The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium IDE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium IDE over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium IDE
Rank 587 563 541
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Contract jobs citing Selenium IDE 6 5 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.074%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.086% 0.085% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 24
Average daily rate
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£308 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6995 5870 6070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.50% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4485 3689 3562
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

Selenium IDE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Selenium IDE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Selenium IDE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium IDE within the UK.

Selenium IDE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Selenium IDE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium IDE within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 6 £308 -5.38% 11
South West - 3 £308 -
London +1 2 - - 5
East Sussex - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 3
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1

Selenium IDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Selenium IDE 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 IDE.

1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) JUnit
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) CRM
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) TestNG
7 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (20.00%) Hudson
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Ant
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) ISEB
8 2 (13.33%) JMeter
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
8 2 (13.33%) Jenkins

Selenium IDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Selenium IDE 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 IDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) Ant
5 3 (20.00%) TestNG
5 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (13.33%) JMeter
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
7 1 (6.67%) RSpec
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP