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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 69 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 35 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.23% 12.14% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 13
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £395 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £13.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+339.33% -80.98%
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
246 140 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.38% 8.62% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 94 98
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 £250 - 5
Salford -6 2 £350 -12.50%
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) Java
3 34 (44.74%) JIRA
4 32 (42.11%) BDD
5 30 (39.47%) QA
6 29 (38.16%) TDD
6 29 (38.16%) Scrum
7 26 (34.21%) Jenkins
8 24 (31.58%) Cucumber
9 22 (28.95%) Test Scripting
10 20 (26.32%) C#
11 18 (23.68%) MVC
11 18 (23.68%) WebDriver
11 18 (23.68%) Automation Testing
12 17 (22.37%) .NET
13 15 (19.74%) SDLC
14 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
14 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
15 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
15 13 (17.11%) SQL
16 12 (15.79%) Ruby
17 11 (14.47%) Web Services
17 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
17 11 (14.47%) HP UFT
17 11 (14.47%) Finance
18 10 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (13.16%) Mocha
18 10 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
18 10 (13.16%) Node.js
18 10 (13.16%) RESTful

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 6 (7.89%) JBoss
1 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (44.74%) JIRA
2 26 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 24 (31.58%) Cucumber
4 18 (23.68%) WebDriver
5 11 (14.47%) HP UFT
6 10 (13.16%) Mocha
7 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
8 7 (9.21%) JUnit
9 5 (6.58%) Eclipse
9 5 (6.58%) Maven
9 5 (6.58%) SonarQube
10 4 (5.26%) Bugzilla
10 4 (5.26%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.95%) Appium
11 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.63%) JMeter
12 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
12 2 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Games
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Billing
4 2 (2.63%) Online Betting
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) Tester
3 14 (18.42%) Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Automation Tester
3 14 (18.42%) Test Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Node.js Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Test Manager
10 4 (5.26%) QA Tester
10 4 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) Web Services
3 10 (13.16%) Express
3 10 (13.16%) Node.js
3 10 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (13.16%) RESTful
4 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
4 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (9.21%) CSS
4 7 (9.21%) XML
5 5 (6.58%) GWT
6 4 (5.26%) HTML
7 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.63%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.63%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.63%) HTML5
7 2 (2.63%) jQuery
7 2 (2.63%) REST
7 2 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Algorithms
1 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.58%) SCADA
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) BDD
3 29 (38.16%) Scrum
3 29 (38.16%) TDD
4 22 (28.95%) Test Scripting
5 18 (23.68%) Automation Testing
5 18 (23.68%) MVC
6 15 (19.74%) SDLC
7 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.84%) Functional Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Regression Testing
10 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.89%) Manual Testing
11 6 (7.89%) Open Source
11 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
12 5 (6.58%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) Java
2 20 (26.32%) C#
3 13 (17.11%) SQL
4 12 (15.79%) Ruby
5 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 3 (3.95%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) Groovy
8 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) ISEB
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) HND
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (39.47%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) HP
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Telerik
4 1 (1.32%) VMware