The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 94 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Contract jobs citing Selenium 50 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.94% 2.38% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 4
Average daily rate £339 £289 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.31% +24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +12 27 £330 +10.00% 5
Wiltshire -9 10 £350 +21.73% 4
Devon -1 7 £375 +35.13% 1
Somerset -7 3 £338 - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (41.86%) Scrum
1 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.37%) WebDriver
3 31 (36.05%) Automated Testing
4 26 (30.23%) Test Scripting
4 26 (30.23%) Test Automation
5 25 (29.07%) Cucumber
6 24 (27.91%) QuickTest Pro
6 24 (27.91%) Software Testing
7 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
8 20 (23.26%) SC Cleared
8 20 (23.26%) Java
9 19 (22.09%) ISEB
10 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
10 18 (20.93%) Maven
11 17 (19.77%) JIRA
12 16 (18.60%) Oracle
13 15 (17.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (16.28%) QA
14 14 (16.28%) LoadRunner
14 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
15 13 (15.12%) Open Source
15 13 (15.12%) Kanban
15 13 (15.12%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (15.12%) HP
15 13 (15.12%) JUnit
15 13 (15.12%) Finance
16 12 (13.95%) Spring
16 12 (13.95%) BDD
17 11 (12.79%) User Stories

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (6.98%) CMS
2 5 (5.81%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Summit
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (38.37%) WebDriver
2 25 (29.07%) Cucumber
3 24 (27.91%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (20.93%) Maven
5 17 (19.77%) JIRA
6 14 (16.28%) LoadRunner
6 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
7 13 (15.12%) JUnit
8 10 (11.63%) JMeter
8 10 (11.63%) JBehave
9 8 (9.30%) Subversion
9 8 (9.30%) Ant
9 8 (9.30%) Eclipse
9 8 (9.30%) TestNG
10 6 (6.98%) Capybara
11 5 (5.81%) jMock
11 5 (5.81%) WATIR
12 4 (4.65%) NUnit
12 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
12 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Tester
2 23 (26.74%) Developer
3 18 (20.93%) Analyst
4 17 (19.77%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (10.47%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.14%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Technical Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Test Specialist
8 6 (6.98%) Automation Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.81%) Test Automation Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) UAT Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) Spring
2 11 (12.79%) jQuery
2 11 (12.79%) CSS
3 9 (10.47%) CSS3
3 9 (10.47%) JSF
4 8 (9.30%) XML Schema
4 8 (9.30%) XML
4 8 (9.30%) JAX-WS
5 4 (4.65%) Web Services
6 3 (3.49%) HTML
7 2 (2.33%) Java SE
7 2 (2.33%) .NET
7 2 (2.33%) RESTful
8 1 (1.16%) HTML5
8 1 (1.16%) MooTools
8 1 (1.16%) JPA
8 1 (1.16%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (1.16%) EJB
8 1 (1.16%) JSP
8 1 (1.16%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Open Source
2 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.16%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Linux
1 11 (12.79%) UNIX
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Scrum
1 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Automated Testing
3 26 (30.23%) Test Scripting
3 26 (30.23%) Test Automation
4 24 (27.91%) Software Testing
5 15 (17.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (15.12%) Kanban
7 12 (13.95%) BDD
8 11 (12.79%) User Stories
9 10 (11.63%) Performance Testing
9 10 (11.63%) Automation Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.30%) Security Testing
11 7 (8.14%) TDD
12 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.81%) Test Strategy
13 5 (5.81%) Test Management
13 5 (5.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.14%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) VBScript
6 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 2 (2.33%) Ruby
7 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 19 (22.09%) ISEB
4 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 14001
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.16%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) HP
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.98%) SAP
5 5 (5.81%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.16%) JBoss
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