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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 92 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 47 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 0.71% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.80% 7.31% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £281 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £385 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £35.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+19.12% -50.00%
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
435 260 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.19% 9.68% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 164 117
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £29.00 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 - 12 £415 -
Birmingham -5 10 £343 -5.51% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £405 - 3
Coventry +3 6 £325 +13.04% 1
Staffordshire +17 4 £269 -11.88% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £125 - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 48 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) Java
3 23 (31.51%) WebDriver
3 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
4 20 (27.40%) Automated Testing
4 20 (27.40%) Appium
5 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (26.03%) Test Automation
6 18 (24.66%) Spring
6 18 (24.66%) J2EE
7 17 (23.29%) Open Source
8 16 (21.92%) Maven
8 16 (21.92%) Hibernate
9 15 (20.55%) C#
9 15 (20.55%) HTML
9 15 (20.55%) SQL
9 15 (20.55%) Cucumber
10 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
10 14 (19.18%) JUnit
11 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.81%) Scala
11 13 (17.81%) DevOps
12 12 (16.44%) Eclipse
12 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
12 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
13 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.07%) CSS
13 11 (15.07%) XML
13 11 (15.07%) Unix

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 10 (13.70%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.22%) Apache
2 6 (8.22%) JBoss
3 4 (5.48%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Jetty
5 1 (1.37%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.37%) nginx
5 1 (1.37%) Node.js
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.74%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
1 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) DSL
3 1 (1.37%) FTP
3 1 (1.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) MongoDB
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Jenkins
1 23 (31.51%) WebDriver
2 20 (27.40%) Appium
3 16 (21.92%) Maven
4 15 (20.55%) Cucumber
5 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
5 14 (19.18%) JUnit
6 12 (16.44%) Eclipse
7 10 (13.70%) JIRA
8 7 (9.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (8.22%) IntelliJ
9 6 (8.22%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.48%) HP UFT
10 4 (5.48%) Subversion
10 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.11%) WinRunner
12 2 (2.74%) AccuRev
12 2 (2.74%) Gatling
12 2 (2.74%) TestNG
General
1 1 (1.37%) Finance
1 1 (1.37%) Marketing
1 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) Analyst
2 22 (30.14%) Test Analyst
3 18 (24.66%) Tester
4 15 (20.55%) Java Developer
5 13 (17.81%) Automation Tester
6 10 (13.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (9.59%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (8.22%) Digital Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Java Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Mobile Tester
8 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Developer in Test
9 5 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) J2EE
1 18 (24.66%) Spring
2 16 (21.92%) Hibernate
3 15 (20.55%) HTML
4 11 (15.07%) CSS
4 11 (15.07%) XML
5 10 (13.70%) J2SE
5 10 (13.70%) JSON
5 10 (13.70%) Play Framework
5 10 (13.70%) REST
5 10 (13.70%) SOAP
6 9 (12.33%) .NET
6 9 (12.33%) HTML5
7 8 (10.96%) jQuery
8 6 (8.22%) EJB
8 6 (8.22%) Servlets
9 5 (6.85%) JSP
9 5 (6.85%) Struts
10 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) EPoS
3 2 (2.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Unix
2 10 (13.70%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) Automated Testing
3 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (26.03%) Test Automation
4 17 (23.29%) Open Source
5 13 (17.81%) DevOps
6 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Functional Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Microservices
9 9 (12.33%) Automation Testing
9 9 (12.33%) BDD
10 8 (10.96%) Scrum
10 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.59%) TDD
11 7 (9.59%) Validation
12 6 (8.22%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (6.85%) Manual Testing
13 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) Java
2 15 (20.55%) C#
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.81%) Scala
4 6 (8.22%) Haskell
5 3 (4.11%) Groovy
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
1 7 (9.59%) ISEB
1 7 (9.59%) ISTQB
1 7 (9.59%) Sun Certification
2 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) webMethods
3 8 (10.96%) Adobe
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 7 (9.59%) Sun
5 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.74%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) VMware
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