The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 26 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.00% 8.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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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 Taunton region.

Development Applications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 25.00% 24.66% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 2
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Selenium
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft