Period
to 24 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 6 months to 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Selenium
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 22 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 +49 -35
Contract jobs citing Selenium 18 46 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.33% 7.20% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.00% 29.49% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 14
Median daily rate £500 £348 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.88% -18.95% +15.88%
10th Percentile £394 £300 £365
90th Percentile £623 £494 £600
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £349 £429
% change year-on-year +43.37% -18.66% +15.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £52.00 -

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 60 156 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.78% 24.41% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 101 156
Median daily rate £500 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.11% +9.54%
10th Percentile £394 £300 £298
90th Percentile £586 £508 £563
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +46.48% -22.54%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) JUnit
4 8 (44.44%) Gherkin
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) Public Sector
6 6 (33.33%) Microservices
6 6 (33.33%) GitHub
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) QA
7 5 (27.78%) Spring
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) SonarQube
7 5 (27.78%) Docker
7 5 (27.78%) Gatling
8 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 4 (22.22%) Terraform
8 4 (22.22%) Grafana
8 4 (22.22%) Ansible
8 4 (22.22%) Kibana
8 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) AWS

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) GitHub
2 4 (22.22%) AWS
3 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.56%) Azure
5 1 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
2 8 (44.44%) JUnit
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (27.78%) Gatling
4 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 5 (27.78%) SonarQube
5 4 (22.22%) JMeter
6 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
6 3 (16.67%) GitLab
6 3 (16.67%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) REST Assured
6 3 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
7 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
7 2 (11.11%) Postman
7 2 (11.11%) Subversion
7 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (5.56%) TestRail
General
1 7 (38.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 5 (27.78%) Spring
3 4 (22.22%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js
4 3 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Sass
4 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) YAML
5 2 (11.11%) Jest
5 2 (11.11%) WebdriverIO
5 2 (11.11%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Microservices
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) API Testing
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (16.67%) Lean Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) Scala
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Grafana
1 4 (22.22%) Kibana
1 4 (22.22%) Terraform
2 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (16.67%) Nagios
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (11.11%) HP ALM
4 1 (5.56%) HP Fortify
4 1 (5.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Guidewire
3 1 (5.56%) Micro Focus
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft