The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 17 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.89% 7.04% -
As % of the Development Applications category 26.47% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Median daily rate £320 £311 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
34 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.48% 14.08% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 7
Median daily rate £250 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £404 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -5 5 £325 +4.83%
Selenium
West Midlands

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) SOASTA, Inc
5 5 (35.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
7 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) C#

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
6 2 (14.29%) Appium
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) RSpec
6 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) QA Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior QA Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) React
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
1 1 (7.14%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SOLID
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SOASTA, Inc
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft