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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 73 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 63 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.59% 8.33% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 14
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£350 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £229 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £427 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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
306 264 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.63% 9.26% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 166 97
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 £225 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.15 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +32 44 £355 +13.60% 6
Slough -1 3 £356 +50.00%
Maidenhead - 3 £260 - 1
Newbury -6 1 £350 +55.55% 1
Windsor - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - - 1
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.82%) WebDriver
3 35 (39.33%) Scrum
4 34 (38.20%) QA
5 32 (35.96%) C#
6 30 (33.71%) Java
7 27 (30.34%) Test Scripting
7 27 (30.34%) Test Automation
8 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
9 21 (23.60%) JIRA
10 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
11 19 (21.35%) HTML
11 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
11 19 (21.35%) BDD
12 17 (19.10%) .NET
13 16 (17.98%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (15.73%) SQL
14 14 (15.73%) TDD
14 14 (15.73%) jQuery
15 13 (14.61%) Integration Testing
15 13 (14.61%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (14.61%) Automated Testing
16 12 (13.48%) Software Testing
16 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
17 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
17 11 (12.36%) CSS
17 11 (12.36%) ISEB
17 11 (12.36%) Cucumber
17 11 (12.36%) Automation Testing
18 9 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.25%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) PBX
1 1 (1.12%) VoIP
1 1 (1.12%) Asterisk PBX
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%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (43.82%) WebDriver
2 21 (23.60%) JIRA
3 16 (17.98%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (12.36%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.99%) MSTest
5 8 (8.99%) NUnit
6 7 (7.87%) Subversion
6 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.74%) JBehave
7 6 (6.74%) Eclipse
8 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.25%) JUnit
10 2 (2.25%) RSpec
10 2 (2.25%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.25%) Hudson
General
1 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Tester
2 26 (29.21%) Analyst
3 25 (28.09%) Test Analyst
4 17 (19.10%) Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Test Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Software Tester
6 10 (11.24%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (10.11%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) QA Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.99%) Automation Tester
9 7 (7.87%) Test Manager
10 6 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Regression Tester
10 6 (6.74%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.74%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (5.62%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) AWS Developer
12 3 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) HTML
2 17 (19.10%) .NET
3 14 (15.73%) jQuery
4 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.36%) CSS
5 8 (8.99%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (7.87%) Gherkin
7 6 (6.74%) HTML5
7 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (6.74%) XML
8 4 (4.49%) LAMP
8 4 (4.49%) CSS3
9 3 (3.37%) Backbone.js
9 3 (3.37%) WPF
9 3 (3.37%) YUI
9 3 (3.37%) Ext JS
9 3 (3.37%) RESTful
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.25%) Open Source
4 1 (1.12%) DTV
4 1 (1.12%) AS400
4 1 (1.12%) Online Games
4 1 (1.12%) iSeries
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 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.33%) Scrum
3 27 (30.34%) Test Scripting
3 27 (30.34%) Test Automation
4 19 (21.35%) BDD
5 14 (15.73%) TDD
6 13 (14.61%) Automated Testing
6 13 (14.61%) Integration Testing
7 12 (13.48%) Software Testing
7 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
8 11 (12.36%) Automation Testing
9 9 (10.11%) Content Management
10 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.74%) Code Coverage
12 6 (6.74%) MVC
12 6 (6.74%) Test Management
13 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) C#
2 30 (33.71%) Java
3 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
5 9 (10.11%) VB
6 4 (4.49%) PHP
6 4 (4.49%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) ISEB
4 9 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.49%) Degree
7 3 (3.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (38.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle
2 2 (2.25%) Telerik
3 1 (1.12%) Endeca
3 1 (1.12%) Google
3 1 (1.12%) Coremetrics
3 1 (1.12%) Zend
3 1 (1.12%) SAP
3 1 (1.12%) IBM
3 1 (1.12%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago