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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 54 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 53 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.05% 1.86% 2.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.50% 11.84% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 18
Median daily rate £350 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.57% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £475 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +35.71%
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
200 152 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.29% 15.73% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 98 69
Median daily rate £375 £448 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 £7.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.03% -75.83%
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 0 52 £350 -34.57% 5
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 59 (74.68%) QA
2 54 (68.35%) Cucumber
2 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (68.35%) TDD
3 50 (63.29%) Java
3 50 (63.29%) Test Automation
4 45 (56.96%) Jenkins
5 37 (46.84%) Web Services
6 35 (44.30%) Scala
6 35 (44.30%) BDD
7 33 (41.77%) WebDriver
7 33 (41.77%) Ruby
7 33 (41.77%) Automation Testing
8 30 (37.97%) User Stories
9 28 (35.44%) JSON
10 27 (34.18%) Open Source
11 26 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (32.91%) Scrum
12 25 (31.65%) Automated Testing
12 25 (31.65%) XML
12 25 (31.65%) Test Scripting
13 23 (29.11%) HP UFT
14 22 (27.85%) .NET
15 21 (26.58%) SQL
15 21 (26.58%) WCAG
16 20 (25.32%) WATIR
16 20 (25.32%) Web Testing
16 20 (25.32%) Sahi
16 20 (25.32%) RSpec
16 20 (25.32%) JUnit

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 16 (20.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) OpenROAD
2 1 (1.27%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
2 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (68.35%) Cucumber
2 45 (56.96%) Jenkins
3 33 (41.77%) WebDriver
4 23 (29.11%) HP UFT
5 20 (25.32%) JUnit
5 20 (25.32%) RSpec
5 20 (25.32%) Sahi
5 20 (25.32%) WATIR
6 17 (21.52%) JIRA
7 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
8 8 (10.13%) JMeter
9 7 (8.86%) SoapUI
10 6 (7.59%) Protractor
11 5 (6.33%) Hudson
11 5 (6.33%) Jasmine
11 5 (6.33%) LoadRunner
11 5 (6.33%) Subversion
12 4 (5.06%) Burp Suite
13 1 (1.27%) GitLab
13 1 (1.27%) Grunt
General
1 17 (21.52%) Games
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) QA Engineer
2 25 (31.65%) Test Engineer
3 21 (26.58%) Tester
4 20 (25.32%) QA Test Engineer
5 17 (21.52%) Quality Engineer
6 11 (13.92%) Automation Tester
7 8 (10.13%) Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) QA Tester
7 8 (10.13%) Senior QA Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Test Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Architect
8 6 (7.59%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Java Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.84%) Web Services
2 28 (35.44%) JSON
3 25 (31.65%) XML
4 22 (27.85%) .NET
5 16 (20.25%) RESTful
6 13 (16.46%) Gherkin
7 10 (12.66%) Spring
8 7 (8.86%) CSS
8 7 (8.86%) HTML
9 6 (7.59%) Ajax
9 6 (7.59%) CSS3
9 6 (7.59%) Django
9 6 (7.59%) HTML5
9 6 (7.59%) REST
9 6 (7.59%) SOAP
10 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.27%) Express
10 1 (1.27%) LESS
10 1 (1.27%) Node.js
10 1 (1.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) NHS
1 3 (3.80%) PKI
2 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.53%) Replication
2 2 (2.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (68.35%) TDD
2 50 (63.29%) Test Automation
3 35 (44.30%) BDD
4 33 (41.77%) Automation Testing
5 30 (37.97%) User Stories
6 27 (34.18%) Open Source
7 26 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (32.91%) Scrum
8 25 (31.65%) Automated Testing
8 25 (31.65%) Test Scripting
9 20 (25.32%) Web Testing
10 17 (21.52%) Defect Tracking
10 17 (21.52%) Kanban
11 13 (16.46%) Performance Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
13 9 (11.39%) API Testing
13 9 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (10.13%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) Java
2 35 (44.30%) Scala
3 33 (41.77%) Ruby
4 21 (26.58%) SQL
5 11 (13.92%) Python
6 9 (11.39%) Groovy
7 5 (6.33%) C#
8 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (74.68%) QA
2 21 (26.58%) WCAG
3 7 (8.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (5.06%) WAI
5 1 (1.27%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Docker
1 6 (7.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.86%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Atlassian
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) HP
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft