The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 32 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.70% 1.14% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.20% 13.79% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £320 £313 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +35.71%
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
49 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.67% 8.29% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 6
Median daily rate £375 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Merseyside region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Liverpool +10 5 £320 - 1
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Behat
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Automation Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Behat
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sony