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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 78 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 62 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.08% 1.37% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.48% 10.81% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 11
Average daily rate
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£318 £310 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% +27.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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
460 296 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.42% 12.63% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 176 155
Average daily rate £335 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £13.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -2 48 £316 +2.01% 16
South Yorkshire -3 6 £330 +35.38% 8
North Yorkshire -5 2 - - 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 67 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (58.33%) SQL
3 42 (43.75%) TDD
4 38 (39.58%) .NET
4 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
5 33 (34.38%) HTML
5 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 33 (34.38%) Cucumber
6 32 (33.33%) BDD
6 32 (33.33%) C#
6 32 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 31 (32.29%) Java
8 29 (30.21%) QA
9 28 (29.17%) NUnit
10 25 (26.04%) CSS
11 23 (23.96%) .NET Framework
11 23 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (22.92%) jQuery
12 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
12 22 (22.92%) MVC
13 21 (21.88%) NHibernate
13 21 (21.88%) JSON
13 21 (21.88%) Rhino Mocks
13 21 (21.88%) Entity Framework
13 21 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (19.79%) SpecFlow
14 19 (19.79%) HP UFT
14 19 (19.79%) OO
15 18 (18.75%) Automated Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.29%) JBoss
3 5 (5.21%) Node.js
4 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.17%) Apache
4 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) Drupal
5 1 (1.04%) Jetty
5 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.04%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) Confluence
5 1 (1.04%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) PaaS
2 2 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) VPN
2 1 (1.04%) DMZ
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.21%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.04%) DB2
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (34.38%) Cucumber
2 28 (29.17%) NUnit
3 21 (21.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 19 (19.79%) HP UFT
4 19 (19.79%) SpecFlow
5 18 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 11 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (9.38%) Sahi
8 9 (9.38%) JMeter
8 9 (9.38%) WATIR
9 8 (8.33%) JUnit
9 8 (8.33%) JIRA
10 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
11 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
12 5 (5.21%) Subversion
12 5 (5.21%) Maven
12 5 (5.21%) eggPlant
13 4 (4.17%) NeoLoad
13 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Analyst
2 37 (38.54%) Test Analyst
3 25 (26.04%) Developer
4 23 (23.96%) Tester
5 17 (17.71%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Agile Test Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Agile Tester
7 6 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.21%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.58%) .NET
2 33 (34.38%) HTML
3 25 (26.04%) CSS
4 23 (23.96%) .NET Framework
5 22 (22.92%) jQuery
6 21 (21.88%) Entity Framework
6 21 (21.88%) NHibernate
6 21 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (21.88%) JSON
7 17 (17.71%) Web Services
8 16 (16.67%) XML
9 15 (15.63%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.21%) RESTful
11 4 (4.17%) J2EE
12 3 (3.13%) Mustache
12 3 (3.13%) Sass
13 2 (2.08%) REST
13 2 (2.08%) SOAP
13 2 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) NHS
2 3 (3.13%) W3C
2 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Solaris
4 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
4 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (43.75%) TDD
3 32 (33.33%) BDD
4 23 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
5 22 (22.92%) MVC
6 19 (19.79%) OO
7 18 (18.75%) Scrum
7 18 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 16 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 13 (13.54%) Open Source
9 13 (13.54%) Test Scripting
10 12 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 12 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 11 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.38%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.29%) Test Management
13 7 (7.29%) Stress Testing
14 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (58.33%) SQL
2 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 32 (33.33%) C#
4 31 (32.29%) Java
5 10 (10.42%) Ruby
6 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.04%) Go
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) VBScript
9 1 (1.04%) Python
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) ISEB
2 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (30.21%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) HL7
2 1 (1.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
2 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Tableau
4 4 (4.17%) BEA
4 4 (4.17%) hybris
4 4 (4.17%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) ATG
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Percona
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) Google
6 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.04%) Sun
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