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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.30% 3.20% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.57% 22.22% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £326 £405 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £307 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £405 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

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
14 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.05% 14.40% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Median daily rate £344 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £283 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 24 February 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) GitHub
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Telerik
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Gatling
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Protractor
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik