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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 54 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 17 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.82% 1.11% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.66% 12.20% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £388 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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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
116 82 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.39% 9.11% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 33 49
Average daily rate £355 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 35 (63.64%) C#
2 33 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 22 (40.00%) BDD
5 19 (34.55%) Scrum
5 19 (34.55%) Test Scripting
5 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
5 19 (34.55%) Test Automation
6 15 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 14 (25.45%) QA
7 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
8 12 (21.82%) Java
8 12 (21.82%) VB
9 11 (20.00%) .NET
9 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.18%) HTML
11 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
11 9 (16.36%) CSS
11 9 (16.36%) HP UFT
11 9 (16.36%) jQuery
11 9 (16.36%) Automated Testing
11 9 (16.36%) SpecFlow
12 8 (14.55%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (14.55%) MSTest
12 8 (14.55%) NUnit
12 8 (14.55%) Content Management
13 7 (12.73%) Windows
13 7 (12.73%) JIRA
13 7 (12.73%) Data Protection

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (10.91%) CMS
1 6 (10.91%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.82%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
3 9 (16.36%) SpecFlow
3 9 (16.36%) HP UFT
4 8 (14.55%) NUnit
4 8 (14.55%) MSTest
5 7 (12.73%) JIRA
6 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.64%) eggPlant
7 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.64%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.82%) JBehave
8 1 (1.82%) Subversion
8 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.82%) JMeter
8 1 (1.82%) Appium
8 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Tester
2 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 20 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 9 (16.36%) Regression Tester
4 9 (16.36%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (14.55%) Automation Tester
5 8 (14.55%) Web Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Test Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 5 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Automated Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Agile Test Analyst
11 1 (1.82%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) HTML
3 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.36%) CSS
3 9 (16.36%) jQuery
4 8 (14.55%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.45%) SOAP
9 2 (3.64%) Web Services
9 2 (3.64%) HTML5
9 2 (3.64%) CSS3
10 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.82%) Ext JS
10 1 (1.82%) RESTful
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.82%) XML
10 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) DTV
2 1 (1.82%) AS400
2 1 (1.82%) Wiki
2 1 (1.82%) Online Games
2 1 (1.82%) iSeries
2 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Android
2 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) BDD
3 19 (34.55%) Test Scripting
3 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 19 (34.55%) Test Automation
4 15 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 9 (16.36%) Automated Testing
6 8 (14.55%) Content Management
7 7 (12.73%) Data Protection
8 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.27%) TDD
9 4 (7.27%) User Stories
9 4 (7.27%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.45%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Web Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) C#
2 12 (21.82%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) VB
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) HP
2 1 (1.82%) VMware
2 1 (1.82%) Endeca
2 1 (1.82%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) Coremetrics
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) SAP
2 1 (1.82%) Cognos
2 1 (1.82%) IBM
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