Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 78 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 31 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.97% 1.17% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.09% 9.62% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 12
Reading median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £304
90th Percentile £450 £538 £436
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -2.78%
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 220 156 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.96% 12.16% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 113 90
Reading median daily rate £450 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +0.65% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £33.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +41.79% -12.99% +6.94%

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 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 28 (90.32%) Test Automation
2 17 (54.84%) Cucumber
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) .NET
5 11 (35.48%) JUnit
5 11 (35.48%) C++
5 11 (35.48%) Gatling
6 10 (32.26%) Web Services
6 10 (32.26%) XML
6 10 (32.26%) EDI
6 10 (32.26%) JMeter
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) JSON
6 10 (32.26%) Scala
6 10 (32.26%) Groovy
6 10 (32.26%) Procedural Programming
6 10 (32.26%) Geb
7 9 (29.03%) CRM
7 9 (29.03%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
9 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
9 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 6 (19.35%) JIRA
10 6 (19.35%) QA
10 6 (19.35%) BDD
11 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
12 4 (12.90%) Octopus Deploy

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Boomi
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) BrowserStack
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) npm
3 1 (3.23%) NuGet
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.23%) Power BI
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Cucumber
2 11 (35.48%) Gatling
2 11 (35.48%) JUnit
3 10 (32.26%) Geb
3 10 (32.26%) JMeter
4 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
5 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (19.35%) JIRA
7 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
8 4 (12.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
9 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
9 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
9 3 (9.68%) NUnit
10 2 (6.45%) Maven
10 2 (6.45%) Robot Framework
10 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
11 1 (3.23%) Mockito
11 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Tester
2 10 (32.26%) Senior Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Performance Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Performance Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Manual Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Manual Tester
8 2 (6.45%) QA Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Software Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Functional Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Leader
9 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) EDI
2 10 (32.26%) JSON
2 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 10 (32.26%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Taurus
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Test Automation
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Procedural Programming
3 9 (29.03%) CRM
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) API Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Security Testing
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) OOP
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) C++
4 10 (32.26%) Groovy
4 10 (32.26%) Scala
5 9 (29.03%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Grafana
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Dell
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Google