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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 81 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 1.45% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.87% 14.77% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £201 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £423 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £71.00
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
276 176 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.94% 9.83% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 115 123
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £281 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +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 30 August 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 August 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 - 5 £335 - 2
Salford - 3 £375 - 2
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) Java
3 29 (43.28%) QA
4 27 (40.30%) JIRA
4 27 (40.30%) Scrum
5 26 (38.81%) Jenkins
6 22 (32.84%) BDD
7 20 (29.85%) TDD
8 19 (28.36%) Automation Testing
9 18 (26.87%) MVC
10 17 (25.37%) .NET
11 16 (23.88%) C#
11 16 (23.88%) Cucumber
12 15 (22.39%) Test Scripting
13 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.90%) Web Services
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
14 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
15 12 (17.91%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (17.91%) RESTful
15 12 (17.91%) Node.js
16 11 (16.42%) Docker
17 10 (14.93%) SDLC
17 10 (14.93%) Express
17 10 (14.93%) RabbitMQ
17 10 (14.93%) WebDriver
17 10 (14.93%) Mocha
17 10 (14.93%) JUnit
18 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
18 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET

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 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.96%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.99%) Jetty
3 2 (2.99%) nginx
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) AMQP
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) JIRA
2 26 (38.81%) Jenkins
3 16 (23.88%) Cucumber
4 10 (14.93%) JUnit
4 10 (14.93%) Mocha
4 10 (14.93%) WebDriver
5 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
6 7 (10.45%) Maven
7 6 (8.96%) HP UFT
8 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.46%) JMeter
8 5 (7.46%) SonarQube
9 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.48%) Appium
10 3 (4.48%) Bugzilla
10 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.99%) TestNG
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Games
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Billing
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Tester
3 14 (20.90%) Automation Tester
4 10 (14.93%) Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Node.js Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Developer in Test
6 5 (7.46%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (7.46%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) .NET
2 14 (20.90%) Web Services
3 12 (17.91%) Node.js
3 12 (17.91%) RESTful
4 10 (14.93%) Express
4 10 (14.93%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.94%) CSS
7 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.96%) XML
9 5 (7.46%) GWT
9 5 (7.46%) HTML
10 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.48%) jQuery
12 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.99%) Backbone.js
12 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
12 2 (2.99%) HTML5
12 2 (2.99%) JSON
12 2 (2.99%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.46%) SCADA
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) iPad
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Scrum
3 22 (32.84%) BDD
4 20 (29.85%) TDD
5 19 (28.36%) Automation Testing
6 18 (26.87%) MVC
7 15 (22.39%) Test Scripting
8 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.93%) SDLC
10 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Functional Testing
11 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.96%) Open Source
12 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (7.46%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Performance Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.97%) Defect Management
14 4 (5.97%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 8 (11.94%) Ruby
4 7 (10.45%) SQL
5 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) ISEB
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (43.28%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) HP
3 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Splunk
4 1 (1.49%) Telerik
4 1 (1.49%) VMware