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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 33 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 33 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.68% 0.10% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.45% 0.81% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 5
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
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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
116 123 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.93% 12.47% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 37
Average daily rate £350 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £207 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.50 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.17% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £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 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 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 22 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 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) C#
3 25 (46.30%) Scrum
4 23 (42.59%) WebDriver
5 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
7 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 16 (29.63%) BDD
9 14 (25.93%) QA
10 12 (22.22%) Regression Testing
10 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 11 (20.37%) jQuery
11 11 (20.37%) JIRA
11 11 (20.37%) HTML
11 11 (20.37%) .NET
11 11 (20.37%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (18.52%) CSS
12 10 (18.52%) Java
12 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
13 9 (16.67%) VB
13 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 8 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (14.81%) Windows
14 8 (14.81%) NUnit
14 8 (14.81%) Content Management
14 8 (14.81%) MSTest
15 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (11.11%) Node.js
1 6 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 6 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) WebDriver
2 11 (20.37%) JIRA
2 11 (20.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 8 (14.81%) NUnit
4 8 (14.81%) MSTest
5 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.56%) Subversion
7 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.70%) eggPlant
8 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.70%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.70%) JBehave
9 1 (1.85%) JMeter
9 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Tester
2 14 (25.93%) Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Test Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Software Tester
5 9 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
6 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Test Leader
8 6 (11.11%) Regression Tester
8 6 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
10 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (3.70%) AWS Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
11 2 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
12 1 (1.85%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) jQuery
1 11 (20.37%) HTML
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (7.41%) CSS3
8 4 (7.41%) HTML5
9 3 (5.56%) YUI
9 3 (5.56%) Ext JS
9 3 (5.56%) LAMP
9 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
9 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (1.85%) WCF
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.85%) Online Games
2 1 (1.85%) iSeries
2 1 (1.85%) AS400
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Scrum
3 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 16 (29.63%) BDD
5 12 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Content Management
9 6 (11.11%) TDD
10 5 (9.26%) Automation Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Test Planning
11 4 (7.41%) MVC
11 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Kanban
12 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.56%) V-Model
12 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) C#
2 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) Java
4 9 (16.67%) VB
5 6 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) Perl
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) ISEB
3 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.56%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Endeca
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) Coremetrics
2 1 (1.85%) IBM
2 1 (1.85%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) Cognos