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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 112 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 34 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.17% 1.04% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.80% 7.08% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £480 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
436 367 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.99% 14.66% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 222 108
Average daily rate £363 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.93 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £32.50 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 -9 21 £325 +6.55% 2
South Yorkshire - 8 £350 - 4
North Yorkshire -6 4 £210 -34.68% 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 46 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 26 (44.07%) TDD
4 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.98%) Java
5 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
5 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (37.29%) .NET
7 21 (35.59%) HTML
7 21 (35.59%) Cucumber
8 18 (30.51%) QuickTest Pro
9 17 (28.81%) C#
9 17 (28.81%) CSS
9 17 (28.81%) QA
10 16 (27.12%) BDD
11 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
11 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
12 14 (23.73%) JSON
12 14 (23.73%) jQuery
12 14 (23.73%) Web Services
12 14 (23.73%) XML
12 14 (23.73%) MVC
12 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
13 13 (22.03%) Rhino Mocks
13 13 (22.03%) Entity Framework
13 13 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (22.03%) NUnit
14 12 (20.34%) Performance Testing
14 12 (20.34%) NHibernate

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (5.08%) JBoss
1 3 (5.08%) Apache
1 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.08%) Node.js
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.69%) uiautomator
3 1 (1.69%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Cucumber
2 18 (30.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (22.03%) NUnit
3 13 (22.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
5 10 (16.95%) SpecFlow
6 8 (13.56%) Subversion
6 8 (13.56%) JMeter
6 8 (13.56%) WATIR
6 8 (13.56%) Sahi
7 7 (11.86%) WebDriver
8 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
8 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (10.17%) JIRA
8 6 (10.17%) LoadRunner
8 6 (10.17%) JUnit
9 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.78%) Maven
9 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
9 4 (6.78%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Analyst
2 23 (38.98%) Test Analyst
3 16 (27.12%) Tester
4 13 (22.03%) Developer
5 11 (18.64%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.86%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Automation Tester
8 5 (8.47%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Agile Tester
10 3 (5.08%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Software Tester
11 2 (3.39%) Performance Tester
11 2 (3.39%) Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) QA Tester
11 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Build Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 21 (35.59%) HTML
3 17 (28.81%) CSS
4 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
5 14 (23.73%) JSON
5 14 (23.73%) jQuery
5 14 (23.73%) Web Services
5 14 (23.73%) XML
6 13 (22.03%) Entity Framework
6 13 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (20.34%) NHibernate
8 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
8 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.17%) Gherkin
10 4 (6.78%) Mustache
10 4 (6.78%) RESTful
10 4 (6.78%) SOAP
11 3 (5.08%) Sass
12 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Open Source
2 3 (5.08%) W3C
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.69%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) TDD
3 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (27.12%) BDD
5 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
5 14 (23.73%) MVC
6 12 (20.34%) Performance Testing
7 11 (18.64%) OO
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
8 10 (16.95%) Automation Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.17%) Stress Testing
12 5 (8.47%) Web Development
13 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (6.78%) Load Testing
13 4 (6.78%) Security Testing
13 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
13 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
13 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.98%) Java
4 17 (28.81%) C#
5 7 (11.86%) Ruby
6 5 (8.47%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISEB
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) HL7
2 1 (1.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.69%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) BEA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) ATG
5 1 (1.69%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk