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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 39 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.81% 1.01% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.07% 7.69% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
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£333 £398 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.35% +27.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+51.33% -
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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
58 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.99% 13.09% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 18
Average daily rate £325 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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
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 21 October 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) Maven
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
5 9 (47.37%) WebDriver
5 9 (47.37%) BDD
5 9 (47.37%) Ant
5 9 (47.37%) SOAP
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (42.11%) JIRA
6 8 (42.11%) TDD
7 7 (36.84%) Subversion
7 7 (36.84%) JUnit
7 7 (36.84%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
8 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 6 (31.58%) XML
8 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) HP
9 5 (26.32%) HTML
9 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
9 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
9 5 (26.32%) REST

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) FileNet
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) LiveCycle
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) 3G
1 3 (15.79%) 2G
1 3 (15.79%) 4G
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Maven
2 9 (47.37%) Ant
2 9 (47.37%) WebDriver
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 7 (36.84%) Subversion
4 7 (36.84%) JUnit
4 7 (36.84%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
6 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 4 (21.05%) JBehave
7 4 (21.05%) eggPlant
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
8 3 (15.79%) Toad
8 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
8 3 (15.79%) Hudson
9 2 (10.53%) CruiseControl
9 2 (10.53%) TestNG
10 1 (5.26%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) J2ME
6 3 (15.79%) WAP
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) JSON
7 2 (10.53%) Spring
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Java SE
8 1 (5.26%) JSF
8 1 (5.26%) Dojo
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) MyBatis
8 1 (5.26%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Handset
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) AS400
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Validation
9 2 (10.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) Groovy
4 2 (10.53%) XQuery
4 2 (10.53%) XPath
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.26%) Kofax
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) ILOG