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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 106 43
Rank change year-on-year +87 -63  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 39 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.81% 1.19% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 43.33% 9.09% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 20
Median daily rate £370 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £442 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 90 209 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 15.71% 13.07% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 137 80
Median daily rate £370 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +98 37 £370 +5.71% 8
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 78 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 74 (81.32%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (80.22%) Scala
4 65 (71.43%) Jenkins
5 64 (70.33%) Java
6 48 (52.75%) WebDriver
7 46 (50.55%) QA
8 44 (48.35%) Ruby
9 41 (45.05%) Cucumber
10 40 (43.96%) Gherkin
11 39 (42.86%) User Stories
11 39 (42.86%) TDD
12 36 (39.56%) Test Scripting
12 36 (39.56%) JUnit
13 35 (38.46%) RSpec
14 33 (36.26%) Scrum
15 32 (35.16%) Kanban
16 30 (32.97%) Web Testing
16 30 (32.97%) RESTful
16 30 (32.97%) Web Services
16 30 (32.97%) Python
17 29 (31.87%) JIRA
17 29 (31.87%) BDD
17 29 (31.87%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (30.77%) API Testing
19 27 (29.67%) Defect Tracking
19 27 (29.67%) Confluence
20 26 (28.57%) Groovy
20 26 (28.57%) Software Engineering
21 25 (27.47%) Performance Testing

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 (29.67%) Confluence
2 3 (3.30%) Apache
2 3 (3.30%) JBoss
2 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Sauce Labs
2 5 (5.49%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.99%) MySQL
3 9 (9.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 48 (52.75%) WebDriver
3 41 (45.05%) Cucumber
4 36 (39.56%) JUnit
5 35 (38.46%) RSpec
6 29 (31.87%) JIRA
7 20 (21.98%) SoapUI
8 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.30%) Subversion
10 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.10%) Gatling
11 1 (1.10%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.10%) Mocha
11 1 (1.10%) Sinon.JS
General
1 18 (19.78%) Games
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (52.75%) Tester
2 44 (48.35%) Automation Tester
3 25 (27.47%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 25 (27.47%) Selenium Tester
4 20 (21.98%) Test Engineer
5 15 (16.48%) Agile Tester
5 15 (16.48%) QA Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) Java Automation Tester
7 11 (12.09%) QA Test Engineer
7 11 (12.09%) QA Tester
8 10 (10.99%) Quality Engineer
8 10 (10.99%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) Architect
9 9 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (8.79%) Developer
11 7 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
12 5 (5.49%) Ruby Engineer
13 4 (4.40%) Analyst
13 4 (4.40%) HTML CSS Developer
13 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) Gherkin
2 30 (32.97%) RESTful
2 30 (32.97%) Web Services
3 22 (24.18%) JSON
4 16 (17.58%) CSS
4 16 (17.58%) HTML
4 16 (17.58%) HTML5
4 16 (17.58%) REST
5 15 (16.48%) Spring
6 13 (14.29%) SOAP
7 12 (13.19%) Ajax
7 12 (13.19%) CSS3
7 12 (13.19%) Django
8 8 (8.79%) Play Framework
9 5 (5.49%) XML
10 4 (4.40%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.30%) .NET
11 3 (3.30%) Guice
11 3 (3.30%) J2EE
11 3 (3.30%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Smartphone
2 5 (5.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Unix
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 74 (81.32%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.86%) TDD
3 39 (42.86%) User Stories
4 36 (39.56%) Test Scripting
5 33 (36.26%) Scrum
6 32 (35.16%) Kanban
7 30 (32.97%) Web Testing
8 29 (31.87%) BDD
8 29 (31.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (30.77%) API Testing
10 27 (29.67%) Defect Tracking
11 26 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 25 (27.47%) Exploratory Testing
12 25 (27.47%) Performance Testing
13 22 (24.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
15 20 (21.98%) Defect Management
15 20 (21.98%) Security Testing
15 20 (21.98%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (80.22%) Scala
2 64 (70.33%) Java
3 44 (48.35%) Ruby
4 30 (32.97%) Python
5 26 (28.57%) Groovy
6 22 (24.18%) C#
7 4 (4.40%) SQL
8 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.20%) ISEB
2 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (50.55%) QA
2 18 (19.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Docker
2 9 (9.89%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) Puppet
2 9 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Atlassian
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Google
3 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.30%) webMethods
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
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