Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 60 72
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.36% 2.27% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.20% 16.50% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 9
Reading median daily rate £430 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.86% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £300 £272
90th Percentile £500 £438 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £434 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +11.94% -3.13% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 206 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.37% 13.76% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 131 105
Reading median daily rate £469 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £291
90th Percentile £625 £575 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Reading median hourly rate £78.75 - £15.00
10th Percentile £35.33 - £13.20
90th Percentile £82.50 - £29.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £78.75 £44.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +76.97% +32.84% -68.10%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Reading

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Reading

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) User Stories
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) GitHub
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) SDET
8 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (10.00%) API Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
9 2 (10.00%) Protractor
9 2 (10.00%) Appium
9 2 (10.00%) Test Management
9 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Azure
9 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (10.00%) Node.js

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) Azure
3 1 (5.00%) AWS
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Appium
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Protractor
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Developer in Test
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) Express
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Kafka
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) SDET
6 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) API Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source
8 1 (5.00%) QA Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) SAP