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 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 39 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 38 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.92% 0.58% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.01% 4.44% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £283 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £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 £35.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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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
131 135 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.52% 13.06% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 74 39
Average daily rate £350 £313 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 May 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 5 May 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 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Scrum
2 24 (46.15%) C#
3 22 (42.31%) WebDriver
4 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
5 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
6 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
7 15 (28.85%) BDD
8 13 (25.00%) QA
9 12 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 12 (23.08%) HTML
9 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 11 (21.15%) JIRA
10 11 (21.15%) Java
10 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.23%) .NET
11 10 (19.23%) CSS
11 10 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
11 10 (19.23%) jQuery
12 9 (17.31%) VB
13 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
13 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
13 8 (15.38%) Windows
13 8 (15.38%) Content Management
13 8 (15.38%) Automated Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (13.46%) MSTest
14 7 (13.46%) NUnit

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (11.54%) Node.js
1 6 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 6 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) WebDriver
2 11 (21.15%) JIRA
3 10 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 7 (13.46%) MSTest
5 7 (13.46%) NUnit
6 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.77%) Subversion
9 2 (3.85%) eggPlant
9 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.85%) TestComplete
9 2 (3.85%) JBehave
10 1 (1.92%) Hudson
10 1 (1.92%) TestNG
10 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Tester
2 13 (25.00%) Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Software Tester
5 9 (17.31%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (13.46%) Test Leader
6 7 (13.46%) Test Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Web Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Regression Tester
8 4 (7.69%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.85%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.92%) Functional Test Analyst
11 1 (1.92%) Web Test Analyst
11 1 (1.92%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) CSS
2 10 (19.23%) jQuery
3 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 7 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.69%) CSS3
7 4 (7.69%) HTML5
8 3 (5.77%) YUI
8 3 (5.77%) Ext JS
8 3 (5.77%) LAMP
8 3 (5.77%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.85%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (1.92%) WCF
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) Online Games
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.92%) AS400
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Scrum
3 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
4 15 (28.85%) BDD
5 12 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Content Management
7 8 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.54%) TDD
9 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.69%) MVC
10 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.77%) V-Model
11 3 (5.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) VB
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) ISEB
3 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.77%) HND
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Endeca
2 1 (1.92%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Coremetrics
2 1 (1.92%) IBM
2 1 (1.92%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) Cognos