The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 12 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 24 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.52% 4.97% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 58.54% 32.35% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 3
Median daily rate £370 £381 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +21.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £329 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%
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
41 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.27% 15.35% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 31
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 46 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Finance
3 24 (48.00%) TDD
3 24 (48.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
5 18 (36.00%) ISEB
5 18 (36.00%) Java
6 16 (32.00%) Software Testing
6 16 (32.00%) Web Development
7 15 (30.00%) jQuery
7 15 (30.00%) Gherkin
7 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (28.00%) BDD
9 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
9 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 13 (26.00%) CSS
10 12 (24.00%) C#
10 12 (24.00%) OO
10 12 (24.00%) QA
11 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
11 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
12 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
12 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 10 (20.00%) SDLC
13 9 (18.00%) SpecFlow
13 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (4.00%) CMS
1 2 (4.00%) Confluence
1 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Couchbase
2 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (18.00%) JMeter
3 9 (18.00%) SpecFlow
3 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (14.00%) HP UFT
5 7 (14.00%) MbUnit
5 7 (14.00%) Mercurial
5 7 (14.00%) MSTest
5 7 (14.00%) NUnit
5 7 (14.00%) WinRunner
6 5 (10.00%) JUnit
6 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.00%) JIRA
8 2 (4.00%) JBehave
8 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
1 22 (44.00%) Test Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Perl Developer
6 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Test Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Gherkin
1 15 (30.00%) jQuery
2 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 9 (18.00%) .NET
4 8 (16.00%) HTML
5 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (14.00%) CSS3
5 7 (14.00%) HTML5
5 7 (14.00%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (14.00%) WCF
6 2 (4.00%) JSON
6 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) Ajax
7 1 (2.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.00%) XHTML
7 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) AS400
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Unix
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) TDD
3 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (32.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (32.00%) Web Development
5 14 (28.00%) BDD
6 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (24.00%) OO
8 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.00%) SDLC
9 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (16.00%) DevOps
11 8 (16.00%) Scrum
12 7 (14.00%) MVC
12 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Project Management
12 7 (14.00%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) C#
5 8 (16.00%) Perl
6 7 (14.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) ISEB
2 15 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) HP
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Alterian
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore