The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 11 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.09% 0.92% -
As % of the Development Applications category 57.89% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
Selenium
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.88% 12.84% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Retail
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) WebDriver
3 12 (85.71%) Magento
3 12 (85.71%) Subversion
3 12 (85.71%) QA
3 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (78.57%) DB2
4 11 (78.57%) XML
4 11 (78.57%) Unix
4 11 (78.57%) TDD
4 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
4 11 (78.57%) RESTful
4 11 (78.57%) Test Scripting
4 11 (78.57%) BDD
4 11 (78.57%) Coaching
4 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (71.43%) PHPUnit
5 10 (71.43%) Document Management
5 10 (71.43%) PHP
6 7 (50.00%) Behat
7 6 (42.86%) User Stories
7 6 (42.86%) Appium
7 6 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
7 6 (42.86%) Flash
7 6 (42.86%) System Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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.

Business Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) DB2
2 6 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) WebDriver
2 12 (85.71%) Subversion
3 10 (71.43%) PHPUnit
4 6 (42.86%) Appium
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Protractor
7 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 13 (92.86%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Automation Tester
1 13 (92.86%) Tester
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium Tester
3 10 (71.43%) Web Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) RESTful
2 11 (78.57%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Behat
4 6 (42.86%) Flash
5 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
3 11 (78.57%) BDD
3 11 (78.57%) Coaching
3 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 11 (78.57%) Test Scripting
4 10 (71.43%) Document Management
5 6 (42.86%) System Testing
5 6 (42.86%) User Stories
6 5 (35.71%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA