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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 25 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.85% 3.06% 1.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.79% 12.94% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 4
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£340 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -11.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +129.03%
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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
61 85 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.84% 23.68% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 16
Average daily rate £370 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 5 August 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (85.37%) Cucumber
3 33 (80.49%) BDD
4 27 (65.85%) TDD
5 26 (63.41%) Scrum
6 23 (56.10%) Java
7 20 (48.78%) Subversion
8 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (39.02%) RESTful
9 16 (39.02%) JUnit
9 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
10 15 (36.59%) Web Services
11 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
11 14 (34.15%) WebDriver
12 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
12 13 (31.71%) Spring
13 12 (29.27%) SOAP
13 12 (29.27%) Mockito
14 11 (26.83%) Change Control
14 11 (26.83%) Automated Testing
15 10 (24.39%) SOA
16 9 (21.95%) Test Management
17 8 (19.51%) Performance Testing
17 8 (19.51%) SAML
17 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
17 8 (19.51%) OpenID
17 8 (19.51%) OAuth2
18 7 (17.07%) Apache
18 7 (17.07%) Linux
19 6 (14.63%) OO

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (17.07%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (85.37%) Cucumber
2 20 (48.78%) Subversion
3 16 (39.02%) JUnit
3 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
4 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
4 14 (34.15%) WebDriver
5 12 (29.27%) Mockito
6 5 (12.20%) Appium
7 3 (7.32%) JIRA
7 3 (7.32%) Zephyr
7 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.32%) JMeter
8 2 (4.88%) NSubstitute
9 1 (2.44%) QUnit
9 1 (2.44%) Ant
9 1 (2.44%) Maven
9 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
1 19 (46.34%) Test Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.32%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) RESTful
2 15 (36.59%) Web Services
3 13 (31.71%) Spring
4 12 (29.27%) SOAP
5 8 (19.51%) SAML
5 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
5 8 (19.51%) OpenID
5 8 (19.51%) OAuth2
6 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
7 2 (4.88%) CSS
7 2 (4.88%) JPA
7 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) JSON
8 1 (2.44%) Dojo
8 1 (2.44%) .NET
8 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) GIS
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Android
2 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (80.49%) BDD
3 27 (65.85%) TDD
4 26 (63.41%) Scrum
5 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
7 11 (26.83%) Change Control
7 11 (26.83%) Automated Testing
8 10 (24.39%) SOA
9 9 (21.95%) Test Management
10 8 (19.51%) Performance Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Web Development
11 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
11 6 (14.63%) OO
12 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Load Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Open Source
13 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Android Development
13 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) WSO2
2 2 (4.88%) Apigee
3 1 (2.44%) HP