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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 68 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 0.72% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.37% 7.48% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 14
Median daily rate £300 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £344 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.15 £33.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+16.85% -52.81%
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
191 147 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.29% 9.66% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 83 68
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 2 £250 - 3
Salford -8 1 - - 2
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 57 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (57.30%) Java
3 48 (53.93%) BDD
4 40 (44.94%) JIRA
5 39 (43.82%) TDD
6 33 (37.08%) Scrum
6 33 (37.08%) QA
7 32 (35.96%) Cucumber
8 28 (31.46%) Test Scripting
9 27 (30.34%) Jenkins
10 23 (25.84%) SDLC
11 22 (24.72%) WebDriver
11 22 (24.72%) Automated Testing
12 21 (23.60%) C#
13 19 (21.35%) Automation Testing
14 18 (20.22%) .NET
15 17 (19.10%) SQL
15 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
16 15 (16.85%) Web Services
16 15 (16.85%) MVC
17 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
18 12 (13.48%) Docker
19 11 (12.36%) XML
19 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
19 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
19 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
19 11 (12.36%) Ruby
19 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (11.24%) Maven
20 10 (11.24%) Finance

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 10 (11.24%) Node.js
2 6 (6.74%) JBoss
3 4 (4.49%) GeoServer
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.49%) GIS
4 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) QGIS
6 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (44.94%) JIRA
2 32 (35.96%) Cucumber
3 27 (30.34%) Jenkins
4 22 (24.72%) WebDriver
5 10 (11.24%) HP UFT
5 10 (11.24%) Maven
5 10 (11.24%) Mocha
6 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
7 7 (7.87%) Gradle
8 6 (6.74%) Eclipse
9 5 (5.62%) JBehave
9 5 (5.62%) JUnit
10 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
10 4 (4.49%) Subversion
11 3 (3.37%) Ant
11 3 (3.37%) Appium
11 3 (3.37%) Bugzilla
11 3 (3.37%) SonarQube
12 2 (2.25%) GitLab
12 2 (2.25%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Games
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Electronics
5 3 (3.37%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Billing
6 2 (2.25%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Tester
3 16 (17.98%) Test Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (14.61%) Analyst
5 13 (14.61%) Test Analyst
6 12 (13.48%) Automation Tester
7 10 (11.24%) Node.js Developer
8 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Test Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Developer in Test
10 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) GIS Developer
11 4 (4.49%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.37%) UAT Manager
12 3 (3.37%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) .NET
2 15 (16.85%) Web Services
3 11 (12.36%) XML
4 10 (11.24%) Express
4 10 (11.24%) RESTful
5 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (8.99%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (7.87%) Spring
7 6 (6.74%) CSS
7 6 (6.74%) REST
8 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.62%) HTML
9 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.49%) PostGIS
10 3 (3.37%) CSS3
10 3 (3.37%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.37%) GWT
11 2 (2.25%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.25%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.37%) SCADA
5 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.93%) BDD
3 39 (43.82%) TDD
4 33 (37.08%) Scrum
5 28 (31.46%) Test Scripting
6 23 (25.84%) SDLC
7 22 (24.72%) Automated Testing
8 19 (21.35%) Automation Testing
9 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
10 15 (16.85%) MVC
11 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
11 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
12 10 (11.24%) Functional Testing
12 10 (11.24%) Open Source
13 9 (10.11%) Manual Testing
13 9 (10.11%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (7.87%) Defect Management
14 7 (7.87%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.30%) Java
2 21 (23.60%) C#
3 17 (19.10%) SQL
4 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.36%) Ruby
6 7 (7.87%) Python
7 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) ISEB
2 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.25%) HND
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (37.08%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) HP
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) Perforce
5 2 (2.25%) ESRI
5 2 (2.25%) Telerik
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
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