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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 82 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing Selenium 34 24 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.50% 1.14% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.72% 9.76% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 47
Average daily rate
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£310 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
290 246 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.78% 11.64% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 149 206
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +7 27 £310 +37.77% 9
North Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 2
South Yorkshire +2 2 £244 - 4
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 37 (61.67%) Java
1 37 (61.67%) BDD
2 35 (58.33%) Cucumber
3 33 (55.00%) TDD
4 23 (38.33%) PHP
4 23 (38.33%) Linux
5 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (31.67%) Test Scripting
7 18 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 18 (30.00%) QA
7 18 (30.00%) WebDriver
8 17 (28.33%) SQL
8 17 (28.33%) Scrum
9 16 (26.67%) ISEB
10 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 14 (23.33%) Open Source
11 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
12 13 (21.67%) HTML
12 13 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (20.00%) C#
13 12 (20.00%) MVC
13 12 (20.00%) Spring
13 12 (20.00%) User Stories
14 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
14 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
14 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
14 11 (18.33%) Spring MVC
14 11 (18.33%) Apache Flex
14 11 (18.33%) Spring Integration
14 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 18 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (15.00%) JBehave
4 9 (15.00%) Hudson
4 9 (15.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (13.33%) Maven
5 8 (13.33%) JIRA
6 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.00%) JMeter
7 5 (8.33%) RSpec
7 5 (8.33%) Behat
7 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.67%) Subversion
9 3 (5.00%) JUnit
10 1 (1.67%) Toad
10 1 (1.67%) Firebug
10 1 (1.67%) MSTest
10 1 (1.67%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.67%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Tester
3 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Test Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Automation Tester
6 8 (13.33%) Test Leader
7 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Automated Tester
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Agile Tester
10 2 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.67%) Technical Test Analyst
11 1 (1.67%) QA Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) HTML
2 12 (20.00%) Spring
3 11 (18.33%) Spring Integration
3 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
3 11 (18.33%) Spring MVC
3 11 (18.33%) Apache Flex
4 10 (16.67%) CSS
5 9 (15.00%) REST
6 8 (13.33%) Ajax
6 8 (13.33%) HTML5
7 5 (8.33%) RESTful
7 5 (8.33%) .NET
7 5 (8.33%) Symfony
7 5 (8.33%) jQuery
8 4 (6.67%) Middleware
9 3 (5.00%) LAMP
9 3 (5.00%) XML
10 2 (3.33%) J2EE
10 2 (3.33%) Web Services
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Open Source
2 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.33%) iSeries
5 2 (3.33%) NHS
5 2 (3.33%) AS400
6 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Android
3 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) BDD
2 33 (55.00%) TDD
3 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (31.67%) Test Scripting
5 18 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 17 (28.33%) Scrum
7 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 13 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (20.00%) MVC
9 12 (20.00%) User Stories
10 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 4 (6.67%) Test Management
14 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (6.67%) Android Development
15 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
15 3 (5.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) PHP
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) C#
5 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
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