The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 36 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.71% - 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.83% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
48 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.01% 10.00% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 7
Average daily rate £400 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
South Wales

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 30 July 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 20 (83.33%) Web Services
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 15 (62.50%) SOAP
3 15 (62.50%) Maven
4 14 (58.33%) Java
5 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 13 (54.17%) Ant
5 13 (54.17%) Scrum
5 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (54.17%) BDD
6 12 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 12 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 12 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
6 12 (50.00%) JIRA
7 11 (45.83%) Oracle
7 11 (45.83%) SoapUI
8 10 (41.67%) HP
9 9 (37.50%) QA
9 9 (37.50%) Banking
9 9 (37.50%) JBehave
9 9 (37.50%) eggPlant
10 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 8 (33.33%) REST
10 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 8 (33.33%) RESTful
11 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
11 7 (29.17%) 4G
11 7 (29.17%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) FileNet
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) 4G
1 7 (29.17%) 2G
1 7 (29.17%) 3G
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Maven
2 13 (54.17%) Ant
3 12 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 12 (50.00%) JIRA
4 11 (45.83%) SoapUI
5 9 (37.50%) JBehave
5 9 (37.50%) eggPlant
6 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
7 7 (29.17%) Toad
8 6 (25.00%) JUnit
8 6 (25.00%) Subversion
9 5 (20.83%) Mercurial
9 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 3 (12.50%) CruiseControl
10 3 (12.50%) Hudson
11 2 (8.33%) Calabash
12 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) QA Leader
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) Web Services
2 15 (62.50%) SOAP
3 8 (33.33%) REST
3 8 (33.33%) RESTful
4 7 (29.17%) J2ME
4 7 (29.17%) WAP
5 6 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) J2EE
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) .NET
8 1 (4.17%) Struts
8 1 (4.17%) XSLT
8 1 (4.17%) Spring
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Java SE
8 1 (4.17%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (29.17%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) BDD
3 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
3 7 (29.17%) SOA
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (12.50%) XQuery
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) XPath
5 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) HP
3 7 (29.17%) Apple
3 7 (29.17%) Sun
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica