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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 110 88 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 1.27% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.37% 11.95% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £375
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 £36.25 - £22.50
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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
502 251 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.41% 10.66% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 160 158
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £433 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 38
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.15 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 -7 22 £400 +14.28% 5
Devon -13 6 £325 -13.33% 1
Somerset -3 5 £325 -7.14%
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
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England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.64%) Java
3 33 (37.50%) ISEB
3 33 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
5 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
6 27 (30.68%) Automated Testing
6 27 (30.68%) Software Testing
7 26 (29.55%) Scrum
8 24 (27.27%) ISTQB
9 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
10 21 (23.86%) Test Scripting
10 21 (23.86%) QuickTest Pro
11 20 (22.73%) JIRA
11 20 (22.73%) User Stories
12 19 (21.59%) Cucumber
13 18 (20.45%) HP
13 18 (20.45%) SQL
13 18 (20.45%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (19.32%) C#
15 16 (18.18%) Finance
15 16 (18.18%) Open Source
16 15 (17.05%) BDD
17 14 (15.91%) QA
18 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
18 13 (14.77%) TDD
19 12 (13.64%) WATIR
19 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
20 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
20 11 (12.50%) Automation Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (3.41%) IIS
1 3 (3.41%) CMS
1 3 (3.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Mule
2 1 (1.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Firewall
1 1 (1.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) MySQL
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 21 (23.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (22.73%) JIRA
4 19 (21.59%) Cucumber
5 12 (13.64%) WATIR
6 11 (12.50%) JMeter
6 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.23%) SpecFlow
7 9 (10.23%) Jenkins
8 8 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (6.82%) Maven
9 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
10 5 (5.68%) JUnit
10 5 (5.68%) Hudson
11 4 (4.55%) Behat
11 4 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (4.55%) FitNesse
12 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
13 2 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Electronics
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Tester
2 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 19 (21.59%) Test Analyst
2 19 (21.59%) Automation Tester
3 14 (15.91%) Test Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Tester
7 5 (5.68%) Test Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (2.27%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.27%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) .NET
1 6 (6.82%) Web Services
2 5 (5.68%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.55%) REST
3 4 (4.55%) HTML
3 4 (4.55%) CSS
3 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.41%) LAMP
4 3 (3.41%) HTML5
4 3 (3.41%) ADO.NET
4 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.41%) XML
4 3 (3.41%) CSS3
5 2 (2.27%) SOAP
5 2 (2.27%) jQuery
5 2 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.14%) Spring
6 1 (1.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Open Source
2 4 (4.55%) DTV
3 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) Automated Testing
2 27 (30.68%) Software Testing
3 26 (29.55%) Scrum
4 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
5 21 (23.86%) Test Scripting
6 20 (22.73%) User Stories
7 15 (17.05%) BDD
8 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
8 13 (14.77%) TDD
9 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 11 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 10 (11.36%) Test Planning
11 10 (11.36%) Validation
11 10 (11.36%) OO
11 10 (11.36%) Performance Testing
12 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.23%) V-Model
13 6 (6.82%) Manual Testing
14 5 (5.68%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.64%) Java
2 18 (20.45%) SQL
3 17 (19.32%) C#
4 7 (7.95%) PHP
5 6 (6.82%) Ruby
6 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.41%) Python
8 2 (2.27%) Perl
8 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.14%) PHP5
9 1 (1.14%) Groovy
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) ISEB
2 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
3 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
4 24 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 9 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (9.09%) HND
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.41%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 18 (20.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) HP
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) ATG
5 1 (1.14%) Zend
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