Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 15 November 2018 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 54 105
Rank change year-on-year +2 +51 -42
Contract jobs citing Selenium 40 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.34% 4.32% 2.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.46% 23.95% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 36
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +13.97% -27.70%
10th Percentile £314 £263 £300
90th Percentile £500 £550 £447
North East median daily rate £400 £388 £340
% change year-on-year +3.23% +13.97% -28.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 243 167 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.38% 18.05% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 117 310
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £448 £413 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +10.74% -10.24%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £250
90th Percentile £558 £615 £500
North East median daily rate £425 £413 £366
% change year-on-year +3.03% +12.63% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.75 £45.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.72% +63.68% +60.00%
10th Percentile £27.58 £39.75 £26.33
90th Percentile £34.53 £49.00 £29.26
North East median hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -29.44% +60.71% +107.41%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Tyne and Wear

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Tyne and Wear

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Tyne and Wear

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 38 £400 +3.23% 22
South Tyneside - 1 £375 -
Gateshead - 1 £550 -
Selenium
North East

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) Test Automation
3 28 (70.00%) Cucumber
4 26 (65.00%) Java
5 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (52.50%) Scrum
7 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 19 (47.50%) DevOps
9 17 (42.50%) JMeter
9 17 (42.50%) JUnit
10 16 (40.00%) JIRA
10 16 (40.00%) BDD
11 15 (37.50%) SQL
12 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (32.50%) QA
13 13 (32.50%) CSS
14 11 (27.50%) REST
15 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
15 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 10 (25.00%) XML
15 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
16 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
16 9 (22.50%) TDD
16 9 (22.50%) Maven
16 9 (22.50%) JSON
16 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
16 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (22.50%) Open Source
16 9 (22.50%) Confluence
16 9 (22.50%) Docker

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (22.50%) Confluence
1 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) nginx
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) BrowserStack
1 5 (12.50%) GitHub
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
1 3 (7.50%) SSL
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (7.50%) ZAP BI
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQLite
4 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (70.00%) Cucumber
2 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (42.50%) JMeter
3 17 (42.50%) JUnit
4 16 (40.00%) JIRA
5 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (22.50%) Maven
7 8 (20.00%) Gatling
8 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
9 5 (12.50%) GitLab
10 4 (10.00%) HP UFT
10 4 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (7.50%) Ant
11 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
11 3 (7.50%) Gradle
11 3 (7.50%) IntelliJ
11 3 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (7.50%) SonarQube
11 3 (7.50%) Subversion
11 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.50%) Electronics
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Tester
2 12 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) QA Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) QA Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Java Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) CSS
2 11 (27.50%) REST
3 10 (25.00%) XML
4 9 (22.50%) JSON
5 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 6 (15.00%) HTML
6 6 (15.00%) Node.js
6 6 (15.00%) SOAP
6 6 (15.00%) Spring
6 6 (15.00%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (10.00%) Java EE
8 4 (10.00%) RESTful
9 3 (7.50%) EJB
9 3 (7.50%) J2EE
9 3 (7.50%) J2SE
9 3 (7.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) Test Automation
3 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (52.50%) Scrum
5 19 (47.50%) DevOps
6 16 (40.00%) BDD
7 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Microservices
8 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Open Source
8 9 (22.50%) TDD
9 8 (20.00%) CRM
9 8 (20.00%) OWASP
9 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (17.50%) System Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) Groovy
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) Haskell
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) Scala
7 2 (5.00%) Java 8
8 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.50%) HDFS
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Grafana
1 3 (7.50%) Kibana
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Nessus
3 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) webMethods
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.50%) VMware