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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 100 94 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing Selenium 19 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.07% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.55% 10.24% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 9
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£375 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £293 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £350
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 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
199 254 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.15% 10.44% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 121 77
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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
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 22 July 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
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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
Reading +1 10 £388 +6.89% 5
Slough - 2 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) C#
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
4 13 (32.50%) WebDriver
5 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) QA
6 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (25.00%) Open Source
6 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (22.50%) Linux
7 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
7 9 (22.50%) BDD
8 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 8 (20.00%) JIRA
9 7 (17.50%) JUnit
9 7 (17.50%) Web Services
9 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Perl
10 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 6 (15.00%) XML
10 6 (15.00%) ISEB
10 6 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.00%) Maven
10 6 (15.00%) Ajax

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (10.00%) CMS
1 4 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.50%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) WebDriver
2 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
4 7 (17.50%) JUnit
5 6 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (15.00%) Maven
5 6 (15.00%) JBehave
5 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (12.50%) Subversion
6 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 4 (10.00%) WinRunner
7 4 (10.00%) Ant
7 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (10.00%) Gradle
8 3 (7.50%) Ranorex
8 3 (7.50%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (7.50%) TestNG
9 2 (5.00%) JMeter
9 2 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) QA Leader
5 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) Ajax
2 6 (15.00%) jQuery
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.00%) JMS
4 4 (10.00%) VXML
4 4 (10.00%) CCXML
4 4 (10.00%) WCF
4 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.00%) Spring
6 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Wiki
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Scrum
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Kanban
7 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (10.00%) DSDM
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Test Management
8 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 3 (7.50%) Time Management
9 3 (7.50%) User Stories
9 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) Perl
5 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 5 (12.50%) VB
6 5 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.50%) Korn
8 1 (2.50%) XPath
8 1 (2.50%) PHP5
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) C-shell
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) VBScript
8 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.00%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) NFS
1 1 (2.50%) Xen
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) YUM
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
1 4 (10.00%) HP
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.00%) Open Text
1 4 (10.00%) VMware
1 4 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.00%) Appcelerator
2 2 (5.00%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) Sun
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Vignette
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) BEA
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter
3 1 (2.50%) Comverse
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