Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.09% 3.51% 3.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.47% 26.67% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Chester median daily rate £310 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% -21.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £289 £250 £263
90th Percentile £480 £416 £419
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £314 £388
% change year-on-year +23.51% -19.03% +4.03%
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 59 30 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.69% 13.16% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 46
Chester median daily rate £375 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -14.38% +6.52%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £268
90th Percentile £453 £438 £434
Cheshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +171.89% -36.59%
10th Percentile £31.25 £50.00 £15.58
90th Percentile £33.75 £50.00 £20.40
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.56% +74.01% -55.42%

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) SDET

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 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter