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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 100 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 2.10% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.34% 16.58% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 10
Average daily rate
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£318 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £358
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 £36.25 - £22.50
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
206 199 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.03% 12.64% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 111 96
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £241 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.87 £20.50 £4.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.48% +412.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -30 8 £325 -13.33% 9
Wakefield - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Ilkley - - - -
Selenium
Yorkshire

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 10 (31.25%) BDD
6 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Scrum
7 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.00%) SOAP
8 8 (25.00%) ISEB
9 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.88%) C#
9 7 (21.88%) TDD
9 7 (21.88%) QA
9 7 (21.88%) User Stories
10 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
10 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
10 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (18.75%) .NET
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) JUnit
11 5 (15.63%) J2EE
11 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
11 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) uiautomator
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
2 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (18.75%) JUnit
3 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.63%) JMeter
3 5 (15.63%) MSTest
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Hudson
6 2 (6.25%) Appium
6 2 (6.25%) eggPlant
6 2 (6.25%) Calabash
7 1 (3.13%) Maven
7 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
7 1 (3.13%) QUnit
7 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Tester
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
1 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Automation Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) SOAP
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) J2EE
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) REST
4 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.13%) JRules
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) WF
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Security
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) GIS
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Online Games
2 2 (6.25%) Streaming Video
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 10 (31.25%) BDD
3 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) User Stories
7 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
9 4 (12.50%) Test Management
9 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) ATDD
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.38%) DSDM
10 3 (9.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) BEA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Kofax
3 1 (3.13%) ATG
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk