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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 143 157 193
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +36
Contract jobs citing Selenium 918 805 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.42% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.30% 11.16% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 588 443
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 7
Average hourly rate - £71.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +129.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
8126 7216 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 12.76% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 4640 4009
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 134 137
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 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 +15 824 £400 +8.10% 337
London -5 393 £425 +13.33% 125
South East +22 197 £380 +8.57% 78
City of London +5 78 £465 +4.49% 28
Hampshire +27 71 £375 +19.04% 29
Yorkshire -1 54 £323 +0.78% 22
Scotland +6 45 £338 -10.00% 14
North West -6 39 £350 +16.66% 48
Wales -15 39 £400 +23.07% 5
West Yorkshire -6 37 £285 -12.30% 14
Leeds -7 37 £285 -14.28% 14
East of England +1 36 £360 -0.68% 20
South Wales -7 36 £419 +28.84% 3
South West -19 36 £390 +7.58% 18
Berkshire +15 34 £360 -7.09% 18
Surrey +17 33 £413 +3.12% 13
North East -11 33 £450 +55.17% 7
Tyne and Wear -5 29 £450 +33.33% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 29 £450 +33.33% 7
Manchester -1 27 £350 +19.14% 32
West Sussex +8 24 £350 - 3
Edinburgh -2 24 £338 -26.63% 6
Cambridgeshire +10 22 £370 +9.62% 4
Cardiff +6 22 £375 +19.04% 2
West Midlands +26 21 £325 -3.70% 10
Reading +8 20 £355 -8.38% 11
Buckinghamshire -35 18 £325 -7.14% 1
Cambridge +5 17 £370 +2.06% 4
Milton Keynes -16 16 £331 -20.18% 1
Southampton -6 14 £340 +13.33% 8

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1155 (67.78%) Agile Software Development
2 819 (48.06%) Java
3 560 (32.86%) TDD
4 552 (32.39%) BDD
5 547 (32.10%) Cucumber
6 513 (30.11%) Scrum
7 504 (29.58%) WebDriver
8 495 (29.05%) Test Automation
9 456 (26.76%) C#
10 440 (25.82%) QA
11 425 (24.94%) JavaScript
12 402 (23.59%) SQL
13 377 (22.12%) HTML
14 365 (21.42%) Continuous Integration
15 336 (19.72%) .NET
16 327 (19.19%) JIRA
17 322 (18.90%) Jenkins
18 307 (18.02%) Automated Testing
19 288 (16.90%) Test Scripting
20 273 (16.02%) Finance
21 261 (15.32%) Automation Testing
22 260 (15.26%) Web Services
23 254 (14.91%) XML
24 247 (14.50%) JUnit
25 243 (14.26%) CSS
26 218 (12.79%) Git (software)
27 216 (12.68%) Ruby
28 215 (12.62%) SpecFlow
29 206 (12.09%) SQL Server
30 205 (12.03%) SOAP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 116 (6.81%) Node.js
2 98 (5.75%) Confluence
3 81 (4.75%) JBoss
4 67 (3.93%) Apache
5 66 (3.87%) WebSphere
6 58 (3.40%) CMS
7 57 (3.35%) WebLogic
8 45 (2.64%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (1.47%) nginx
11 20 (1.17%) Jetty
11 20 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 19 (1.12%) IIS
13 18 (1.06%) SharePoint
13 18 (1.06%) Alfresco
13 18 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (1.00%) WildFly
15 14 (0.82%) Mule ESB
15 14 (0.82%) Mule
16 11 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.29%) MS Office
3 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.35%) Mingle
5 5 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.18%) FastStats
7 1 (0.059%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.059%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.76%) Magento
2 9 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.29%) Tridion
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.059%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.059%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.059%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.059%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.94%) SaaS
3 16 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.65%) GitHub
6 10 (0.59%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.29%) PaaS
9 4 (0.23%) Heroku
9 4 (0.23%) Engine Yard
9 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.18%) IaaS
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.059%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.059%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.059%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.17%) HTTP
2 29 (1.70%) Internet
3 22 (1.29%) Firewall
4 14 (0.82%) VPN
5 11 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.59%) DNS
6 10 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (0.47%) DMZ
8 6 (0.35%) SSL
8 6 (0.35%) LDAP
9 5 (0.29%) Broadband
9 5 (0.29%) SMTP
9 5 (0.29%) SNMP
9 5 (0.29%) DAB
10 4 (0.23%) DHCP
11 3 (0.18%) FTP
11 3 (0.18%) IMAP
11 3 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.18%) NAS
11 3 (0.18%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.10%) MongoDB
3 81 (4.75%) NoSQL
4 78 (4.58%) MySQL
5 71 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 50 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (2.76%) Oracle Database
8 34 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 34 (2.00%) Hadoop
8 34 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (1.64%) DB2
11 26 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.06%) Redis
14 17 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.94%) DbVisualizer
15 16 (0.94%) Big Data
16 15 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 547 (32.10%) Cucumber
2 504 (29.58%) WebDriver
3 327 (19.19%) JIRA
4 322 (18.90%) Jenkins
5 247 (14.50%) JUnit
6 218 (12.79%) Git (software)
7 215 (12.62%) SpecFlow
8 176 (10.33%) JMeter
9 163 (9.57%) Subversion
10 158 (9.27%) Maven
11 154 (9.04%) SoapUI
12 135 (7.92%) HP UFT
13 115 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 97 (5.69%) NUnit
15 96 (5.63%) Visual Studio
16 65 (3.81%) JBehave
17 62 (3.64%) Eclipse
18 60 (3.52%) Gradle
19 58 (3.40%) LoadRunner
20 57 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 273 (16.02%) Finance
2 87 (5.11%) Banking
3 60 (3.52%) Retail
4 52 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 26 (1.53%) Publishing
6 24 (1.41%) Games
6 24 (1.41%) Marketing
7 21 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 13 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.70%) Back Office
10 9 (0.53%) Electronics
10 9 (0.53%) Legal
10 9 (0.53%) Automotive
11 6 (0.35%) Front Office
11 6 (0.35%) Billing
12 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.23%) Military
14 3 (0.18%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.059%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 512 (30.05%) Developer
2 391 (22.95%) Tester
3 376 (22.07%) Analyst
4 340 (19.95%) Test Analyst
5 181 (10.62%) Automation Tester
6 148 (8.69%) Java Developer
7 120 (7.04%) Test Engineer
8 89 (5.22%) Architect
9 78 (4.58%) Automation Analyst
10 75 (4.40%) Automation Test Analyst
11 71 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
12 70 (4.11%) Selenium Tester
13 69 (4.05%) .NET Developer
14 59 (3.46%) Senior Developer
15 57 (3.35%) QA Engineer
15 57 (3.35%) QA Analyst
16 56 (3.29%) Test Leader
17 55 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
18 54 (3.17%) Agile Test Analyst
19 51 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (22.12%) HTML
2 336 (19.72%) .NET
3 260 (15.26%) Web Services
4 254 (14.91%) XML
5 243 (14.26%) CSS
6 205 (12.03%) SOAP
7 170 (9.98%) Spring
8 167 (9.80%) jQuery
9 165 (9.68%) HTML5
10 152 (8.92%) AngularJS
11 151 (8.86%) REST
12 146 (8.57%) RESTful
12 146 (8.57%) JSON
13 122 (7.16%) Gherkin
14 109 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 106 (6.22%) J2EE
15 106 (6.22%) ASP.NET
16 94 (5.52%) CSS3
17 84 (4.93%) Hibernate
18 82 (4.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 48 (2.82%) User Experience
4 32 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 12 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (0.70%) Social Media
8 11 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 11 (0.65%) W3C
9 10 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 10 (0.59%) Digital Media
10 9 (0.53%) DTV
10 9 (0.53%) Tandem
11 8 (0.47%) Graphic Design
11 8 (0.47%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.47%) Online Games
11 8 (0.47%) NHS
11 8 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 198 (11.62%) Linux
2 122 (7.16%) UNIX
3 85 (4.99%) Windows
4 53 (3.11%) Ubuntu
5 51 (2.99%) Android
6 50 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 41 (2.41%) CentOS
8 18 (1.06%) Debian
9 16 (0.94%) Solaris
10 8 (0.47%) AIX
11 7 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.23%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.18%) SUSE
15 3 (0.18%) Fedora
15 3 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.059%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1155 (67.78%) Agile Software Development
2 560 (32.86%) TDD
3 552 (32.39%) BDD
4 513 (30.11%) Scrum
5 495 (29.05%) Test Automation
6 365 (21.42%) Continuous Integration
7 307 (18.02%) Automated Testing
8 288 (16.90%) Test Scripting
9 261 (15.32%) Automation Testing
10 186 (10.92%) MVC
11 167 (9.80%) Open Source
12 149 (8.74%) E-Commerce
13 141 (8.27%) Regression Testing
14 129 (7.57%) Unit Testing
15 128 (7.51%) Manual Testing
15 128 (7.51%) SDLC
16 127 (7.45%) Software Testing
17 123 (7.22%) Performance Testing
18 116 (6.81%) SOA
19 107 (6.28%) OO
Programming Languages
1 819 (48.06%) Java
2 456 (26.76%) C#
3 425 (24.94%) JavaScript
4 402 (23.59%) SQL
5 216 (12.68%) Ruby
6 155 (9.10%) Python
7 115 (6.75%) PHP
8 69 (4.05%) Scala
9 42 (2.46%) Perl
10 35 (2.05%) Groovy
11 34 (2.00%) PL/SQL
12 32 (1.88%) Bash Shell
13 30 (1.76%) VB
14 29 (1.70%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.70%) C++
15 24 (1.41%) VBScript
15 24 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.29%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.70%) C
18 10 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 157 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 132 (7.75%) ISEB
3 107 (6.28%) SC Cleared
4 94 (5.52%) ISTQB
5 77 (4.52%) Degree
6 60 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.23%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.18%) HP AIS
11 2 (0.12%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.12%) HND
11 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.059%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.059%) MCP
12 1 (0.059%) MCAD
12 1 (0.059%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (25.82%) QA
2 11 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.29%) WAI
5 2 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (1.53%) Varnish
2 23 (1.35%) vCloud
3 19 (1.12%) Docker
4 18 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.88%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.59%) Squid
7 4 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.18%) NFS
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.18%) Firmware
8 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.059%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
1 79 (4.64%) Puppet
2 58 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.41%) Salt
4 23 (1.35%) Ansible
4 23 (1.35%) logstash
5 21 (1.23%) Vagrant
5 21 (1.23%) Rundeck
6 17 (1.00%) HAProxy
7 15 (0.88%) ZABBIX
7 15 (0.88%) Kibana
8 6 (0.35%) Nagios
8 6 (0.35%) CA LISA
9 4 (0.23%) Pingdom
9 4 (0.23%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.18%) Cacti
10 3 (0.18%) yum
11 2 (0.12%) Graphite
12 1 (0.059%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.059%) Mesos
Vendors
1 175 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 171 (10.04%) Oracle
3 84 (4.93%) HP
4 39 (2.29%) Red Hat
5 32 (1.88%) VMware
6 31 (1.82%) IBM
7 26 (1.53%) Google
8 25 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 25 (1.47%) Twitter
9 21 (1.23%) hybris
10 19 (1.12%) Adobe
11 18 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 15 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.88%) webMethods
13 14 (0.82%) ATG
13 14 (0.82%) Pega
14 13 (0.76%) Zend
14 13 (0.76%) Splunk
15 12 (0.70%) SAP
16 11 (0.65%) Bloomberg
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago