The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.47% 2.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 13.04% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 17
Median daily rate £305 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

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
87 115 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.38% 11.25% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 83 69
Median daily rate £425 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% +136.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 13 (72.22%) WebDriver
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
3 7 (38.89%) BDD
3 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) JIRA
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) Test Management
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) JMeter
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) WebDriver
2 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
2 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
3 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) JMeter
5 2 (11.11%) Appium
5 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
5 2 (11.11%) Capybara
5 2 (11.11%) Hudson
5 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.11%) TestLink
6 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.56%) Protractor
6 1 (5.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Lead Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) SOAP
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Test Management
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Capita
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com