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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / North West
Rank 66 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 70 68 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.66% 1.83% 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.22% 11.28% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 38
Median daily rate £350 £340 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £508 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

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
460 603 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.50% 16.18% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 365 279
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £44.15 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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
Manchester +10 45 £313 -8.08% 16
Cheshire +20 11 £325 -19.75% 4
Lancashire +15 7 £464 +32.50% 4
Merseyside - 6 £405 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 77 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (53.72%) Java
3 46 (38.02%) QA
4 42 (34.71%) TDD
5 37 (30.58%) Cucumber
5 37 (30.58%) BDD
6 35 (28.93%) Automated Testing
7 33 (27.27%) Scrum
7 33 (27.27%) WebDriver
8 30 (24.79%) Jenkins
8 30 (24.79%) Test Automation
9 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (22.31%) Test Scripting
11 24 (19.83%) JavaScript
12 22 (18.18%) SQL
13 20 (16.53%) Configuration Management
14 19 (15.70%) XML
14 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
15 17 (14.05%) Automation Testing
15 17 (14.05%) C#
16 16 (13.22%) .NET
16 16 (13.22%) JIRA
17 15 (12.40%) Manual Testing
17 15 (12.40%) Performance Testing
17 15 (12.40%) CSS
18 14 (11.57%) Python
18 14 (11.57%) JMeter
18 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
18 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
18 14 (11.57%) RESTful

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 11 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (3.31%) Drupal
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) GitHub
2 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.31%) Datadog
4 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.65%) DB2
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 37 (30.58%) Cucumber
2 33 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 30 (24.79%) Jenkins
4 16 (13.22%) JIRA
5 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
5 14 (11.57%) JMeter
6 8 (6.61%) LoadRunner
7 7 (5.79%) Bitbucket
7 7 (5.79%) HP UFT
7 7 (5.79%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.96%) Gradle
8 6 (4.96%) Maven
9 5 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.31%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.31%) JUnit
10 4 (3.31%) Protractor
10 4 (3.31%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.31%) Spock
11 3 (2.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (6.61%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.65%) Games
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (32.23%) Tester
2 36 (29.75%) Developer
3 32 (26.45%) Automation Tester
4 16 (13.22%) Java Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Analyst
5 15 (12.40%) Test Analyst
6 14 (11.57%) Selenium Tester
7 13 (10.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 11 (9.09%) QA Engineer
9 9 (7.44%) QA Automation Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Consultant
10 8 (6.61%) Developer in Test
11 7 (5.79%) Senior Tester
11 7 (5.79%) Test Engineer
12 6 (4.96%) Java Engineer
12 6 (4.96%) QA Tester
13 5 (4.13%) Senior Automation Tester
13 5 (4.13%) Senior Consultant
13 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
1 19 (15.70%) XML
2 16 (13.22%) .NET
3 15 (12.40%) CSS
4 14 (11.57%) Gherkin
4 14 (11.57%) RESTful
5 13 (10.74%) jQuery
5 13 (10.74%) Spring
6 11 (9.09%) CSS3
6 11 (9.09%) Dropwizard
6 11 (9.09%) HTML
6 11 (9.09%) HTML5
6 11 (9.09%) JSON
6 11 (9.09%) Web Services
7 5 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.31%) Node.js
8 4 (3.31%) SOAP
9 3 (2.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Web 2.0
2 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.79%) Linux
2 4 (3.31%) Windows
3 3 (2.48%) Android
3 3 (2.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.71%) TDD
3 37 (30.58%) BDD
4 35 (28.93%) Automated Testing
5 33 (27.27%) Scrum
6 30 (24.79%) Test Automation
7 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (22.31%) Test Scripting
9 20 (16.53%) Configuration Management
10 17 (14.05%) Automation Testing
11 15 (12.40%) Manual Testing
11 15 (12.40%) Performance Testing
12 14 (11.57%) SDLC
12 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
13 13 (10.74%) DevOps
13 13 (10.74%) QA Automation
13 13 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (9.92%) Content Management
14 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
14 12 (9.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.72%) Java
2 24 (19.83%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.18%) SQL
4 17 (14.05%) C#
5 14 (11.57%) Python
6 9 (7.44%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.13%) PHP
7 5 (4.13%) Ruby
8 2 (1.65%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (1.65%) Scala
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) ISEB
1 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (38.02%) QA
2 8 (6.61%) SDET
3 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 6 (4.96%) Ansible
3 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.65%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.65%) Kibana
4 2 (1.65%) logstash
4 2 (1.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (7.44%) ATG
1 9 (7.44%) hybris
2 6 (4.96%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.31%) Google
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle
4 3 (2.48%) HP
5 2 (1.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.65%) Splunk
6 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.83%) Telerik
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