The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 88 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 33 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.59% 1.72% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.62% 10.62% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 8
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£318 £305 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% +43.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
Selenium
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
343 292 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.55% 16.20% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 171 70
Average daily rate £343 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -14.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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
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 27 May 2015. 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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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 -12 27 £318 +4.09% 7
Bradford - 4 - -
Selenium
Yorkshire

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (64.52%) TDD
3 38 (61.29%) SQL
4 37 (59.68%) .NET
5 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
6 32 (51.61%) C#
6 32 (51.61%) NUnit
7 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
7 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
7 28 (45.16%) .NET Framework
7 28 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (43.55%) HTML
9 26 (41.94%) CSS
9 26 (41.94%) MVC
9 26 (41.94%) JSON
9 26 (41.94%) jQuery
9 26 (41.94%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (41.94%) Entity Framework
9 26 (41.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (41.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (40.32%) NHibernate
11 24 (38.71%) OO
12 21 (33.87%) Cucumber
13 20 (32.26%) Java
14 19 (30.65%) BDD
14 19 (30.65%) QA
15 16 (25.81%) Scrum
15 16 (25.81%) SpecFlow
16 14 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
17 13 (20.97%) Automated Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (4.84%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) uiautomator
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (51.61%) NUnit
2 26 (41.94%) Rhino Mocks
3 21 (33.87%) Cucumber
4 16 (25.81%) SpecFlow
5 14 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (12.90%) WATIR
6 8 (12.90%) Sahi
7 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
7 7 (11.29%) JMeter
7 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
8 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.45%) Subversion
9 4 (6.45%) NeoLoad
10 3 (4.84%) JIRA
10 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.84%) Hudson
10 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
11 2 (3.23%) JUnit
11 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Back Office
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 19 (30.65%) Tester
4 18 (29.03%) Analyst
5 16 (25.81%) Test Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) SQL Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Agile Tester
8 6 (9.68%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.06%) QA Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
11 3 (4.84%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Software Tester
12 2 (3.23%) QA Tester
12 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
12 2 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
12 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Performance Tester
12 2 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) .NET
2 28 (45.16%) .NET Framework
3 27 (43.55%) HTML
4 26 (41.94%) CSS
4 26 (41.94%) JSON
4 26 (41.94%) jQuery
4 26 (41.94%) Entity Framework
4 26 (41.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 26 (41.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (40.32%) NHibernate
6 12 (19.35%) Web Services
7 10 (16.13%) XML
8 9 (14.52%) Gherkin
9 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.45%) RESTful
12 3 (4.84%) Mustache
12 3 (4.84%) Sass
13 2 (3.23%) Castle Windsor
13 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) NHS
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.61%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (64.52%) TDD
3 28 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (41.94%) MVC
5 24 (38.71%) OO
6 19 (30.65%) BDD
7 16 (25.81%) Scrum
8 13 (20.97%) Automated Testing
8 13 (20.97%) Automation Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Manual Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
10 9 (14.52%) Open Source
11 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
12 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Stress Testing
14 5 (8.06%) Web Development
15 4 (6.45%) Load Testing
15 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 4 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) SQL
2 32 (51.61%) C#
3 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.26%) Java
5 7 (11.29%) Ruby
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.65%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) HL7
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) BEA
4 1 (1.61%) ATG
4 1 (1.61%) hybris
4 1 (1.61%) IBM