Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 2018 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 78 73
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +39
Contract jobs citing Selenium 78 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.43% 2.16% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.05% 12.76% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 49
Manchester median daily rate £411 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.85% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £322 £238 £250
90th Percentile £475 £425 £504
North West median daily rate £413 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +17.86% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £36.00
North West median hourly rate - - £36.00

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 706 478 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.98% 16.95% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 323 306
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £273
90th Percentile £575 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 3
Manchester median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27.50 £30.45 £28.60
90th Percentile £50.88 £45.00 £45.20
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -9.64% - +3.75%

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +5 5 £425 +13.33%
Stockport +4 4 £373 +10.37% 2
Wigan - 2 £375 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 63 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (44.87%) Java
4 33 (42.31%) Jenkins
5 27 (34.62%) TDD
6 25 (32.05%) BDD
7 24 (30.77%) Scrum
7 24 (30.77%) JIRA
7 24 (30.77%) QA
8 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
9 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (21.79%) JMeter
11 16 (20.51%) Oracle
11 16 (20.51%) Web Services
11 16 (20.51%) Cucumber
12 15 (19.23%) Performance Testing
13 14 (17.95%) C#
13 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
14 13 (16.67%) .NET
14 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.38%) JUnit
15 12 (15.38%) SQL
15 12 (15.38%) Confluence
16 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (14.10%) GitHub
17 10 (12.82%) Finance
17 10 (12.82%) Spring
17 10 (12.82%) HTML
17 10 (12.82%) CSS
17 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce

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 12 (15.38%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.85%) WildFly
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Beehive
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Drupal
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) Liferay
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
1 1 (1.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (14.10%) GitHub
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.69%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) SMS
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 24 (30.77%) JIRA
3 17 (21.79%) JMeter
4 16 (20.51%) Cucumber
5 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
6 12 (15.38%) JUnit
7 8 (10.26%) Gatling
7 8 (10.26%) WebDriver
8 7 (8.97%) SoapUI
8 7 (8.97%) SpecFlow
9 6 (7.69%) Mockito
10 5 (6.41%) TestNG
11 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
11 3 (3.85%) gulp
11 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.85%) PyUnit
11 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.56%) Robot Framework
12 2 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Automotive
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Tester
3 14 (17.95%) Automation Tester
4 11 (14.10%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) QA Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (3.85%) Developer in Test
9 3 (3.85%) Functional Tester
9 3 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) Web Services
2 13 (16.67%) .NET
3 10 (12.82%) CSS
3 10 (12.82%) HTML
3 10 (12.82%) Spring
4 9 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 8 (10.26%) RESTful
6 7 (8.97%) J2EE
6 7 (8.97%) jQuery
6 7 (8.97%) SOAP
7 5 (6.41%) JSON
7 5 (6.41%) LDAP
7 5 (6.41%) REST
7 5 (6.41%) XML
8 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.13%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.13%) Spring Boot
9 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.85%) Kafka
9 3 (3.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Unix
3 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.62%) TDD
4 25 (32.05%) BDD
5 24 (30.77%) Scrum
6 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 9 (11.54%) DevOps
10 9 (11.54%) Pair Programming
11 8 (10.26%) Kanban
11 8 (10.26%) Manual Testing
11 8 (10.26%) Refactoring
12 7 (8.97%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Usability Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) Java
2 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.95%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 5 (6.41%) Java 8
7 2 (2.56%) C++
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.56%) VBScript
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) Java 9
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) Prolog
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) ISEB
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Puppet
1 5 (6.41%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.56%) Terraform
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Kibana
3 1 (1.28%) logstash
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.13%) hybris
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) Capita
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) Splunk
6 1 (1.28%) WorldPay