Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 54 62
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 46 35 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.63% 3.77% 4.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.29% 20.00% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 61
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +16.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £314 £264 £300
90th Percentile £504 £550 £476
North East median daily rate £390 £408 £350
% change year-on-year -4.42% +16.43% -26.32%
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 266 175 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.76% 18.86% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 137 282
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.62% -12.94%
10th Percentile £317 £313 £275
90th Percentile £563 £647 £499
North East median daily rate £450 £425 £370
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.75 £45.83 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.72% +81.50% +44.29%
10th Percentile £27.58 £39.75 £24.23
90th Percentile £34.53 £49.00 £26.48
North East median hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year -29.44% +78.22% +87.04%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +5 40 £413 +1.23% 16
Gateshead - 5 - -
Selenium
North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (82.61%) Cucumber
3 37 (80.43%) Test Automation
4 25 (54.35%) Java
5 22 (47.83%) SQL
5 22 (47.83%) BDD
6 21 (45.65%) DevOps
6 21 (45.65%) Scrum
7 20 (43.48%) JIRA
7 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (43.48%) Jenkins
8 19 (41.30%) JMeter
9 17 (36.96%) JUnit
10 16 (34.78%) QA
11 13 (28.26%) Regression Testing
11 13 (28.26%) CSS
11 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
11 13 (28.26%) Confluence
11 13 (28.26%) Test Strategy
12 12 (26.09%) REST
12 12 (26.09%) Integration Testing
12 12 (26.09%) TDD
13 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
13 11 (23.91%) SOAP
13 11 (23.91%) Ruby
13 11 (23.91%) WebDriver
13 11 (23.91%) Open Source
13 11 (23.91%) Microservices
14 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
14 10 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing

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 13 (28.26%) Confluence
2 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.70%) Apache
4 4 (8.70%) JBoss
4 4 (8.70%) nginx
4 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.35%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) GitHub
2 4 (8.70%) Google Analytics
3 3 (6.52%) BrowserStack
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) SSL
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (6.52%) Big Data
3 3 (6.52%) Sqoop
3 3 (6.52%) ZAP BI
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 20 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 20 (43.48%) JIRA
3 19 (41.30%) JMeter
4 17 (36.96%) JUnit
5 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
6 11 (23.91%) WebDriver
7 10 (21.74%) Maven
7 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
8 9 (19.57%) Gatling
9 6 (13.04%) GitLab
10 5 (10.87%) HP UFT
10 5 (10.87%) LoadRunner
10 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (8.70%) Ant
11 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
11 4 (8.70%) Grunt
11 4 (8.70%) gulp
11 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
11 4 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (6.52%) Electronics
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
1 14 (30.43%) Test Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Tester
3 9 (19.57%) Automation Tester
4 6 (13.04%) Developer
4 6 (13.04%) QA Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) CSS
2 12 (26.09%) REST
3 11 (23.91%) SOAP
4 10 (21.74%) XML
5 8 (17.39%) Gherkin
6 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
6 7 (15.22%) HTML
6 7 (15.22%) HTML5
6 7 (15.22%) JSON
6 7 (15.22%) Node.js
7 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.04%) jQuery
7 6 (13.04%) Spring
7 6 (13.04%) Web Services
8 4 (8.70%) EJB
8 4 (8.70%) J2EE
8 4 (8.70%) J2SE
8 4 (8.70%) Play Framework
8 4 (8.70%) Servlets
9 3 (6.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Unix
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (80.43%) Test Automation
3 22 (47.83%) BDD
4 21 (45.65%) DevOps
4 21 (45.65%) Scrum
5 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.26%) Regression Testing
6 13 (28.26%) Test Strategy
7 12 (26.09%) Integration Testing
7 12 (26.09%) TDD
8 11 (23.91%) Microservices
8 11 (23.91%) Open Source
9 10 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Test Management
10 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
10 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
11 8 (17.39%) CRM
11 8 (17.39%) OWASP
11 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.91%) Ruby
4 5 (10.87%) Groovy
5 4 (8.70%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) Haskell
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) ISEB
1 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Flume
2 3 (6.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Grafana
1 4 (8.70%) Kibana
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Nessus
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Adobe
2 4 (8.70%) Google
2 4 (8.70%) webMethods
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.35%) Pega
5 1 (2.17%) Guidewire