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 1 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 59 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.43% 0.50% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.57% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £269 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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
123 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.53% 11.17% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 35 25
Average daily rate £363 £381 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £48.75 £40.57 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% +54.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £34.72 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £48.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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
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 1 April 2015. 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
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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 +16 9 £363 +16.00% 6
Crewe - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 4
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) Java
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (55.00%) J2EE
5 11 (55.00%) CSS
6 10 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) TDD
6 10 (50.00%) XML
7 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 9 (45.00%) Spring
8 8 (40.00%) Internet
8 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
8 8 (40.00%) XSL
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle
8 8 (40.00%) JUnit
8 8 (40.00%) JDBC
8 8 (40.00%) Servlets
8 8 (40.00%) SOAP
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
8 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
8 8 (40.00%) PowerMock
8 8 (40.00%) Mockito
8 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (35.00%) JAX-RS
9 7 (35.00%) RESTful
9 7 (35.00%) JSON
9 7 (35.00%) IBM
9 7 (35.00%) HTTP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (35.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 7 (35.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (35.00%) Informix
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (40.00%) JUnit
2 8 (40.00%) Mockito
3 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.00%) Appium
4 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) JBehave
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.00%) Introscope
5 1 (5.00%) TestNG
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) J2EE
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) XSL
5 8 (40.00%) JDBC
5 8 (40.00%) Servlets
5 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 8 (40.00%) PowerMock
6 7 (35.00%) JAX-RS
6 7 (35.00%) RESTful
6 7 (35.00%) JSON
6 7 (35.00%) WSDL
6 7 (35.00%) JAX-RPC
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) Struts2
8 2 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Android Development
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Compuware
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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