The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 37 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.47% 1.83% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 19.05% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£350 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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
28 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.86% 9.63% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £199 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £486 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -9 6 £350 - 1
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Calabash
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (16.67%) Appium
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (50.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) Calabash
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP