The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 65 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 1.75% 2.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% 15.00% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 10
Average daily rate £365 £362 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £60.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.92%
Selenium
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
115 100 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.65% 11.66% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 61 69
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Reading region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Reading region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (42.31%) Java
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
3 8 (30.77%) Maven
4 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
4 7 (26.92%) REST
5 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
5 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 6 (23.08%) SOAP
5 6 (23.08%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
6 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 5 (19.23%) JSON
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) hybris
7 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
7 4 (15.38%) Node.js
7 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
7 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DOCSIS
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
1 8 (30.77%) Maven
2 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
5 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
6 3 (11.54%) Checkstyle
6 3 (11.54%) Cobertura
6 3 (11.54%) FindBugs
6 3 (11.54%) Hudson
6 3 (11.54%) JMeter
6 3 (11.54%) Liquibase
6 3 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (11.54%) Subversion
6 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) REST
2 6 (23.08%) SOAP
3 5 (19.23%) JSON
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) Apache Commons
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 4 (15.38%) Grails
4 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (15.38%) Spring
4 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) Java EE
5 1 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Perl
8 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) ATG
2 4 (15.38%) hybris
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle