The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 103 97 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.01% 0.58% 1.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.99% 5.80% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 28
Average daily rate £320 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £352 £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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
372 207 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.48% 10.08% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 108 132
Average daily rate £320 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire -11 19 £305 -4.31% 14
North Yorkshire +1 5 £322 -8.14% 4
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (51.79%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) SQL
4 17 (30.36%) Linux
4 17 (30.36%) TDD
4 17 (30.36%) QA
4 17 (30.36%) BDD
5 16 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
6 15 (26.79%) WebDriver
7 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.43%) Test Strategy
8 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 12 (21.43%) PHP
8 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
9 11 (19.64%) ISEB
9 11 (19.64%) Spring
9 11 (19.64%) Open Source
10 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 10 (17.86%) Scrum
11 9 (16.07%) Hudson
12 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
12 8 (14.29%) JMeter
12 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
13 7 (12.50%) MVC
13 7 (12.50%) Apache
13 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
13 7 (12.50%) CSS
13 7 (12.50%) RESTful

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
1 15 (26.79%) WebDriver
2 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.07%) Hudson
4 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 8 (14.29%) JMeter
5 7 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.71%) JIRA
7 5 (8.93%) RSpec
8 4 (7.14%) JUnit
8 4 (7.14%) Maven
9 3 (5.36%) Mockito
9 3 (5.36%) JBehave
9 3 (5.36%) EasyMock
10 2 (3.57%) NeoLoad
10 2 (3.57%) LoadUI
10 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Test Manager
4 10 (17.86%) Test Leader
5 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Web Test Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Spring
2 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.50%) CSS
3 7 (12.50%) RESTful
3 7 (12.50%) Symfony
3 7 (12.50%) jQuery
3 7 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 7 (12.50%) Apache Flex
3 7 (12.50%) Spring Integration
4 5 (8.93%) Ajax
5 4 (7.14%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) .NET
5 4 (7.14%) Web Services
5 4 (7.14%) HTML5
5 4 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.79%) WCF
7 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Open Source
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) TDD
2 17 (30.36%) BDD
3 16 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) MVC
8 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.93%) User Stories
10 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Test Management
10 4 (7.14%) System Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) PHP
4 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.36%) Korn
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.36%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) IBM
2 1 (1.79%) Zend
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago