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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 101 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.94% 2.82% 3.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 20.56% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 6
Median daily rate £350 £445 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +28.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £373 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £490 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.15 £33.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+16.85% -52.81%
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
182 107 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.17% 13.70% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 78 55
Median daily rate £330 £373 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% +12.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.25 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -59 11 £350 -21.34%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) Cucumber
3 20 (62.50%) Java
4 19 (59.38%) Scrum
4 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
5 14 (43.75%) WebDriver
5 14 (43.75%) Ruby
6 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
6 11 (34.38%) Python
7 10 (31.25%) TDD
7 10 (31.25%) Scala
7 10 (31.25%) QA
8 9 (28.13%) JIRA
9 8 (25.00%) Confluence
9 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 8 (25.00%) C#
10 7 (21.88%) JUnit
10 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
11 6 (18.75%) User Stories
11 6 (18.75%) Spring
11 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
11 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
11 6 (18.75%) BDD
11 6 (18.75%) WCAG
12 5 (15.63%) Kanban
12 5 (15.63%) HTML
12 5 (15.63%) JavaScript

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 8 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SNMP
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Cucumber
2 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
3 14 (43.75%) WebDriver
4 9 (28.13%) JIRA
5 7 (21.88%) JUnit
6 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 4 (12.50%) JMeter
6 4 (12.50%) RSpec
7 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
7 3 (9.38%) Mockito
8 2 (6.25%) Grunt
8 2 (6.25%) Protractor
8 2 (6.25%) Subversion
9 1 (3.13%) eggPlant
9 1 (3.13%) GitLab
9 1 (3.13%) Gradle
9 1 (3.13%) gulp
9 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Tester
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Automation Tester
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
5 3 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Functional Tester
6 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Spring
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) Django
3 4 (12.50%) HTML5
3 4 (12.50%) JSON
3 4 (12.50%) RESTful
4 3 (9.38%) Play Framework
4 3 (9.38%) REST
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) CSS3
6 1 (3.13%) EJS
6 1 (3.13%) Express
6 1 (3.13%) LESS
6 1 (3.13%) Sass
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) PKI
1 3 (9.38%) Social Media
2 2 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
7 6 (18.75%) BDD
7 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) User Stories
8 5 (15.63%) Kanban
9 4 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.50%) Open Source
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Web Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) Ruby
3 11 (34.38%) Python
4 10 (31.25%) Scala
5 8 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.38%) C
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 6 (18.75%) WCAG
3 2 (6.25%) WAI
4 1 (3.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Rally