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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +5.55%

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
39 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.12% 6.63% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 6
Median daily rate £444 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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 24 January 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
Liverpool - 5 £320 - 1
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Behat
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) API Testing
3 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Spock
4 1 (16.67%) Datadog
4 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE

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 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Datadog
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (16.67%) Spock
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Senior QA Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Behat
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) API Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet