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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 31 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.21% 5.26% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £318 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
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 £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 Taunton region.

Development Applications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
24 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.55% 19.30% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 1
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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 £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) LINQ
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) WF
3 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft