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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 27 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.21% 3.64% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.05% 18.00% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Average daily rate £400 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
Selenium
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
42 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.11% 20.24% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 12
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (58.33%) JIRA
4 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) XML
4 7 (58.33%) XSLT
4 7 (58.33%) IBM
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) JDBC
4 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (58.33%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 5 (41.67%) J2EE
6 5 (41.67%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) Perforce
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) Checkstyle
3 4 (33.33%) FindBugs
3 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (33.33%) Mockito
3 4 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 3 (25.00%) JUnit
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Hudson
6 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) JDBC
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) XSLT
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Java EE
5 4 (33.33%) JSP
5 4 (33.33%) Servlets
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Spring Security
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (25.00%) JAXB
6 3 (25.00%) POJO
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (25.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 4 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) AOP
6 3 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 1 (8.33%) API Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (8.33%) ATG
3 1 (8.33%) hybris