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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 108 83 111
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 1.84% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.29% 17.51% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 10
Average daily rate £365 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
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
226 297 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.05% 10.52% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 165 159
Average daily rate £425 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £417 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -42 8 £355 +1.42% 1
Maidenhead +3 2 £425 +63.46%
Newbury +11 1 - - 1
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 23 (56.10%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
4 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
5 13 (31.71%) BDD
6 11 (26.83%) WebDriver
6 11 (26.83%) SQL
7 10 (24.39%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) Gherkin
8 9 (21.95%) Maven
8 9 (21.95%) Ruby
8 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
9 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
9 8 (19.51%) JUnit
9 8 (19.51%) Web Services
9 8 (19.51%) SpecFlow
9 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
10 7 (17.07%) SOAP
10 7 (17.07%) OOP
10 7 (17.07%) Scrum
10 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
10 7 (17.07%) QA
10 7 (17.07%) SoapUI
10 7 (17.07%) REST
11 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
11 6 (14.63%) TestNG
11 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
12 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) Node.js
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) GIS
3 1 (2.44%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
2 11 (26.83%) WebDriver
3 9 (21.95%) Maven
4 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
4 8 (19.51%) JUnit
4 8 (19.51%) SpecFlow
5 7 (17.07%) SoapUI
6 6 (14.63%) TestNG
6 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
7 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner
8 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
8 4 (9.76%) JMeter
9 3 (7.32%) Artifactory
9 3 (7.32%) Checkstyle
9 3 (7.32%) Cobertura
9 3 (7.32%) FindBugs
9 3 (7.32%) Hudson
9 3 (7.32%) JIRA
9 3 (7.32%) Liquibase
9 3 (7.32%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Tester
2 11 (26.83%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Test Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Test Automation Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Automation Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Developer in Test
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Software Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Software Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Gherkin
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) REST
3 7 (17.07%) SOAP
4 5 (12.20%) JSON
5 4 (9.76%) Apache Commons
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) Grails
5 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.76%) Java EE
5 4 (9.76%) jQuery
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (9.76%) Spring
5 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (9.76%) XML
6 2 (4.88%) .NET
7 1 (2.44%) HTML
7 1 (2.44%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
3 13 (31.71%) BDD
4 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
5 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
6 7 (17.07%) OOP
6 7 (17.07%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.76%) DevOps
9 4 (9.76%) Process Management
9 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (7.32%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) ATG
1 4 (9.76%) hybris
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
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