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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 35 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.30% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.80% 8.83% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 6
Median daily rate £338 £290 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -28.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

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
324 385 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.65% 14.75% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 204 103
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +30 11 £500 - 2
Staffordshire 0 9 £320 +2.81% 3
Coventry -8 6 £275 -8.33%
Birmingham +2 5 £350 +159.25% 5
Warwickshire 0 1 £375 +188.46% 3
Solihull - 1 £525 - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 69 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (45.36%) Cucumber
3 41 (42.27%) Jenkins
4 40 (41.24%) Java
5 39 (40.21%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (35.05%) Test Automation
7 32 (32.99%) TDD
8 31 (31.96%) Git (software)
9 30 (30.93%) Automated Testing
10 29 (29.90%) QA
11 26 (26.80%) BDD
11 26 (26.80%) Scrum
12 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
13 24 (24.74%) WebDriver
14 22 (22.68%) JIRA
15 21 (21.65%) JUnit
15 21 (21.65%) HTML
16 20 (20.62%) .NET
16 20 (20.62%) AngularJS
17 18 (18.56%) Open Source
17 18 (18.56%) DevOps
18 17 (17.53%) Linux
19 16 (16.49%) Puppet
19 16 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
20 15 (15.46%) Gherkin
20 15 (15.46%) Automation Testing
20 15 (15.46%) Scala
20 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
20 15 (15.46%) CSS
20 15 (15.46%) C#

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 14 (14.43%) Confluence
2 6 (6.19%) nginx
2 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.09%) Documentum
4 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) GitHub
2 6 (6.19%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.28%) HTTP
3 7 (7.22%) DNS
3 7 (7.22%) LDAP
3 7 (7.22%) SSL
4 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (45.36%) Cucumber
2 41 (42.27%) Jenkins
3 31 (31.96%) Git (software)
4 24 (24.74%) WebDriver
5 22 (22.68%) JIRA
6 21 (21.65%) JUnit
7 11 (11.34%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (11.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (11.34%) SpecFlow
7 11 (11.34%) Subversion
8 9 (9.28%) RSpec
8 9 (9.28%) SoapUI
8 9 (9.28%) Visual Studio
9 8 (8.25%) Ant
9 8 (8.25%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (8.25%) ClearCase
9 8 (8.25%) ClearQuest
9 8 (8.25%) Gatling
10 7 (7.22%) Grunt
10 7 (7.22%) gulp
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Games
3 1 (1.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.03%) Automotive
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Developer
2 16 (16.49%) QA Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Tester
4 13 (13.40%) Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Test Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Automation Tester
6 10 (10.31%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Test Leader
8 8 (8.25%) Automation Test Lead
8 8 (8.25%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Scala Developer
10 6 (6.19%) DevOps Specialist
11 5 (5.15%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) QA Tester
11 5 (5.15%) Senior QA Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.12%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) HTML
2 20 (20.62%) .NET
2 20 (20.62%) AngularJS
3 15 (15.46%) CSS
3 15 (15.46%) Gherkin
4 14 (14.43%) jQuery
5 13 (13.40%) HTML5
6 11 (11.34%) Spring
6 11 (11.34%) XML
7 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
7 10 (10.31%) JSON
7 10 (10.31%) Node.js
8 9 (9.28%) React
9 7 (7.22%) Web Services
10 6 (6.19%) J2EE
10 6 (6.19%) RESTful
10 6 (6.19%) Servlets
11 5 (5.15%) REST
11 5 (5.15%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.15%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.09%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
4 1 (1.03%) Online Games
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Unix
3 8 (8.25%) AIX
3 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.25%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.21%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (35.05%) Test Automation
4 32 (32.99%) TDD
5 30 (30.93%) Automated Testing
6 26 (26.80%) BDD
6 26 (26.80%) Scrum
7 18 (18.56%) DevOps
7 18 (18.56%) Open Source
8 16 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (15.46%) Automation Testing
9 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
10 14 (14.43%) Functional Testing
10 14 (14.43%) Performance Testing
11 11 (11.34%) Configuration Management
11 11 (11.34%) User Stories
12 10 (10.31%) MVC
12 10 (10.31%) Web Testing
13 8 (8.25%) Integration Testing
13 8 (8.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.24%) Java
2 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.46%) C#
3 15 (15.46%) Scala
4 14 (14.43%) Ruby
5 13 (13.40%) SQL
6 12 (12.37%) Python
7 9 (9.28%) Groovy
8 6 (6.19%) Haskell
8 6 (6.19%) Perl
9 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.03%) C++
10 1 (1.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.03%) VB
10 1 (1.03%) VB6
10 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) ISEB
1 14 (14.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.90%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Puppet
2 12 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (9.28%) Ansible
4 6 (6.19%) Grafana
4 6 (6.19%) Kibana
5 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.06%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Google
3 5 (5.15%) SOASTA, Inc
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle
5 3 (3.09%) F5
6 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.06%) CODA
6 2 (2.06%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe
7 1 (1.03%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) hybris
7 1 (1.03%) Pega
7 1 (1.03%) webMethods