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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 54 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 23 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.49% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.84% 1.43% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
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
155 70 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.81% 11.25% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 44 32
Average daily rate £405 £330 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £243 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the North East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 22 £450 +63.63% 3
Durham - 1 £275 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) Cucumber
3 27 (64.29%) Jenkins
4 26 (61.90%) JIRA
5 22 (52.38%) Java
6 21 (50.00%) Python
6 21 (50.00%) Ruby
6 21 (50.00%) Confluence
7 20 (47.62%) Test Automation
7 20 (47.62%) Linux
8 19 (45.24%) Scrum
9 17 (40.48%) HP
9 17 (40.48%) Functional Testing
10 16 (38.10%) HP UFT
11 15 (35.71%) Scala
12 13 (30.95%) TDD
12 13 (30.95%) C#
13 12 (28.57%) Windows
13 12 (28.57%) QA
14 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 11 (26.19%) PKI
14 11 (26.19%) SNMP
14 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
14 11 (26.19%) Mac OS X
14 11 (26.19%) JMeter
14 11 (26.19%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
14 11 (26.19%) Network Monitoring
14 11 (26.19%) Open Source
15 10 (23.81%) Puppet

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) SNMP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 27 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 26 (61.90%) JIRA
4 16 (38.10%) HP UFT
5 11 (26.19%) JMeter
5 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
6 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
7 6 (14.29%) JUnit
7 6 (14.29%) RSpec
8 4 (9.52%) eggPlant
9 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.76%) TestDirector
10 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.38%) FishEye
10 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.38%) Subversion
10 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
10 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Games
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
1 9 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Lead Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Digital Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Java Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Programme Test Manager
4 4 (9.52%) QA Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Test Programme Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
1 9 (21.43%) HTML5
1 9 (21.43%) Spring
2 8 (19.05%) Django
2 8 (19.05%) JSON
2 8 (19.05%) RESTful
3 7 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 5 (11.90%) .NET
4 5 (11.90%) REST
5 3 (7.14%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) Ajax
7 1 (2.38%) CSS
7 1 (2.38%) CSS3
7 1 (2.38%) jQuery
7 1 (2.38%) LAMP
7 1 (2.38%) MooTools
7 1 (2.38%) Symfony
7 1 (2.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) PKI
2 6 (14.29%) Social Media
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) CESG
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Fedora
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Test Automation
3 19 (45.24%) Scrum
4 17 (40.48%) Functional Testing
5 13 (30.95%) TDD
6 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
6 11 (26.19%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (26.19%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (26.19%) Open Source
6 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (21.43%) Defect Management
7 9 (21.43%) Kanban
7 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 9 (21.43%) User Stories
8 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) Python
2 21 (50.00%) Ruby
3 15 (35.71%) Scala
4 13 (30.95%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) C
6 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
2 5 (11.90%) WCAG
3 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.38%) GPG13
4 1 (2.38%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) LXC
1 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Puppet
2 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.38%) logstash
4 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) IBM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.38%) Rally
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Splunk
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
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