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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 54 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.70% 2.00% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 13.98% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£325 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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
120 93 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.76% 14.33% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 51 7
Average daily rate £325 £274 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.72% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £186 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 -2 5 £325 -7.14% 4
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (40.00%) Marketing
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) Electronics
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (40.00%) SAP
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (40.00%) DTV
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) WATIR
6 3 (30.00%) Sahi

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (30.00%) WATIR
2 3 (30.00%) Sahi
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Django
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Mustache
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) HP