The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 22 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.63% - 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£284 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Selenium
West Midlands

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
9 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.32% 6.42% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 29
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £387 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £338 - 1
Cannock - - - -
Selenium
West Midlands

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Liferay
2 1 (50.00%) WatiN
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) WatiN
1 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA