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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 101 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 41 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 2.03% 1.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% 15.12% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 43
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
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
460 430 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.11% 13.42% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 296 236
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 £305 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £30.51 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 14 £300 +33.33% 6
Gloucestershire 0 13 £400 -1.23% 6
Bristol -17 8 £431 +23.21% 6
Somerset +10 2 £431 +24.27% 1
Dorset - 2 - - 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 74 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) Java
3 33 (37.93%) WebDriver
3 33 (37.93%) Cucumber
4 31 (35.63%) Scrum
5 27 (31.03%) SQL
6 26 (29.89%) C#
6 26 (29.89%) Test Automation
7 25 (28.74%) JIRA
8 23 (26.44%) Automated Testing
8 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
9 21 (24.14%) Automation Testing
9 21 (24.14%) ISEB
10 19 (21.84%) Software Testing
10 19 (21.84%) QA
10 19 (21.84%) ISTQB
11 18 (20.69%) Ruby
11 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
12 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
13 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
13 15 (17.24%) BDD
13 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
14 14 (16.09%) Manual Testing
15 13 (14.94%) SDLC
15 13 (14.94%) Python
15 13 (14.94%) HTML
15 13 (14.94%) Oracle
15 13 (14.94%) Linux
16 12 (13.79%) TDD

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 (3.45%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.45%) Confluence
1 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
2 2 (2.30%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.15%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.30%) Magento
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) SAN
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Big Data
3 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.75%) OrientDB
4 3 (3.45%) SSDT
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) GIS
6 1 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.15%) QGIS
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (37.93%) Cucumber
1 33 (37.93%) WebDriver
2 25 (28.74%) JIRA
3 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
5 11 (12.64%) Capybara
5 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
5 11 (12.64%) JMeter
5 11 (12.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (10.34%) WATIR
7 7 (8.05%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (6.90%) JUnit
8 6 (6.90%) LoadRunner
8 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.75%) HP UFT
9 5 (5.75%) Maven
10 4 (4.60%) Protractor
11 3 (3.45%) ClearCase
11 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Electronics
2 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.75%) Marketing
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Analyst
1 27 (31.03%) Test Analyst
2 23 (26.44%) Test Engineer
3 21 (24.14%) Tester
4 19 (21.84%) Developer
5 15 (17.24%) Selenium Tester
6 12 (13.79%) Automation Tester
7 10 (11.49%) Integration Engineer
7 10 (11.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 10 (11.49%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (10.34%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 9 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
10 7 (8.05%) UI Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Consultant
12 4 (4.60%) Agile Tester
12 4 (4.60%) Java Automation Tester
13 3 (3.45%) Test Automation Consultant
13 3 (3.45%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) HTML
2 11 (12.64%) Behat
3 10 (11.49%) CSS
3 10 (11.49%) JSON
3 10 (11.49%) XML
4 9 (10.34%) HTML5
4 9 (10.34%) REST
4 9 (10.34%) SOAP
5 7 (8.05%) .NET
5 7 (8.05%) Web Services
6 6 (6.90%) jQuery
6 6 (6.90%) Spring
6 6 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (6.90%) XSD
7 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.75%) Gherkin
8 4 (4.60%) Backbone.js
8 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.45%) J2EE
9 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.30%) Animation
1 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
1 2 (2.30%) User Experience
1 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
1 2 (2.30%) Wiki
2 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.15%) EPoS
2 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) Scrum
3 26 (29.89%) Test Automation
4 23 (26.44%) Automated Testing
5 21 (24.14%) Automation Testing
6 19 (21.84%) Software Testing
7 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
8 15 (17.24%) BDD
9 14 (16.09%) Manual Testing
10 13 (14.94%) SDLC
11 12 (13.79%) TDD
12 11 (12.64%) OO
13 10 (11.49%) Test Scripting
14 9 (10.34%) DevOps
15 8 (9.20%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (9.20%) Software Delivery
15 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
16 7 (8.05%) System Testing
16 7 (8.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) Java
2 27 (31.03%) SQL
3 26 (29.89%) C#
4 18 (20.69%) Ruby
5 13 (14.94%) Python
6 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.60%) C++
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
7 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) ES6
8 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.30%) Scala
8 2 (2.30%) VB
8 2 (2.30%) VBScript
9 1 (1.15%) F#
9 1 (1.15%) Groovy
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.14%) ISEB
3 19 (21.84%) ISTQB
4 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.15%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) Kibana
3 1 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Rally
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.75%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) ATG
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) RedGate
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday