The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.75% 0.66% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.55% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +66.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.64% 13.11% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 12
Average daily rate £360 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Southampton region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 29 (80.56%) Java
3 25 (69.44%) Web Services
4 24 (66.67%) JUnit
4 24 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 23 (63.89%) TDD
6 22 (61.11%) RESTful
7 20 (55.56%) Spring
8 19 (52.78%) Maven
8 19 (52.78%) Scrum
8 19 (52.78%) BDD
9 17 (47.22%) Mockito
10 15 (41.67%) MVC
10 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
10 15 (41.67%) Spring MVC
11 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (38.89%) JSON
11 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
12 13 (36.11%) Ajax
12 13 (36.11%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (36.11%) JPA
12 13 (36.11%) Puppet
13 12 (33.33%) Vagrant
13 12 (33.33%) JMeter
14 11 (30.56%) CSS
14 11 (30.56%) VirtualBox
14 11 (30.56%) Amazon S3
14 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (27.78%) Test Automation

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
1 5 (13.89%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (30.56%) Amazon S3
2 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 24 (66.67%) JUnit
2 24 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 19 (52.78%) Maven
4 17 (47.22%) Mockito
5 12 (33.33%) JMeter
6 9 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (16.67%) RSpec
7 6 (16.67%) JIRA
7 6 (16.67%) Subversion
8 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
9 3 (8.33%) Grunt
9 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
10 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
10 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (5.56%) Ant
11 1 (2.78%) QUnit
11 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Java Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Automated Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) Web Services
2 22 (61.11%) RESTful
3 20 (55.56%) Spring
4 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 15 (41.67%) Spring MVC
5 14 (38.89%) JSON
6 13 (36.11%) Ajax
6 13 (36.11%) JPA
7 11 (30.56%) CSS
8 5 (13.89%) jQuery
9 3 (8.33%) HTML
9 3 (8.33%) XML
9 3 (8.33%) JTS
9 3 (8.33%) PostGIS
10 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.56%) REST
10 2 (5.56%) XSLT
11 1 (2.78%) SOAP
11 1 (2.78%) Struts
11 1 (2.78%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) GIS
1 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) TDD
3 19 (52.78%) Scrum
3 19 (52.78%) BDD
4 15 (41.67%) MVC
5 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 8 (22.22%) Web Development
7 8 (22.22%) Kanban
8 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Content Management
11 1 (2.78%) SOA
11 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.78%) SEO
11 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VirtualBox
2 6 (16.67%) Docker
3 3 (8.33%) vCloud
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 12 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 4 (11.11%) WebInspect
4 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) HP
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) EMC
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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