The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 74 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 1.30% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.94% 9.15% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 1
Average daily rate £369 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
Selenium
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
189 142 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.10% 14.21% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 99 35
Average daily rate £406 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Cheshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Cheshire region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +1 8 £400 +10.34%
Knutsford - 3 £340 -
Warrington - 3 £350 - 1
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Cucumber
2 17 (65.38%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) JIRA
5 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 10 (38.46%) Spring
6 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
8 8 (30.77%) JDBC
8 8 (30.77%) XML
8 8 (30.77%) XSLT
8 8 (30.77%) IBM
9 7 (26.92%) MVC
9 7 (26.92%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
9 7 (26.92%) CSS
9 7 (26.92%) Spring MVC
9 7 (26.92%) jQuery
9 7 (26.92%) Banking
9 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Kanban
9 7 (26.92%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (23.08%) BDD

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Redis
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Cucumber
2 12 (46.15%) JIRA
3 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) JUnit
5 5 (19.23%) Checkstyle
5 5 (19.23%) FindBugs
5 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
5 5 (19.23%) Maven
5 5 (19.23%) Mockito
5 5 (19.23%) SonarQube
6 4 (15.38%) eggPlant
6 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
7 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
7 3 (11.54%) Subversion
8 2 (7.69%) Hudson
8 2 (7.69%) TestNG
9 1 (3.85%) Gatling
9 1 (3.85%) JBehave
9 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Spring
2 8 (30.77%) JDBC
2 8 (30.77%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) XSLT
3 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) Spring MVC
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) Java EE
4 5 (19.23%) JSP
4 5 (19.23%) Servlets
4 5 (19.23%) Spring Security
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) Middleware
5 4 (15.38%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
6 3 (11.54%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
2 4 (15.38%) Online Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
5 7 (26.92%) Extreme Programming
5 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Kanban
5 7 (26.92%) MVC
5 7 (26.92%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
7 5 (19.23%) OOP
7 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
8 4 (15.38%) DSDM
8 4 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (15.38%) Unified Process
8 4 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Perforce
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.69%) WSO2
5 1 (3.85%) ATG
5 1 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) Rally
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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