The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 41 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£308 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Selenium
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.05% 10.55% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 7
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Cardiff region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 14 (70.00%) Web Services
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Maven
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
4 11 (55.00%) BDD
5 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (50.00%) Ant
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (45.00%) JIRA
7 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (40.00%) Scrum
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
8 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (30.00%) eggPlant
9 6 (30.00%) QA
9 6 (30.00%) JBehave
9 6 (30.00%) XML
9 6 (30.00%) JUnit
9 6 (30.00%) HP
9 6 (30.00%) Banking
9 6 (30.00%) Subversion

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) FileNet
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) 3G
1 4 (20.00%) 2G
1 4 (20.00%) 4G
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Maven
2 10 (50.00%) Ant
2 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (45.00%) JIRA
4 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (30.00%) JBehave
6 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (30.00%) Subversion
6 6 (30.00%) JUnit
6 6 (30.00%) eggPlant
7 4 (20.00%) Toad
7 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
8 3 (15.00%) CruiseControl
9 2 (10.00%) TestNG
9 2 (10.00%) Hudson
9 2 (10.00%) Calabash
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (20.00%) QA Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) SOAP
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) RESTful
4 5 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) J2ME
5 4 (20.00%) WAP
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) XSLT
7 1 (5.00%) Struts
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) Java SE
7 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Handset
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) iSeries
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) BDD
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (15.00%) Test Management
9 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) XQuery
5 2 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Sun
3 4 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica