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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 78 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 45 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 0.47% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.48% 4.76% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £324 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
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
273 252 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.76% 9.96% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 106
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £437 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +41 33 £350 -
Bracknell +1 3 - -
Slough 0 2 £356 -
Maidenhead - 1 £260 -
Newbury - 1 £350 -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) WebDriver
3 34 (38.20%) Scrum
4 33 (37.08%) C#
5 32 (35.96%) QA
6 28 (31.46%) Test Scripting
7 26 (29.21%) Test Automation
8 24 (26.97%) Java
9 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
10 21 (23.60%) JIRA
10 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
11 20 (22.47%) BDD
12 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
12 19 (21.35%) .NET
13 18 (20.22%) HTML
14 17 (19.10%) QuickTest Pro
15 14 (15.73%) SQL
15 14 (15.73%) Automated Testing
15 14 (15.73%) Integration Testing
15 14 (15.73%) jQuery
15 14 (15.73%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (14.61%) TDD
17 12 (13.48%) ISEB
17 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
17 12 (13.48%) Cucumber
18 11 (12.36%) Automation Testing
18 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
18 11 (12.36%) CSS
19 10 (11.24%) Software Testing
19 10 (11.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.87%) CMS
2 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.74%) Node.js
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.25%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (1.12%) PBX
1 1 (1.12%) VoIP
1 1 (1.12%) DHCP
1 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) DB2
4 3 (3.37%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (42.70%) WebDriver
2 21 (23.60%) JIRA
3 17 (19.10%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (13.48%) Cucumber
5 9 (10.11%) MSTest
5 9 (10.11%) NUnit
6 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.87%) Subversion
7 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.62%) JBehave
9 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.25%) JMeter
11 2 (2.25%) RSpec
11 2 (2.25%) TestComplete
11 2 (2.25%) Appium
11 2 (2.25%) Robolectric
General
1 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.87%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Tester
2 24 (26.97%) Analyst
3 23 (25.84%) Test Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Software Tester
6 11 (12.36%) Test Engineer
7 10 (11.24%) Selenium Tester
8 9 (10.11%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Automation Tester
8 9 (10.11%) Test Manager
8 9 (10.11%) Web Developer
9 8 (8.99%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.74%) Regression Tester
11 3 (3.37%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) .NET
2 18 (20.22%) HTML
3 14 (15.73%) jQuery
4 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.36%) CSS
5 9 (10.11%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (8.99%) Gherkin
6 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (6.74%) XML
8 6 (6.74%) HTML5
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.49%) LAMP
9 4 (4.49%) CSS3
10 3 (3.37%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.37%) Ext JS
10 3 (3.37%) YUI
10 3 (3.37%) WPF
10 3 (3.37%) RESTful
10 3 (3.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.37%) iSeries
4 2 (2.25%) Open Source
4 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.12%) Online Games
5 1 (1.12%) DTV
5 1 (1.12%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Scrum
3 28 (31.46%) Test Scripting
4 26 (29.21%) Test Automation
5 20 (22.47%) BDD
6 14 (15.73%) Automated Testing
6 14 (15.73%) Integration Testing
7 13 (14.61%) TDD
8 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
9 11 (12.36%) Automation Testing
10 10 (11.24%) Software Testing
11 9 (10.11%) Content Management
12 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.99%) Test Management
13 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
15 5 (5.62%) Test Planning
15 5 (5.62%) System Testing
15 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
15 5 (5.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) C#
2 24 (26.97%) Java
3 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
5 9 (10.11%) VB
6 5 (5.62%) Ruby
7 4 (4.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.37%) Python
9 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.25%) RPG
9 2 (2.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) ISEB
4 10 (11.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.74%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.49%) Degree
7 3 (3.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (35.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (1.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.37%) HP
2 2 (2.25%) Telerik
2 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.12%) Zend
3 1 (1.12%) SAP
3 1 (1.12%) Cognos
3 1 (1.12%) IBM
3 1 (1.12%) Endeca
3 1 (1.12%) Google
3 1 (1.12%) Coremetrics