The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 88 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.71% 2.90% 2.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.95% 15.79% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 8
Median daily rate £300 £448 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.96% +55.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £301 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £71.00
Selenium
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
221 190 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.15% 18.34% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 129 60
Median daily rate £330 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the North East region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -39 16 £300 -32.58% 5
Durham +7 1 £255 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Cucumber
3 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 21 (60.00%) Scrum
4 20 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 19 (54.29%) TDD
5 19 (54.29%) Java
6 16 (45.71%) BDD
7 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
8 14 (40.00%) QA
9 11 (31.43%) Web Services
9 11 (31.43%) Automation Testing
10 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
11 9 (25.71%) Ruby
11 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
12 8 (22.86%) XML
12 8 (22.86%) Open Source
13 7 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (20.00%) SQL
13 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
14 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
14 6 (17.14%) Subversion
14 6 (17.14%) .NET
14 6 (17.14%) Gherkin
14 6 (17.14%) Scala
14 6 (17.14%) Sahi
14 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
14 6 (17.14%) WATIR
14 6 (17.14%) JSON

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (5.71%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Cucumber
2 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
5 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
5 6 (17.14%) Protractor
5 6 (17.14%) Sahi
5 6 (17.14%) Subversion
5 6 (17.14%) WATIR
6 4 (11.43%) Grunt
6 4 (11.43%) JUnit
7 3 (8.57%) Maven
7 3 (8.57%) RSpec
8 2 (5.71%) Ant
8 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.71%) Gradle
8 2 (5.71%) Hudson
8 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
8 2 (5.71%) JIRA
8 2 (5.71%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Tester
2 11 (31.43%) Automation Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) QA Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 8 (22.86%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 6 (17.14%) Gherkin
3 6 (17.14%) JSON
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) EJS
6 2 (5.71%) Express
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) LESS
6 2 (5.71%) Node.js
6 2 (5.71%) Sass
7 1 (2.86%) Ajax
7 1 (2.86%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) JNDI
7 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
1 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Scrum
3 19 (54.29%) TDD
4 16 (45.71%) BDD
5 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 11 (31.43%) Automation Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
9 8 (22.86%) Open Source
10 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
12 5 (14.29%) Kanban
13 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
13 4 (11.43%) User Stories
14 3 (8.57%) OWASP
14 3 (8.57%) Web Testing
15 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
15 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
15 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) Ruby
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Scala
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) MCAD
3 1 (2.86%) MCSD
3 1 (2.86%) MCTS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) WCAG
3 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.86%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.86%) Siebel