Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Selenium
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 63 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.19% 2.18% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.76% 12.56% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 21
Cheshire median daily rate £361 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +23.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £288 £239 £263
90th Percentile £568 £448 £700
North West median daily rate £374 £395 £330
% change year-on-year -5.38% +19.61% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £44.00 -

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 222 223 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.68% 17.35% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 174 164
Cheshire median daily rate £423 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.68% -2.81% +18.96%
10th Percentile £268 £265 £278
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +41.82% -19.12%
10th Percentile £31.25 £38.50 £18.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £39.50 £36.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +8.57%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Cheshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Cheshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 5 £488 +8.33%
Crewe - 5 £350 - 2
Macclesfield +1 1 £250 +53.85% 1
Chester -1 1 £550 +34.56% 6
Knutsford -15 1 £280 -10.40% 4
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) JMeter
4 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) GitHub
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 3 (20.00%) BrowserStack
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) TestNG
7 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) gulp

Selenium
Co-occurring 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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) BrowserStack
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (6.67%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) JMeter
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (13.33%) gulp
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (13.33%) TestNG
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) Burp Suite
5 1 (6.67%) Codeception
5 1 (6.67%) Gatling
5 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
5 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) CRM Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (13.33%) Content Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com