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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 68 67 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 1.55% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 14.78% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+51.33% -
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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
79 115 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.35% 10.50% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 80 31
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) JBehave
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) VXML
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) JMS
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) JUnit
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) SaaS
5 4 (36.36%) CCXML
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Gradle
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (27.27%) CMS
1 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JBehave
2 5 (45.45%) Maven
2 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) Gradle
4 3 (27.27%) Ant
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) JSUnit
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (9.09%) Grunt
5 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (9.09%) Bower
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) JMS
2 4 (36.36%) VXML
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) CCXML
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) JSF
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Open Text
1 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Google