Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 131 107
Rank change year-on-year +3 -24 +33
Contract jobs citing Selenium 51 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.22% 1.09% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.59% 8.24% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 38
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +1.51% -0.14%
10th Percentile £304 £309 £293
90th Percentile £539 £433 £483
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £67.89
% change year-on-year - -26.35% +23.44%

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 594 534 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.16% 13.25% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 304 269
Berkshire median daily rate £473 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £337 £300 £300
90th Percentile £579 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £449 £413
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.79% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.08% -29.25% -18.33%
10th Percentile £36.00 £13.43 £24.28
90th Percentile £53.00 £54.55 £143.03
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £46.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.26% +12.20% -6.82%

Selenium
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

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

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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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +12 31 £410 +26.15% 8
Newbury +9 9 £325 - 4
Bracknell -18 3 - - 2
Windsor +6 1 - -
Maidenhead +4 1 £300 -7.69%
Slough -14 1 £475 +22.58% 1
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 46 (90.20%) Test Automation
2 26 (50.98%) Java
3 23 (45.10%) Cucumber
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
6 18 (35.29%) SQL
6 18 (35.29%) BDD
7 16 (31.37%) .NET
8 15 (29.41%) Web Services
9 14 (27.45%) JUnit
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
10 13 (25.49%) XML
11 12 (23.53%) C#
11 12 (23.53%) JSON
11 12 (23.53%) Gatling
12 11 (21.57%) DevOps
12 11 (21.57%) QA
12 11 (21.57%) Scrum
13 10 (19.61%) JMeter
13 10 (19.61%) C++
13 10 (19.61%) EDI
13 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (19.61%) Scala
13 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (19.61%) Groovy
13 10 (19.61%) Procedural Programming
13 10 (19.61%) Geb
14 9 (17.65%) SonarQube
14 9 (17.65%) JIRA
14 9 (17.65%) Python

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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 (7.84%) Liferay
2 3 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) Boomi
3 4 (7.84%) IaaS
3 4 (7.84%) PaaS
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) Apigee
6 1 (1.96%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.96%) GitHub
6 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.96%) npm
6 1 (1.96%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) Redis
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Power BI
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) Cucumber
2 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
3 14 (27.45%) JUnit
4 12 (23.53%) Gatling
5 10 (19.61%) Geb
5 10 (19.61%) JMeter
6 9 (17.65%) JIRA
6 9 (17.65%) SonarQube
7 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
8 7 (13.73%) WebDriver
9 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
10 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
10 4 (7.84%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (7.84%) Mocha
10 4 (7.84%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
10 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (7.84%) webpack
11 3 (5.88%) Robot Framework
12 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Tester
2 10 (19.61%) Senior Tester
3 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Automation Tester
4 8 (15.69%) Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Performance Tester
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Performance Tester
5 7 (13.73%) Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Manual Tester
8 4 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Developer in Test
9 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Manual Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 15 (29.41%) Web Services
3 13 (25.49%) XML
4 12 (23.53%) JSON
5 10 (19.61%) EDI
6 4 (7.84%) Chai
6 4 (7.84%) CSS
6 4 (7.84%) CSS3
6 4 (7.84%) GraphQL
6 4 (7.84%) HTML
6 4 (7.84%) REST
6 4 (7.84%) Sass
6 4 (7.84%) Swagger
7 3 (5.88%) Spring
8 2 (3.92%) D3.js
8 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.92%) React Native
8 2 (3.92%) RESTful
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 2 (3.92%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.96%) NHS
1 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
1 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Test Automation
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) BDD
4 11 (21.57%) DevOps
4 11 (21.57%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (19.61%) Procedural Programming
6 9 (17.65%) CRM
7 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (11.76%) ITIL
9 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.80%) SDET
10 5 (9.80%) TDD
11 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Microservices
11 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) C#
4 10 (19.61%) C++
4 10 (19.61%) Groovy
4 10 (19.61%) Scala
5 9 (17.65%) Python
6 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
3 1 (1.96%) Grafana
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Dell
3 4 (7.84%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Splunk
5 1 (1.96%) VMware