Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 111 118
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 55 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.33% 1.37% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.02% 11.48% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 40
Berkshire median daily rate £381 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +11.11% +1.41%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £312
90th Percentile £454 £488 £489
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £47.50 £53.50
% change year-on-year -31.58% -11.21% +12.63%

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 610 488 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.72% 11.92% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 282 265
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £536 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.84% -16.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42.25 £13.88 £33.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £50.25 £158.50
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% -3.53%

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Berkshire

Selenium
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 November 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 +10 35 £395 -1.25% 16
Newbury +2 8 £325 - 2
Bracknell -15 6 - - 5
Maidenhead +3 2 - - 1
Slough -9 1 £475 +22.58%
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 49 (89.09%) Test Automation
2 36 (65.45%) Java
3 33 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 25 (45.45%) SQL
5 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (36.36%) JMeter
6 20 (36.36%) BDD
7 19 (34.55%) C#
7 19 (34.55%) Web Services
8 18 (32.73%) Scrum
9 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
10 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 14 (25.45%) .NET
12 13 (23.64%) C++
12 13 (23.64%) XML
12 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (21.82%) JSON
13 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
13 12 (21.82%) JUnit
13 12 (21.82%) Gatling
14 11 (20.00%) QA
15 10 (18.18%) Performance Testing
15 10 (18.18%) JIRA
15 10 (18.18%) Groovy
15 10 (18.18%) Scala
15 10 (18.18%) EDI
15 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 10 (18.18%) Procedural Programming
15 10 (18.18%) Geb
15 10 (18.18%) REST

Selenium
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 (7.27%) Confluence
1 4 (7.27%) Liferay
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) GitHub
3 3 (5.45%) Boomi
4 2 (3.64%) Force.com
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) npm
5 1 (1.82%) NuGet
5 1 (1.82%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) DB2
3 2 (3.64%) Redis
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Power BI
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 20 (36.36%) JMeter
3 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
4 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 12 (21.82%) Gatling
5 12 (21.82%) JUnit
6 10 (18.18%) Geb
6 10 (18.18%) JIRA
7 9 (16.36%) SpecFlow
8 7 (12.73%) SoapUI
8 7 (12.73%) WebDriver
9 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
9 4 (7.27%) Hudson
9 4 (7.27%) Jasmine
9 4 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (7.27%) Maven
9 4 (7.27%) Mocha
9 4 (7.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (7.27%) Sinon.JS
9 4 (7.27%) webpack
General
1 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Tester
2 10 (18.18%) Performance Tester
2 10 (18.18%) Senior Tester
2 10 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Automation Tester
3 9 (16.36%) Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Performance Tester
5 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Manual Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Manual Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Software Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) Web Services
2 14 (25.45%) .NET
3 13 (23.64%) XML
4 12 (21.82%) JSON
5 10 (18.18%) EDI
5 10 (18.18%) REST
6 8 (14.55%) CSS
6 8 (14.55%) HTML
7 4 (7.27%) Chai
7 4 (7.27%) CSS3
7 4 (7.27%) Gherkin
7 4 (7.27%) GraphQL
7 4 (7.27%) Sass
7 4 (7.27%) SOAP
7 4 (7.27%) Swagger
8 3 (5.45%) RESTful
8 3 (5.45%) Spring
9 2 (3.64%) Ajax
9 2 (3.64%) J2EE
9 2 (3.64%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Life Science
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Test Automation
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (36.36%) BDD
4 18 (32.73%) Scrum
5 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Procedural Programming
7 9 (16.36%) CRM
8 7 (12.73%) API Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.91%) TDD
10 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.27%) Defect Management
11 4 (7.27%) DevOps
11 4 (7.27%) Microservices
11 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) C#
4 13 (23.64%) C++
5 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.18%) Groovy
6 10 (18.18%) Scala
7 7 (12.73%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.64%) C
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) Grafana
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Dell
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.82%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.82%) MapR
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) VMware