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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
North West / Manchester
Rank 47 55 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Contract jobs citing Selenium 45 49 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 2.77% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.93% 16.72% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 14
Median daily rate £313 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

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
215 293 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.99% 16.54% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 184 159
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -9 5 £400 +21.02% 1
Oldham - 1 £400 -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.70%) Java
3 28 (37.84%) QA
3 28 (37.84%) WebDriver
3 28 (37.84%) BDD
4 26 (35.14%) Automated Testing
5 23 (31.08%) Cucumber
6 21 (28.38%) TDD
7 20 (27.03%) Scrum
8 19 (25.68%) Test Scripting
8 19 (25.68%) Jenkins
9 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (18.92%) SQL
9 14 (18.92%) Python
10 13 (17.57%) XML
10 13 (17.57%) JIRA
10 13 (17.57%) Gherkin
11 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
11 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.22%) C#
12 11 (14.86%) Automation Testing
13 10 (13.51%) GitHub
13 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
13 10 (13.51%) .NET
13 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
13 10 (13.51%) Unit Testing
14 9 (12.16%) QA Automation
15 8 (10.81%) Defect Management
15 8 (10.81%) Security Testing
15 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing

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 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) Drupal
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) GitHub
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) WebDriver
2 23 (31.08%) Cucumber
3 19 (25.68%) Jenkins
4 13 (17.57%) JIRA
5 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
6 7 (9.46%) JMeter
7 6 (8.11%) SoapUI
8 5 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.05%) Protractor
10 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.05%) TestNG
11 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.70%) Gradle
11 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.70%) Log4j
11 2 (2.70%) Mocha
11 2 (2.70%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Tester
2 24 (32.43%) Automation Tester
3 23 (31.08%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (13.51%) QA Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 9 (12.16%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Developer in Test
7 8 (10.81%) Test Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) Consultant
9 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Java Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) Automation Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) ServiceNow Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Test Automation Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Test Engineer
12 3 (4.05%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Gherkin
1 13 (17.57%) XML
2 10 (13.51%) .NET
3 8 (10.81%) Web Services
4 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.41%) SOAP
7 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.05%) CSS
7 3 (4.05%) jQuery
7 3 (4.05%) Node.js
7 3 (4.05%) REST
7 3 (4.05%) RESTful
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.70%) J2EE
8 2 (2.70%) Spring
8 2 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Web 2.0
2 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) BDD
3 26 (35.14%) Automated Testing
4 21 (28.38%) TDD
5 20 (27.03%) Scrum
6 19 (25.68%) Test Scripting
7 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 11 (14.86%) Automation Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Unit Testing
11 9 (12.16%) QA Automation
12 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
12 8 (10.81%) Defect Management
12 8 (10.81%) Manual Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Regression Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Security Testing
12 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (9.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) Java
2 14 (18.92%) Python
2 14 (18.92%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) C#
3 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.05%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (37.84%) QA
2 7 (9.46%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
1 2 (2.70%) Kibana
1 2 (2.70%) logstash
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) ServiceNow
2 2 (2.70%) Google
2 2 (2.70%) HP
2 2 (2.70%) IBM
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) Splunk