Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 32 116
Rank change year-on-year -41 +84 -55
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.40% 6.09% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.28% 32.94% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 32
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £429 £370 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.88% +21.31% -31.46%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £492 £456
North East median daily rate £406 £373 £305
% change year-on-year +9.06% +22.13% -31.84%
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 214 170 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.31% 18.50% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 117 316
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.31% -13.96%
10th Percentile £295 £266 £243
90th Percentile £564 £560 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.50 £45.83 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.54% +63.68% +60.00%
10th Percentile £28.20 £39.75 £26.95
90th Percentile £42.40 £49.00 £32.44
North East median hourly rate £35.50 £45.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year -22.54% +63.68% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -35 20 £429 +15.88% 7
South Tyneside - 1 £375 -
Gateshead - 1 £550 -
Selenium
North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
4 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
5 11 (50.00%) DevOps
6 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (40.91%) TDD
7 8 (36.36%) JIRA
8 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
8 7 (31.82%) BDD
8 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 7 (31.82%) JMeter
9 6 (27.27%) REST
10 5 (22.73%) JSON
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) JUnit
11 4 (18.18%) Web Services
11 4 (18.18%) OWASP
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
11 4 (18.18%) Microservices
11 4 (18.18%) Docker
11 4 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (13.64%) BrowserStack
12 3 (13.64%) hapi
12 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Web Operations
12 3 (13.64%) SonarQube

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 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) BrowserStack
3 2 (9.09%) GitHub
4 1 (4.55%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
2 8 (36.36%) JIRA
3 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 7 (31.82%) JMeter
4 5 (22.73%) JUnit
5 4 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 3 (13.64%) FindBugs
6 3 (13.64%) GitLab
6 3 (13.64%) SonarQube
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (9.09%) Burp Suite
8 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
8 1 (4.55%) Gradle
8 1 (4.55%) Hamcrest
8 1 (4.55%) Protractor
8 1 (4.55%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Automation Tester
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer in Test
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Test Project Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) JSON
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) hapi
4 3 (13.64%) Node.js
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Java EE
6 1 (4.55%) JAXB
6 1 (4.55%) Kafka
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) Swagger
6 1 (4.55%) Taurus
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) Test Automation
2 14 (63.64%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) DevOps
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (18.18%) Microservices
6 4 (18.18%) OWASP
7 3 (13.64%) DSDM
7 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 3 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Web Operations
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java 8
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) Capita
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) VMware