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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 75 33 69
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +36
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 3.87% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% 28.79% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 4
Average daily rate £355 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £314 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
Selenium
Berkshire

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
104 132 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.11% 13.43% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 79 75
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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
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 April 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) Java
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
3 8 (34.78%) BDD
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) Maven
4 7 (30.43%) REST
5 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
5 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
5 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
5 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
5 6 (26.09%) SOAP
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 5 (21.74%) JSON
7 4 (17.39%) Spring
7 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) ATG
7 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) MySQL
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Apache

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Node.js
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
2 8 (34.78%) Maven
3 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
3 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
3 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
4 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
5 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
5 3 (13.04%) Checkstyle
5 3 (13.04%) Cobertura
5 3 (13.04%) FindBugs
5 3 (13.04%) Hudson
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) JMeter
5 3 (13.04%) Liquibase
5 3 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Software Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) REST
2 6 (26.09%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Commons
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
4 4 (17.39%) Grails
4 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) BDD
3 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
4 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Process Management
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.70%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) ATG
1 4 (17.39%) hybris
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft