The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 100 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.69% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.16% 7.48% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 2
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£350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
Selenium
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
256 214 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.02% 9.26% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 124 60
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £394 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 12
Average hourly rate £34.20 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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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
Birmingham +9 20 £363 -6.45% 7
Coventry -6 2 £288 -11.53% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £305 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £288 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Scrum
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
3 18 (50.00%) BDD
4 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
4 17 (47.22%) Python
5 16 (44.44%) MVC
5 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
6 15 (41.67%) Flask
6 15 (41.67%) Django
6 15 (41.67%) Linux
6 15 (41.67%) SOA
6 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 14 (38.89%) .NET
7 14 (38.89%) Debian
7 14 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (38.89%) Subversion
7 14 (38.89%) Ubuntu
7 14 (38.89%) RESTful
8 13 (36.11%) Microservices
8 13 (36.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (30.56%) Vagrant
11 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
11 10 (27.78%) Java
12 8 (22.22%) QA
13 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SMTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (38.89%) Subversion
3 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
4 5 (13.89%) IntelliJ
5 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) NUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Grunt
6 2 (5.56%) Bower
7 1 (2.78%) JIRA
7 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.78%) Ant
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Python Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Python Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Software Testing Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Testing Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Django
1 15 (41.67%) Flask
2 14 (38.89%) RESTful
2 14 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (19.44%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) JSON
5 5 (13.89%) Play Framework
6 4 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) HTML5
7 3 (8.33%) CSS3
7 3 (8.33%) jQuery
7 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.78%) J2EE
9 1 (2.78%) LAMP
9 1 (2.78%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.78%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Debian
2 14 (38.89%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Scrum
3 18 (50.00%) BDD
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
5 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 16 (44.44%) MVC
6 15 (41.67%) SOA
7 13 (36.11%) Microservices
7 13 (36.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
9 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.89%) Test Planning
11 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Python
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) Scala
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) Talend
3 1 (2.78%) SOASTA, Inc
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