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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 111 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 1.23% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.58% 13.39% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 3
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£294 £328 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +45.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £180 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £493 £265
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 £36.25 - £22.50
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
243 239 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.10% 9.20% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 137 75
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Slough -1 10 £287 -26.41% 3
Reading +3 3 £375 +20.00% 5
Bracknell -2 2 £250 -50.00%
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 2
Windsor - - - - 1
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) QA
4 14 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
6 10 (35.71%) JIRA
7 9 (32.14%) Code Coverage
8 8 (28.57%) C#
8 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 8 (28.57%) BDD
9 7 (25.00%) jQuery
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (21.43%) .NET
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 6 (21.43%) Subversion
11 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Web Development
11 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
12 4 (14.29%) XML
12 4 (14.29%) DSDM
12 4 (14.29%) CMS
12 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (14.29%) Kanban

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) PBX
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (35.71%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) Subversion
5 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (10.71%) TestNG
7 3 (10.71%) JBehave
7 3 (10.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
7 3 (10.71%) JUnit
8 2 (7.14%) Hudson
8 2 (7.14%) TestLink
9 1 (3.57%) Maven
9 1 (3.57%) NUnit
9 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
9 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
9 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
9 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) QA Tester
7 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) jQuery
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) WCF
3 4 (14.29%) Ajax
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) YUI
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) IPTV
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) Code Coverage
4 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 8 (28.57%) BDD
5 7 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Web Development
7 4 (14.29%) DSDM
7 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 3 (10.71%) Test Management
8 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.71%) OO
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) Time Management
9 2 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 4 (14.29%) Open Text
3 3 (10.71%) Appcelerator
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Zend
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