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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 19 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.46% 1.23% 5.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 8.33% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£347 £313 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% -1.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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
15 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 22.39% 14.72% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 8
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle