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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 38 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 41 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.47% 2.10% -
As % of the Development Applications category 26.80% 13.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 0
Average daily rate
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£445 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +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
153 83 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.68% 15.87% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 57 10
Average daily rate £373 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 39 £445 +18.66% 5
Durham -10 1 - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (93.62%) Java
3 35 (74.47%) Ruby
4 33 (70.21%) Scala
4 33 (70.21%) Jenkins
5 31 (65.96%) Open Source
5 31 (65.96%) Python
6 30 (63.83%) RESTful
6 30 (63.83%) MongoDB
6 30 (63.83%) NoSQL
7 29 (61.70%) TDD
8 26 (55.32%) JIRA
9 25 (53.19%) JSON
10 24 (51.06%) Cucumber
11 23 (48.94%) Confluence
11 23 (48.94%) HTML5
11 23 (48.94%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (48.94%) Puppet
11 23 (48.94%) Django
11 23 (48.94%) Linux
11 23 (48.94%) HTML
11 23 (48.94%) Spring
12 17 (36.17%) Scrum
12 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
13 16 (34.04%) QA
14 15 (31.91%) Relational Database
15 12 (25.53%) User Experience
15 12 (25.53%) Play Framework
15 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
15 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (48.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) MongoDB
1 30 (63.83%) NoSQL
2 15 (31.91%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (70.21%) Jenkins
2 26 (55.32%) JIRA
3 24 (51.06%) Cucumber
4 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
5 9 (19.15%) RSpec
5 9 (19.15%) JUnit
6 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
6 5 (10.64%) WATIR
6 5 (10.64%) Sahi
7 1 (2.13%) JMeter
7 1 (2.13%) JBehave
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Games
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Architect
2 16 (34.04%) Technical Architect
2 16 (34.04%) Digital Architect
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Architect
4 11 (23.40%) Senior Technical Architect
5 10 (21.28%) Digital Technical Architect
6 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (14.89%) Senior Digital Architect
7 7 (14.89%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 5 (10.64%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 5 (10.64%) Analyst
9 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
10 4 (8.51%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 4 (8.51%) Lead Architect
11 3 (6.38%) Tester
11 3 (6.38%) Developer
11 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) RESTful
2 25 (53.19%) JSON
3 23 (48.94%) Django
3 23 (48.94%) HTML5
3 23 (48.94%) HTML
3 23 (48.94%) Spring
4 12 (25.53%) Play Framework
5 7 (14.89%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) XML
6 5 (10.64%) .NET
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) XSLT
8 1 (2.13%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.13%) SOAP
8 1 (2.13%) REST
8 1 (2.13%) Mustache
8 1 (2.13%) Sass
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) User Experience
2 8 (17.02%) Social Media
3 3 (6.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (65.96%) Open Source
3 29 (61.70%) TDD
4 17 (36.17%) Scrum
4 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
6 11 (23.40%) Kanban
7 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
7 10 (21.28%) Business Analysis
7 10 (21.28%) Automation Testing
8 9 (19.15%) BDD
8 9 (19.15%) Web Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.02%) Microservices
10 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.77%) Web Development
11 4 (8.51%) Project Management
11 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) Java
2 35 (74.47%) Ruby
3 33 (70.21%) Scala
4 31 (65.96%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) C#
6 7 (14.89%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (48.94%) Puppet
1 23 (48.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore