The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 92 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Selenium 27 30 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 1.37% 2.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.49% 9.62% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 45
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£325 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £329 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Selenium
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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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
318 312 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.12% 14.29% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 215 180
Average daily rate £343 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
West Yorkshire +1 21 £325 +34.02% 6
North Yorkshire - 4 £288 - 2
South Yorkshire +7 2 £190 -5.00% 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.94%) Java
3 37 (57.81%) Cucumber
4 35 (54.69%) BDD
5 29 (45.31%) TDD
6 20 (31.25%) PHP
7 19 (29.69%) QA
8 18 (28.13%) SQL
8 18 (28.13%) Linux
9 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
9 17 (26.56%) Test Scripting
10 16 (25.00%) C#
10 16 (25.00%) ISEB
11 15 (23.44%) Scrum
11 15 (23.44%) WebDriver
11 15 (23.44%) User Stories
12 14 (21.88%) SoapUI
12 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
13 13 (20.31%) HTML
14 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 12 (18.75%) .NET
14 12 (18.75%) Automation Testing
15 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
15 11 (17.19%) MVC
16 10 (15.63%) Manual Testing
16 10 (15.63%) Ruby
16 10 (15.63%) REST
17 9 (14.06%) Spring
17 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (14.06%) Open Source

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) MySQL
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (57.81%) Cucumber
2 15 (23.44%) WebDriver
3 14 (21.88%) SoapUI
4 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
5 9 (14.06%) JBehave
6 8 (12.50%) Maven
7 7 (10.94%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (10.94%) Hudson
8 6 (9.38%) JUnit
8 6 (9.38%) MSTest
9 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (7.81%) Behat
10 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 4 (6.25%) Subversion
11 3 (4.69%) JIRA
11 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
12 2 (3.13%) JMeter
13 1 (1.56%) Firebug
13 1 (1.56%) Toad
13 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Tester
2 19 (29.69%) Test Analyst
2 19 (29.69%) Analyst
3 18 (28.13%) Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Automation Tester
5 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Automated Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) HTML
2 12 (18.75%) .NET
3 10 (15.63%) REST
4 9 (14.06%) Spring
5 8 (12.50%) CSS
5 8 (12.50%) SOAP
5 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
6 7 (10.94%) Apache Flex
6 7 (10.94%) Spring Integration
7 6 (9.38%) Web Services
7 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.38%) Ajax
7 6 (9.38%) HTML5
8 5 (7.81%) XML
9 4 (6.25%) Middleware
9 4 (6.25%) J2EE
9 4 (6.25%) RESTful
10 3 (4.69%) jQuery
10 3 (4.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Open Source
2 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.13%) GIS
4 2 (3.13%) AS400
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) iSeries
5 1 (1.56%) RIA
5 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
3 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.69%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (54.69%) BDD
3 29 (45.31%) TDD
4 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
4 17 (26.56%) Test Scripting
5 15 (23.44%) Scrum
5 15 (23.44%) User Stories
6 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 12 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 11 (17.19%) MVC
9 10 (15.63%) Manual Testing
10 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Test Management
12 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
13 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
14 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
14 5 (7.81%) Test Planning
15 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (6.25%) ATDD
16 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) PHP
3 18 (28.13%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) C#
5 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 10 (15.63%) Ruby
7 3 (4.69%) C++
8 2 (3.13%) VB
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Telerik
3 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.56%) Kofax
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