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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 106 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 49 52 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 1.18% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.61% 9.24% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 11
Median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £179 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £399 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%
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
569 563 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 12.72% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 363 233
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 -8 30 £423 +25.18% 20
Cheshire +9 14 £425 +36.00% 5
Lancashire +22 3 £395 -22.92% 2
Merseyside +4 2 £325 -1.51% 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (73.15%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (62.96%) Java
3 48 (44.44%) Scrum
4 46 (42.59%) JIRA
5 42 (38.89%) TDD
6 40 (37.04%) Jenkins
7 38 (35.19%) QA
8 35 (32.41%) Cucumber
9 31 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (24.07%) Test Automation
11 24 (22.22%) BDD
11 24 (22.22%) Spring
11 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 23 (21.30%) Web Services
13 22 (20.37%) MVC
13 22 (20.37%) Finance
13 22 (20.37%) RESTful
13 22 (20.37%) SDLC
14 21 (19.44%) WebDriver
14 21 (19.44%) XML
14 21 (19.44%) CSS
14 21 (19.44%) HTML
14 21 (19.44%) SQL
15 20 (18.52%) JUnit
15 20 (18.52%) Automation Testing
16 18 (16.67%) Kanban
17 17 (15.74%) Test Scripting
18 16 (14.81%) .NET
19 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
19 15 (13.89%) C#

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 10 (9.26%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.33%) CMS
2 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.48%) JBoss
3 7 (6.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.85%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.85%) Jetty
5 2 (1.85%) nginx
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Mingle
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 4 (3.70%) HTTP
3 3 (2.78%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.78%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.85%) AMQP
4 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.48%) MySQL
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) Informix
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (42.59%) JIRA
2 40 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 35 (32.41%) Cucumber
4 21 (19.44%) WebDriver
5 20 (18.52%) JUnit
6 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 11 (10.19%) Maven
8 10 (9.26%) Mocha
9 8 (7.41%) JMeter
9 8 (7.41%) SonarQube
10 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
10 7 (6.48%) Subversion
11 5 (4.63%) HP UFT
11 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.70%) Ant
13 3 (2.78%) Bugzilla
13 3 (2.78%) Mockito
13 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
13 3 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
13 3 (2.78%) WATIR
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Banking
2 5 (4.63%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Advertising
3 2 (1.85%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.85%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (46.30%) Developer
2 30 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.52%) Tester
4 19 (17.59%) Analyst
4 19 (17.59%) Test Analyst
5 15 (13.89%) Automation Tester
6 10 (9.26%) Node.js Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Developer in Test
7 9 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.63%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.63%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 5 (4.63%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) Spring
2 23 (21.30%) Web Services
3 22 (20.37%) RESTful
4 21 (19.44%) CSS
4 21 (19.44%) HTML
4 21 (19.44%) XML
5 16 (14.81%) .NET
6 15 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 15 (13.89%) jQuery
7 12 (11.11%) HTML5
7 12 (11.11%) JSON
7 12 (11.11%) Node.js
8 11 (10.19%) J2EE
8 11 (10.19%) SOAP
9 10 (9.26%) CSS3
9 10 (9.26%) Dropwizard
9 10 (9.26%) Express
9 10 (9.26%) JDBC
9 10 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) SCADA
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (73.15%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.44%) Scrum
3 42 (38.89%) TDD
4 31 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (24.07%) Test Automation
6 24 (22.22%) BDD
7 22 (20.37%) MVC
7 22 (20.37%) SDLC
8 20 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 18 (16.67%) Kanban
10 17 (15.74%) Test Scripting
11 15 (13.89%) Functional Testing
12 14 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
13 13 (12.04%) Integration Testing
13 13 (12.04%) Software Testing
14 12 (11.11%) Configuration Management
14 12 (11.11%) Manual Testing
14 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 12 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (62.96%) Java
2 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.44%) SQL
4 15 (13.89%) C#
5 11 (10.19%) Ruby
6 9 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.63%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
1 8 (7.41%) ISEB
2 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) HND
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (35.19%) QA
2 6 (5.56%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) Oracle
3 11 (10.19%) IBM
4 9 (8.33%) ATG
4 9 (8.33%) hybris
5 7 (6.48%) HP
6 3 (2.78%) Perforce
6 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.85%) Sony
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) Compuware
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk
8 1 (0.93%) Telerik
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