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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 72 102 118
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 61 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 0.90% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.96% 8.88% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £295 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £238 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £328 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +10.34%
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
437 259 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.98% 10.11% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 120 105
Median daily rate £388 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 13
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £19.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 17 £406 -
Birmingham +4 14 £350 - 8
Solihull +6 8 £550 - 1
Staffordshire -3 6 £350 +20.68% 1
Worcestershire +2 2 £475 +137.50% 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £318 - 1
Coventry -17 1 £275 -15.38%
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £320 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 80 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.49%) Java
3 45 (39.47%) Cucumber
4 43 (37.72%) Jenkins
5 39 (34.21%) Test Automation
6 37 (32.46%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (29.82%) BDD
7 34 (29.82%) TDD
8 32 (28.07%) HTML
8 32 (28.07%) Git (software)
9 31 (27.19%) Automated Testing
10 30 (26.32%) JUnit
11 29 (25.44%) SQL
11 29 (25.44%) Puppet
12 28 (24.56%) QA
13 27 (23.68%) DevOps
14 26 (22.81%) JIRA
14 26 (22.81%) Unix
15 25 (21.93%) CSS
15 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
15 25 (21.93%) Scrum
16 24 (21.05%) Open Source
17 23 (20.18%) Spring
18 22 (19.30%) WebDriver
18 22 (19.30%) Scala
19 21 (18.42%) Confluence
20 20 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
20 20 (17.54%) Functional Testing
21 19 (16.67%) Linux
21 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (18.42%) Confluence
2 14 (12.28%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.89%) Documentum
4 8 (7.02%) JBoss
5 6 (5.26%) Apache
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) IIS
9 1 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.14%) GitHub
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.51%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) LDAP
1 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.02%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) Network Security
3 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (39.47%) Cucumber
2 43 (37.72%) Jenkins
3 32 (28.07%) Git (software)
4 30 (26.32%) JUnit
5 26 (22.81%) JIRA
6 22 (19.30%) WebDriver
7 15 (13.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (12.28%) SpecFlow
9 13 (11.40%) SoapUI
9 13 (11.40%) Subversion
10 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
11 9 (7.89%) Apache Ivy
11 9 (7.89%) ClearCase
11 9 (7.89%) ClearQuest
11 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
12 8 (7.02%) RSpec
13 7 (6.14%) Ant
13 7 (6.14%) HP UFT
13 7 (6.14%) IntelliJ
13 7 (6.14%) Protractor
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Games
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Analyst
2 23 (20.18%) Test Analyst
3 21 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 18 (15.79%) Tester
5 13 (11.40%) Automation Tester
6 10 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Java Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) QA Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) QA Tester
8 8 (7.02%) Scala Software Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Test Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Automation Test Lead
9 7 (6.14%) Scala Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Test Leader
10 6 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.07%) HTML
2 25 (21.93%) CSS
3 23 (20.18%) Spring
4 18 (15.79%) XML
5 17 (14.91%) HTML5
5 17 (14.91%) J2EE
5 17 (14.91%) JSON
6 14 (12.28%) Hibernate
6 14 (12.28%) REST
7 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
7 13 (11.40%) Play Framework
7 13 (11.40%) SOAP
8 10 (8.77%) J2SE
8 10 (8.77%) React
8 10 (8.77%) Web Services
9 9 (7.89%) .NET
9 9 (7.89%) jQuery
9 9 (7.89%) RESTful
10 8 (7.02%) EJB
10 8 (7.02%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) IVR
4 1 (0.88%) Online Games
4 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.81%) Unix
2 19 (16.67%) Linux
3 9 (7.89%) AIX
3 9 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) Test Automation
3 37 (32.46%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (29.82%) BDD
4 34 (29.82%) TDD
5 31 (27.19%) Automated Testing
6 27 (23.68%) DevOps
7 25 (21.93%) Scrum
8 24 (21.05%) Open Source
9 20 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (17.54%) Functional Testing
10 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 18 (15.79%) Test Scripting
12 14 (12.28%) User Stories
13 13 (11.40%) Microservices
13 13 (11.40%) OO
14 12 (10.53%) Automation Testing
14 12 (10.53%) OOP
15 11 (9.65%) Configuration Management
15 11 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) Java
2 29 (25.44%) SQL
3 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
4 22 (19.30%) Scala
5 13 (11.40%) C#
6 8 (7.02%) Ruby
7 7 (6.14%) Groovy
8 4 (3.51%) Python
8 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.75%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) Haskell
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) ISTQB
2 16 (14.04%) ISEB
3 5 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.56%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (25.44%) Puppet
2 14 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.77%) Ansible
4 2 (1.75%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.88%) Grafana
5 1 (0.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (8.77%) Oracle
1 10 (8.77%) webMethods
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.39%) Google
3 5 (4.39%) Pega
3 5 (4.39%) VMware
4 4 (3.51%) Adobe
4 4 (3.51%) EMC
5 3 (2.63%) F5
5 3 (2.63%) hybris
6 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.75%) Endeca
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.88%) Avaya
7 1 (0.88%) Genesys
7 1 (0.88%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) KANA