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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / North West
Rank 61 78 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Contract jobs citing Selenium 72 78 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.72% 2.03% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.44% 12.30% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 31
Median daily rate £350 £340 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

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
438 634 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.54% 16.48% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 371 236
Median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 13
Median hourly rate £47.25 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.38 £31.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

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 16 January 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 16 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
Manchester +10 47 £323 -5.14% 20
Cheshire +24 14 £360 -11.11% 4
Lancashire +1 6 £464 +25.33% 3
Merseyside - 4 £320 - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 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 North West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 81 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (58.20%) Java
3 43 (35.25%) TDD
3 43 (35.25%) QA
4 40 (32.79%) Test Automation
5 39 (31.97%) Scrum
6 38 (31.15%) BDD
7 34 (27.87%) Cucumber
8 33 (27.05%) WebDriver
9 32 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (24.59%) Test Scripting
11 29 (23.77%) Automated Testing
12 28 (22.95%) Jenkins
13 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
14 25 (20.49%) Automation Testing
15 23 (18.85%) SQL
15 23 (18.85%) XML
16 21 (17.21%) Configuration Management
16 21 (17.21%) AngularJS
17 20 (16.39%) Performance Testing
18 19 (15.57%) Spring
18 19 (15.57%) HTML
19 18 (14.75%) RESTful
20 17 (13.93%) JSON
20 17 (13.93%) JIRA
20 17 (13.93%) CSS
21 16 (13.11%) C#
21 16 (13.11%) Web Development
21 16 (13.11%) SDLC
22 15 (12.30%) jQuery

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 14 (11.48%) CMS
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) Apache
3 3 (2.46%) Drupal
3 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.64%) Jetty
4 2 (1.64%) nginx
4 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
5 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) LDAP
2 2 (1.64%) AMQP
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.28%) MySQL
3 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.64%) DB2
5 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 34 (27.87%) Cucumber
2 33 (27.05%) WebDriver
3 28 (22.95%) Jenkins
4 17 (13.93%) JIRA
5 12 (9.84%) JMeter
6 10 (8.20%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.20%) JUnit
7 9 (7.38%) HP UFT
8 8 (6.56%) LoadRunner
8 8 (6.56%) SoapUI
9 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
10 6 (4.92%) Maven
10 6 (4.92%) TestNG
11 4 (3.28%) Protractor
12 3 (2.46%) Ant
12 3 (2.46%) Gradle
12 3 (2.46%) IntelliJ
12 3 (2.46%) JBehave
12 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Advertising
3 2 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.64%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (33.61%) Tester
2 37 (30.33%) Developer
3 33 (27.05%) Automation Tester
4 21 (17.21%) Java Developer
5 18 (14.75%) Selenium Tester
6 16 (13.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 15 (12.30%) Analyst
7 15 (12.30%) Test Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) QA Engineer
8 11 (9.02%) Test Engineer
9 10 (8.20%) Developer in Test
10 9 (7.38%) QA Automation Engineer
11 8 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.74%) Senior Tester
12 7 (5.74%) Test Automation Engineer
13 6 (4.92%) Consultant
13 6 (4.92%) Java Engineer
13 6 (4.92%) QA Tester
13 6 (4.92%) Test Automation Developer
14 5 (4.10%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.85%) XML
2 21 (17.21%) AngularJS
3 19 (15.57%) HTML
3 19 (15.57%) Spring
4 18 (14.75%) RESTful
5 17 (13.93%) CSS
5 17 (13.93%) JSON
6 15 (12.30%) .NET
6 15 (12.30%) CSS3
6 15 (12.30%) HTML5
6 15 (12.30%) jQuery
7 14 (11.48%) Dropwizard
7 14 (11.48%) Gherkin
8 13 (10.66%) Web Services
9 6 (4.92%) SOAP
10 4 (3.28%) JMS
10 4 (3.28%) Node.js
10 4 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.28%) Web 2.0
2 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.82%) NHS
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) Linux
2 4 (3.28%) Windows
3 3 (2.46%) Android
4 2 (1.64%) Unix
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (35.25%) TDD
3 40 (32.79%) Test Automation
4 39 (31.97%) Scrum
5 38 (31.15%) BDD
6 32 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (24.59%) Test Scripting
8 29 (23.77%) Automated Testing
9 25 (20.49%) Automation Testing
10 21 (17.21%) Configuration Management
11 20 (16.39%) Performance Testing
12 16 (13.11%) SDLC
12 16 (13.11%) Web Development
13 15 (12.30%) Content Management
13 15 (12.30%) Dependency Injection
13 15 (12.30%) E-Commerce
13 15 (12.30%) Pair Programming
14 14 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (11.48%) Unit Testing
14 14 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (58.20%) Java
2 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.85%) SQL
4 16 (13.11%) C#
5 14 (11.48%) Python
6 9 (7.38%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.74%) Ruby
8 3 (2.46%) PHP
8 3 (2.46%) VB
9 2 (1.64%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.64%) Scala
9 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.82%) C
10 1 (0.82%) C++
10 1 (0.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) ISEB
2 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.64%) Degree
5 2 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (35.25%) QA
2 7 (5.74%) SDET
3 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.46%) Puppet
3 2 (1.64%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (9.84%) ATG
1 12 (9.84%) hybris
2 8 (6.56%) ServiceNow
3 5 (4.10%) HP
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle
5 2 (1.64%) Google
5 2 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.82%) Splunk
6 1 (0.82%) Telerik
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
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