Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 105 128
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 41 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.06% 1.44% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.78% 12.69% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 40
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £296 £286 £314
90th Percentile £489 £505 £489
South East median daily rate £400 £389 £388
% change year-on-year +2.89% +0.32% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £57.16
% change year-on-year -10.53% -16.89% +61.00%

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 527 457 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.58% 11.34% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 272 266
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £308 £294 £300
90th Percentile £554 £525 £531
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.50 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.71% -17.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £45.15 £15.00 £33.00
90th Percentile £71.05 £58.20 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 26 £325 -23.53% 9
Bracknell -6 6 - - 2
Maidenhead +2 3 £400 +23.08% 4
Slough -7 1 £475 +22.58% 1
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (87.80%) Test Automation
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (53.66%) Java
4 20 (48.78%) Cucumber
5 15 (36.59%) BDD
5 15 (36.59%) C#
6 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 14 (34.15%) Scrum
6 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
6 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
7 13 (31.71%) JIRA
7 13 (31.71%) JMeter
8 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (21.95%) TDD
9 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
9 9 (21.95%) API Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
11 7 (17.07%) Security Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (17.07%) CSS
11 7 (17.07%) SOAP
11 7 (17.07%) HTML
11 7 (17.07%) HP
11 7 (17.07%) SDLC
11 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
12 6 (14.63%) REST
12 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
12 6 (14.63%) Bitbucket
12 6 (14.63%) Defect Management

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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 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) GitHub
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) BrowserStack
4 3 (7.32%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (7.32%) Serverless
5 2 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.88%) Force.com
5 2 (4.88%) SaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.44%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (2.44%) npm
6 1 (2.44%) NuGet
6 1 (2.44%) Office 365
6 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Cucumber
2 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
3 13 (31.71%) JIRA
3 13 (31.71%) JMeter
4 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
5 6 (14.63%) Bitbucket
5 6 (14.63%) Maven
5 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
6 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
7 4 (9.76%) HP UFT
7 4 (9.76%) Hudson
7 4 (9.76%) JUnit
7 4 (9.76%) NUnit
7 4 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (7.32%) Protractor
8 3 (7.32%) QUnit
8 3 (7.32%) Robot Framework
8 3 (7.32%) Subversion
8 3 (7.32%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) Test Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Tester
3 10 (24.39%) Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Automation Tester
4 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Developer in Test
6 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Tester
6 3 (7.32%) React Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) SOAP
2 6 (14.63%) REST
3 5 (12.20%) Gherkin
3 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.32%) CSS3
4 3 (7.32%) React
4 3 (7.32%) WireMock
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) Ajax
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.88%) Visualforce
5 2 (4.88%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Life Science
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Test Automation
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) BDD
4 14 (34.15%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.95%) API Testing
6 9 (21.95%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
8 7 (17.07%) SDLC
8 7 (17.07%) Security Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
9 6 (14.63%) Defect Management
10 5 (12.20%) Kanban
10 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (7.32%) Acceptance Criteria
12 3 (7.32%) Case Management
12 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) VBScript
7 3 (7.32%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) Apex Code
8 2 (4.88%) C
9 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Grafana
2 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.44%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) MapR