The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 78 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.09% 1.41% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.47% 9.46% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 2
Median daily rate £388 £381 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £33.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -52.81%
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
170 148 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.92% 14.90% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 99 35
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £41.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.62% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +2 9 £394 +5.70% 1
Warrington - 1 £350 - 1
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
4 12 (54.55%) JIRA
4 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle
5 11 (50.00%) Spring
6 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
6 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 9 (40.91%) IBM
7 9 (40.91%) JDBC
7 9 (40.91%) XML
7 9 (40.91%) XSLT
8 8 (36.36%) Integration Testing
8 8 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
9 7 (31.82%) jQuery
9 7 (31.82%) CSS
9 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
9 7 (31.82%) JUnit
9 7 (31.82%) MVC
9 7 (31.82%) Banking
10 6 (27.27%) J2EE
10 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 6 (27.27%) BDD

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (22.73%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Redis
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
2 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (54.55%) JIRA
3 7 (31.82%) JUnit
4 5 (22.73%) Checkstyle
4 5 (22.73%) FindBugs
4 5 (22.73%) Maven
4 5 (22.73%) Mockito
4 5 (22.73%) SonarQube
5 4 (18.18%) Subversion
6 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
6 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
7 2 (9.09%) Hudson
7 2 (9.09%) TestNG
8 1 (4.55%) Gatling
8 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.55%) JBehave
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 9 (40.91%) JDBC
2 9 (40.91%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) XSLT
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
4 6 (27.27%) J2EE
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) Java EE
5 5 (22.73%) JSP
5 5 (22.73%) Servlets
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 5 (22.73%) Spring Security
6 4 (18.18%) JAXB
6 4 (18.18%) JAX-WS
6 4 (18.18%) Middleware
6 4 (18.18%) POJO
6 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (18.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 4 (18.18%) Online Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 8 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 8 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
7 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
7 5 (22.73%) OOP
8 4 (18.18%) AOP
8 4 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (18.18%) Kanban
8 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
8 4 (18.18%) Web Development
9 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.64%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) Perforce
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) MuleSoft
4 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) WSO2
5 1 (4.55%) ATG
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) hybris
5 1 (4.55%) Rally
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat