The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 113 122 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 53 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.21% 7.18% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 22
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £302 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £33.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -52.81%
Selenium
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
473 404 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.08% 10.97% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 242 160
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £37.00 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.49 £81.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the North West region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Manchester +9 36 £300 -6.97% 26
Cheshire -8 11 £388 +1.63% 6
Merseyside -6 2 £313 -51.92% 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 79 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (62.50%) Java
3 60 (50.00%) BDD
4 59 (49.17%) JIRA
5 57 (47.50%) TDD
6 51 (42.50%) Cucumber
7 45 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 37 (30.83%) QA
9 36 (30.00%) Scrum
10 33 (27.50%) SQL
10 33 (27.50%) WebDriver
11 32 (26.67%) Test Scripting
12 30 (25.00%) C#
13 28 (23.33%) Automated Testing
14 25 (20.83%) XML
14 25 (20.83%) Automation Testing
15 23 (19.17%) JavaScript
15 23 (19.17%) MVC
15 23 (19.17%) SDLC
16 21 (17.50%) Web Services
16 21 (17.50%) .NET
16 21 (17.50%) Software Engineering
16 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (16.67%) Finance
18 19 (15.83%) Test Automation
19 18 (15.00%) Spring
19 18 (15.00%) Ruby
20 17 (14.17%) System Integration Testing
21 16 (13.33%) Maven
22 15 (12.50%) Oracle

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (10.00%) Node.js
2 10 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.83%) JBoss
4 5 (4.17%) Apache
4 5 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.33%) GeoServer
5 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
1 5 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.67%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.33%) GIS
5 3 (2.50%) MySQL
5 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.67%) QGIS
6 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.67%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 59 (49.17%) JIRA
2 51 (42.50%) Cucumber
3 45 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 33 (27.50%) WebDriver
5 16 (13.33%) Maven
6 13 (10.83%) JUnit
7 12 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 10 (8.33%) Mocha
9 9 (7.50%) SonarQube
10 8 (6.67%) Subversion
11 7 (5.83%) Eclipse
11 7 (5.83%) Gradle
12 5 (4.17%) Ant
12 5 (4.17%) Checkstyle
12 5 (4.17%) FindBugs
12 5 (4.17%) JBehave
12 5 (4.17%) Mockito
12 5 (4.17%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Games
3 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) Electronics
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (35.00%) Developer
2 22 (18.33%) Analyst
2 22 (18.33%) Test Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) Tester
4 19 (15.83%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 12 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 10 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
9 9 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 8 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Test Manager
11 7 (5.83%) Developer in Test
11 7 (5.83%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
13 5 (4.17%) QA Engineer
13 5 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) XML
2 21 (17.50%) .NET
2 21 (17.50%) Web Services
3 18 (15.00%) Spring
4 14 (11.67%) CSS
5 12 (10.00%) RESTful
6 10 (8.33%) Express
7 9 (7.50%) HTML
7 9 (7.50%) JDBC
7 9 (7.50%) XSLT
8 8 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (5.83%) jQuery
9 7 (5.83%) REST
9 7 (5.83%) SOAP
9 7 (5.83%) Spring MVC
10 6 (5.00%) J2EE
11 5 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.33%) Online Banking
5 4 (3.33%) SCADA
6 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.00%) BDD
3 57 (47.50%) TDD
4 36 (30.00%) Scrum
5 32 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 28 (23.33%) Automated Testing
7 25 (20.83%) Automation Testing
8 23 (19.17%) MVC
8 23 (19.17%) SDLC
9 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (17.50%) Software Engineering
10 19 (15.83%) Test Automation
11 17 (14.17%) System Integration Testing
12 15 (12.50%) Functional Testing
12 15 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 15 (12.50%) Waterfall
13 14 (11.67%) Manual Testing
14 13 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (10.00%) Software Testing
16 11 (9.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (62.50%) Java
2 33 (27.50%) SQL
3 30 (25.00%) C#
4 23 (19.17%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.00%) Ruby
6 15 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.83%) Python
8 5 (4.17%) PHP
9 2 (1.67%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) ISEB
3 6 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (30.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) KVM
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Oracle
2 14 (11.67%) HP
3 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.00%) IBM
5 8 (6.67%) Perforce
6 3 (2.50%) Telerik
7 2 (1.67%) ESRI
7 2 (1.67%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.67%) WSO2
8 1 (0.83%) ATG
8 1 (0.83%) hybris
8 1 (0.83%) Rally
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.83%) VMware
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