The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 92 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.87% 0.81% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 8.27% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 18
Average daily rate £311 £319 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £353 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
272 133 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.85% 9.84% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 71 81
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Selenium
Yorkshire

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the West Yorkshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the West Yorkshire region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -15 13 £300 -5.88% 10
Wakefield - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Selenium
Yorkshire

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 13 (29.55%) QA
4 13 (29.55%) WebDriver
4 13 (29.55%) Test Strategy
5 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 11 (25.00%) PHP
6 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
8 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.45%) SQL
8 9 (20.45%) ISEB
8 9 (20.45%) TDD
9 8 (18.18%) JMeter
9 8 (18.18%) Linux
9 8 (18.18%) Apache
9 8 (18.18%) CSS
9 8 (18.18%) RESTful
9 8 (18.18%) TeamCity
9 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 8 (18.18%) Symfony
9 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 8 (18.18%) jQuery
9 8 (18.18%) Hudson
10 7 (15.91%) BDD
11 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.64%) JIRA
12 5 (11.36%) Scrum

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) WebDriver
2 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) Hudson
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.18%) JMeter
3 8 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 6 (13.64%) JIRA
5 5 (11.36%) RSpec
5 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.09%) JUnit
7 3 (6.82%) EasyMock
7 3 (6.82%) Mockito
7 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.55%) NeoLoad
8 2 (4.55%) LoadUI
8 2 (4.55%) MSTest
8 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 10 (22.73%) Test Leader
3 9 (20.45%) Developer
4 8 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Tester
5 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) CSS
1 8 (18.18%) Symfony
1 8 (18.18%) jQuery
1 8 (18.18%) RESTful
2 4 (9.09%) Spring
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) WCF
4 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.27%) LAMP
4 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Test Strategy
4 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.45%) TDD
7 7 (15.91%) BDD
8 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Scrum
10 4 (9.09%) Test Management
11 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.82%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.82%) SEO
11 3 (6.82%) OO
12 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
12 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
12 2 (4.55%) ATDD
12 2 (4.55%) User Stories
12 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) PHP
4 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle
1 1 (2.27%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago