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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 103 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 48 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 0.85% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.18% 6.81% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 11
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £394 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £71.00
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
523 529 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.20% 12.50% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 339 191
Median daily rate £400 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 31 £425 +21.42% 19
Cheshire +16 11 £425 +36.00% 7
Merseyside +11 5 £254 -25.36% 4
Lancashire +14 1 £450 -12.19%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 70 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (64.71%) Java
3 49 (48.04%) JIRA
4 43 (42.16%) Jenkins
5 41 (40.20%) TDD
6 39 (38.24%) Scrum
7 35 (34.31%) QA
8 33 (32.35%) Cucumber
9 28 (27.45%) BDD
10 26 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (25.49%) SQL
10 26 (25.49%) XML
11 24 (23.53%) Web Services
11 24 (23.53%) Finance
12 22 (21.57%) MVC
12 22 (21.57%) Automation Testing
13 20 (19.61%) C#
13 20 (19.61%) JUnit
13 20 (19.61%) Spring
14 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
14 19 (18.63%) Test Automation
14 19 (18.63%) WebDriver
14 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
15 18 (17.65%) .NET
15 18 (17.65%) CSS
16 17 (16.67%) RESTful
17 16 (15.69%) Oracle
17 16 (15.69%) HTML
17 16 (15.69%) Functional Testing
17 16 (15.69%) SDLC

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 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (6.86%) JBoss
5 4 (3.92%) CMS
5 4 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.96%) Apache
6 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.96%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.96%) Jetty
6 2 (1.96%) nginx
6 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Mingle
3 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) Internet
2 6 (5.88%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.94%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.96%) AMQP
4 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.80%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.86%) MySQL
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Informix
8 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (48.04%) JIRA
2 43 (42.16%) Jenkins
3 33 (32.35%) Cucumber
4 20 (19.61%) JUnit
5 19 (18.63%) WebDriver
6 13 (12.75%) Maven
7 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
7 10 (9.80%) Mocha
7 10 (9.80%) SonarQube
8 8 (7.84%) JMeter
8 8 (7.84%) Subversion
9 7 (6.86%) HP UFT
10 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.90%) Mockito
11 4 (3.92%) Ant
11 4 (3.92%) Checkstyle
11 4 (3.92%) FindBugs
11 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.94%) Appium
12 3 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Games
4 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.63%) Analyst
3 19 (18.63%) Test Analyst
3 19 (18.63%) Tester
4 15 (14.71%) Automation Tester
5 10 (9.80%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Developer in Test
8 6 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Automation Test Lead
9 5 (4.90%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.49%) XML
2 24 (23.53%) Web Services
3 20 (19.61%) Spring
4 18 (17.65%) .NET
4 18 (17.65%) CSS
5 17 (16.67%) RESTful
6 16 (15.69%) HTML
7 13 (12.75%) JDBC
7 13 (12.75%) Node.js
8 12 (11.76%) jQuery
8 12 (11.76%) XSLT
9 11 (10.78%) J2EE
10 10 (9.80%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.80%) Express
10 10 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (9.80%) SOAP
11 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.84%) JAXB
12 8 (7.84%) JAX-WS
12 8 (7.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.90%) SCADA
3 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.94%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Unix
3 1 (0.98%) Solaris
3 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) TDD
3 39 (38.24%) Scrum
4 28 (27.45%) BDD
5 26 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (21.57%) Automation Testing
6 22 (21.57%) MVC
7 19 (18.63%) Test Automation
7 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
8 16 (15.69%) Functional Testing
8 16 (15.69%) SDLC
9 15 (14.71%) Integration Testing
9 15 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (14.71%) Waterfall
10 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
11 13 (12.75%) Kanban
11 13 (12.75%) Software Testing
12 11 (10.78%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (8.82%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.71%) Java
2 26 (25.49%) SQL
3 20 (19.61%) C#
4 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.71%) Ruby
6 12 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.86%) PHP
8 3 (2.94%) Python
9 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.96%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 11 (10.78%) ISEB
3 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) HND
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (34.31%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Oracle
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.75%) IBM
4 10 (9.80%) HP
5 5 (4.90%) Perforce
6 4 (3.92%) ATG
6 4 (3.92%) hybris
7 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.96%) Sony
9 1 (0.98%) Adobe
9 1 (0.98%) Compuware
9 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.98%) Splunk
9 1 (0.98%) Telerik
9 1 (0.98%) VMware
9 1 (0.98%) WSO2
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