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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 37 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.77% 7.86% 3.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.00% 25.89% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 5
Average daily rate £265 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -36.61%
Selenium
Hampshire

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
40 112 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.44% 30.35% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 52 25
Average daily rate £360 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
4 4 (36.36%) Appium
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) MS Project
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) WATIR
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 4 (36.36%) Appium
3 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
4 2 (18.18%) WatiN
4 2 (18.18%) WATIR
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby Automation Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) EPiServer Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
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