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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 152 154 215
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +61
Contract jobs citing Selenium 831 736 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.37% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.42% 10.75% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 544 348
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +71.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%

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
7275 6844 5592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.21% 12.74% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 4344 3471
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 153 153
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £31.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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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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 +14 753 £388 +10.71% 338
London -8 348 £425 +6.25% 132
South East +47 171 £385 +15.78% 68
Hampshire +41 75 £400 +13.47% 16
City of London -14 72 £450 +20.00% 45
South West +5 59 £350 +4.47% 19
Yorkshire -6 48 £325 +6.55% 14
West Yorkshire +6 38 £328 +5.64% 9
Scotland +14 37 £356 -8.06% 14
Leeds -9 36 £321 +4.47% 9
West Midlands +27 35 £350 -9.67% 14
East of England -5 35 £380 +8.57% 23
Berkshire +16 28 £350 -6.66% 14
Surrey +13 28 £400 +23.07% 23
Bristol +4 28 £350 - 4
North East -12 26 £445 +27.14% 5
Wales -20 25 £345 -1.42% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 24 £420 +20.00% 4
Tyne and Wear -12 24 £420 +20.00% 5
Birmingham +15 22 £350 -9.67% 4
Edinburgh +11 22 £363 -6.45% 9
South Wales -17 22 £340 -2.85% 2
Southampton +8 21 £345 -4.16% 3
North West -23 19 £350 +7.69% 49
Reading +19 18 £350 -9.67% 9
Newport -15 17 £340 -2.85% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £335 +3.07% 4
Exeter +9 14 £325 -7.14% 5
Devon +5 14 £325 -7.14% 6
Winchester -2 13 £419 +55.09% 6

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1117 (70.52%) Agile Software Development
2 745 (47.03%) Java
3 525 (33.14%) BDD
4 512 (32.32%) Scrum
5 501 (31.63%) TDD
6 498 (31.44%) WebDriver
7 487 (30.74%) Cucumber
8 459 (28.98%) QA
9 456 (28.79%) Test Automation
10 407 (25.69%) C#
11 395 (24.94%) JavaScript
12 392 (24.75%) SQL
13 344 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
14 339 (21.40%) HTML
15 332 (20.96%) .NET
16 303 (19.13%) Jenkins
17 281 (17.74%) Automated Testing
18 267 (16.86%) JIRA
19 259 (16.35%) Finance
20 258 (16.29%) JUnit
21 253 (15.97%) CSS
22 252 (15.91%) Web Services
23 251 (15.85%) Test Scripting
24 226 (14.27%) XML
25 221 (13.95%) Git (software)
26 217 (13.70%) Ruby
27 209 (13.19%) Automation Testing
28 192 (12.12%) SpecFlow
29 185 (11.68%) SOAP
30 181 (11.43%) Linux

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 89 (5.62%) Node.js
2 73 (4.61%) JBoss
3 64 (4.04%) Apache
4 61 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 52 (3.28%) CMS
6 50 (3.16%) WebLogic
7 47 (2.97%) Confluence
8 35 (2.21%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.58%) SharePoint
10 21 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (1.20%) MQSeries
12 16 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.82%) Alfresco
13 13 (0.82%) IIS
14 12 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.76%) WildFly
15 11 (0.69%) Documentum
15 11 (0.69%) nginx
16 10 (0.63%) Mule
16 10 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.95%) MS Office
3 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.13%) Mingle
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.063%) FastStats
6 1 (0.063%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Magento
2 10 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.19%) Tridion
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.063%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.063%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.063%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.063%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.64%) SaaS
3 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.69%) GitHub
5 8 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.32%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.25%) Force.com
9 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.19%) Heroku
9 3 (0.19%) Engine Yard
10 2 (0.13%) IaaS
10 2 (0.13%) PaaS
11 1 (0.063%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.063%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.063%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.97%) HTTP
2 42 (2.65%) Internet
3 12 (0.76%) Firewall
4 8 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.44%) VPN
6 6 (0.38%) LDAP
7 5 (0.32%) FTP
7 5 (0.32%) DAB
7 5 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.25%) DHCP
8 4 (0.25%) Broadband
8 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.25%) DMZ
8 4 (0.25%) Intranet
9 3 (0.19%) DNS
9 3 (0.19%) NAS
9 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.19%) Wireless
9 3 (0.19%) Telnet
10 2 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 88 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 70 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 60 (3.79%) MySQL
5 55 (3.47%) NoSQL
6 39 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 28 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (1.58%) DB2
10 20 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (0.82%) DbVisualizer
13 11 (0.69%) Big Data
13 11 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
17 6 (0.38%) Informix
17 6 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 498 (31.44%) WebDriver
2 487 (30.74%) Cucumber
3 303 (19.13%) Jenkins
4 267 (16.86%) JIRA
5 258 (16.29%) JUnit
6 221 (13.95%) Git (software)
7 192 (12.12%) SpecFlow
8 157 (9.91%) Subversion
9 152 (9.60%) Maven
10 145 (9.15%) JMeter
11 143 (9.03%) HP UFT
12 116 (7.32%) SoapUI
13 100 (6.31%) NUnit
14 73 (4.61%) Ant
14 73 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 70 (4.42%) Eclipse
16 60 (3.79%) Mockito
17 54 (3.41%) LoadRunner
18 50 (3.16%) JBehave
18 50 (3.16%) Jasmine
General
1 259 (16.35%) Finance
2 85 (5.37%) Banking
3 70 (4.42%) Retail
4 51 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.77%) Games
6 25 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.26%) Marketing
8 15 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.69%) Publishing
10 10 (0.63%) Legal
10 10 (0.63%) Back Office
10 10 (0.63%) Electronics
11 8 (0.51%) Front Office
11 8 (0.51%) Automotive
12 7 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.32%) Billing
14 2 (0.13%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.13%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.063%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.063%) Military
Job Titles
1 448 (28.28%) Developer
2 356 (22.47%) Analyst
3 351 (22.16%) Tester
4 311 (19.63%) Test Analyst
5 147 (9.28%) Automation Tester
6 133 (8.40%) Java Developer
7 111 (7.01%) Test Engineer
8 75 (4.73%) QA Analyst
8 75 (4.73%) Automation Analyst
9 73 (4.61%) Automation Engineer
9 73 (4.61%) QA Engineer
10 70 (4.42%) Automation Test Analyst
11 65 (4.10%) Test Leader
12 58 (3.66%) Selenium Tester
13 57 (3.60%) .NET Developer
14 56 (3.54%) Architect
15 55 (3.47%) AWS Developer
16 53 (3.35%) Agile Test Analyst
17 52 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
18 47 (2.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (21.40%) HTML
2 332 (20.96%) .NET
3 253 (15.97%) CSS
4 252 (15.91%) Web Services
5 226 (14.27%) XML
6 185 (11.68%) SOAP
7 175 (11.05%) RESTful
8 170 (10.73%) Spring
9 169 (10.67%) JSON
10 167 (10.54%) jQuery
11 143 (9.03%) HTML5
12 123 (7.77%) AngularJS
13 113 (7.13%) REST
14 112 (7.07%) Gherkin
15 96 (6.06%) Hibernate
16 94 (5.93%) ASP.NET
17 92 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 89 (5.62%) CSS3
19 88 (5.56%) .NET Framework
20 76 (4.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (3.41%) Mobile App
3 33 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.02%) User Experience
5 24 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 14 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (0.63%) DTV
8 10 (0.63%) Online Games
8 10 (0.63%) FMCG
8 10 (0.63%) Video on Demand
9 9 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 8 (0.51%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.51%) W3C
11 7 (0.44%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.44%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.38%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.38%) iSeries
12 6 (0.38%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (11.43%) Linux
2 106 (6.69%) UNIX
3 81 (5.11%) Windows
4 45 (2.84%) Android
5 39 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.20%) CentOS
8 15 (0.95%) Debian
9 14 (0.88%) Solaris
10 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.32%) AIX
11 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.063%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1117 (70.52%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (33.14%) BDD
3 512 (32.32%) Scrum
4 501 (31.63%) TDD
5 456 (28.79%) Test Automation
6 344 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
7 281 (17.74%) Automated Testing
8 251 (15.85%) Test Scripting
9 209 (13.19%) Automation Testing
10 180 (11.36%) MVC
11 153 (9.66%) Open Source
12 151 (9.53%) E-Commerce
13 127 (8.02%) Unit Testing
14 125 (7.89%) SOA
15 120 (7.58%) OO
16 114 (7.20%) Regression Testing
17 110 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
17 110 (6.94%) SDLC
18 108 (6.82%) Software Engineering
19 106 (6.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 745 (47.03%) Java
2 407 (25.69%) C#
3 395 (24.94%) JavaScript
4 392 (24.75%) SQL
5 217 (13.70%) Ruby
6 128 (8.08%) Python
7 110 (6.94%) PHP
8 49 (3.09%) Scala
9 41 (2.59%) Perl
10 30 (1.89%) Groovy
11 28 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.70%) VB
12 27 (1.70%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.07%) C
15 16 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.01%) PowerShell
16 15 (0.95%) VBScript
17 14 (0.88%) XPath
18 12 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 143 (9.03%) ISEB
2 116 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 100 (6.31%) ISTQB
4 73 (4.61%) Degree
4 73 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 58 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.63%) HND
8 7 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.25%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.13%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.063%) MCP
11 1 (0.063%) MCAD
11 1 (0.063%) MCSD
11 1 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 459 (28.98%) QA
2 5 (0.32%) WAI
2 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.063%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.01%) Varnish
2 13 (0.82%) vCloud
3 11 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.57%) Docker
5 5 (0.32%) Squid
6 3 (0.19%) Firmware
7 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.063%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.063%) iptables
8 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
2 54 (3.41%) Puppet
3 40 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.20%) Ansible
5 18 (1.14%) Vagrant
5 18 (1.14%) Salt
6 16 (1.01%) Rundeck
7 12 (0.76%) logstash
8 11 (0.69%) Kibana
9 9 (0.57%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.51%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.32%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.063%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.063%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.063%) yum
12 1 (0.063%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.063%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.063%) Nagios
12 1 (0.063%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 167 (10.54%) Oracle
2 157 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 55 (3.47%) HP
4 23 (1.45%) IBM
5 22 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (1.39%) hybris
6 21 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.20%) VMware
7 19 (1.20%) Google
7 19 (1.20%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.20%) Talend
8 18 (1.14%) SAP
9 16 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 14 (0.88%) Zend
10 14 (0.88%) Sybase
10 14 (0.88%) Adobe
11 11 (0.69%) WSO2
12 10 (0.63%) Twitter
12 10 (0.63%) webMethods
13 9 (0.57%) Pega
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Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
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Rate: Negotiable
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
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