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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / West Midlands
Rank 71 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 49 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 0.90% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.26% 6.94% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 6
Median daily rate £338 £288 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -29.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £316 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

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
321 317 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.61% 12.99% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 158 100
Median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -38.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 - 14 £475 -
Staffordshire +7 8 £325 +8.33% 1
Birmingham 0 8 £338 +150.00% 8
Solihull - 8 £550 - 1
Coventry -18 5 £275 -8.33%
Warwickshire -2 2 £318 +144.23% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 78 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 48 (43.64%) Jenkins
4 41 (37.27%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (37.27%) Java
5 36 (32.73%) Test Automation
6 35 (31.82%) Git (software)
7 34 (30.91%) TDD
7 34 (30.91%) Automated Testing
8 31 (28.18%) QA
8 31 (28.18%) BDD
9 29 (26.36%) Scrum
10 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
11 27 (24.55%) JIRA
12 26 (23.64%) JUnit
13 23 (20.91%) HTML
13 23 (20.91%) WebDriver
14 21 (19.09%) Confluence
15 20 (18.18%) Puppet
15 20 (18.18%) Open Source
15 20 (18.18%) Functional Testing
15 20 (18.18%) DevOps
15 20 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (17.27%) AngularJS
16 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
16 19 (17.27%) Linux
17 18 (16.36%) C#
17 18 (16.36%) .NET
18 17 (15.45%) SQL
18 17 (15.45%) CSS

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 (19.09%) Confluence
2 5 (4.55%) Documentum
2 5 (4.55%) nginx
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.73%) JBoss
4 2 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.00%) GitHub
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.55%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.18%) LDAP
3 8 (7.27%) DNS
4 6 (5.45%) HTTP
5 5 (4.55%) SSL
6 2 (1.82%) Network Security
6 2 (1.82%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.91%) Firewall
7 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.82%) Endeca
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 48 (43.64%) Jenkins
3 35 (31.82%) Git (software)
4 27 (24.55%) JIRA
5 26 (23.64%) JUnit
6 23 (20.91%) WebDriver
7 17 (15.45%) SpecFlow
8 15 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (12.73%) SoapUI
9 14 (12.73%) Subversion
10 11 (10.00%) Ant
11 10 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (9.09%) Visual Studio
12 9 (8.18%) Apache Ivy
12 9 (8.18%) ClearCase
12 9 (8.18%) ClearQuest
12 9 (8.18%) RSpec
13 8 (7.27%) Gatling
14 7 (6.36%) Grunt
14 7 (6.36%) Protractor
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Games
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Developer
2 22 (20.00%) Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Tester
4 15 (13.64%) QA Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 10 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) QA Test Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Test Leader
7 7 (6.36%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (5.45%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) DevOps Specialist
9 5 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.55%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) HTML
2 19 (17.27%) AngularJS
3 18 (16.36%) .NET
4 17 (15.45%) CSS
5 14 (12.73%) HTML5
5 14 (12.73%) jQuery
5 14 (12.73%) Spring
6 13 (11.82%) Gherkin
7 12 (10.91%) Web Services
8 11 (10.00%) React
8 11 (10.00%) XML
9 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 10 (9.09%) Node.js
10 9 (8.18%) JSON
10 9 (8.18%) RESTful
11 8 (7.27%) J2EE
12 7 (6.36%) Struts
13 5 (4.55%) Servlets
13 5 (4.55%) Spring MVC
13 5 (4.55%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) IVR
4 1 (0.91%) Online Games
4 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Unix
3 9 (8.18%) AIX
3 9 (8.18%) Apple iOS
3 9 (8.18%) Windows
4 5 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.27%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (32.73%) Test Automation
4 34 (30.91%) Automated Testing
4 34 (30.91%) TDD
5 31 (28.18%) BDD
6 29 (26.36%) Scrum
7 20 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (18.18%) DevOps
7 20 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 20 (18.18%) Open Source
8 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
9 15 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 15 (13.64%) Performance Testing
10 13 (11.82%) Kanban
10 13 (11.82%) User Stories
11 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 11 (10.00%) MVC
12 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) Java
2 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.36%) C#
4 17 (15.45%) SQL
5 15 (13.64%) Scala
6 13 (11.82%) Ruby
7 9 (8.18%) Python
8 8 (7.27%) Groovy
9 5 (4.55%) Haskell
9 5 (4.55%) Perl
9 5 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.82%) PHP
11 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.91%) VB
12 1 (0.91%) VB6
12 1 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) ISEB
1 16 (14.55%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.18%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) Docker
1 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (18.18%) Puppet
2 14 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.09%) Ansible
4 5 (4.55%) Grafana
4 5 (4.55%) Kibana
5 2 (1.82%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Oracle
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.55%) Google
3 5 (4.55%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (2.73%) F5
4 3 (2.73%) hybris
5 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.82%) CODA
5 2 (1.82%) HP
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.91%) Avaya
6 1 (0.91%) Genesys
6 1 (0.91%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.91%) IBM
6 1 (0.91%) KANA
6 1 (0.91%) Pega
6 1 (0.91%) Remedy
6 1 (0.91%) webMethods