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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 62 57
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 52 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.18% 1.15% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.67% 7.52% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 2
Median daily rate £320 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.98% -  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 195 133 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 26.93% 15.23% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 87 64
Median daily rate £385 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% +0.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +29 50 £320 -20.98% 8
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 82 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (77.88%) Test Automation
3 73 (70.19%) Scala
4 71 (68.27%) Java
4 71 (68.27%) Jenkins
5 67 (64.42%) QA
6 60 (57.69%) TDD
7 54 (51.92%) Automated Testing
8 52 (50.00%) Automation Testing
9 51 (49.04%) Cucumber
10 48 (46.15%) WebDriver
11 45 (43.27%) Ruby
11 45 (43.27%) User Stories
12 41 (39.42%) Gherkin
13 40 (38.46%) Web Services
13 40 (38.46%) BDD
14 39 (37.50%) Test Scripting
15 38 (36.54%) JUnit
16 35 (33.65%) Scrum
16 35 (33.65%) RSpec
17 33 (31.73%) Kanban
17 33 (31.73%) Web Testing
17 33 (31.73%) Defect Tracking
18 31 (29.81%) JSON
18 31 (29.81%) RESTful
19 29 (27.88%) Python
19 29 (27.88%) Continuous Improvement
20 27 (25.96%) Open Source
20 27 (25.96%) Confluence
20 27 (25.96%) JIRA

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 27 (25.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) JBoss
2 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (8.65%) MySQL
2 9 (8.65%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (68.27%) Jenkins
2 51 (49.04%) Cucumber
3 48 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 38 (36.54%) JUnit
5 35 (33.65%) RSpec
6 27 (25.96%) JIRA
7 20 (19.23%) HP UFT
8 18 (17.31%) SoapUI
9 13 (12.50%) Sahi
9 13 (12.50%) WATIR
10 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
11 7 (6.73%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.88%) Subversion
13 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.92%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.96%) Hudson
14 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.96%) Mocha
14 1 (0.96%) Sinon.JS
14 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (18.27%) Games
2 2 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (43.27%) Tester
2 39 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 24 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 23 (22.12%) Test Engineer
5 22 (21.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 22 (21.15%) Selenium Tester
6 17 (16.35%) QA Test Engineer
7 16 (15.38%) Quality Engineer
8 13 (12.50%) Agile Tester
8 13 (12.50%) QA Tester
9 11 (10.58%) Java Automation Tester
10 10 (9.62%) Developer
11 9 (8.65%) Architect
11 9 (8.65%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (6.73%) QA Automation Tester
14 5 (4.81%) Analyst
14 5 (4.81%) QA Automation Engineer
14 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
15 4 (3.85%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.42%) Gherkin
2 40 (38.46%) Web Services
3 31 (29.81%) JSON
3 31 (29.81%) RESTful
4 16 (15.38%) XML
5 15 (14.42%) .NET
5 15 (14.42%) CSS
5 15 (14.42%) HTML
5 15 (14.42%) HTML5
6 14 (13.46%) REST
6 14 (13.46%) Spring
7 12 (11.54%) Ajax
7 12 (11.54%) CSS3
7 12 (11.54%) Django
8 11 (10.58%) SOAP
9 7 (6.73%) Play Framework
10 3 (2.88%) Guice
10 3 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.92%) EJB
11 2 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.81%) User Experience
3 3 (2.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Linux
2 2 (1.92%) Unix
2 2 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (77.88%) Test Automation
3 60 (57.69%) TDD
4 54 (51.92%) Automated Testing
5 52 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 45 (43.27%) User Stories
7 40 (38.46%) BDD
8 39 (37.50%) Test Scripting
9 35 (33.65%) Scrum
10 33 (31.73%) Defect Tracking
10 33 (31.73%) Kanban
10 33 (31.73%) Web Testing
11 29 (27.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (25.96%) Open Source
12 27 (25.96%) Software Engineering
13 26 (25.00%) API Testing
14 20 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (19.23%) Performance Testing
15 19 (18.27%) Test Strategy
16 18 (17.31%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (70.19%) Scala
2 71 (68.27%) Java
3 45 (43.27%) Ruby
4 29 (27.88%) Python
5 26 (25.00%) Groovy
6 18 (17.31%) C#
7 15 (14.42%) SQL
8 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (4.81%) ISEB
3 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (64.42%) QA
2 19 (18.27%) WCAG
3 6 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.96%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Docker
2 9 (8.65%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) Puppet
2 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Atlassian
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) Google
4 2 (1.92%) webMethods
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) SOASTA, Inc
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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