Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 34 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 35 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.87% 6.56% 4.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.15% 22.93% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 26
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £405 £413 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +1.23% +16.43%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £269
90th Percentile £645 £500 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £403 £413 £408
% change year-on-year -2.42% +1.23% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne 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 158 266 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.01% 28.60% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 199 136
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £430 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £625 £556 £662
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +48.57% - -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 33 (94.29%) Test Automation
2 28 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 25 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (65.71%) Jenkins
6 19 (54.29%) Gatling
7 17 (48.57%) REST
8 16 (45.71%) Microservices
8 16 (45.71%) Scala
8 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
9 15 (42.86%) GitHub
9 15 (42.86%) XML
10 14 (40.00%) Open Source
11 13 (37.14%) Node.js
11 13 (37.14%) Play Framework
11 13 (37.14%) WCAG
12 12 (34.29%) Java
13 11 (31.43%) HTML
13 11 (31.43%) JUnit
13 11 (31.43%) CSS
13 11 (31.43%) JSON
13 11 (31.43%) JIRA
13 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
13 11 (31.43%) CSS3
13 11 (31.43%) Sass
13 11 (31.43%) HTML5
13 11 (31.43%) QA
13 11 (31.43%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 11 (31.43%) Front End Development

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 9 (25.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) GitHub
2 10 (28.57%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.71%) BrowserStack
3 2 (5.71%) Slack
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
1 10 (28.57%) SSL
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 28 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 23 (65.71%) Jenkins
3 19 (54.29%) Gatling
4 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (31.43%) JIRA
5 11 (31.43%) JUnit
6 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
7 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
8 4 (11.43%) Hudson
9 3 (8.57%) JMeter
10 2 (5.71%) Burp Suite
10 2 (5.71%) GitLab
10 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
10 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
10 2 (5.71%) Postman
10 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
11 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
11 1 (2.86%) REST Assured
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (25.71%) Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Automation Tester
6 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) QA Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Scala Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Performance Tester
9 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) REST
2 15 (42.86%) XML
3 13 (37.14%) Node.js
3 13 (37.14%) Play Framework
4 11 (31.43%) CSS
4 11 (31.43%) CSS3
4 11 (31.43%) HTML
4 11 (31.43%) HTML5
4 11 (31.43%) JSON
4 11 (31.43%) Sass
5 10 (28.57%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.71%) .NET
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
7 1 (2.86%) Express
7 1 (2.86%) Web Services
7 1 (2.86%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Test Automation
2 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (45.71%) Microservices
4 14 (40.00%) Open Source
5 11 (31.43%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 11 (31.43%) Front End Development
5 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
6 10 (28.57%) Analytics
6 10 (28.57%) Lean Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (25.71%) Line Management
7 9 (25.71%) Web Development
8 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (17.14%) API Testing
9 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
10 5 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 16 (45.71%) Scala
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) WCAG
2 11 (31.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Grafana
1 10 (28.57%) Kibana
2 2 (5.71%) Nessus
3 1 (2.86%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Google
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM