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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 57 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 40 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.24% 0.65% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.54% 7.75% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 12
Median daily rate £325 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £372 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
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
228 129 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.77% 8.45% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 80 75
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 2
Salford -5 1 - - 2
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 51 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.66%) Java
3 40 (48.78%) BDD
4 35 (42.68%) JIRA
5 32 (39.02%) TDD
6 29 (35.37%) QA
7 28 (34.15%) Scrum
8 27 (32.93%) Jenkins
9 26 (31.71%) Test Scripting
10 25 (30.49%) Cucumber
11 21 (25.61%) C#
12 20 (24.39%) Automated Testing
13 19 (23.17%) .NET
13 19 (23.17%) WebDriver
14 18 (21.95%) SDLC
14 18 (21.95%) MVC
15 17 (20.73%) Automation Testing
16 15 (18.29%) Test Automation
17 14 (17.07%) SQL
18 12 (14.63%) Finance
19 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
19 11 (13.41%) Web Services
19 11 (13.41%) Ruby
20 10 (12.20%) Mocha
20 10 (12.20%) RESTful
20 10 (12.20%) Docker
20 10 (12.20%) Express
20 10 (12.20%) Node.js
20 10 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
20 10 (12.20%) SQL Server

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 (7.32%) JBoss
2 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (42.68%) JIRA
2 27 (32.93%) Jenkins
3 25 (30.49%) Cucumber
4 19 (23.17%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.20%) HP UFT
5 10 (12.20%) Mocha
6 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.54%) JUnit
8 6 (7.32%) Eclipse
8 6 (7.32%) Maven
9 5 (6.10%) SonarQube
9 5 (6.10%) SpecFlow
10 4 (4.88%) Appium
11 3 (3.66%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.44%) Subversion
12 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.44%) Zephyr
13 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (1.22%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Games
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Billing
4 2 (2.44%) Online Betting
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Tester
3 14 (17.07%) Automation Tester
4 13 (15.85%) Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Test Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Test Engineer
5 11 (13.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) Node.js Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (6.10%) QA Tester
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Test Manager
11 4 (4.88%) Developer in Test
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) .NET
2 11 (13.41%) Web Services
3 10 (12.20%) Express
3 10 (12.20%) Node.js
3 10 (12.20%) RESTful
4 9 (10.98%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (9.76%) XML
6 7 (8.54%) CSS
7 5 (6.10%) GWT
8 4 (4.88%) HTML
9 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.66%) Spring
10 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.44%) REST
11 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.22%) Grails
11 1 (1.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.10%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.10%) SCADA
3 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.78%) BDD
3 32 (39.02%) TDD
4 28 (34.15%) Scrum
5 26 (31.71%) Test Scripting
6 20 (24.39%) Automated Testing
7 18 (21.95%) MVC
7 18 (21.95%) SDLC
8 17 (20.73%) Automation Testing
9 15 (18.29%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.98%) Functional Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Manual Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Regression Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (8.54%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) Java
2 21 (25.61%) C#
3 14 (17.07%) SQL
4 11 (13.41%) Ruby
5 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) PHP
7 3 (3.66%) Python
8 1 (1.22%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) Groovy
8 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) ISEB
2 5 (6.10%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.22%) HND
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (35.37%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) HP
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) IBM
4 1 (1.22%) Perforce
4 1 (1.22%) Telerik
4 1 (1.22%) VMware