The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.09% 1.90% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 15.38% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £380 £344 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% -8.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

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
13 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.40% 12.38% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 7
Median daily rate £380 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £283 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £418 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Dropwizard
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Akka
4 1 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Protractor
4 1 (14.29%) Case Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) OSGi
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Protractor
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Dropwizard
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Akka
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) OSGi
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik