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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 94 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 48 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.65% 1.02% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.57% 7.14% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 44
Median daily rate £325 £363 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £35.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+19.12% -50.00%
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
382 434 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.13% 14.21% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 260 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 32
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £47.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +23 22 £300 - 6
Bristol -2 14 £400 +14.28% 8
Gloucestershire +6 5 £475 +18.75% 10
Somerset - 4 £313 - 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 80 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) Java
3 37 (38.95%) Test Automation
4 36 (37.89%) WebDriver
5 35 (36.84%) Scrum
6 34 (35.79%) Cucumber
7 29 (30.53%) Security Cleared
8 26 (27.37%) Automated Testing
9 25 (26.32%) BDD
10 24 (25.26%) JIRA
10 24 (25.26%) C#
10 24 (25.26%) Software Testing
11 22 (23.16%) ISEB
11 22 (23.16%) SQL
11 22 (23.16%) ISTQB
12 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
12 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (18.95%) QA
13 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
13 18 (18.95%) Ruby
13 18 (18.95%) TDD
14 17 (17.89%) Software Engineering
14 17 (17.89%) DV Cleared
14 17 (17.89%) Manual Testing
14 17 (17.89%) SDLC
15 16 (16.84%) Automation Testing
16 15 (15.79%) SpecFlow
16 15 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (15.79%) HTML
17 14 (14.74%) .NET

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 4 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.16%) Apache
2 3 (3.16%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (3.16%) Confluence
2 3 (3.16%) Node.js
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.05%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.11%) Magento
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) IaaS
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) SAN
2 1 (1.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) Big Data
3 5 (5.26%) SSDT
4 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.11%) MySQL
6 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.05%) GIS
7 1 (1.05%) QGIS
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (37.89%) WebDriver
2 34 (35.79%) Cucumber
3 24 (25.26%) JIRA
4 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
5 15 (15.79%) SpecFlow
5 15 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (14.74%) Jenkins
7 11 (11.58%) Capybara
8 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
9 8 (8.42%) WATIR
10 7 (7.37%) HP UFT
11 6 (6.32%) JUnit
12 5 (5.26%) Bower
12 5 (5.26%) Grunt
12 5 (5.26%) gulp
12 5 (5.26%) LoadRunner
13 4 (4.21%) FitNesse
13 4 (4.21%) Maven
13 4 (4.21%) Mockito
14 3 (3.16%) RSpec
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.42%) Electronics
3 8 (8.42%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.42%) Marketing
4 5 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Games
5 2 (2.11%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Analyst
1 29 (30.53%) Test Analyst
2 25 (26.32%) Tester
3 23 (24.21%) Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Automation Tester
4 14 (14.74%) Selenium Tester
4 14 (14.74%) Test Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 9 (9.47%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) Agile Test Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) UI Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) HTML
2 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 14 (14.74%) CSS
3 10 (10.53%) Spring
4 9 (9.47%) Behat
4 9 (9.47%) Gherkin
4 9 (9.47%) Hibernate
5 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
5 8 (8.42%) REST
5 8 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (7.37%) XML
7 6 (6.32%) HTML5
7 6 (6.32%) Web Services
8 5 (5.26%) jQuery
8 5 (5.26%) SOAP
9 4 (4.21%) J2EE
10 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.16%) CSS3
10 3 (3.16%) Spring Boot
10 3 (3.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.11%) Animation
1 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (2.11%) Visualisation
1 2 (2.11%) Wiki
2 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.05%) EPoS
2 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.05%) User Experience
2 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (4.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.95%) Test Automation
3 35 (36.84%) Scrum
4 26 (27.37%) Automated Testing
5 25 (26.32%) BDD
6 24 (25.26%) Software Testing
7 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (18.95%) TDD
9 17 (17.89%) Manual Testing
9 17 (17.89%) SDLC
9 17 (17.89%) Software Engineering
10 16 (16.84%) Automation Testing
11 11 (11.58%) V-Model
12 10 (10.53%) DevOps
13 9 (9.47%) OO
13 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
14 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (8.42%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
14 8 (8.42%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) Java
2 24 (25.26%) C#
3 22 (23.16%) SQL
4 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.95%) Ruby
6 10 (10.53%) Python
7 5 (5.26%) PHP
8 4 (4.21%) C
8 4 (4.21%) Perl
8 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.16%) ECMAScript
9 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.16%) VB
10 2 (2.11%) ES6
10 2 (2.11%) F#
10 2 (2.11%) Scala
11 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.16%) ISEB
2 22 (23.16%) ISTQB
3 17 (17.89%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) Rally
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) SAP
4 6 (6.32%) ATG
5 5 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) Google
6 1 (1.05%) RedGate
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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