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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 105 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 49 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.82% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.04% 7.24% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 20
Median daily rate £313 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £283 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £398 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £13.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+339.33% -80.98%
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
488 428 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.34% 11.33% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 254 178
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 26 July 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 26 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
Manchester +13 35 £300 -14.28% 15
Cheshire +5 8 £319 -8.92% 2
Merseyside -1 5 £254 -27.50% 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 77 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (65.18%) Java
3 59 (52.68%) JIRA
4 50 (44.64%) TDD
5 45 (40.18%) Jenkins
6 44 (39.29%) BDD
7 43 (38.39%) Cucumber
8 37 (33.04%) Scrum
9 35 (31.25%) QA
10 34 (30.36%) SQL
11 30 (26.79%) WebDriver
12 28 (25.00%) C#
12 28 (25.00%) XML
13 27 (24.11%) Finance
13 27 (24.11%) Test Scripting
14 22 (19.64%) MVC
14 22 (19.64%) Automation Testing
15 21 (18.75%) Web Services
15 21 (18.75%) Ruby
16 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (17.86%) Waterfall
16 20 (17.86%) Oracle
17 19 (16.96%) .NET
17 19 (16.96%) JUnit
17 19 (16.96%) Integration Testing
17 19 (16.96%) Automated Testing
17 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
18 18 (16.07%) PL/SQL
19 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
19 17 (15.18%) Test Automation

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 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.25%) JBoss
3 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.68%) Apache
6 2 (1.79%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Mingle
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (3.57%) HTTP
3 3 (2.68%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.68%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
5 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.46%) MySQL
7 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.89%) Informix
9 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (52.68%) JIRA
2 45 (40.18%) Jenkins
3 43 (38.39%) Cucumber
4 30 (26.79%) WebDriver
5 19 (16.96%) JUnit
6 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
7 12 (10.71%) HP UFT
8 10 (8.93%) Maven
8 10 (8.93%) Mocha
8 10 (8.93%) SonarQube
9 9 (8.04%) Subversion
10 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.46%) JMeter
10 5 (4.46%) Mockito
11 4 (3.57%) Ant
11 4 (3.57%) Bugzilla
11 4 (3.57%) Checkstyle
11 4 (3.57%) FindBugs
11 4 (3.57%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Games
3 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Billing
4 2 (1.79%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (31.25%) Developer
2 25 (22.32%) Analyst
2 25 (22.32%) Test Analyst
3 21 (18.75%) Tester
4 18 (16.07%) Java Developer
5 15 (13.39%) Automation Tester
6 12 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (9.82%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) Node.js Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 8 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Java Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.46%) QA Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.00%) XML
2 21 (18.75%) Web Services
3 19 (16.96%) .NET
4 16 (14.29%) Spring
5 13 (11.61%) CSS
5 13 (11.61%) JDBC
6 12 (10.71%) Node.js
6 12 (10.71%) XSLT
7 11 (9.82%) J2EE
7 11 (9.82%) RESTful
8 10 (8.93%) Express
8 10 (8.93%) HTML
8 10 (8.93%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (7.14%) Apache Camel
9 8 (7.14%) JAXB
9 8 (7.14%) JAX-WS
9 8 (7.14%) POJO
9 8 (7.14%) SOAP
9 8 (7.14%) WSDL
10 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Algorithms
2 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.46%) SCADA
5 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.68%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.89%) iPad
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Unix
3 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.64%) TDD
3 44 (39.29%) BDD
4 37 (33.04%) Scrum
5 27 (24.11%) Test Scripting
6 22 (19.64%) Automation Testing
6 22 (19.64%) MVC
7 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (17.86%) Waterfall
8 19 (16.96%) Automated Testing
8 19 (16.96%) Integration Testing
8 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
9 17 (15.18%) SDLC
9 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
10 16 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 16 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
10 16 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (13.39%) Software Testing
12 12 (10.71%) Manual Testing
13 11 (9.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 73 (65.18%) Java
2 34 (30.36%) SQL
3 28 (25.00%) C#
4 21 (18.75%) Ruby
5 18 (16.07%) PL/SQL
6 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (2.68%) Python
9 2 (1.79%) VB
10 1 (0.89%) C++
10 1 (0.89%) Groovy
10 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) ISEB
3 5 (4.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Oracle
2 13 (11.61%) HP
2 13 (11.61%) IBM
2 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.46%) Perforce
4 2 (1.79%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.79%) Sony
4 2 (1.79%) WSO2
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe
5 1 (0.89%) Compuware
5 1 (0.89%) Telerik
5 1 (0.89%) VMware
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