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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 62 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 0.78% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.39% 5.45% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Average daily rate £415 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.80% -8.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
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
155 110 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.42% 14.27% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 64 30
Average daily rate £405 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £41.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -30.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Warrington -5 5 £650 - 3
Chester +2 4 £405 +11.64% 8
Knutsford - 2 £383 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (28.00%) Kanban
6 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) JIRA
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) HP UFT
8 5 (20.00%) HP
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) QA
8 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum-ban
9 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (16.00%) eggPlant
9 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (16.00%) System Testing
9 4 (16.00%) BDD
9 4 (16.00%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (16.00%) DSDM
9 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Redis
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (28.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (16.00%) eggPlant
5 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (12.00%) WATIR
7 2 (8.00%) Hudson
8 1 (4.00%) Checkstyle
8 1 (4.00%) FindBugs
8 1 (4.00%) JUnit
8 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (4.00%) Maven
8 1 (4.00%) Mockito
8 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Automated Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) RequireJS
3 3 (12.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) RESTful
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Kanban
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) DSDM
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (16.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum-ban
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) ATG
3 1 (4.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Rally
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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