Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 75 80
Rank change year-on-year -39 +5 +21
Contract jobs citing Selenium 32 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 2.44% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.37% 15.03% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 44
Manchester median daily rate £370 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +11.86% +11.75%
10th Percentile £275 £220 £225
90th Percentile £438 £446 £488
North West median daily rate £374 £380 £328
% change year-on-year -1.64% +16.03% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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 502 519 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.90% 16.24% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 357 362
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £265
90th Percentile £563 £500 £493
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £36.25 £30.55 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £40.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.42% +10.00% +7.14%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Cheadle -2 1 £375 -11.76%
Bolton - 1 £240 - 1
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 30 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) Web Services
4 11 (34.38%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) JMeter
5 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (28.13%) QA
6 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Kanban
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
6 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 8 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 8 (25.00%) RESTful
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.88%) GitHub
8 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (21.88%) React
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (18.75%) SignalR
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) JIRA

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 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Beehive
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.63%) WildFly
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
3 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) GitHub
3 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) CouchDB
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JMeter
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (18.75%) JIRA
4 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.38%) Gatling
6 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 2 (6.25%) Liquibase
7 2 (6.25%) NUnit
8 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
8 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.13%) FogBugz
8 1 (3.13%) Gradle
8 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.13%) JUnit
8 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Tester
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Tester
5 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Developer in Test
6 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
1 12 (37.50%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) RESTful
4 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (21.88%) React
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (18.75%) SignalR
6 5 (15.63%) J2EE
7 4 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (9.38%) Spring
9 2 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
10 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.13%) Node.js
10 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Fintech
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) Kanban
4 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 8 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) BDD
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
10 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.38%) Validation
10 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Kibana
2 2 (6.25%) logstash
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) HP