The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 26 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 2.29% 3.50% 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 14.71% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£205 £322 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% -8.14%
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 £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the York region.

Development Applications Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 22.14% 23.78% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 6
Average daily rate £340 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in York

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in York

Selenium
Top 24 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) W3C
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) W3C
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft