Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.47% 3.01% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 13.24% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Chester median daily rate - £381 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.00% -
Cheshire median daily rate £361 £393 £313
% change year-on-year -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 29 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.55% 22.74% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 61 27
Chester median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £313 £266
90th Percentile £484 £488 £494
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £26.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) API 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA