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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / North East
Rank 44 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 50 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.24% 2.56% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.89% 16.79% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 5
Median daily rate £350 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £405 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

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
152 137 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.92% 15.27% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 40
Median daily rate £345 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £325 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +5 49 £350 -22.22% 9
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 75 (75.76%) QA
2 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (68.69%) TDD
4 66 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 64 (64.65%) Jenkins
6 63 (63.64%) Cucumber
7 58 (58.59%) Java
8 49 (49.49%) Scala
9 45 (45.45%) BDD
10 44 (44.44%) WebDriver
11 42 (42.42%) Automation Testing
12 41 (41.41%) Ruby
13 40 (40.40%) Web Services
14 37 (37.37%) User Stories
15 35 (35.35%) Test Scripting
16 34 (34.34%) Automated Testing
17 33 (33.33%) JSON
18 30 (30.30%) HP UFT
19 29 (29.29%) JUnit
19 29 (29.29%) Scrum
19 29 (29.29%) Web Testing
19 29 (29.29%) RSpec
19 29 (29.29%) Open Source
20 26 (26.26%) Defect Tracking
21 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (25.25%) WCAG
21 25 (25.25%) XML
22 24 (24.24%) .NET
23 21 (21.21%) SQL
23 21 (21.21%) Games

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 20 (20.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) OpenROAD
2 1 (1.01%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (8.08%) MySQL
2 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (64.65%) Jenkins
2 63 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 44 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 30 (30.30%) HP UFT
5 29 (29.29%) JUnit
5 29 (29.29%) RSpec
6 21 (21.21%) JIRA
7 20 (20.20%) Sahi
7 20 (20.20%) WATIR
8 12 (12.12%) LoadRunner
9 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
9 8 (8.08%) JMeter
9 8 (8.08%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.05%) Hudson
10 5 (5.05%) Jasmine
10 5 (5.05%) Protractor
11 4 (4.04%) Burp Suite
11 4 (4.04%) Subversion
12 1 (1.01%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.01%) JBehave
General
1 21 (21.21%) Games
2 2 (2.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) QA Engineer
2 30 (30.30%) Test Engineer
3 29 (29.29%) Tester
4 24 (24.24%) QA Test Engineer
5 20 (20.20%) Quality Engineer
6 17 (17.17%) Automation Tester
7 11 (11.11%) QA Tester
8 9 (9.09%) Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) Test Analyst
9 8 (8.08%) Architect
9 8 (8.08%) Senior QA Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (7.07%) QA Automation Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 7 (7.07%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (7.07%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Senior Quality Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (5.05%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.40%) Web Services
2 33 (33.33%) JSON
3 25 (25.25%) XML
4 24 (24.24%) .NET
5 20 (20.20%) RESTful
6 18 (18.18%) Gherkin
7 12 (12.12%) Spring
8 8 (8.08%) Ajax
8 8 (8.08%) CSS
8 8 (8.08%) CSS3
8 8 (8.08%) Django
8 8 (8.08%) HTML
8 8 (8.08%) HTML5
8 8 (8.08%) REST
8 8 (8.08%) SOAP
9 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.01%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.03%) NHS
2 3 (3.03%) PKI
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.02%) Replication
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (68.69%) TDD
3 66 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 45 (45.45%) BDD
5 42 (42.42%) Automation Testing
6 37 (37.37%) User Stories
7 35 (35.35%) Test Scripting
8 34 (34.34%) Automated Testing
9 29 (29.29%) Open Source
9 29 (29.29%) Scrum
9 29 (29.29%) Web Testing
10 26 (26.26%) Defect Tracking
11 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (21.21%) Kanban
13 15 (15.15%) Performance Testing
14 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
15 12 (12.12%) API Testing
15 12 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (9.09%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (58.59%) Java
2 49 (49.49%) Scala
3 41 (41.41%) Ruby
4 21 (21.21%) SQL
5 19 (19.19%) Python
6 12 (12.12%) C#
6 12 (12.12%) Groovy
7 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.02%) C
8 2 (2.02%) Perl
8 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.05%) ISEB
2 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (75.76%) QA
2 25 (25.25%) WCAG
3 8 (8.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (4.04%) WAI
5 1 (1.01%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Docker
1 8 (8.08%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Atlassian
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (3.03%) HP
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.01%) SOASTA, Inc
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