The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Southampton 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 36 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.31% 1.10% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.64% 9.68% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £175 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
47 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.27% 11.40% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 10
Average daily rate £318 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Selenium
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Python
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) Hudson
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Apache
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Hudson
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.69%) RSpec
3 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle