3.61%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.61%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.41%) ES6
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) Scala
10 1 (1.20%) F#
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) ISEB
2 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
3 18 (21.69%) ISTQB
4 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared
5 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) Kibana
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Rally
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.02%) SAP
5 4 (4.82%) ATG
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) RedGate
6 1 (1.20%) Twitter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago