The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 27 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.72% 0.81% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.37% 4.35% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£363 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Development Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
49 46 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.25% 18.70% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 3
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Chester region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) XSL
3 5 (45.45%) JDBC
3 5 (45.45%) Servlets
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) PowerMock
3 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) Mockito
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Online Banking
4 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (36.36%) JAX-RS
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) JUnit
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
1 4 (36.36%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
2 5 (45.45%) Mockito
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) Appium
4 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
4 2 (18.18%) Introscope
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XSL
2 5 (45.45%) JDBC
2 5 (45.45%) Servlets
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) PowerMock
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) JAX-RS
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) WSDL
3 4 (36.36%) JAX-RPC
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Online Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Perforce
2 2 (18.18%) Compuware
2 2 (18.18%) HP
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