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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 59 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.03% 1.60% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.79% 16.09% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 13
Median daily rate £438 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.52% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £398 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +90.19%  

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 77 87 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.23% 9.92% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 66
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £339 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Selenium
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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) JMeter
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing

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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 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Appium
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Calabash
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Celery
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SDET
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
6 1 (9.09%) API Development
6 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter