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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 96 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 1.37% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.19% 14.07% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 21
Average daily rate £365 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £458 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
Selenium
South East

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
216 263 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.67% 9.73% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 148 154
Average daily rate £380 £365 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £46.50 £80.25 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.05% +86.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.05 £40.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £125.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading -3 15 £365 +2.60% 6
Newbury +7 2 £375 +36.36% 3
Maidenhead -1 1 - - 1
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
4 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.03%) C#
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) LoadRunner
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) WebDriver
6 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
7 8 (21.62%) REST
7 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
7 8 (21.62%) Maven
7 8 (21.62%) HP
7 8 (21.62%) SOAP
8 7 (18.92%) Web Services
8 7 (18.92%) Scrum
8 7 (18.92%) Ruby
8 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.92%) SoapUI
8 7 (18.92%) SDLC
9 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
9 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow
9 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
9 6 (16.22%) QA
9 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
10 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.51%) Telecoms

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (10.81%) Apache
1 4 (10.81%) Node.js
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DOCSIS
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
2 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
2 9 (24.32%) LoadRunner
2 9 (24.32%) WebDriver
3 8 (21.62%) Maven
4 7 (18.92%) SoapUI
5 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow
5 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (13.51%) HP UFT
7 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.81%) JMeter
7 4 (10.81%) JUnit
8 3 (8.11%) Artifactory
8 3 (8.11%) Checkstyle
8 3 (8.11%) Cobertura
8 3 (8.11%) FindBugs
8 3 (8.11%) Hudson
8 3 (8.11%) Liquibase
8 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (8.11%) Subversion
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Tester
2 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Automation Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Performance Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
1 8 (21.62%) REST
1 8 (21.62%) SOAP
2 7 (18.92%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) JSON
4 4 (10.81%) Apache Commons
4 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 4 (10.81%) Grails
4 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.81%) jQuery
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (10.81%) Spring
4 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (10.81%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) .NET
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) Java EE
6 1 (2.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
3 7 (18.92%) Scrum
3 7 (18.92%) SDLC
3 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
4 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
5 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) ATG
2 4 (10.81%) hybris
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik
Maidenhead, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago