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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 55 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 31 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.92% 3.05% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.58% 19.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.76% -
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 - £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +129.03%
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
199 91 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.77% 15.40% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 59 14
Average daily rate £395 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 -9 27 £448 +32.59% 6
Durham -10 2 £225 -10.00%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (90.20%) Java
3 38 (74.51%) Ruby
3 38 (74.51%) Jenkins
4 37 (72.55%) Scala
4 37 (72.55%) Python
5 32 (62.75%) MongoDB
6 31 (60.78%) Open Source
6 31 (60.78%) JIRA
7 30 (58.82%) RESTful
7 30 (58.82%) NoSQL
8 29 (56.86%) TDD
9 28 (54.90%) JSON
10 27 (52.94%) Linux
10 27 (52.94%) Puppet
10 27 (52.94%) Confluence
11 26 (50.98%) HTML5
11 26 (50.98%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (50.98%) HTML
11 26 (50.98%) Django
11 26 (50.98%) Spring
12 25 (49.02%) Cucumber
13 18 (35.29%) Scrum
14 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
15 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
16 14 (27.45%) QA
16 14 (27.45%) Play Framework
16 14 (27.45%) WebDriver
17 13 (25.49%) Automated Testing
18 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (52.94%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (62.75%) MongoDB
2 30 (58.82%) NoSQL
3 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.84%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (74.51%) Jenkins
2 31 (60.78%) JIRA
3 25 (49.02%) Cucumber
4 14 (27.45%) WebDriver
5 10 (19.61%) RSpec
5 10 (19.61%) JUnit
6 3 (5.88%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.92%) WATIR
7 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.92%) Sahi
8 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.96%) FishEye
8 1 (1.96%) JBehave
8 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.96%) JMeter
8 1 (1.96%) Subversion
8 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Architect
2 16 (31.37%) Technical Architect
2 16 (31.37%) Digital Architect
3 12 (23.53%) Senior Architect
4 11 (21.57%) Senior Technical Architect
5 10 (19.61%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (19.61%) Digital Technical Architect
6 8 (15.69%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Test Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Digital Architect
8 6 (11.76%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (11.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 6 (11.76%) Lead Architect
9 5 (9.80%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 5 (9.80%) Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) RESTful
2 28 (54.90%) JSON
3 26 (50.98%) Spring
3 26 (50.98%) Django
3 26 (50.98%) HTML
3 26 (50.98%) HTML5
4 14 (27.45%) Play Framework
5 6 (11.76%) XML
6 5 (9.80%) Web Services
7 3 (5.88%) SOAP
7 3 (5.88%) .NET
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.92%) REST
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.96%) Symfony
9 1 (1.96%) jQuery
9 1 (1.96%) MooTools
9 1 (1.96%) YAML
9 1 (1.96%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) User Experience
2 10 (19.61%) Social Media
3 4 (7.84%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Fedora
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.96%) CentOS
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) Open Source
3 29 (56.86%) TDD
4 18 (35.29%) Scrum
5 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
6 13 (25.49%) Automated Testing
7 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 12 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 11 (21.57%) Kanban
8 11 (21.57%) Automation Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Microservices
9 10 (19.61%) Web Testing
10 7 (13.73%) BDD
11 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (11.76%) Web Development
12 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
12 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) Java
2 38 (74.51%) Ruby
3 37 (72.55%) Scala
3 37 (72.55%) Python
4 12 (23.53%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) Puppet
2 26 (50.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) logstash
3 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
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