Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 54 55
Rank change year-on-year +39 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 35 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.87% 0.86% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.46% 5.56% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 3
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.22% +2.40% -37.50%
10th Percentile £350 £314 £134
90th Percentile £575 £334 £340
North West median daily rate £374 £395 £330
% change year-on-year -5.38% +19.61% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 91 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.45% 15.49% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 60 34
Merseyside median daily rate £395 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +21.15% -1.52%
10th Percentile £253 £291 £182
90th Percentile £488 £600 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Merseyside median hourly rate - £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.75% +33.33%
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +8.57%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Merseyside

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Merseyside

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Merseyside

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 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
Liverpool +24 26 £398 +24.22% 6
Southport - 3 £363 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 28 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
3 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
4 17 (48.57%) Node.js
4 17 (48.57%) Redis
4 17 (48.57%) Nunjucks
5 16 (45.71%) Ansible
5 16 (45.71%) Mocha
5 16 (45.71%) Express
5 16 (45.71%) JMeter
6 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
8 12 (34.29%) Scrum
8 12 (34.29%) BDD
9 11 (31.43%) SAML
10 10 (28.57%) TDD
10 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (25.71%) DevOps
12 7 (20.00%) JSON
12 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (17.14%) HTML
13 6 (17.14%) CSS
13 6 (17.14%) Web Services
13 6 (17.14%) Kanban
13 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.14%) JIRA
13 6 (17.14%) Elasticsearch

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.43%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (17.14%) Serverless
3 4 (11.43%) Datadog
3 4 (11.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) PuTTY
1 3 (8.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) Redis
2 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
2 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
3 16 (45.71%) JMeter
3 16 (45.71%) Mocha
4 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 5 (14.29%) Grunt
5 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 4 (11.43%) Artifactory
6 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
6 4 (11.43%) Gradle
6 4 (11.43%) Maven
6 4 (11.43%) SonarQube
6 4 (11.43%) Spock
7 3 (8.57%) Ant
7 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.57%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (8.57%) WATIR
8 1 (2.86%) Hudson
8 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) Node.js
1 17 (48.57%) Nunjucks
2 16 (45.71%) Express
3 11 (31.43%) SAML
4 7 (20.00%) JSON
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
5 6 (17.14%) Dropwizard
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) Regular Expression
5 6 (17.14%) REST
5 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
5 6 (17.14%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) bluebird
6 5 (14.29%) Chai
6 5 (14.29%) JSON Schema
6 5 (14.29%) lodash
6 5 (14.29%) Nightwatchjs
7 2 (5.71%) RESTful
8 1 (2.86%) Java EE
8 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) BDD
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
5 9 (25.71%) DevOps
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
7 6 (17.14%) Kanban
8 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.57%) Validation
10 2 (5.71%) Contingency Planning
10 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) ES6
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) F#
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Ansible
2 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) HP
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore