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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 43 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 28 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.60% 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category 25.45% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+51.33% -
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
110 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.14% 5.90% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 8 17
Average daily rate £350 £325 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +29.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 - 21 £500 - 7
Durham +5 7 £250 +11.11%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (82.93%) Java
3 30 (73.17%) Ruby
4 28 (68.29%) Python
5 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
6 24 (58.54%) JSON
7 23 (56.10%) Spring
7 23 (56.10%) Scrum
8 17 (41.46%) TDD
8 17 (41.46%) Scala
9 15 (36.59%) JIRA
10 14 (34.15%) Django
10 14 (34.15%) C#
10 14 (34.15%) HTML
10 14 (34.15%) Linux
10 14 (34.15%) Confluence
10 14 (34.15%) NoSQL
10 14 (34.15%) HTML5
11 13 (31.71%) Puppet
11 13 (31.71%) MongoDB
11 13 (31.71%) Open Source
11 13 (31.71%) RESTful
11 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
12 12 (29.27%) WebDriver
12 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
12 12 (29.27%) JUnit
12 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
13 11 (26.83%) Web Testing
13 11 (26.83%) SQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (34.15%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) NoSQL
2 13 (31.71%) MongoDB
3 10 (24.39%) MySQL
3 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
2 15 (36.59%) JIRA
3 12 (29.27%) JUnit
3 12 (29.27%) WebDriver
3 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
4 11 (26.83%) RSpec
5 10 (24.39%) Subversion
5 10 (24.39%) PHPUnit
5 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.44%) JMeter
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (12.20%) Electronics
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
1 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Architect
2 12 (29.27%) Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (24.39%) Lead Architect
4 10 (24.39%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 9 (21.95%) Digital Architect
5 9 (21.95%) PHP Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Consultant
7 7 (17.07%) Test Consultant
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation Consultant
9 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
9 3 (7.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Digital Architect
10 2 (4.88%) Automation Specialist
10 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Specialist
10 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
10 2 (4.88%) Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) JSON
2 23 (56.10%) Spring
3 14 (34.15%) HTML5
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) Django
4 13 (31.71%) RESTful
5 10 (24.39%) Symfony
5 10 (24.39%) REST
5 10 (24.39%) jQuery
5 10 (24.39%) MooTools
5 10 (24.39%) YAML
5 10 (24.39%) SOAP
5 10 (24.39%) Web Services
5 10 (24.39%) XML
6 4 (9.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Open Source
2 5 (12.20%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Scrum
3 17 (41.46%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
5 11 (26.83%) Web Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Automation Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
6 10 (24.39%) Performance Testing
6 10 (24.39%) BDD
6 10 (24.39%) OOP
6 10 (24.39%) OO
7 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Web Development
8 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) Ruby
3 28 (68.29%) Python
4 17 (41.46%) Scala
5 14 (34.15%) C#
6 11 (26.83%) SQL
7 10 (24.39%) PHP5
7 10 (24.39%) C++
7 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
7 10 (24.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
1 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
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