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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 67 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 38 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.80% 2.61% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.50% 14.29% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 10
Median daily rate £300 £475 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +75.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £500 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%
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
262 203 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.29% 18.29% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 140 72
Median daily rate £420 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -18 36 £300 -36.84% 7
Durham +6 1 £255 +13.33%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 47 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (78.95%) Cucumber
3 37 (64.91%) Jenkins
4 35 (61.40%) QA
5 32 (56.14%) TDD
6 29 (50.88%) Java
7 28 (49.12%) Scrum
7 28 (49.12%) WebDriver
8 25 (43.86%) Test Automation
9 23 (40.35%) BDD
10 21 (36.84%) Automation Testing
11 16 (28.07%) Web Services
11 16 (28.07%) Scala
12 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
12 15 (26.32%) JSON
12 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (26.32%) User Stories
13 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
14 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
14 13 (22.81%) Ruby
15 11 (19.30%) Front End Development
15 11 (19.30%) Performance Testing
15 11 (19.30%) WCAG
15 11 (19.30%) XML
16 10 (17.54%) JUnit
16 10 (17.54%) HP UFT
16 10 (17.54%) Web Testing
16 10 (17.54%) RSpec
17 9 (15.79%) Open Source
17 9 (15.79%) Kanban

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 7 (12.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) OpenROAD
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SNMP
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (78.95%) Cucumber
2 37 (64.91%) Jenkins
3 28 (49.12%) WebDriver
4 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
5 10 (17.54%) HP UFT
5 10 (17.54%) JUnit
5 10 (17.54%) RSpec
6 9 (15.79%) JIRA
6 9 (15.79%) JMeter
7 8 (14.04%) Protractor
7 8 (14.04%) Subversion
8 7 (12.28%) Sahi
8 7 (12.28%) WATIR
9 5 (8.77%) Burp Suite
9 5 (8.77%) LoadRunner
10 4 (7.02%) Grunt
10 4 (7.02%) Hudson
10 4 (7.02%) Jasmine
11 3 (5.26%) Maven
11 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (12.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Tester
2 16 (28.07%) QA Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) Test Engineer
4 12 (21.05%) Automation Tester
4 12 (21.05%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Quality Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) Analyst
6 8 (14.04%) Test Analyst
7 7 (12.28%) QA Tester
8 6 (10.53%) Senior QA Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (7.02%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (7.02%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (7.02%) Senior Quality Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) Performance Tester
11 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
11 3 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Web Services
2 15 (26.32%) JSON
3 11 (19.30%) XML
4 9 (15.79%) .NET
4 9 (15.79%) Gherkin
5 8 (14.04%) RESTful
6 6 (10.53%) Spring
7 4 (7.02%) HTML
8 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.26%) CSS
9 2 (3.51%) EJS
9 2 (3.51%) Express
9 2 (3.51%) HTML5
9 2 (3.51%) LESS
9 2 (3.51%) Node.js
9 2 (3.51%) Sass
10 1 (1.75%) CSS3
10 1 (1.75%) JDBC
10 1 (1.75%) JSP
10 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) TDD
3 28 (49.12%) Scrum
4 25 (43.86%) Test Automation
5 23 (40.35%) BDD
6 21 (36.84%) Automation Testing
7 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (26.32%) User Stories
8 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
9 11 (19.30%) Front End Development
9 11 (19.30%) Performance Testing
10 10 (17.54%) Web Testing
11 9 (15.79%) Kanban
11 9 (15.79%) Open Source
12 7 (12.28%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (12.28%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (10.53%) Manual Testing
13 6 (10.53%) OWASP
14 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 16 (28.07%) Scala
3 13 (22.81%) Ruby
4 9 (15.79%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) Groovy
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) MCAD
4 1 (1.75%) MCSD
4 1 (1.75%) MCTS
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (61.40%) QA
2 11 (19.30%) WCAG
3 4 (7.02%) WAI
4 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.26%) HP
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Siebel
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