The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading 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 55 53 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 1.51% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.92% 12.96% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
79 108 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.93% 11.66% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 30
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 - £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Selenium
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 (64.71%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Maven
4 6 (35.29%) JBehave
4 6 (35.29%) Open Source
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
5 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) VXML
6 4 (23.53%) HTTP
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) JUnit
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) JMS
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
6 4 (23.53%) CCXML
6 4 (23.53%) SaaS
7 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) QA

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (17.65%) CMS
1 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) Alfresco
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.88%) WinSCP
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) ASN.1
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Maven
1 6 (35.29%) JBehave
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (17.65%) Gradle
4 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 3 (17.65%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.88%) JSUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.88%) Bower
5 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) VXML
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) JMS
3 4 (23.53%) Ajax
3 4 (23.53%) CCXML
4 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) RESTful
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) DSDM
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Document Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
1 3 (17.65%) Open Text
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) Google