The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 66 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.41% 1.30% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £313 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
88 77 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.56% 9.99% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 38
Average daily rate £388 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £186 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.57 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Selenium
North West

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
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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -16 2 £313 +4.16%
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) PhantomJS
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Web Tester
2 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Vertica
2 1 (11.11%) ATG
2 1 (11.11%) hybris