The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Selenium
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 66 84
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.13% 2.18% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.37% 17.41% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 9
Manchester median daily rate £358 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.70%  
10th Percentile £277 £250 £311
90th Percentile £475 £520 £382
North West median daily rate £408 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +25.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £36.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 217 224 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.39% 12.54% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 356 150
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £249 £250 £269
90th Percentile £519 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 2
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Manchester

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Manchester

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Manchester

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Stockport +4 2 £338 +35.00% 7
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 49 (79.03%) Test Automation
2 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (48.39%) Java
4 27 (43.55%) WebDriver
4 27 (43.55%) QA
5 24 (38.71%) JIRA
6 22 (35.48%) Cucumber
7 19 (30.65%) .NET
8 15 (24.19%) SQL
9 14 (22.58%) BDD
9 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
9 14 (22.58%) QA Automation
10 13 (20.97%) XML
11 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 12 (19.35%) C#
11 12 (19.35%) Scrum
11 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
11 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
11 12 (19.35%) GitHub
12 11 (17.74%) TDD
13 9 (14.52%) Python
13 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Scenario Testing
14 8 (12.90%) jQuery
14 8 (12.90%) CSS
14 8 (12.90%) Finance
15 7 (11.29%) Web Services
15 7 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (11.29%) Gherkin

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) nginx
4 1 (1.61%) SAS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) GitHub
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.61%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) WebDriver
2 24 (38.71%) JIRA
3 22 (35.48%) Cucumber
4 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
5 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
7 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.45%) Appium
8 4 (6.45%) Mocha
8 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.84%) Bugzilla
9 3 (4.84%) JMeter
9 3 (4.84%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.23%) TestRail
10 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Tester
2 19 (30.65%) Automation Tester
3 15 (24.19%) Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) QA Automation Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) QA Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 9 (14.52%) Selenium Tester
4 9 (14.52%) Test Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (4.84%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Sitecore Developer
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) XML
3 8 (12.90%) CSS
3 8 (12.90%) jQuery
4 7 (11.29%) Gherkin
4 7 (11.29%) Web Services
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.45%) REST
6 4 (6.45%) RESTful
6 4 (6.45%) SOAP
7 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (4.84%) JSON
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (3.23%) HTML
8 2 (3.23%) Node.js
9 1 (1.61%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
3 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
1 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) Test Automation
2 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) BDD
3 14 (22.58%) QA Automation
4 12 (19.35%) Scrum
4 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
5 11 (17.74%) TDD
6 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.68%) MVC
9 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
9 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Web Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.45%) High Availability
10 4 (6.45%) Test Management
11 3 (4.84%) Functional Testing
11 3 (4.84%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 15 (24.19%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) C#
3 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (43.55%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Ansible
1 2 (3.23%) Kibana
1 2 (3.23%) logstash
1 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.84%) Siebel
3 2 (3.23%) Google
3 2 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
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