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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 91 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 28 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 0.77% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.62% 8.48% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 19
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£350 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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
241 224 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.94% 9.08% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 109 110
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +19 18 £350 -9.67% 9
Bracknell - 3 £413 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 57 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) WebDriver
3 39 (43.33%) C#
4 35 (38.89%) Scrum
5 30 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 28 (31.11%) QA
6 28 (31.11%) Test Automation
7 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 23 (25.56%) BDD
8 23 (25.56%) Java
9 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
10 20 (22.22%) JIRA
11 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
11 19 (21.11%) .NET
11 19 (21.11%) HP UFT
12 18 (20.00%) HTML
13 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing
14 14 (15.56%) Regression Testing
14 14 (15.56%) Integration Testing
14 14 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (13.33%) jQuery
15 12 (13.33%) Automation Testing
15 12 (13.33%) SQL
16 11 (12.22%) VB
16 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
16 11 (12.22%) CSS
16 11 (12.22%) TDD
16 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
17 9 (10.00%) ISEB
17 9 (10.00%) XML

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (7.78%) CMS
2 6 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.22%) Drupal
3 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) GitHub
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) DHCP
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
1 1 (1.11%) DNS
1 1 (1.11%) SSL
1 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) DB2
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (45.56%) WebDriver
2 20 (22.22%) JIRA
3 19 (21.11%) HP UFT
4 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
5 9 (10.00%) NUnit
5 9 (10.00%) MSTest
6 8 (8.89%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.56%) Subversion
8 5 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.44%) JBehave
10 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.33%) Maven
10 3 (3.33%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.22%) JMeter
11 2 (2.22%) TestComplete
11 2 (2.22%) eggPlant
General
1 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Electronics
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Tester
2 27 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 27 (30.00%) Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Developer
4 14 (15.56%) Software Tester
5 12 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Automation Tester
6 11 (12.22%) Selenium Tester
7 10 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 9 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Regression Tester
9 8 (8.89%) Test Manager
9 8 (8.89%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.22%) Agile Test Analyst
12 2 (2.22%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) .NET
2 18 (20.00%) HTML
3 12 (13.33%) jQuery
4 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.22%) CSS
5 9 (10.00%) XML
5 9 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.89%) Gherkin
7 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (6.67%) HTML5
8 6 (6.67%) SOAP
9 4 (4.44%) Web Services
9 4 (4.44%) RESTful
9 4 (4.44%) CSS3
10 3 (3.33%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.33%) J2EE
10 3 (3.33%) Flash
10 3 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) iSeries
4 2 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (1.11%) AS400
5 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
5 1 (1.11%) Online Games
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.89%) Scrum
3 30 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 28 (31.11%) Test Automation
5 23 (25.56%) BDD
6 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 14 (15.56%) Integration Testing
7 14 (15.56%) Regression Testing
8 12 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 11 (12.22%) TDD
10 9 (10.00%) Content Management
11 8 (8.89%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.78%) Test Management
12 7 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.56%) MVC
13 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
14 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (4.44%) System Testing
14 4 (4.44%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.33%) C#
2 23 (25.56%) Java
3 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.33%) SQL
5 11 (12.22%) VB
6 4 (4.44%) Ruby
7 3 (3.33%) Python
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) RPG
8 2 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) ISEB
3 9 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.44%) Degree
6 2 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (31.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Squid
1 1 (1.11%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.33%) HP
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) SAP
2 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.22%) Telerik
3 1 (1.11%) Endeca
3 1 (1.11%) Google
3 1 (1.11%) Coremetrics
3 1 (1.11%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.11%) Cognos
3 1 (1.11%) IBM
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