The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 73 60 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.15% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% 8.82% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate £300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £304
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
130 102 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.51% 13.06% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 37 19
Average daily rate £313 £363 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +26.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Selenium
Berkshire

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 24 April 2014, 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 (48.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (32.00%) OOD
4 8 (32.00%) OO
4 8 (32.00%) JSON
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) REST
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) ISEB
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) IPTV
7 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
8 4 (16.00%) Publishing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (12.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) ASN.1
2 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (12.00%) MSTest
2 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (8.00%) QAComplete
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Development Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Automated Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) JSON
3 7 (28.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (12.00%) WCF
7 2 (8.00%) XML
8 1 (4.00%) XHTML
8 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.00%) Spring Security
8 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) IPTV
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
1 8 (32.00%) OOD
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) BDD
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Document Management
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss