The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 78 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 29 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 1.87% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 16.06% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 9
Median daily rate £425 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £423 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%
Selenium
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
290 218 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.18% 11.68% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 131 140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £258 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.26% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Manchester region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 4 £420 - 1
Salford - 3 £375 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £425 -
Oldham - 1 £395 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Java
3 31 (45.59%) Scrum
4 30 (44.12%) QA
5 27 (39.71%) JIRA
5 27 (39.71%) Jenkins
6 20 (29.41%) BDD
6 20 (29.41%) TDD
6 20 (29.41%) MVC
7 17 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 16 (23.53%) .NET
9 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
10 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 14 (20.59%) Web Services
10 14 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
11 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
11 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
11 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
12 12 (17.65%) RESTful
12 12 (17.65%) Node.js
12 12 (17.65%) C#
13 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
13 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.18%) Docker
14 10 (14.71%) Express
14 10 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (14.71%) Mocha
14 10 (14.71%) SDLC
14 10 (14.71%) JUnit

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.82%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.94%) Jetty
4 2 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (1.47%) Drupal
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) AMQP
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Jenkins
1 27 (39.71%) JIRA
2 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
3 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
4 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
5 10 (14.71%) JUnit
5 10 (14.71%) Mocha
6 7 (10.29%) Eclipse
6 7 (10.29%) Maven
7 5 (7.35%) JMeter
7 5 (7.35%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.88%) HP UFT
9 3 (4.41%) Appium
9 3 (4.41%) Bugzilla
9 3 (4.41%) Protractor
9 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.94%) Gradle
10 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Games
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.94%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Tester
3 14 (20.59%) Automation Tester
4 13 (19.12%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Test Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Developer in Test
7 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
11 4 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
11 4 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 4 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Software Tester
11 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) .NET
2 14 (20.59%) Web Services
3 12 (17.65%) Node.js
3 12 (17.65%) RESTful
4 10 (14.71%) Express
4 10 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.76%) CSS
7 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.35%) GWT
8 5 (7.35%) HTML
8 5 (7.35%) XML
9 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.88%) Spring
10 3 (4.41%) jQuery
10 3 (4.41%) SOAP
11 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.94%) JMS
11 2 (2.94%) JSON
11 2 (2.94%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) SCADA
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Scrum
3 20 (29.41%) BDD
3 20 (29.41%) MVC
3 20 (29.41%) TDD
4 17 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
6 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.71%) SDLC
9 9 (13.24%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (11.76%) Functional Testing
11 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.88%) Defect Management
13 4 (5.88%) Open Source
13 4 (5.88%) QA Automation
13 4 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) Java
2 12 (17.65%) C#
3 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.35%) Ruby
4 5 (7.35%) SQL
5 2 (2.94%) Python
5 2 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) HND
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (44.12%) QA
2 5 (7.35%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) Telerik
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