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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 24 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.78% 5.77% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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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
23 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.30% 11.54% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 2
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (60.00%) ISEB
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (60.00%) Gherkin
5 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (30.00%) LINQ
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Test Management
7 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) LINQ
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) WF
4 1 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Management
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft