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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / South West
Rank 48 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 105 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.93% 1.52% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.70% 10.45% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 25
Median daily rate £350 £371 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

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
533 440 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.96% 14.58% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 296 316
Median daily rate £375 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 25
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.80 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.18 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +33 41 £335 -8.21% 3
Bristol +20 22 £320 -1.53% 13
Gloucestershire +3 14 £580 +22.10% 4
Somerset +8 13 £358 -4.66% 5
Devon +7 11 £350 - 1
Dorset +6 3 - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 126 (75.45%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (61.08%) Java
3 82 (49.10%) Cucumber
4 81 (48.50%) BDD
5 64 (38.32%) Test Automation
5 64 (38.32%) WebDriver
6 56 (33.53%) Scrum
7 47 (28.14%) Test Scripting
8 40 (23.95%) Security Cleared
9 38 (22.75%) C#
10 36 (21.56%) Finance
10 36 (21.56%) TDD
10 36 (21.56%) SDLC
11 33 (19.76%) Gherkin
11 33 (19.76%) Python
12 32 (19.16%) SOAP
12 32 (19.16%) Automation Testing
13 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (17.96%) DV Cleared
14 30 (17.96%) Web Services
14 30 (17.96%) .NET
15 27 (16.17%) Performance Testing
15 27 (16.17%) SpecFlow
16 26 (15.57%) SQL
16 26 (15.57%) HTML
16 26 (15.57%) Software Engineering
17 25 (14.97%) JavaScript
18 24 (14.37%) CSS
18 24 (14.37%) JMeter
19 23 (13.77%) Software Testing

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 6 (3.59%) Apache
2 5 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.80%) CMS
3 3 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.20%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
5 1 (0.60%) Liferay
5 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.59%) Big Data
4 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.20%) MySQL
5 2 (1.20%) OrientDB
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 82 (49.10%) Cucumber
2 64 (38.32%) WebDriver
3 27 (16.17%) SpecFlow
4 24 (14.37%) JMeter
5 20 (11.98%) Jenkins
6 16 (9.58%) LoadRunner
6 16 (9.58%) Maven
6 16 (9.58%) SoapUI
7 13 (7.78%) Ant
7 13 (7.78%) JIRA
7 13 (7.78%) Selenium IDE
8 12 (7.19%) Git (software)
9 9 (5.39%) Jasmine
10 8 (4.79%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (4.19%) HP UFT
11 7 (4.19%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.59%) GitLab
13 5 (2.99%) Subversion
14 4 (2.40%) JUnit
General
1 36 (21.56%) Finance
2 14 (8.38%) Banking
3 12 (7.19%) Electronics
3 12 (7.19%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.19%) Marketing
3 12 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.79%) Retail
5 7 (4.19%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (30.54%) Tester
2 45 (26.95%) Developer
3 34 (20.36%) Automation Tester
4 32 (19.16%) Test Engineer
5 26 (15.57%) Analyst
5 26 (15.57%) Test Analyst
6 21 (12.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 18 (10.78%) Java Developer
8 17 (10.18%) Developer in Test
9 14 (8.38%) Java Automation Tester
9 14 (8.38%) Software Tester
10 12 (7.19%) Integration Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 10 (5.99%) QA Tester
11 10 (5.99%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (5.39%) Test Automation Developer
13 8 (4.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 8 (4.79%) Software QA Tester
13 8 (4.79%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (4.79%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.76%) Gherkin
2 32 (19.16%) SOAP
3 30 (17.96%) .NET
3 30 (17.96%) Web Services
4 26 (15.57%) HTML
5 24 (14.37%) CSS
6 21 (12.57%) REST
7 16 (9.58%) jQuery
8 15 (8.98%) AngularJS
9 13 (7.78%) HTML5
9 13 (7.78%) Spring
9 13 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (7.78%) XML
10 11 (6.59%) RESTful
11 9 (5.39%) .NET Framework
11 9 (5.39%) Ext JS
12 8 (4.79%) JSON
13 6 (3.59%) JDBC
14 5 (2.99%) Hibernate
15 4 (2.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.20%) W3C
2 2 (1.20%) Wiki
3 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.38%) Linux
2 13 (7.78%) Windows
3 7 (4.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (75.45%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (48.50%) BDD
3 64 (38.32%) Test Automation
4 56 (33.53%) Scrum
5 47 (28.14%) Test Scripting
6 36 (21.56%) SDLC
6 36 (21.56%) TDD
7 32 (19.16%) Automation Testing
8 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (16.17%) Performance Testing
10 26 (15.57%) Software Engineering
11 23 (13.77%) Software Testing
12 19 (11.38%) Automated Testing
13 18 (10.78%) Manual Testing
13 18 (10.78%) MVC
14 16 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (9.58%) DevOps
15 14 (8.38%) Integration Testing
15 14 (8.38%) Test Planning
16 13 (7.78%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 102 (61.08%) Java
2 38 (22.75%) C#
3 33 (19.76%) Python
4 26 (15.57%) SQL
5 25 (14.97%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.78%) C
7 11 (6.59%) Perl
7 11 (6.59%) Ruby
8 9 (5.39%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.80%) VB
10 2 (1.20%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) VBScript
11 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (23.95%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.96%) DV Cleared
3 21 (12.57%) ISEB
4 17 (10.18%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.39%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.57%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.20%) SDET
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.20%) Kibana
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (9.58%) Oracle
2 12 (7.19%) SAP
3 9 (5.39%) Sencha
4 7 (4.19%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.59%) ATG
5 6 (3.59%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.59%) HP
6 3 (1.80%) Google
6 3 (1.80%) hybris
7 1 (0.60%) BEA
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.60%) RedGate
7 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
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