The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
South East / Berkshire
Rank 77 104 78
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 24 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.30% 0.90% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.27% 10.73% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 40
Median daily rate £450 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.60% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £302 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 213 205 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.50% 8.36% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 160
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Median hourly rate £23.25 £111.50 £73.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.14% +51.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £46.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Berkshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Berkshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Berkshire

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Berkshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 11 £450 -
Reading +14 5 £325 -7.14% 4
Newbury +1 1 £300 -20.00% 3
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 45 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.00%) Java
4 32 (53.33%) BDD
5 31 (51.67%) Test Automation
6 25 (41.67%) TDD
7 24 (40.00%) Scrum
8 22 (36.67%) XML
9 20 (33.33%) Python
9 20 (33.33%) Project Management
9 20 (33.33%) JMeter
9 20 (33.33%) Ruby
9 20 (33.33%) Groovy
10 19 (31.67%) JSON
10 19 (31.67%) Maven
10 19 (31.67%) HTTP
10 19 (31.67%) REST
11 18 (30.00%) Bitbucket
11 18 (30.00%) eggPlant
12 17 (28.33%) Apache Ivy
12 17 (28.33%) Gradle
12 17 (28.33%) CMS
12 17 (28.33%) OOP
12 17 (28.33%) Ant
12 17 (28.33%) Automated Testing
12 17 (28.33%) Content Management
12 17 (28.33%) Manual Testing
13 16 (26.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (26.67%) Sitecore
13 16 (26.67%) OO

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (28.33%) CMS
2 16 (26.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 20 (33.33%) JMeter
3 19 (31.67%) Maven
4 18 (30.00%) Bitbucket
4 18 (30.00%) eggPlant
5 17 (28.33%) Ant
5 17 (28.33%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (28.33%) Gradle
6 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 14 (23.33%) SoapUI
8 12 (20.00%) JIRA
9 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
11 5 (8.33%) Gatling
11 5 (8.33%) JUnit
11 5 (8.33%) NeoLoad
12 4 (6.67%) Appium
12 4 (6.67%) Subversion
13 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
13 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.67%) Retail
1 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Test Analyst
3 15 (25.00%) Tester
4 14 (23.33%) Developer in Test
5 11 (18.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) QA Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) QA Automation Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Software Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
10 4 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) QA Tester
10 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Test Leader
11 3 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) XML
2 19 (31.67%) JSON
2 19 (31.67%) REST
3 13 (21.67%) Web Services
4 9 (15.00%) SOAP
5 5 (8.33%) React
6 4 (6.67%) .NET
7 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.00%) Java EE
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) HTML
9 1 (1.67%) Apache CXF
9 1 (1.67%) Behat
9 1 (1.67%) CSS
9 1 (1.67%) Django
9 1 (1.67%) EJB
9 1 (1.67%) J2EE
9 1 (1.67%) jQuery
9 1 (1.67%) RESTful
9 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.67%) IVR
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Android
1 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) BDD
3 31 (51.67%) Test Automation
4 25 (41.67%) TDD
5 24 (40.00%) Scrum
6 20 (33.33%) Project Management
7 17 (28.33%) Automated Testing
7 17 (28.33%) Content Management
7 17 (28.33%) Manual Testing
7 17 (28.33%) OOP
8 16 (26.67%) OO
9 12 (20.00%) Visualisation
10 11 (18.33%) Security Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Data Protection
12 7 (11.67%) Defect Management
12 7 (11.67%) Test Management
13 6 (10.00%) QA Automation
13 6 (10.00%) Web Testing
14 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) Java
2 20 (33.33%) Groovy
2 20 (33.33%) Python
2 20 (33.33%) Ruby
3 14 (23.33%) C++
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) C#
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Fortify
2 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Sitecore
1 16 (26.67%) Splunk
2 6 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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