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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 107 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.75% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.57% 7.60% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 5
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£388 £346 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.91% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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% -
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
198 250 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.13% 9.83% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 145 87
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 7 £388 +10.71% 1
Slough - 2 £380 - 2
Bracknell - 1 £350 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (46.15%) QA
5 10 (38.46%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
7 8 (30.77%) BDD
7 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 7 (26.92%) Open Source
8 7 (26.92%) JBehave
8 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
8 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (26.92%) JUnit
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) MVC
9 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) JIRA
9 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
10 5 (19.23%) Kanban
10 5 (19.23%) jQuery
10 5 (19.23%) Ajax
10 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
10 5 (19.23%) Subversion

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (15.38%) CMS
1 4 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) JUnit
2 7 (26.92%) JBehave
3 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) Subversion
4 5 (19.23%) Maven
5 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (15.38%) Ant
5 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (15.38%) Gradle
6 3 (11.54%) TestNG
6 3 (11.54%) WinRunner
6 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
8 1 (3.85%) Bower
8 1 (3.85%) JSUnit
8 1 (3.85%) Grunt
8 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) QA Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) XML
2 5 (19.23%) Ajax
2 5 (19.23%) jQuery
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (15.38%) CCXML
3 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (15.38%) WCF
3 4 (15.38%) VXML
3 4 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) Google Maps API
5 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) DTV
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
6 6 (23.08%) MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Kanban
8 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Web Development
8 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) DSDM
9 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Time Management
9 3 (11.54%) Test Management
10 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 5 (19.23%) Perl
6 4 (15.38%) VB
6 4 (15.38%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
7 1 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) C-shell
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) VBScript
7 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) YUM
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Open Text
2 4 (15.38%) Sitecore
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Vignette
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) BEA
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Comverse
5 1 (3.85%) Appcelerator
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter