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 3 months to 25 April 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.51% 0.66% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.81% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £403 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.80% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +53.42% +18.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 54 26 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 16.93% 8.58% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 14
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Merseyside

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Merseyside

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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 3 months to 25 April 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
Liverpool - 8 £403 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 11 (78.57%) JMeter
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Spock
4 6 (42.86%) Datadog
4 6 (42.86%) SonarQube
4 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (42.86%) GitHub
4 6 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 6 (42.86%) Gradle
4 6 (42.86%) Artifactory
4 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 6 (42.86%) Puppet
4 6 (42.86%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) SAML
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Express
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js
7 3 (21.43%) Redis
7 3 (21.43%) Mocha
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring

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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 4 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Datadog
1 6 (42.86%) GitHub
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
1 11 (78.57%) JMeter
2 6 (42.86%) Artifactory
2 6 (42.86%) Bitbucket
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) Gradle
2 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) SonarQube
2 6 (42.86%) Spock
3 3 (21.43%) Mocha
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Express
1 3 (21.43%) Node.js
1 3 (21.43%) SAML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Behat
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) API Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Ansible
2 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center