Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 73 88
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.25% 1.61% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 15.48% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 22
Reading median daily rate £363 £368 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.52% -22.19%
10th Percentile £277 £319 £259
90th Percentile £538 £428 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £355 £355
% change year-on-year +12.68% - -5.33%
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 160 155 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.45% 10.41% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 84 146
Reading median daily rate £388 £388 £388
10th Percentile £293 £263 £271
90th Percentile £506 £488 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -1.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £25.75
90th Percentile £29.00 - £27.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
5 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) JMeter
6 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
6 3 (18.75%) SDET
6 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (12.50%) PyCharm
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Sahi
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) PyCharm
4 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
4 2 (12.50%) Sahi
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Appium
5 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) J2SE
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) SDET
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) TMap
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Kibana
2 1 (6.25%) logstash
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter