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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 88 98 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 1.14% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.74% 12.82% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 6
Average daily rate
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£356 £375 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £480 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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
251 234 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.69% 8.89% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 143 82
Average daily rate £375 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 12 £375 -3.22% 9
Slough +1 10 £287 -16.20%
Bracknell +3 3 £250 -15.96%
Newbury 0 2 £275 -24.13% 3
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 3
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Java
3 22 (48.89%) QA
4 19 (42.22%) WebDriver
4 19 (42.22%) Scrum
5 17 (37.78%) JIRA
6 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
8 10 (22.22%) BDD
8 10 (22.22%) Code Coverage
9 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 7 (15.56%) ISEB
10 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
11 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.33%) SQL
11 6 (13.33%) TDD
12 5 (11.11%) jQuery
12 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
12 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 5 (11.11%) MVC
12 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Appcelerator
13 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
13 4 (8.89%) .NET
13 4 (8.89%) C#

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (2.22%) Drupal
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
1 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) PBX
1 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) WebDriver
2 17 (37.78%) JIRA
3 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.67%) Subversion
7 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.67%) JBehave
8 2 (4.44%) Calabash
8 2 (4.44%) Appium
8 2 (4.44%) Robolectric
8 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.44%) Hudson
8 2 (4.44%) RSpec
9 1 (2.22%) NUnit
9 1 (2.22%) TestNG
9 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) jQuery
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) LAMP
4 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.44%) CSS3
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.44%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) Ext JS
4 2 (4.44%) YUI
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) IPTV
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Scrum
3 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
5 10 (22.22%) BDD
5 10 (22.22%) Code Coverage
6 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
8 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.89%) OO
9 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Test Management
10 3 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Kanban
10 3 (6.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.44%) HND
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Appcelerator
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Zend
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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