Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 November 2017 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 102 71
Rank change year-on-year +44 -31 -8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 42 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.43% 2.40% 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.79% 14.47% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 37
North East median daily rate £425 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.42% +26.67%
10th Percentile £263 £294 £290
90th Percentile £550 £446 £535
England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -44.44%

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 202 456 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.48% 16.59% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 312 233
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £296 £250 £275
90th Percentile £615 £500 £537
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 3
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +107.41% -55.00%
10th Percentile £40.30 £26.33 £7.95
90th Percentile £48.66 £29.26 £17.95
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the North East

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in the North East

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +43 41 £425 +25.00%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 33 (78.57%) Java
4 30 (71.43%) Jenkins
5 28 (66.67%) Scala
5 28 (66.67%) WebDriver
6 25 (59.52%) Scrum
7 24 (57.14%) Cucumber
8 22 (52.38%) TDD
9 20 (47.62%) Open Source
10 17 (40.48%) Ruby
11 16 (38.10%) Web Services
11 16 (38.10%) Test Scripting
11 16 (38.10%) Kanban
12 14 (33.33%) RESTful
12 14 (33.33%) BDD
12 14 (33.33%) SOAP
12 14 (33.33%) Python
13 13 (30.95%) Games
13 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (30.95%) WCAG
13 13 (30.95%) QA
14 12 (28.57%) Groovy
15 11 (26.19%) JSON
15 11 (26.19%) Web Testing
15 11 (26.19%) RSpec
15 11 (26.19%) JUnit
16 10 (23.81%) User Stories
16 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
16 10 (23.81%) Docker

Selenium
Co-occurring 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 9 (21.43%) Confluence
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
1 3 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 28 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 24 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 11 (26.19%) JUnit
4 11 (26.19%) RSpec
5 9 (21.43%) JIRA
6 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
7 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (14.29%) Subversion
8 3 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.76%) Hudson
9 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
9 2 (4.76%) Maven
9 2 (4.76%) Protractor
9 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (2.38%) gulp
10 1 (2.38%) JBehave
10 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.95%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Tester
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Automation Test Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Automation Tester
2 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Digital Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) QA Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 14 (33.33%) RESTful
2 14 (33.33%) SOAP
3 11 (26.19%) JSON
4 9 (21.43%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) HTML
5 6 (14.29%) Ajax
5 6 (14.29%) CSS3
5 6 (14.29%) Django
5 6 (14.29%) HTML5
5 6 (14.29%) REST
5 6 (14.29%) Spring
6 5 (11.90%) XML
7 4 (9.52%) Gherkin
8 3 (7.14%) jQuery
8 3 (7.14%) XSD
8 3 (7.14%) XSLT
9 1 (2.38%) .NET
9 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 6 (14.29%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 25 (59.52%) Scrum
4 22 (52.38%) TDD
5 20 (47.62%) Open Source
6 16 (38.10%) Kanban
6 16 (38.10%) Test Scripting
7 14 (33.33%) BDD
8 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (26.19%) Web Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
10 10 (23.81%) User Stories
11 9 (21.43%) API Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
13 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
14 6 (14.29%) Coaching
14 6 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) Java
2 28 (66.67%) Scala
3 17 (40.48%) Ruby
4 14 (33.33%) Python
5 12 (28.57%) Groovy
6 5 (11.90%) C#
7 4 (9.52%) SQL
8 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.76%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
1 13 (30.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Docker
2 6 (14.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 3 (7.14%) OpenText
2 3 (7.14%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft