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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 112 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 2.05% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +67.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £245 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
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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
170 146 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.32% 6.83% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 98 100
Average daily rate £418 £293 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.74% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 14
Average hourly rate £33.70 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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
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 17 December 2014. 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 0 1 £375 -3.22% 2
Coventry - 1 £310 -
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Grunt
5 1 (16.67%) Bower
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) Liferay
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) Bower
2 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) WatiN
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (16.67%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle