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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 72 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 23 25 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.38% 1.65% 3.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.75% 12.69% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 49
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£312 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
214 197 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.82% 13.03% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 125 185
Average daily rate £345 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 18 £316 +30.30% 9
Bradford - 1 £200 -
Halifax - - - -
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Yorkshire

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 27 (56.25%) Java
2 25 (52.08%) BDD
3 23 (47.92%) PHP
4 22 (45.83%) TDD
4 22 (45.83%) Cucumber
5 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
6 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
8 16 (33.33%) ISEB
8 16 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
10 14 (29.17%) QA
11 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
12 12 (25.00%) C#
12 12 (25.00%) Linux
12 12 (25.00%) User Stories
13 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
13 10 (20.83%) Ruby
13 10 (20.83%) Scrum
13 10 (20.83%) CSS
14 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing
14 9 (18.75%) JBehave
14 9 (18.75%) SoapUI
15 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
15 8 (16.67%) SQL
15 8 (16.67%) JMeter
15 8 (16.67%) Windows
16 7 (14.58%) HTML
16 7 (14.58%) Apache

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (14.58%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Cucumber
2 16 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.75%) JBehave
4 9 (18.75%) SoapUI
5 8 (16.67%) JMeter
6 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 6 (12.50%) JIRA
7 5 (10.42%) JUnit
7 5 (10.42%) TeamCity
7 5 (10.42%) RSpec
7 5 (10.42%) Hudson
7 5 (10.42%) Behat
8 4 (8.33%) Maven
9 1 (2.08%) Firebug
9 1 (2.08%) NeoLoad
9 1 (2.08%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Tester
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 8 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Automated Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) CSS
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
3 5 (10.42%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) Symfony
3 5 (10.42%) jQuery
3 5 (10.42%) RESTful
4 4 (8.33%) Middleware
4 4 (8.33%) J2EE
5 3 (6.25%) LAMP
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) J2SE
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) JDBC
7 1 (2.08%) JSP
7 1 (2.08%) Spring
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) iSeries
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
3 2 (4.17%) AS400
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) BDD
2 22 (45.83%) TDD
3 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
4 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (35.42%) Automated Testing
6 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (25.00%) User Stories
9 10 (20.83%) Scrum
10 9 (18.75%) Automation Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
13 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
14 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
15 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (8.33%) Test Management
16 3 (6.25%) SEO
16 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
17 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
17 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) PHP
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) C#
5 10 (20.83%) Ruby
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (6.25%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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