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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
North West / Manchester
Rank 45 56 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Contract jobs citing Selenium 47 51 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.36% 2.60% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.36% 13.71% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 11
Median daily rate £323 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

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
220 372 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 18.98% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 212 132
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Salford -6 4 £400 +21.02%
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.85%) Java
3 30 (38.46%) WebDriver
4 28 (35.90%) BDD
5 26 (33.33%) QA
6 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
6 22 (28.21%) Scrum
7 21 (26.92%) Automated Testing
8 20 (25.64%) Cucumber
8 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
9 19 (24.36%) Automation Testing
9 19 (24.36%) TDD
10 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
11 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (19.23%) SQL
11 15 (19.23%) XML
12 14 (17.95%) Python
12 14 (17.95%) Performance Testing
12 14 (17.95%) JIRA
13 13 (16.67%) Gherkin
14 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.38%) C#
15 11 (14.10%) Security Testing
16 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
16 10 (12.82%) .NET
16 10 (12.82%) Web Services
17 9 (11.54%) QA Automation
17 9 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (11.54%) JMeter
17 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing

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 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) Jetty
3 2 (2.56%) nginx
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) LDAP
2 2 (2.56%) AMQP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.56%) DB2
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) WebDriver
2 20 (25.64%) Cucumber
2 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 14 (17.95%) JIRA
4 9 (11.54%) JMeter
5 7 (8.97%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.69%) JUnit
7 5 (6.41%) TestNG
7 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.85%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.85%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.85%) Protractor
8 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.56%) Gradle
9 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.56%) Log4j
9 2 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Tester
2 25 (32.05%) Automation Tester
3 23 (29.49%) Developer
4 15 (19.23%) Selenium Tester
5 13 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 10 (12.82%) Developer in Test
6 10 (12.82%) QA Engineer
7 9 (11.54%) QA Automation Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) Analyst
8 8 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Test Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Test Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) Java Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
11 5 (6.41%) Consultant
11 5 (6.41%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (5.13%) Automation Test Lead
12 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) XML
2 13 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 10 (12.82%) .NET
3 10 (12.82%) Web Services
4 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.69%) SOAP
5 4 (5.13%) Spring
5 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.85%) HTML
6 3 (3.85%) JSON
6 3 (3.85%) Node.js
6 3 (3.85%) RESTful
7 2 (2.56%) CSS
7 2 (2.56%) J2EE
7 2 (2.56%) JAX-RS
7 2 (2.56%) JMS
7 2 (2.56%) REST
7 2 (2.56%) Spring Security
7 2 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Web 2.0
2 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.28%) NHS
2 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) BDD
3 22 (28.21%) Scrum
3 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
4 21 (26.92%) Automated Testing
5 19 (24.36%) Automation Testing
5 19 (24.36%) TDD
6 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.95%) Performance Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Security Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (11.54%) QA Automation
11 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Defect Management
12 8 (10.26%) Manual Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
13 6 (7.69%) MVC
13 6 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) Java
2 15 (19.23%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) Python
4 12 (15.38%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.13%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) Scala
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) ISEB
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (33.33%) QA
2 6 (7.69%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) ServiceNow
2 4 (5.13%) HP
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk
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