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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 45 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 18 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 0.97% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.36% 8.74% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £388 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
110 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.11% 11.15% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 37
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 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 3 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 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) C#
3 27 (47.37%) WebDriver
4 25 (43.86%) Scrum
5 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
6 21 (36.84%) Test Scripting
7 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
8 18 (31.58%) BDD
9 14 (24.56%) Regression Testing
9 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
9 14 (24.56%) QA
10 13 (22.81%) HP UFT
11 12 (21.05%) JIRA
12 11 (19.30%) Java
12 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
12 11 (19.30%) VB
12 11 (19.30%) .NET
13 10 (17.54%) HTML
13 10 (17.54%) Automated Testing
13 10 (17.54%) Integration Testing
13 10 (17.54%) jQuery
14 9 (15.79%) Cucumber
14 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
14 9 (15.79%) CSS
15 8 (14.04%) NUnit
15 8 (14.04%) Content Management
15 8 (14.04%) MSTest
15 8 (14.04%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
16 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (10.53%) CMS
1 6 (10.53%) Node.js
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Drupal
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) WebDriver
2 13 (22.81%) HP UFT
3 12 (21.05%) JIRA
4 9 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 8 (14.04%) MSTest
5 8 (14.04%) NUnit
6 6 (10.53%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.51%) eggPlant
9 2 (3.51%) Subversion
9 2 (3.51%) TestComplete
9 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.75%) JMeter
10 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.75%) JBehave
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Tester
2 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Software Tester
4 10 (17.54%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (15.79%) Test Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Regression Tester
7 7 (12.28%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Test Leader
9 5 (8.77%) Automation Tester
10 4 (7.02%) Test Manager
10 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) jQuery
2 10 (17.54%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
4 8 (14.04%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.26%) SOAP
8 3 (5.26%) HTML5
8 3 (5.26%) CSS3
9 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.51%) YUI
9 2 (3.51%) Ext JS
9 2 (3.51%) LAMP
10 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.75%) WCF
10 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) DTV
2 1 (1.75%) AS400
2 1 (1.75%) Wiki
2 1 (1.75%) Online Games
2 1 (1.75%) iSeries
2 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) Scrum
3 21 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 18 (31.58%) BDD
5 14 (24.56%) Regression Testing
5 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.54%) Automated Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Integration Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Content Management
8 6 (10.53%) Automation Testing
9 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.02%) TDD
10 3 (5.26%) MVC
10 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Test Planning
10 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) C#
2 11 (19.30%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
2 11 (19.30%) VB
3 5 (8.77%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) ISEB
3 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.51%) HND
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) Endeca
2 1 (1.75%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Coremetrics
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
2 1 (1.75%) Cognos
2 1 (1.75%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago