Period
to 23 July 2018

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 6 months to 23 July 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 104 128
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24 -24
Contract jobs citing Selenium 49 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.24% 1.27% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.60% 11.91% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 42
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £313 £271 £320
90th Percentile £475 £538 £549
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £59.31
% change year-on-year -10.00% -15.70% +77.04%

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 570 403 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.40% 10.66% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 251 273
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £281 £301
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.00% -66.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £45.15 £15.00 £38.50
90th Percentile £71.05 £55.60 £47.90
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.30% -3.33% +12.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 18 £350 -15.15% 7
Bracknell -6 10 £350 -22.22%
Maidenhead -3 9 £375 +25.00% 1
Wokingham -10 2 £273 - 1
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South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 44 (89.80%) Test Automation
2 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (55.10%) Java
4 19 (38.78%) Scrum
4 19 (38.78%) JIRA
5 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
6 16 (32.65%) QA
6 16 (32.65%) SQL
7 15 (30.61%) Cucumber
8 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
8 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
9 12 (24.49%) Python
9 12 (24.49%) Kanban
9 12 (24.49%) SoapUI
10 11 (22.45%) Zephyr
10 11 (22.45%) BDD
10 11 (22.45%) SOAP
10 11 (22.45%) C#
11 10 (20.41%) JMeter
11 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
12 9 (18.37%) Performance Testing
12 9 (18.37%) Web Services
13 8 (16.33%) MySQL
13 8 (16.33%) Security Testing
13 8 (16.33%) REST
13 8 (16.33%) DevOps
14 7 (14.29%) GitLab
14 7 (14.29%) HP ALM

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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 4 (8.16%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) BrowserStack
2 3 (6.12%) GitHub
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Serverless
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.04%) NuGet
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
4 1 (2.04%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) JIRA
2 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
3 15 (30.61%) Cucumber
4 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
5 12 (24.49%) SoapUI
6 11 (22.45%) Zephyr
7 10 (20.41%) JMeter
8 7 (14.29%) GitLab
9 6 (12.24%) WebDriver
10 5 (10.20%) Appium
10 5 (10.20%) Bitbucket
10 5 (10.20%) Maven
10 5 (10.20%) Protractor
10 5 (10.20%) QUnit
10 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
10 5 (10.20%) UI Automator
11 4 (8.16%) JUnit
11 4 (8.16%) NUnit
12 3 (6.12%) Ant
12 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (8.16%) Digital Economy
1 4 (8.16%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (10.20%) React Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Developer in Test
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) UI Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) SOAP
2 9 (18.37%) Web Services
3 8 (16.33%) REST
4 7 (14.29%) CSS
4 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 6 (12.24%) CSS3
5 6 (12.24%) HTML5
5 6 (12.24%) React
6 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.12%) .NET
7 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
7 3 (6.12%) WireMock
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE
8 2 (4.08%) Node.js
8 2 (4.08%) Spring
8 2 (4.08%) Spring Boot
9 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.04%) Ember.js
9 1 (2.04%) Kafka
9 1 (2.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Life Science
3 2 (4.08%) STB
4 1 (2.04%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) Test Automation
2 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) Kanban
6 11 (22.45%) BDD
7 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Performance Testing
9 8 (16.33%) DevOps
9 8 (16.33%) Security Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
11 6 (12.24%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.24%) TDD
11 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
12 5 (10.20%) API Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Defect Tracking
13 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.49%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) C#
6 6 (12.24%) Groovy
6 6 (12.24%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) VBScript
8 2 (4.08%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) Scala
9 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP ALM
2 3 (6.12%) Puppet
3 2 (4.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Splunk
3 2 (4.08%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Capita
4 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.04%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.04%) MapR