Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 84 84
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 29 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.90% 0.62% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.78% 4.85% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 6
Reading median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £360 £308 £295
90th Percentile £540 £523 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.04%
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 269 165 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.62% 12.79% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 106 92
Reading median daily rate £495 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £375 £311 £301
90th Percentile £588 £575 £599
Berkshire median daily rate £470 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +17.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £72.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.59% +383.33% -66.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £72.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -37.93% +383.33% -66.67%

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 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) XML
6 8 (27.59%) JSON
6 8 (27.59%) QA
6 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
7 7 (24.14%) JUnit
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) C++
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) Dell
8 6 (20.69%) EDI
8 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) Scala
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.69%) Groovy
8 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.69%) DevOps
8 6 (20.69%) Procedural Programming
8 6 (20.69%) Geb
8 6 (20.69%) SonarQube

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 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Boomi
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
2 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (24.14%) JUnit
4 6 (20.69%) Gatling
4 6 (20.69%) Geb
4 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.69%) SonarQube
5 4 (13.79%) JMeter
6 3 (10.34%) Robot Framework
6 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
6 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.90%) git-flow
7 2 (6.90%) JIRA
7 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.45%) Grunt
8 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.45%) Mocha
8 1 (3.45%) Subversion
8 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Tester
2 7 (24.14%) Automation Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) JSON
2 8 (27.59%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) EDI
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 2 (6.90%) Taurus
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Sass
6 1 (3.45%) Struts
6 1 (3.45%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) Procedural Programming
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
6 4 (13.79%) QA Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Validation
7 3 (10.34%) B2C
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) C++
3 6 (20.69%) Groovy
3 6 (20.69%) Scala
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Dell