Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 95 94
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.73% 1.23% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.09% 7.17% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 16
Cheshire median daily rate £275 £345 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.29% -4.17% +14.74%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £306
90th Percentile £406 £426 £425
North West median daily rate £350 £339 £338
% change year-on-year +3.32% +0.37% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 220 321 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.80% 17.12% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 223 189
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £296 £313 £280
90th Percentile £535 £500 £481
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £18.39 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.01% -50.96% -7.57%
10th Percentile £31.00 £15.58 £35.63
90th Percentile £44.90 £20.40 £41.88
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.37% +5.63% +6.70%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Cheshire

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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 26 July 2017. 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
Chester +12 6 £275 -29.03% 4
Knutsford +10 2 £338 -0.74%
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Gatling
5 3 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (33.33%) GitHub
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (22.22%) JDBC

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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 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Gatling
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (11.11%) MSTest
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) JAXB
3 2 (22.22%) JAX-WS
3 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) POJO
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) WSDL
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) JDOM
4 1 (11.11%) JiBX
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) AOP
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
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