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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 96 85 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Contract jobs citing Selenium 48 33 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 1.37% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.13% 12.74% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 4
Median daily rate £415 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £13.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+339.33% -80.98%
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
474 259 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.05% 10.75% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 165 116
Median daily rate £440 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £150 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -18 19 £415 -0.59% 2
Birmingham -20 14 £150 -57.14% 6
Coventry - 3 £425 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 73 (74.49%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (64.29%) Java
3 36 (36.73%) SQL
4 35 (35.71%) HTML
4 35 (35.71%) Scala
4 35 (35.71%) Open Source
4 35 (35.71%) DevOps
5 33 (33.67%) J2EE
5 33 (33.67%) Spring
5 33 (33.67%) Software Engineering
6 32 (32.65%) Unix
7 31 (31.63%) WebLogic
8 30 (30.61%) Hibernate
8 30 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (29.59%) Puppet
9 29 (29.59%) CSS
10 28 (28.57%) XML
10 28 (28.57%) MongoDB
11 27 (27.55%) REST
11 27 (27.55%) Docker
11 27 (27.55%) Play Framework
11 27 (27.55%) Microservices
11 27 (27.55%) JSON
11 27 (27.55%) WebDriver
11 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
11 27 (27.55%) J2SE
11 27 (27.55%) SOAP
11 27 (27.55%) webMethods
12 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
13 25 (25.51%) Automated Testing

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 31 (31.63%) WebLogic
2 15 (15.31%) Apache
2 15 (15.31%) JBoss
3 12 (12.24%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (5.10%) Documentum
5 3 (3.06%) Confluence
6 2 (2.04%) IIS
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) Jetty
7 1 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
2 8 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (10.20%) Google App Engine
4 10 (10.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) HTTP
1 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.12%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) DHCP
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) DSL
3 1 (1.02%) FTP
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) WebDriver
2 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
3 22 (22.45%) Cucumber
3 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
4 21 (21.43%) JUnit
5 17 (17.35%) Eclipse
6 15 (15.31%) IntelliJ
7 14 (14.29%) Maven
8 12 (12.24%) Appium
9 8 (8.16%) SpecFlow
9 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
10 7 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (7.14%) JIRA
10 7 (7.14%) Spock
10 7 (7.14%) TestNG
11 6 (6.12%) HP UFT
12 5 (5.10%) WinRunner
13 4 (4.08%) Subversion
14 3 (3.06%) Ant
14 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (1.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (50.00%) Developer
2 31 (31.63%) Java Developer
3 25 (25.51%) Software Engineer
4 24 (24.49%) Tester
5 23 (23.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 21 (21.43%) Java Engineer
7 20 (20.41%) Automation Tester
7 20 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (19.39%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 19 (19.39%) Java Software Engineer
8 19 (19.39%) Scala Software Engineer
9 17 (17.35%) Java Scala Developer
9 17 (17.35%) Java Software Developer
9 17 (17.35%) Scala Developer
10 13 (13.27%) Analyst
10 13 (13.27%) Test Analyst
11 12 (12.24%) Lead Developer
11 12 (12.24%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 12 (12.24%) Lead Software Developer
11 12 (12.24%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.71%) HTML
2 33 (33.67%) J2EE
2 33 (33.67%) Spring
3 30 (30.61%) Hibernate
4 29 (29.59%) CSS
5 28 (28.57%) XML
6 27 (27.55%) J2SE
6 27 (27.55%) JSON
6 27 (27.55%) Play Framework
6 27 (27.55%) REST
6 27 (27.55%) SOAP
7 18 (18.37%) HTML5
8 15 (15.31%) EJB
9 11 (11.22%) .NET
10 6 (6.12%) Gherkin
10 6 (6.12%) jQuery
10 6 (6.12%) RESTful
11 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.65%) Unix
2 18 (18.37%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (74.49%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.71%) DevOps
2 35 (35.71%) Open Source
3 33 (33.67%) Software Engineering
4 30 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (27.55%) Microservices
5 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
6 25 (25.51%) Automated Testing
7 22 (22.45%) BDD
8 16 (16.33%) Functional Testing
8 16 (16.33%) TDD
9 13 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.20%) Mentoring
10 10 (10.20%) QA Automation
10 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.18%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.18%) Scrum
11 9 (9.18%) Test Scripting
12 8 (8.16%) Regression Testing
12 8 (8.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.29%) Java
2 36 (36.73%) SQL
3 35 (35.71%) Scala
4 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 16 (16.33%) C#
6 9 (9.18%) Groovy
7 6 (6.12%) Haskell
8 3 (3.06%) Ruby
9 2 (2.04%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) ISTQB
2 9 (9.18%) ISEB
3 4 (4.08%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.55%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (29.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Grafana
2 1 (1.02%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) webMethods
2 15 (15.31%) Adobe
3 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.22%) Google
5 6 (6.12%) VMware
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle
7 4 (4.08%) EMC
7 4 (4.08%) Pega
7 4 (4.08%) Sun
8 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.04%) HP
10 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.02%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.02%) IBM
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
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