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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 118 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.93% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.46% 10.07% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 6
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£338 £331 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £361 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
402 278 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.95% 9.19% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 163 124
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £19.40 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £72.00 £128.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +2 15 £381 +21.51% 8
Manchester -13 12 £320 -8.57% 23
Lancashire +5 2 - - 6
Merseyside -16 1 - - 5
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.75%) Java
3 35 (43.75%) SQL
4 33 (41.25%) TDD
5 30 (37.50%) QA
6 22 (27.50%) Cucumber
7 21 (26.25%) Spring
7 21 (26.25%) JUnit
8 20 (25.00%) Web Services
8 20 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 20 (25.00%) Open Source
9 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
10 18 (22.50%) SOAP
10 18 (22.50%) RESTful
11 17 (21.25%) BDD
11 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
12 16 (20.00%) CSS
12 16 (20.00%) Linux
12 16 (20.00%) HTML
12 16 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
13 15 (18.75%) JSON
13 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
13 15 (18.75%) ISEB
14 14 (17.50%) Oracle
14 14 (17.50%) Finance
14 14 (17.50%) Degree
15 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
15 13 (16.25%) WebDriver
15 13 (16.25%) Software Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (8.75%) Node.js
4 5 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Internet
2 9 (11.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.00%) Informix
4 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Cucumber
2 21 (26.25%) JUnit
3 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
4 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 13 (16.25%) WebDriver
6 12 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 9 (11.25%) Ant
8 9 (11.25%) Mockito
8 9 (11.25%) SoapUI
9 8 (10.00%) Hudson
9 8 (10.00%) Maven
10 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
11 6 (7.50%) JIRA
12 5 (6.25%) Subversion
12 5 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (5.00%) SpecFlow
13 4 (5.00%) Appium
14 3 (3.75%) Introscope
14 3 (3.75%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Front Office
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Tester
3 17 (21.25%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 6 (7.50%) AWS Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.00%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) Spring
2 20 (25.00%) Web Services
3 18 (22.50%) SOAP
3 18 (22.50%) RESTful
4 16 (20.00%) CSS
4 16 (20.00%) HTML
4 16 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 15 (18.75%) JSON
6 12 (15.00%) J2EE
7 11 (13.75%) Spring MVC
8 10 (12.50%) XML
9 9 (11.25%) Hibernate
9 9 (11.25%) XSL
9 9 (11.25%) JDBC
9 9 (11.25%) Servlets
9 9 (11.25%) PowerMock
10 8 (10.00%) Apache Wicket
10 8 (10.00%) JAX-RS
10 8 (10.00%) Struts
10 8 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Open Source
2 5 (6.25%) Online Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) DTV
5 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (5.00%) Android
3 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) TDD
3 20 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (21.25%) BDD
5 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.25%) Software Testing
7 11 (13.75%) Integration Testing
7 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.50%) V-Model
8 10 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 10 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 10 (12.50%) Validation
9 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 8 (10.00%) Scrum
10 7 (8.75%) SOA
10 7 (8.75%) Agile Testing
10 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) Java
2 35 (43.75%) SQL
3 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.50%) Scala
4 6 (7.50%) C#
4 6 (7.50%) PHP
5 5 (6.25%) Groovy
6 4 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.25%) Python
8 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) ISEB
2 14 (17.50%) Degree
3 12 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (12.50%) HND
5 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) IBM
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (3.75%) Perforce
5 3 (3.75%) Compuware
6 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.50%) Adobe
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Telerik
7 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.25%) hybris
7 1 (1.25%) Atmel
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