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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 79 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 60 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.04% 1.14% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.48% 12.31% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 15
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£350 £298 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £398 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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
293 260 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.97% 9.26% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 164 89
Average daily rate £350 £314 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -13.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £221 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 - £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +23 38 £355 +9.23% 4
Slough -4 4 £356 +50.00%
Newbury -5 3 £313 +38.88% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £260 - 3
Bracknell +3 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.04%) WebDriver
3 32 (40.51%) Scrum
4 30 (37.97%) QA
5 26 (32.91%) Java
6 24 (30.38%) C#
7 23 (29.11%) Test Scripting
8 21 (26.58%) JIRA
8 21 (26.58%) Test Automation
9 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
10 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
11 16 (20.25%) BDD
12 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
13 14 (17.72%) QuickTest Pro
14 13 (16.46%) HTML
14 13 (16.46%) .NET
14 13 (16.46%) Integration Testing
14 13 (16.46%) jQuery
15 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
15 12 (15.19%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (13.92%) Cucumber
16 11 (13.92%) Automation Testing
17 9 (11.39%) TDD
17 9 (11.39%) Automated Testing
17 9 (11.39%) CSS
17 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
18 8 (10.13%) Code Coverage
18 8 (10.13%) Windows
18 8 (10.13%) ISEB
18 8 (10.13%) SQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (7.59%) CMS
2 5 (6.33%) Node.js
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.53%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) PBX
1 1 (1.27%) VoIP
1 1 (1.27%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (43.04%) WebDriver
2 21 (26.58%) JIRA
3 14 (17.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (13.92%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.86%) MSTest
5 7 (8.86%) NUnit
5 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
7 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.06%) Subversion
9 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.80%) JBehave
9 3 (3.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (2.53%) Appium
10 2 (2.53%) Robolectric
10 2 (2.53%) Calabash
10 2 (2.53%) eggPlant
10 2 (2.53%) Hudson
10 2 (2.53%) RSpec
10 2 (2.53%) JUnit
General
1 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Automotive
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Tester
1 24 (30.38%) Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Test Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Software Tester
5 8 (10.13%) Test Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (8.86%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Test Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.86%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Automation Tester
8 5 (6.33%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Regression Tester
9 4 (5.06%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.80%) QA Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) HTML
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
1 13 (16.46%) jQuery
2 9 (11.39%) CSS
3 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (6.33%) HTML5
6 4 (5.06%) LAMP
7 3 (3.80%) WPF
7 3 (3.80%) YUI
7 3 (3.80%) Ext JS
7 3 (3.80%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.80%) CSS3
7 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
7 3 (3.80%) XML
8 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.53%) Open Source
2 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.27%) DTV
3 1 (1.27%) Online Games
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) Scrum
3 23 (29.11%) Test Scripting
4 21 (26.58%) Test Automation
5 16 (20.25%) BDD
6 13 (16.46%) Integration Testing
7 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
8 11 (13.92%) Automation Testing
9 9 (11.39%) Automated Testing
9 9 (11.39%) TDD
9 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Code Coverage
10 8 (10.13%) Content Management
11 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Test Management
12 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.33%) MVC
12 5 (6.33%) OO
12 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) Java
2 24 (30.38%) C#
3 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.13%) SQL
5 7 (8.86%) VB
6 3 (3.80%) Ruby
6 3 (3.80%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) Perl
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.27%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.13%) ISEB
4 6 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.80%) HND
6 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.80%) Appcelerator
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle
2 2 (2.53%) Telerik
3 1 (1.27%) Zend
3 1 (1.27%) SAP
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
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