The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Salford region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 10 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.45% 15.00% -
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.13% 37.50% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
Manchester

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Salford region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Selenium
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) Firebug
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Firebug
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing