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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 85 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 48 50 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 1.67% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.09% 12.05% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 2
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£350 £340 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +22.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £383 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
433 415 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.52% 13.85% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 271 119
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £33.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -5 24 £350 +6.06% 12
Gloucestershire +2 11 £405 +4.51%
Devon +5 8 £325 -7.14% 4
Wiltshire -4 2 - - 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) WebDriver
3 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
4 20 (25.97%) C#
5 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
5 19 (24.68%) Test Scripting
6 17 (22.08%) SQL
6 17 (22.08%) Cucumber
7 16 (20.78%) Scrum
7 16 (20.78%) ISEB
8 15 (19.48%) QA
8 15 (19.48%) SpecFlow
9 14 (18.18%) BDD
10 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
10 12 (15.58%) ISTQB
10 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
11 11 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 11 (14.29%) HTML
12 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
12 10 (12.99%) Web Services
12 10 (12.99%) JIRA
12 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
13 9 (11.69%) TDD
13 9 (11.69%) Degree
13 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
13 9 (11.69%) .NET
13 9 (11.69%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (5.19%) Node.js
1 4 (5.19%) ATG Dynamo
2 2 (2.60%) Liferay
2 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.60%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) MySQL
3 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) WebDriver
2 17 (22.08%) Cucumber
3 15 (19.48%) SpecFlow
4 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
5 10 (12.99%) JIRA
6 9 (11.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (10.39%) MSTest
7 8 (10.39%) NUnit
8 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
9 6 (7.79%) JMeter
10 5 (6.49%) Maven
10 5 (6.49%) JUnit
10 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
11 4 (5.19%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (5.19%) FitNesse
12 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
12 3 (3.90%) TestNG
12 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
12 3 (3.90%) RSpec
General
1 2 (2.60%) Banking
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Developer
2 20 (25.97%) Analyst
3 15 (19.48%) Test Analyst
4 14 (18.18%) Tester
5 7 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 7 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) QA Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Tester
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (12.99%) Web Services
3 9 (11.69%) .NET
4 7 (9.09%) jQuery
4 7 (9.09%) XML
4 7 (9.09%) CSS
4 7 (9.09%) SOAP
4 7 (9.09%) REST
5 6 (7.79%) HTML5
6 4 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.19%) Backbone.js
6 4 (5.19%) CSS3
6 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.90%) JSON
7 3 (3.90%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (3.90%) Underscore.js
7 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.90%) RESTful
7 3 (3.90%) Marionette.js
8 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Open Source
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
3 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
3 19 (24.68%) Test Scripting
4 16 (20.78%) Scrum
5 14 (18.18%) BDD
6 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
7 11 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.69%) TDD
9 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.09%) MVC
11 7 (9.09%) User Stories
11 7 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (7.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) C#
3 17 (22.08%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.39%) Ruby
6 4 (5.19%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) PHP5
7 2 (2.60%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) Scala
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) ISEB
2 12 (15.58%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.69%) Degree
4 7 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) HND
6 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.49%) ATG
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.60%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) hybris
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