The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 85 100 121
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Contract jobs citing Selenium 33 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.52% 1.13% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.89% 13.21% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 8
Median daily rate £356 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%
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
256 212 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.75% 8.56% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 132 105
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 14 £363 +2.11% 1
Wokingham - 9 £350 -
Maidenhead - 4 £500 -
Newbury +1 1 £350 +27.27%
Slough -2 1 £500 -
Bracknell -9 1 £538 +26.47%
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) WebDriver
3 19 (32.20%) Test Automation
3 19 (32.20%) BDD
4 18 (30.51%) Jenkins
4 18 (30.51%) Java
4 18 (30.51%) C#
5 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (25.42%) TDD
6 15 (25.42%) Scrum
7 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
8 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
8 13 (22.03%) Web Services
8 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
8 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
9 12 (20.34%) QA
9 12 (20.34%) SOAP
9 12 (20.34%) .NET
9 12 (20.34%) SDLC
10 11 (18.64%) SoapUI
10 11 (18.64%) SpecFlow
10 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
11 9 (15.25%) Test Management
11 9 (15.25%) ISEB
11 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
11 9 (15.25%) Functional Testing
12 8 (13.56%) Open Source
12 8 (13.56%) Automation Testing
12 8 (13.56%) JavaScript

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.69%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.69%) Redis
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) WebDriver
2 18 (30.51%) Jenkins
3 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
4 11 (18.64%) SoapUI
4 11 (18.64%) SpecFlow
5 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.17%) JIRA
6 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
7 5 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (8.47%) Hudson
7 5 (8.47%) JUnit
8 4 (6.78%) Appium
8 4 (6.78%) Capybara
8 4 (6.78%) JMeter
8 4 (6.78%) NUnit
9 3 (5.08%) NSubstitute
9 3 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (5.08%) Subversion
9 3 (5.08%) TestNG
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Tester
2 16 (27.12%) Analyst
3 14 (23.73%) Test Analyst
4 12 (20.34%) Architect
4 12 (20.34%) Test Architect
5 9 (15.25%) Automation Tester
5 9 (15.25%) Test Manager
6 8 (13.56%) Test Automation Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (8.47%) SOA Architect
8 5 (8.47%) Software Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (6.78%) Test Automation Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Test Leader
10 3 (5.08%) Java Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) Web Services
2 12 (20.34%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) SOAP
3 7 (11.86%) Ajax
4 6 (10.17%) RESTful
5 5 (8.47%) Gherkin
5 5 (8.47%) HTML
6 4 (6.78%) CSS
6 4 (6.78%) Flash
6 4 (6.78%) HTML5
6 4 (6.78%) XML
7 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.08%) Kafka
7 3 (5.08%) Node.js
7 3 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.08%) Sass
8 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.39%) CSS3
8 2 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) BDD
2 19 (32.20%) Test Automation
3 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.42%) Scrum
4 15 (25.42%) TDD
5 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
6 12 (20.34%) SDLC
7 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
8 9 (15.25%) Functional Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Test Management
9 8 (13.56%) Automation Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Open Source
10 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.86%) SOA
11 6 (10.17%) Data Protection
12 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
12 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
13 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
13 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) C#
1 18 (30.51%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) VBScript
4 2 (3.39%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) Groovy
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.08%) Nagios
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) IBM
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
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