The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 90 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 43 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.38% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.87% 15.54% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 14
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£350 £298 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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 Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
271 251 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.62% 8.91% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 163 90
Average daily rate £350 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Reading +9 22 £358 -4.46% 3
Slough -1 6 £274 +15.15%
Newbury -8 2 £275 +22.22% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £330 -
Bracknell 0 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) Java
3 26 (44.83%) WebDriver
4 25 (43.10%) QA
5 23 (39.66%) Scrum
6 21 (36.21%) JIRA
7 17 (29.31%) Test Scripting
8 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
9 13 (22.41%) Integration Testing
9 13 (22.41%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
10 12 (20.69%) BDD
11 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.24%) Code Coverage
12 8 (13.79%) C#
12 8 (13.79%) SQL
12 8 (13.79%) ISEB
12 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
13 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
13 7 (12.07%) Automation Testing
13 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
13 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
13 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
13 7 (12.07%) TDD
14 6 (10.34%) Test Management
14 6 (10.34%) jQuery
14 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
14 6 (10.34%) HTML

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (3.45%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) PBX
1 1 (1.72%) VoIP
1 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) WebDriver
2 21 (36.21%) JIRA
3 13 (22.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
4 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (6.90%) Subversion
7 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.45%) RSpec
8 2 (3.45%) JBehave
8 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.45%) JUnit
8 2 (3.45%) Hudson
8 2 (3.45%) Calabash
8 2 (3.45%) Appium
8 2 (3.45%) Robolectric
9 1 (1.72%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) Test Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Tester
4 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Test Leader
6 5 (8.62%) QA Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Software Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.17%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
1 6 (10.34%) jQuery
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) LAMP
3 4 (6.90%) HTML5
4 3 (5.17%) Ext JS
4 3 (5.17%) CSS3
4 3 (5.17%) Backbone.js
4 3 (5.17%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) YUI
4 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.45%) Open Source
2 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Scrum
3 17 (29.31%) Test Scripting
4 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
5 13 (22.41%) Integration Testing
6 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
6 12 (20.69%) BDD
7 10 (17.24%) Code Coverage
8 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 7 (12.07%) Automation Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Test Management
9 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) MVC
10 5 (8.62%) OO
10 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
11 4 (6.90%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) C#
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) VB
5 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) ISEB
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.17%) HND
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) VCP4
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Appcelerator
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Telerik
3 1 (1.72%) Zend
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