The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 103 98 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 1.00% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.45% 9.76% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 9
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£388 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
201 246 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.99% 10.25% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 119 79
Average daily rate £340 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £473 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Selenium
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Reading -2 11 £388 +3.33% 4
Slough - 4 £380 - 3
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (52.38%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) Scrum
3 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) C#
4 14 (33.33%) QA
4 14 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
6 11 (26.19%) SQL
7 10 (23.81%) Open Source
7 10 (23.81%) BDD
7 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
8 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
8 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 9 (21.43%) Linux
9 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.67%) .NET
10 7 (16.67%) Web Services
10 7 (16.67%) JUnit
10 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 7 (16.67%) JIRA
10 7 (16.67%) JBehave
10 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Kanban
11 6 (14.29%) jQuery
11 6 (14.29%) Maven
11 6 (14.29%) Ajax

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (9.52%) CMS
1 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.76%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) Drupal
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.38%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (16.67%) JUnit
3 7 (16.67%) JIRA
3 7 (16.67%) JBehave
3 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 6 (14.29%) Maven
4 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
5 5 (11.90%) Subversion
6 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.52%) Gradle
6 4 (9.52%) Ant
6 4 (9.52%) WinRunner
7 3 (7.14%) Ranorex
7 3 (7.14%) TestNG
8 2 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (4.76%) JMeter
9 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) QA Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) jQuery
2 6 (14.29%) Ajax
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) CCXML
3 4 (9.52%) WCF
3 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (9.52%) VXML
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) JMS
4 3 (7.14%) JSON
4 3 (7.14%) RESTful
5 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.76%) Spring
5 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Scrum
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.81%) BDD
6 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Kanban
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (14.29%) MVC
8 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Test Management
9 4 (9.52%) Web Development
9 4 (9.52%) DSDM
10 3 (7.14%) CRM
10 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.14%) User Stories
10 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) VB
6 5 (11.90%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) Korn
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) PHP5
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) NFS
1 1 (2.38%) Xen
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) YUM
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 4 (9.52%) Open Text
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) Appcelerator
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) Sun
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) BEA
4 1 (2.38%) Dell
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Vignette
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Comverse
Slough, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
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