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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 94 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 27 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.50% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.65% 6.18% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 12
Average daily rate £264 £408 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.27% +47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £318 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £538 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -36.61%
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
353 178 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.91% 8.05% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 105 125
Average daily rate £340 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £453 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.80% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry 0 8 £300 -3.22%
Staffordshire - 8 £310 - 5
Birmingham +1 6 £135 - 7
Shropshire -19 3 - -
Warwickshire +3 2 £130 -60.00% 4
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) Java
3 18 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 15 (27.78%) HTML
5 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
6 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
6 13 (24.07%) Automation Testing
7 11 (20.37%) HTML5
7 11 (20.37%) TDD
7 11 (20.37%) JIRA
8 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 10 (18.52%) Eclipse
8 10 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
8 10 (18.52%) Appium
9 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 9 (16.67%) Scrum
9 9 (16.67%) ISEB
9 9 (16.67%) JUnit
9 9 (16.67%) J2EE
9 9 (16.67%) Spring
10 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.81%) C#
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.81%) BDD
11 7 (12.96%) Open Source
11 7 (12.96%) Functional Testing
11 7 (12.96%) SQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
1 2 (3.70%) SSL
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
3 11 (20.37%) JIRA
4 10 (18.52%) Appium
4 10 (18.52%) Eclipse
4 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 9 (16.67%) JUnit
6 5 (9.26%) SpecFlow
6 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.41%) Maven
8 3 (5.56%) ClearCase
8 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.56%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.70%) AccuRev
9 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.70%) Moq
9 2 (3.70%) NSubstitute
10 1 (1.85%) Gatling
10 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
1 24 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Tester
4 6 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) HTML5
3 10 (18.52%) CSS
4 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 9 (16.67%) J2EE
4 9 (16.67%) Spring
5 7 (12.96%) jQuery
5 7 (12.96%) SOAP
6 5 (9.26%) J2SE
6 5 (9.26%) JSON
6 5 (9.26%) REST
6 5 (9.26%) XML
7 4 (7.41%) .NET
7 4 (7.41%) JSP
7 4 (7.41%) Servlets
7 4 (7.41%) Struts
8 3 (5.56%) CSS3
8 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.56%) LAMP
9 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.41%) Linked Data
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Android
2 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.26%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Automation Testing
2 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
3 11 (20.37%) TDD
4 10 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) BDD
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) Functional Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Open Source
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
8 6 (11.11%) System Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) DevOps
9 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.26%) Validation
10 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.41%) RDF
10 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
5 4 (7.41%) PHP
5 4 (7.41%) Scala
6 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) Haskell
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) ISEB
2 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) webMethods
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Sun
4 3 (5.56%) Informatica
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Rally
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
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