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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 38 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.52% 1.26% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.86% 19.23% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £254 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £590 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £13.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+339.33% -80.98%
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 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.54% 6.53% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 13
Median daily rate £320 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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
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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -3 3 - - 3
Southport - 1 £320 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Ant
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 3 (42.86%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) WATIR
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
4 3 (42.86%) WinSCP
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management

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%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
1 3 (42.86%) WinSCP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) Ant
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (42.86%) WATIR
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Sony