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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 58 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.96% 1.03% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.81% 10.71% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 12
Average daily rate
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£355 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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%
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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
119 84 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.66% 9.61% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 47 67
Average daily rate £365 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 September 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 1 September 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 (64.00%) C#
2 28 (56.00%) WebDriver
3 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.00%) BDD
5 17 (34.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (30.00%) Scrum
7 14 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
9 12 (24.00%) Java
10 11 (22.00%) .NET
10 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
10 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
10 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
11 10 (20.00%) SpecFlow
11 10 (20.00%) QA
11 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.00%) HTML
12 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
12 9 (18.00%) VB
12 9 (18.00%) HP UFT
12 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
13 8 (16.00%) MSTest
13 8 (16.00%) jQuery
13 8 (16.00%) NUnit
13 8 (16.00%) Content Management
13 8 (16.00%) Finance
13 8 (16.00%) CSS
13 8 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (14.00%) AngularJS

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (12.00%) CMS
1 6 (12.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (56.00%) WebDriver
2 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 9 (18.00%) HP UFT
5 8 (16.00%) NUnit
5 8 (16.00%) MSTest
6 4 (8.00%) JIRA
6 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.00%) TestComplete
8 2 (4.00%) eggPlant
8 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.00%) Appium
9 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
9 1 (2.00%) JBehave
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Tester
2 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 18 (36.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 9 (18.00%) Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Regression Tester
4 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (14.00%) Software Tester
7 5 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) QA Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Automated Tester
10 1 (2.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) QA Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (18.00%) HTML
3 8 (16.00%) CSS
3 8 (16.00%) jQuery
3 8 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (8.00%) SOAP
8 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.00%) Web Services
10 1 (2.00%) XML
10 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.00%) WCF
10 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (2.00%) RESTful
10 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) DTV
2 1 (2.00%) AS400
2 1 (2.00%) Wiki
2 1 (2.00%) Online Games
2 1 (2.00%) iSeries
2 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Android
2 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) BDD
3 17 (34.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (30.00%) Scrum
5 14 (28.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
6 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
8 8 (16.00%) Content Management
9 5 (10.00%) TDD
9 5 (10.00%) SDLC
10 4 (8.00%) User Stories
10 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.00%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) C#
2 12 (24.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) VB
5 5 (10.00%) SQL
6 3 (6.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Endeca
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Cognos
3 1 (2.00%) IBM