The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 50 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.99% 0.32% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.98% 7.14% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate £350 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -6.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.22% 4.52% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 7 20
Average daily rate £274 £270 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £221 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Selenium
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 12 £350 +29.62% 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 10 (71.43%) JUnit
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
3 9 (64.29%) RSpec
3 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
3 9 (64.29%) Web Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Games
7 3 (21.43%) User Stories
8 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (14.29%) Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (14.29%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (14.29%) SAP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) JUnit
1 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
1 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) RSpec
2 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Test Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Web Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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