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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 13 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.17% 1.09% 7.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 5.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
Selenium
Somerset

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
9 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.75% 21.74% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 17
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 13 February 2016, 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 27 (93.10%) SpecFlow
2 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) Scrum
4 17 (58.62%) C#
4 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (55.17%) .NET
5 16 (55.17%) Automated Testing
6 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
6 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
7 14 (48.28%) IIS
7 14 (48.28%) HTML
7 14 (48.28%) Unit Testing
7 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
7 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
7 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
8 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (41.38%) SQL
9 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
10 11 (37.93%) Waterfall
11 10 (34.48%) QA
11 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
11 10 (34.48%) ISEB
11 10 (34.48%) Test Management
11 10 (34.48%) Release Management
11 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
11 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
12 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
12 9 (31.03%) Load Testing
12 9 (31.03%) Security Testing
12 9 (31.03%) MVC

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (48.28%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) QGIS
2 1 (3.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (93.10%) SpecFlow
2 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
4 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
5 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.45%) GitLab
6 1 (3.45%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) JBehave
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) HTML5
4 9 (31.03%) WCF
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
7 1 (3.45%) REST
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Scrum
3 16 (55.17%) Automated Testing
4 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
4 14 (48.28%) Unit Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Waterfall
6 10 (34.48%) Release Management
6 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
6 10 (34.48%) Test Management
7 9 (31.03%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Load Testing
7 9 (31.03%) MVC
7 9 (31.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Security Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.69%) ITIL
9 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
5 5 (17.24%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) ISEB
2 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
3 8 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft