The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium IDE
Rank 582 580 533
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -47
Contract jobs citing Selenium IDE 4 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.024% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.055% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £238 £350
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7273 6660 5325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.04% 12.31% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4664 4242 3376
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 116 150
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.06 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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 25 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 1 April 2015. 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 -17 4 £338 +12.50% 3
South East -23 2 - - 1
London +3 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £338 +60.71% 2
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Barton-upon-Humber - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

Selenium IDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Documentum
4 2 (33.33%) Toad
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) webMethods
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) XPath
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (16.67%) TestNG
5 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

Selenium IDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Documentum
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Toad
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) TestNG
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) webMethods
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle