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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 70 37
Rank change year-on-year +16 -33  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 11 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 1.09% 3.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 10.78% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 30
Median daily rate £325 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 80 102 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.33% 10.11% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 70 82
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +34.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Reading

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Reading

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) JMeter
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) JMeter
6 2 (13.33%) Appium
6 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
6 2 (13.33%) Capybara
6 2 (13.33%) Hudson
6 2 (13.33%) JUnit
6 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
6 2 (13.33%) TestLink
7 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
7 1 (6.67%) Calabash
7 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
7 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (6.67%) Celery
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Django
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Capita
2 1 (6.67%) HP