The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium 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 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 134 159 160
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 883 750 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.47% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.82% 10.85% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 529 500
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 7
Average hourly rate £52.50 £58.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £71.00 £174.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%

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
7472 6915 5965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.74% 13.52% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 4643 3751
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 126 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £26.06 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Selenium
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Selenium Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Selenium
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 773 £400 +3.22% 380
London -28 313 £425 +6.25% 162
South East 0 138 £375 +6.38% 56
Yorkshire +53 112 £425 +30.76% 40
West Yorkshire +48 96 £425 +30.76% 25
Leeds +36 72 £425 +30.76% 22
North West +13 69 £350 -12.50% 48
Wales +27 56 £375 -6.25% 5
City of London +3 54 £450 - 35
South Wales +25 50 £375 -6.25% 4
South West +16 49 £371 -7.18% 25
Manchester +18 46 £340 +6.25% 31
Scotland -2 45 £285 -18.57% 11
Cardiff +17 42 £375 -6.25% 4
Edinburgh +1 38 £300 -14.28% 3
Hampshire -16 37 £350 -10.25% 11
West Midlands +2 30 £288 -29.44% 12
East of England -17 29 £355 +1.42% 24
Surrey +7 25 £375 +13.20% 15
North East +1 23 £450 +63.63% 5
East Midlands +10 22 £288 -23.07% 8
Berkshire -4 22 £365 +4.28% 15
Tyne and Wear -5 22 £450 +63.63% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 22 £450 +63.63% 5
Gloucestershire +16 15 £420 +12.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +14 15 £319 -25.00% 4
Reading -3 15 £365 +2.60% 6
Hertfordshire +7 14 £375 -25.00% 8
Brighton +25 13 £406 +36.55% 4
East Sussex +13 13 £406 +36.55% 5

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1217 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 848 (46.88%) Java
3 662 (36.59%) Cucumber
4 557 (30.79%) BDD
5 534 (29.52%) TDD
6 521 (28.80%) Test Automation
7 489 (27.03%) Scrum
8 473 (26.15%) QA
9 472 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 445 (24.60%) WebDriver
11 437 (24.16%) JIRA
12 416 (23.00%) C#
13 411 (22.72%) SQL
14 394 (21.78%) Jenkins
15 371 (20.51%) .NET
16 352 (19.46%) Git (software)
17 336 (18.57%) HTML
18 324 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
19 304 (16.80%) Automated Testing
20 284 (15.70%) Test Scripting
21 263 (14.54%) Finance
22 261 (14.43%) Functional Testing
23 251 (13.88%) Web Services
24 246 (13.60%) Automation Testing
25 236 (13.05%) CSS
26 228 (12.60%) SpecFlow
27 224 (12.38%) Security Cleared
28 216 (11.94%) REST
29 214 (11.83%) jQuery
30 211 (11.66%) SQL Server

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 144 (7.96%) Node.js
2 123 (6.80%) Confluence
3 86 (4.75%) JBoss
4 68 (3.76%) Apache
5 63 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (3.32%) Tomcat
7 53 (2.93%) WebLogic
8 50 (2.76%) WebSphere
9 46 (2.54%) IIS
10 32 (1.77%) CMS
11 30 (1.66%) OpenStack
12 23 (1.27%) nginx
13 18 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 17 (0.94%) Jetty
15 16 (0.88%) SharePoint
16 13 (0.72%) Mule
17 10 (0.55%) WordPress
18 9 (0.50%) DNN
19 8 (0.44%) Alfresco
20 7 (0.39%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 33 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.66%) MS Office
5 10 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.17%) HipChat
6 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
7 2 (0.11%) Mingle
7 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (1.27%) Magento
2 14 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.55%) SDL Web 8
4 9 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.055%) FastStats
7 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 109 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (3.37%) GitHub
4 22 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.94%) IaaS
6 16 (0.88%) PaaS
6 16 (0.88%) SaaS
7 14 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.17%) Office 365
10 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.055%) AdSense
12 1 (0.055%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.055%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.43%) HTTP
2 40 (2.21%) SNMP
3 28 (1.55%) Internet
4 25 (1.38%) Firewall
5 19 (1.05%) LDAP
6 14 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.77%) VPN
7 11 (0.61%) DNS
8 8 (0.44%) SMTP
9 6 (0.33%) SSL
10 4 (0.22%) 3G
10 4 (0.22%) DMZ
10 4 (0.22%) IMAP
10 4 (0.22%) IPsec
10 4 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.17%) Broadband
11 3 (0.17%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.17%) Wireless
12 2 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 124 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 120 (6.63%) NoSQL
4 81 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (3.04%) MySQL
6 54 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 50 (2.76%) Redis
8 50 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 39 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 38 (2.10%) Big Data
11 30 (1.66%) GIS
12 28 (1.55%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.77%) DB2
18 11 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 662 (36.59%) Cucumber
2 445 (24.60%) WebDriver
3 437 (24.16%) JIRA
4 394 (21.78%) Jenkins
5 352 (19.46%) Git (software)
6 228 (12.60%) SpecFlow
7 208 (11.50%) HP UFT
8 203 (11.22%) JUnit
9 192 (10.61%) Maven
10 175 (9.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 162 (8.96%) JMeter
12 151 (8.35%) SoapUI
13 150 (8.29%) Visual Studio
14 138 (7.63%) Subversion
15 117 (6.47%) Appium
16 107 (5.91%) LoadRunner
17 98 (5.42%) Gradle
18 76 (4.20%) Jasmine
19 73 (4.04%) JBehave
20 70 (3.87%) TeamCity
General
1 263 (14.54%) Finance
2 118 (6.52%) Banking
3 77 (4.26%) Retail
4 59 (3.26%) Publishing
5 49 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.05%) Legal
7 33 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.27%) Marketing
9 22 (1.22%) Games
10 20 (1.11%) Back Office
11 16 (0.88%) Electronics
12 12 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.66%) Military
13 10 (0.55%) Front Office
13 10 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.22%) Advertising
15 4 (0.22%) Billing
15 4 (0.22%) Law
16 3 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 565 (31.23%) Developer
2 405 (22.39%) Analyst
3 379 (20.95%) Test Analyst
4 327 (18.08%) Tester
5 182 (10.06%) Automation Tester
6 162 (8.96%) Java Developer
7 142 (7.85%) Test Engineer
8 127 (7.02%) Automation Analyst
9 125 (6.91%) Automation Test Analyst
10 112 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
11 100 (5.53%) QA Engineer
12 94 (5.20%) .NET Developer
13 91 (5.03%) Selenium Tester
14 88 (4.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 85 (4.70%) Developer in Test
16 82 (4.53%) Test Automation Engineer
17 81 (4.48%) Senior Developer
18 76 (4.20%) Architect
19 72 (3.98%) Test Leader
20 65 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (20.51%) .NET
2 336 (18.57%) HTML
3 251 (13.88%) Web Services
4 236 (13.05%) CSS
5 216 (11.94%) REST
6 214 (11.83%) jQuery
7 204 (11.28%) XML
8 197 (10.89%) AngularJS
9 148 (8.18%) HTML5
10 146 (8.07%) Spring
11 144 (7.96%) SOAP
12 143 (7.90%) RESTful
13 130 (7.19%) Gherkin
14 118 (6.52%) J2EE
15 101 (5.58%) .NET Framework
16 94 (5.20%) ASP.NET
16 94 (5.20%) Hibernate
17 87 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 77 (4.26%) Ajax
18 77 (4.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.53%) Mobile App
3 65 (3.59%) User Experience
4 33 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 33 (1.82%) PKI
5 28 (1.55%) Algorithms
6 27 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.11%) iPad
8 19 (1.05%) Social Media
9 18 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 14 (0.77%) Derivative
12 10 (0.55%) Graphic Design
12 10 (0.55%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.50%) Equities
13 9 (0.50%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.50%) Replication
13 9 (0.50%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 208 (11.50%) Linux
2 149 (8.24%) Unix
3 122 (6.74%) Windows
4 75 (4.15%) Android
5 62 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 35 (1.93%) CentOS
8 28 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 27 (1.49%) Windows Server
10 23 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.33%) Debian
14 5 (0.28%) Solaris
14 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.22%) AIX
15 4 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.11%) SUSE
17 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1217 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 557 (30.79%) BDD
3 534 (29.52%) TDD
4 521 (28.80%) Test Automation
5 489 (27.03%) Scrum
6 324 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
7 304 (16.80%) Automated Testing
8 284 (15.70%) Test Scripting
9 261 (14.43%) Functional Testing
10 246 (13.60%) Automation Testing
11 162 (8.96%) Unit Testing
12 153 (8.46%) Software Testing
13 152 (8.40%) E-Commerce
14 147 (8.13%) MVC
14 147 (8.13%) Open Source
15 145 (8.02%) Non-Functional Testing
16 142 (7.85%) Software Engineering
17 137 (7.57%) DevOps
18 126 (6.97%) Manual Testing
19 123 (6.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 848 (46.88%) Java
2 472 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 416 (23.00%) C#
4 411 (22.72%) SQL
5 194 (10.72%) Python
6 180 (9.95%) Ruby
7 117 (6.47%) Perl
8 116 (6.41%) PHP
9 83 (4.59%) Scala
10 80 (4.42%) Bash Shell
11 53 (2.93%) C++
12 44 (2.43%) T-SQL
13 40 (2.21%) C
13 40 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 39 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 39 (2.16%) PowerShell
15 36 (1.99%) Go
16 33 (1.82%) TypeScript
17 31 (1.71%) VB
18 29 (1.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 224 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 159 (8.79%) ISTQB
3 158 (8.73%) ISEB
4 143 (7.90%) SC Cleared
5 95 (5.25%) Degree
6 74 (4.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (0.55%) PhD
10 7 (0.39%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.28%) HND
11 5 (0.28%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.11%) OCA
12 2 (0.11%) OCAJ
12 2 (0.11%) OCP
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.055%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.055%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (26.15%) QA
2 36 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 29 (1.60%) SDET
4 25 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (0.55%) WCAG
7 8 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.28%) WAI
9 2 (0.11%) GPG13
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.055%) MiFID
10 1 (0.055%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (4.37%) Docker
2 22 (1.22%) vSphere
3 20 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.77%) Varnish
5 11 (0.61%) vCloud
6 8 (0.44%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.22%) NFS
8 3 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.11%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.11%) KVM
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.11%) pfSense
9 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.055%) Firmware
10 1 (0.055%) LXC
Systems Management
1 108 (5.97%) Puppet
2 70 (3.87%) HP Quality Center
3 56 (3.10%) Ansible
4 43 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.05%) logstash
6 12 (0.66%) Kibana
6 12 (0.66%) Salt
7 11 (0.61%) Nagios
8 9 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.44%) Fluentd
9 8 (0.44%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.33%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.33%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.28%) yum
12 4 (0.22%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.22%) Graphite
13 3 (0.17%) Cacti
13 3 (0.17%) Riemann
14 2 (0.11%) Mesos
15 1 (0.055%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 161 (8.90%) Oracle
2 151 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 145 (8.02%) HP
4 49 (2.71%) Atlassian
5 43 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 35 (1.93%) ATG
7 33 (1.82%) VMware
8 30 (1.66%) Adobe
8 30 (1.66%) Google
8 30 (1.66%) hybris
9 27 (1.49%) IBM
10 20 (1.11%) SAP
11 19 (1.05%) ESRI
12 17 (0.94%) Telerik
13 15 (0.83%) Splunk
14 13 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.66%) Endeca
15 12 (0.66%) Twitter
16 11 (0.61%) Rally
16 11 (0.61%) Sybase
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £325 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £205.66 - £209.26 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: upto £320 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £331.94 - £339.15 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + doe
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago