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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 34 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.14% 1.90% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.58% 21.43% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£315 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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% -
Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.14% 8.86% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 14 10
Average daily rate £338 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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
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 July 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (71.43%) Java
1 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) Maven
5 6 (42.86%) JUnit
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) RESTful
6 5 (35.71%) Puppet
6 5 (35.71%) Vagrant
6 5 (35.71%) Mockito
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Ajax
6 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) JPA
7 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Apache
7 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 4 (28.57%) VirtualBox
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 6 (42.86%) Maven
4 5 (35.71%) Mockito
5 4 (28.57%) RSpec
5 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) Grunt
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (7.14%) JMeter
8 1 (7.14%) HttpUnit
8 1 (7.14%) JIRA
8 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
8 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
8 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
8 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
1 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
2 5 (35.71%) Ajax
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) JPA
4 3 (21.43%) PostGIS
4 3 (21.43%) JTS
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
1 3 (21.43%) Linked Data
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VirtualBox
2 3 (21.43%) vCloud
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
1 5 (35.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) EMC
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP