The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Berkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 107 97 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.98% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.37% 9.34% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 8
Average daily rate £275 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
263 257 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.22% 10.46% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 97 89
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £228 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 8 £313 -32.43% 7
Slough +11 4 £238 - 3
Bracknell +3 4 £225 -57.14%
Newbury -4 1 £225 -37.93% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (44.90%) C#
2 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) WebDriver
3 13 (26.53%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) Windows
3 13 (26.53%) ISTQB
4 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
4 12 (24.49%) OO
4 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
4 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
5 11 (22.45%) OOD
5 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (20.41%) Finance
6 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.41%) SQL
6 10 (20.41%) ISEB
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Automation Testing
7 9 (18.37%) JSON
7 9 (18.37%) BDD
7 9 (18.37%) REST
7 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
7 9 (18.37%) Scrum
8 8 (16.33%) Web Services
9 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 7 (14.29%) QA
9 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (6.12%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) SSH
3 1 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) PBX
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) MySQL
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) WebDriver
2 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
2 11 (22.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (10.20%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
3 5 (10.20%) NUnit
4 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.12%) MSTest
5 3 (6.12%) TestComplete
5 3 (6.12%) Ranorex
5 3 (6.12%) QAComplete
5 3 (6.12%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (6.12%) JUnit
5 3 (6.12%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.08%) Subversion
6 2 (4.08%) JMeter
6 2 (4.08%) MSBuild
6 2 (4.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
1 17 (34.69%) Test Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Automation Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Development Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Automated Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) JSON
2 9 (18.37%) REST
3 8 (16.33%) Web Services
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (12.24%) HTML
6 5 (10.20%) jQuery
7 4 (8.16%) RESTful
8 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
8 3 (6.12%) WCF
8 3 (6.12%) CSS
8 3 (6.12%) XML
9 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (4.08%) LAMP
10 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.04%) Spring Security
10 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
10 1 (2.04%) SOAP
10 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.24%) IPTV
2 6 (12.24%) Open Source
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Wiki
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) UNIX
4 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.12%) Android
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) OO
1 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
1 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
2 11 (22.45%) OOD
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
3 10 (20.41%) Automation Testing
4 9 (18.37%) BDD
4 9 (18.37%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.20%) CRM
6 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.20%) MVC
7 4 (8.16%) User Stories
7 4 (8.16%) Software Deployment
7 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.12%) Test Management
8 3 (6.12%) SOA
8 3 (6.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) C#
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Ruby
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.08%) Groovy
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.04%) C-shell
8 1 (2.04%) PHP5
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.41%) ISEB
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
1 1 (2.04%) NFS
1 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) YUM
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.08%) Sun
4 2 (4.08%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.04%) Zend
5 1 (2.04%) Vignette
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) BEA
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Google