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 22 June 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.

Selenium
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 95 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 23 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.26% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.06% 11.52% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 21
Median daily rate £319 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +1.38% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +5.55% +34.32%  

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 208 217 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.38% 9.11% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 133 135
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Berkshire

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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 22 June 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 - 5 £450 -
Reading +7 4 £388 +7.63% 4
Newbury - 4 £300 - 1
Windsor - 3 - -
Maidenhead -4 1 £300 -33.33%
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South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 43 (93.48%) Test Automation
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) WebDriver
3 27 (58.70%) BDD
4 26 (56.52%) Java
5 22 (47.83%) TDD
6 17 (36.96%) Maven
7 16 (34.78%) Python
7 16 (34.78%) JMeter
8 15 (32.61%) OOP
8 15 (32.61%) OO
8 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 15 (32.61%) Ruby
8 15 (32.61%) Groovy
8 15 (32.61%) Bitbucket
9 14 (30.43%) Gradle
9 14 (30.43%) Apache Ivy
9 14 (30.43%) eggPlant
9 14 (30.43%) Cucumber
9 14 (30.43%) REST
9 14 (30.43%) Splunk
9 14 (30.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (30.43%) Sitecore
9 14 (30.43%) JSON
9 14 (30.43%) Content Management
9 14 (30.43%) Ant
9 14 (30.43%) XML
9 14 (30.43%) CMS
9 14 (30.43%) Project Management
9 14 (30.43%) HTTP

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Co-occurring 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 14 (30.43%) CMS
1 14 (30.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (58.70%) WebDriver
2 17 (36.96%) Maven
3 16 (34.78%) JMeter
4 15 (32.61%) Bitbucket
5 14 (30.43%) Ant
5 14 (30.43%) Apache Ivy
5 14 (30.43%) Cucumber
5 14 (30.43%) eggPlant
5 14 (30.43%) Gradle
6 9 (19.57%) Gatling
6 9 (19.57%) NeoLoad
7 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
8 4 (8.70%) JIRA
8 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
9 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
9 3 (6.52%) JUnit
9 3 (6.52%) Protractor
9 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Tester
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Test Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Developer in Test
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Test Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Test Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) JSON
1 14 (30.43%) REST
1 14 (30.43%) XML
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) React
4 6 (13.04%) SOAP
5 4 (8.70%) Behat
5 4 (8.70%) Java EE
5 4 (8.70%) RESTful
6 3 (6.52%) Node.js
7 2 (4.35%) .NET
8 1 (2.17%) Celery
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) Django
8 1 (2.17%) EJB
8 1 (2.17%) HTML
8 1 (2.17%) J2EE
8 1 (2.17%) jQuery
8 1 (2.17%) LAMP
8 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.17%) IVR
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) Test Automation
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) BDD
4 22 (47.83%) TDD
5 15 (32.61%) OO
5 15 (32.61%) OOP
6 14 (30.43%) Content Management
6 14 (30.43%) Project Management
7 11 (23.91%) Scrum
8 9 (19.57%) Visualisation
9 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.04%) Performance Engineering
12 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Test Management
13 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) Python
3 15 (32.61%) Groovy
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) Ruby
4 6 (13.04%) C++
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Sitecore
1 14 (30.43%) Splunk
2 9 (19.57%) HP
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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