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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 66 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 2.99% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 67 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.74% 8.60% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 55
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.56 £40.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -21.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.56 £41.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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 1 August 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
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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 £315 - 2
Crewe - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Northwich - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Vertica
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Vertica