Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 33 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.92% 2.34% 3.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.46% 14.29% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Chester median daily rate £325 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -29.03% +13.55%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £263
90th Percentile £346 £418 £425
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £310 £388
% change year-on-year +29.03% -20.00% +10.71%
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 52 42 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 21.67% 16.41% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 63
Chester median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +6.45%
10th Percentile £295 £256 £289
90th Percentile £469 £513 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £409 £410 £413
% change year-on-year -0.30% -0.61% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £20.78
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.89
% change year-on-year +9.38% +7.06% -20.29%

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

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Chester over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) webpack
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) React Native
4 1 (14.29%) Babel
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Redux
4 1 (14.29%) Jest
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working

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 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Babel
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Mocha
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) React Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Jest
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) React Native
2 1 (14.29%) Redux
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter