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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.02% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 19.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£303 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
92 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.41% 5.59% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 14 22
Average daily rate £325 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £407 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 11 £338 - 4
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Java
3 22 (59.46%) JUnit
3 22 (59.46%) Automated Testing
3 22 (59.46%) Test Automation
3 22 (59.46%) WebDriver
3 22 (59.46%) Jenkins
4 21 (56.76%) Cucumber
4 21 (56.76%) Scrum
5 20 (54.05%) RSpec
5 20 (54.05%) Web Testing
5 20 (54.05%) Automation Testing
6 19 (51.35%) Ruby
6 19 (51.35%) TDD
7 13 (35.14%) C#
7 13 (35.14%) Python
8 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
8 10 (27.03%) QA
9 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
9 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL
10 8 (21.62%) C++
10 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
10 8 (21.62%) PHP
10 8 (21.62%) HTTP
10 8 (21.62%) SOAP
10 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 8 (21.62%) XML
10 8 (21.62%) UNIX
10 8 (21.62%) OOP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) JUnit
1 22 (59.46%) WebDriver
1 22 (59.46%) Jenkins
2 21 (56.76%) Cucumber
3 20 (54.05%) RSpec
4 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (21.62%) Subversion
4 8 (21.62%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Electronics
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
1 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
1 7 (18.92%) Games
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Test Consultant
3 9 (24.32%) Test Automation Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) PHP Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Test Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) SOAP
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
1 8 (21.62%) XML
1 8 (21.62%) Spring
1 8 (21.62%) JSON
1 8 (21.62%) Symfony
1 8 (21.62%) jQuery
1 8 (21.62%) MooTools
1 8 (21.62%) YAML
1 8 (21.62%) REST
2 5 (13.51%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Automated Testing
2 22 (59.46%) Test Automation
3 21 (56.76%) Scrum
4 20 (54.05%) Web Testing
4 20 (54.05%) Automation Testing
5 19 (51.35%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
7 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
8 8 (21.62%) OOP
8 8 (21.62%) OO
8 8 (21.62%) BDD
8 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (18.92%) Programme Management
9 7 (18.92%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (13.51%) User Stories
10 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.70%) Test Management
11 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) Ruby
3 13 (35.14%) Python
3 13 (35.14%) C#
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) PHP5
5 8 (21.62%) C++
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.62%) PHP
6 5 (13.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) SAP