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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 175 143 188
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +45
Contract jobs citing Selenium 695 796 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.46% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.65% 11.71% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 615 416
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -

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
7201 6798 5382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.46% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4614 4347 3415
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 £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 132 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.21 £31.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 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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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 -39 607 £375 +7.14% 332
London -75 277 £400 +6.66% 170
South East +31 147 £350 +7.69% 45
City of London -55 57 £445 +27.14% 50
Berkshire +28 54 £350 +33.33% 10
East of England +41 49 £463 +42.30% 23
Hampshire +27 47 £350 -1.75% 6
Scotland +13 44 £375 +11.11% 17
Reading +31 39 £350 +16.66% 8
North West -6 37 £323 -0.76% 34
Yorkshire -19 34 £300 -4.00% 6
Wales +1 29 £339 -3.21% 2
South West -10 27 £350 +3.70% 31
South Wales +2 26 £338 -3.57% 1
Newport +7 24 £338 - 1
Southampton +10 23 £341 +77.27% 2
East Midlands -3 21 £313 +13.63% 8
West Yorkshire -14 21 £325 +6.55% 1
Edinburgh +4 19 £350 +16.66% 8
Cambridgeshire +7 18 £475 +72.72% 12
Manchester -4 18 £310 -11.42% 27
Glasgow -3 17 £375 - 4
Bristol -10 17 £350 +6.06% 14
Leeds -10 17 £325 +6.55%
Surrey -1 15 £375 +2.59% 14
Cheshire +2 13 £388 +24.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -19 13 £281 -13.46% 3
Hertfordshire +10 12 £220 -45.87% 6
Bedfordshire +6 10 £480 +53.60% 1
Chester +16 9 £363 +16.00% 1

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1046 (71.45%) Agile Software Development
2 771 (52.66%) Java
3 496 (33.88%) BDD
4 477 (32.58%) Cucumber
5 460 (31.42%) WebDriver
6 458 (31.28%) TDD
7 456 (31.15%) Scrum
8 448 (30.60%) QA
9 391 (26.71%) Test Automation
10 376 (25.68%) SQL
11 373 (25.48%) JavaScript
12 345 (23.57%) C#
13 311 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
14 307 (20.97%) HTML
15 295 (20.15%) .NET
16 266 (18.17%) Jenkins
17 258 (17.62%) JUnit
18 254 (17.35%) CSS
19 248 (16.94%) Web Services
20 230 (15.71%) Test Scripting
21 228 (15.57%) Automated Testing
22 225 (15.37%) XML
23 222 (15.16%) Ruby
24 216 (14.75%) Git (software)
25 213 (14.55%) Finance
26 200 (13.66%) Automation Testing
27 199 (13.59%) JIRA
28 180 (12.30%) Spring
29 178 (12.16%) Linux
30 168 (11.48%) SpecFlow

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 73 (4.99%) Node.js
2 68 (4.64%) WebSphere
3 52 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 51 (3.48%) Apache
5 47 (3.21%) JBoss
6 44 (3.01%) CMS
7 37 (2.53%) WebLogic
8 30 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (1.50%) MQSeries
10 20 (1.37%) SharePoint
11 18 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (1.16%) Confluence
13 15 (1.02%) IIS
14 10 (0.68%) Drupal
15 9 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.48%) Alfresco
16 7 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
16 7 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 5 (0.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 31 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.48%) MS Office
3 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.068%) FastStats
6 1 (0.068%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) Magento
2 8 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) Tridion
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.068%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.068%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.068%) Summit
5 1 (0.068%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.71%) SaaS
3 17 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 13 (0.89%) GitHub
7 9 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.27%) Force.com
10 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.14%) PaaS
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.14%) Route 53
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.14%) IaaS
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.35%) Internet
2 45 (3.07%) HTTP
3 13 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.82%) Firewall
5 11 (0.75%) HTTPS
5 11 (0.75%) LDAP
6 9 (0.61%) FTP
7 7 (0.48%) Broadband
8 5 (0.34%) ATM
8 5 (0.34%) Intranet
8 5 (0.34%) VPN
8 5 (0.34%) DNS
9 4 (0.27%) Wireless
9 4 (0.27%) NAS
10 3 (0.20%) Telnet
10 3 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.20%) DHCP
10 3 (0.20%) CDMA
10 3 (0.20%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.51%) MongoDB
3 57 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 37 (2.53%) MySQL
5 35 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 29 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 22 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.16%) DB2
10 16 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (0.96%) Big Data
12 13 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.61%) DbVisualizer
14 7 (0.48%) Redis
14 7 (0.48%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.48%) Informix
Development Applications
1 477 (32.58%) Cucumber
2 460 (31.42%) WebDriver
3 266 (18.17%) Jenkins
4 258 (17.62%) JUnit
5 216 (14.75%) Git (software)
6 199 (13.59%) JIRA
7 168 (11.48%) SpecFlow
8 167 (11.41%) Maven
9 143 (9.77%) QuickTest Pro
10 142 (9.70%) Subversion
11 117 (7.99%) JMeter
12 86 (5.87%) Ant
12 86 (5.87%) SoapUI
13 83 (5.67%) Eclipse
14 79 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 72 (4.92%) Mockito
16 70 (4.78%) NUnit
17 61 (4.17%) Hudson
18 56 (3.83%) WATIR
19 52 (3.55%) TeamCity
General
1 213 (14.55%) Finance
2 75 (5.12%) Banking
3 65 (4.44%) Retail
4 51 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.32%) Games
6 30 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 14 (0.96%) Marketing
7 14 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.75%) Publishing
9 9 (0.61%) Front Office
10 8 (0.55%) Back Office
10 8 (0.55%) Legal
11 6 (0.41%) Electronics
11 6 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.41%) Automotive
12 3 (0.20%) Billing
13 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.068%) French Language
14 1 (0.068%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 434 (29.64%) Developer
2 327 (22.34%) Tester
3 310 (21.17%) Analyst
4 281 (19.19%) Test Analyst
5 156 (10.66%) Java Developer
6 144 (9.84%) Automation Tester
7 107 (7.31%) Test Engineer
8 73 (4.99%) QA Engineer
8 73 (4.99%) AWS Developer
9 68 (4.64%) Automation Engineer
10 67 (4.58%) Automation Analyst
11 61 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
12 59 (4.03%) QA Analyst
13 56 (3.83%) Test Leader
14 54 (3.69%) Senior Developer
15 45 (3.07%) Agile Test Analyst
16 43 (2.94%) Software Engineer
17 42 (2.87%) QA Tester
18 41 (2.80%) Software Tester
19 38 (2.60%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (20.97%) HTML
2 295 (20.15%) .NET
3 254 (17.35%) CSS
4 248 (16.94%) Web Services
5 225 (15.37%) XML
6 180 (12.30%) Spring
7 144 (9.84%) jQuery
8 143 (9.77%) RESTful
9 139 (9.49%) JSON
10 127 (8.67%) SOAP
10 127 (8.67%) HTML5
11 110 (7.51%) AngularJS
12 105 (7.17%) Hibernate
13 97 (6.63%) REST
14 92 (6.28%) CSS3
15 89 (6.08%) Gherkin
16 76 (5.19%) .NET Framework
17 72 (4.92%) Ajax
17 72 (4.92%) J2EE
18 66 (4.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 167 (11.41%) Open Source
2 53 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.39%) User Experience
5 27 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 18 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 11 (0.75%) FMCG
10 10 (0.68%) Online Games
10 10 (0.68%) W3C
11 9 (0.61%) iPhone
12 8 (0.55%) Video on Demand
12 8 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.55%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.48%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.48%) Equities
14 6 (0.41%) DTV
14 6 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 178 (12.16%) Linux
2 92 (6.28%) UNIX
3 90 (6.15%) Windows
4 50 (3.42%) Android
5 47 (3.21%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.96%) CentOS
7 12 (0.82%) Solaris
8 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.27%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.068%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.068%) Debian
12 1 (0.068%) Fedora
12 1 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.068%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1046 (71.45%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (33.88%) BDD
3 458 (31.28%) TDD
4 456 (31.15%) Scrum
5 391 (26.71%) Test Automation
6 311 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
7 230 (15.71%) Test Scripting
8 228 (15.57%) Automated Testing
9 200 (13.66%) Automation Testing
10 160 (10.93%) E-Commerce
11 153 (10.45%) MVC
12 118 (8.06%) Software Engineering
13 114 (7.79%) OO
14 111 (7.58%) Unit Testing
15 110 (7.51%) Software Testing
16 107 (7.31%) SOA
17 104 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
18 97 (6.63%) Manual Testing
19 94 (6.42%) Kanban
20 90 (6.15%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 771 (52.66%) Java
2 376 (25.68%) SQL
3 373 (25.48%) JavaScript
4 345 (23.57%) C#
5 222 (15.16%) Ruby
6 121 (8.27%) Python
7 101 (6.90%) PHP
8 55 (3.76%) Perl
9 39 (2.66%) Scala
10 38 (2.60%) Groovy
11 30 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.37%) VB
15 17 (1.16%) C
16 14 (0.96%) C++
17 13 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 13 (0.89%) VBScript
17 13 (0.89%) XPath
18 11 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 152 (10.38%) ISEB
2 102 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 80 (5.46%) ISTQB
4 66 (4.51%) Degree
5 64 (4.37%) SC Cleared
6 62 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.57%) HND
8 6 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.068%) MCP
10 1 (0.068%) MCAD
10 1 (0.068%) MCSD
10 1 (0.068%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.068%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 448 (30.60%) QA
2 6 (0.41%) WCAG
2 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.20%) WAI
4 2 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.068%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (0.89%) VirtualBox
2 9 (0.61%) Docker
3 7 (0.48%) vCloud
4 6 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.34%) Varnish
6 4 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.068%) vSphere
7 1 (0.068%) iptables
Systems Management
1 51 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (2.60%) Puppet
3 18 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.02%) Vagrant
4 15 (1.02%) Ansible
5 10 (0.68%) Salt
6 8 (0.55%) logstash
7 7 (0.48%) TeamSite
8 6 (0.41%) Kibana
9 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.20%) CA LISA
10 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.20%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.068%) yum
11 1 (0.068%) Nagios
11 1 (0.068%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.068%) SCOM
11 1 (0.068%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.068%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 148 (10.11%) Oracle
2 133 (9.08%) Microsoft
3 41 (2.80%) HP
4 25 (1.71%) hybris
5 22 (1.50%) Talend
6 20 (1.37%) Sybase
7 19 (1.30%) IBM
7 19 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.16%) SAP
9 16 (1.09%) Adobe
10 14 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 14 (0.96%) Google
11 13 (0.89%) VMware
12 9 (0.61%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.55%) Twitter
13 8 (0.55%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.48%) Apigee
15 6 (0.41%) WSO2
15 6 (0.41%) Zend
16 5 (0.34%) Telerik
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecWorks Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day Initial 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago