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 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 81 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.97% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.63% 9.68% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
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£338 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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
131 124 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.55% 10.05% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 79 67
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £262 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +63.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -3 1 £400 +14.28%
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (72.00%) QA
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (32.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (24.00%) SOA
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 6 (24.00%) JSON
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
7 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
7 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.00%) RESTful
7 5 (20.00%) Groovy
7 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (20.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) Hudson
7 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Subversion
7 5 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Apache
7 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (12.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.00%) Hudson
3 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (16.00%) JIRA
5 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) JBehave
6 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (4.00%) Calabash
6 1 (4.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Front Office
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Tester
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) QA Tester
3 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
1 6 (24.00%) JSON
1 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (20.00%) RESTful
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.00%) Symfony
3 4 (16.00%) CodeIgniter
3 4 (16.00%) LAMP
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) SOA
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) System Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Groovy
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (72.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Telerik
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