The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 61 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 43 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.37% 1.09% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.39% 9.94% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 13
Average daily rate £339 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
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
201 181 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.10% 10.92% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 111 70
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £365 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (55.79%) Java
3 48 (50.53%) BDD
4 40 (42.11%) JIRA
5 38 (40.00%) TDD
6 35 (36.84%) QA
6 35 (36.84%) Cucumber
7 32 (33.68%) Test Scripting
8 28 (29.47%) Scrum
9 26 (27.37%) Automated Testing
10 24 (25.26%) Automation Testing
11 23 (24.21%) WebDriver
12 21 (22.11%) Jenkins
13 20 (21.05%) SDLC
13 20 (21.05%) C#
13 20 (21.05%) SQL
14 19 (20.00%) Test Automation
15 17 (17.89%) Regression Testing
16 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
16 16 (16.84%) .NET
17 15 (15.79%) XML
18 13 (13.68%) Web Services
18 13 (13.68%) Finance
18 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
19 12 (12.63%) HP
20 11 (11.58%) Open Source
20 11 (11.58%) Mobile App
20 11 (11.58%) Ruby
21 10 (10.53%) Maven

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.32%) Node.js
2 5 (5.26%) Apache
2 5 (5.26%) GeoServer
3 4 (4.21%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Mingle
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) GIS
3 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.11%) QGIS
5 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (42.11%) JIRA
2 35 (36.84%) Cucumber
3 23 (24.21%) WebDriver
4 21 (22.11%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.53%) Maven
6 9 (9.47%) Gradle
6 9 (9.47%) HP UFT
7 7 (7.37%) JBehave
7 7 (7.37%) Mocha
8 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
9 5 (5.26%) Ant
9 5 (5.26%) Subversion
10 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.16%) Appium
11 3 (3.16%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.11%) GitLab
12 2 (2.11%) JUnit
12 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.11%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Games
3 7 (7.37%) Banking
4 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.21%) Electronics
6 3 (3.16%) Retail
7 2 (2.11%) Billing
8 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Developer
2 21 (22.11%) Tester
3 18 (18.95%) Test Automation Engineer
3 18 (18.95%) Test Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Automation Tester
5 11 (11.58%) Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) QA Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.32%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Developer in Test
8 5 (5.26%) GIS Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 5 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.21%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.21%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.16%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) .NET
2 15 (15.79%) XML
3 13 (13.68%) Web Services
4 8 (8.42%) Spring
5 7 (7.37%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.37%) HTML
5 7 (7.37%) REST
5 7 (7.37%) RESTful
6 6 (6.32%) Express
7 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.26%) CSS
7 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.26%) PostGIS
8 4 (4.21%) CSS3
8 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.16%) Backbone.js
9 3 (3.16%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.16%) Leaflet
9 3 (3.16%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.53%) BDD
3 38 (40.00%) TDD
4 32 (33.68%) Test Scripting
5 28 (29.47%) Scrum
6 26 (27.37%) Automated Testing
7 24 (25.26%) Automation Testing
8 20 (21.05%) SDLC
9 19 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 17 (17.89%) Regression Testing
11 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
13 11 (11.58%) Open Source
14 10 (10.53%) Defect Management
14 10 (10.53%) Functional Testing
14 10 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (9.47%) System Integration Testing
16 8 (8.42%) Manual Testing
16 8 (8.42%) MVC
16 8 (8.42%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.79%) Java
2 20 (21.05%) C#
2 20 (21.05%) SQL
3 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.58%) Ruby
5 9 (9.47%) Python
6 8 (8.42%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) Groovy
8 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) ISEB
3 6 (6.32%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.21%) HND
6 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (36.84%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) HP
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) Telerik
4 4 (4.21%) IBM
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) Perforce
5 3 (3.16%) ESRI
6 1 (1.05%) VMware
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