Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 18 November 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 30 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.06% 0.47% 2.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 3.03% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Chester median daily rate £325 - £381
10th Percentile £254 - £252
90th Percentile £347 - £466
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £361 £393
% change year-on-year +17.65% -7.96% +25.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 26 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.27% 15.49% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 44
Chester median daily rate £364 £361 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -11.08% +16.07%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £313
90th Percentile £470 £525 £484
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -1.22% +2.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +40.63% -17.95% +4.00%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Chester

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Chester

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Chester over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

Selenium
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Babel
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Mocha
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) React Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Jest
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) React Native
2 1 (16.67%) Redux
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter