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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 17 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 52 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.25% 0.37% 3.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 48.60% 2.17% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 1 8
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
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
107 46 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.32% 17.10% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 30 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 77 (97.47%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (87.34%) Java
3 68 (86.08%) TDD
4 67 (84.81%) jQuery
5 61 (77.22%) Cucumber
6 59 (74.68%) Unix
7 58 (73.42%) OO
8 57 (72.15%) Perl
8 57 (72.15%) Software Engineering
9 47 (59.49%) JavaScript
9 47 (59.49%) Legal
10 36 (45.57%) SQL
11 35 (44.30%) CSS
12 30 (37.97%) Web Development
12 30 (37.97%) MongoDB
13 29 (36.71%) RESTful
14 28 (35.44%) NoSQL
14 28 (35.44%) Mojolicious
15 27 (34.18%) Scala
16 26 (32.91%) Redis
16 26 (32.91%) Kafka
16 26 (32.91%) Go
17 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
18 22 (27.85%) HTML
19 20 (25.32%) XML
20 19 (24.05%) Elasticsearch
21 18 (22.78%) OAuth2
22 14 (17.72%) SOAP
23 13 (16.46%) JIRA
23 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (24.05%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (13.92%) JBoss
3 7 (8.86%) Confluence
3 7 (8.86%) FileNet
3 7 (8.86%) GeoServer
3 7 (8.86%) IIS
3 7 (8.86%) LiveCycle
3 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.33%) MQSeries
5 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Gliffy
2 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) MongoDB
2 28 (35.44%) NoSQL
3 26 (32.91%) Redis
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.86%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.53%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (77.22%) Cucumber
2 13 (16.46%) JIRA
2 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.92%) DbUnit
3 11 (13.92%) JUnit
3 11 (13.92%) Spock
4 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.13%) Subversion
6 7 (8.86%) Ant
6 7 (8.86%) Hudson
6 7 (8.86%) Maven
7 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
7 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (6.33%) JMeter
9 4 (5.06%) Burp Suite
10 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.27%) Concordion
12 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
General
1 47 (59.49%) Legal
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (84.81%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) Web Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Perl Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Website Developer
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Unix Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Agile Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Perl Web Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Test Engineer
11 1 (1.27%) HTML Developer
11 1 (1.27%) Perl Programmer
11 1 (1.27%) Test Architect
11 1 (1.27%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (84.81%) jQuery
2 35 (44.30%) CSS
3 29 (36.71%) RESTful
4 28 (35.44%) Mojolicious
5 26 (32.91%) Kafka
6 22 (27.85%) HTML
7 20 (25.32%) XML
8 18 (22.78%) OAuth2
9 14 (17.72%) SOAP
10 11 (13.92%) JSTS
11 10 (12.66%) REST
12 9 (11.39%) Hibernate
13 8 (10.13%) .NET
13 8 (10.13%) Ajax
14 7 (8.86%) Dojo
14 7 (8.86%) Java EE
14 7 (8.86%) Java SE
14 7 (8.86%) JRules
14 7 (8.86%) JSF
14 7 (8.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Replication
2 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 59 (74.68%) Unix
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (86.08%) TDD
3 58 (73.42%) OO
4 57 (72.15%) Software Engineering
5 30 (37.97%) Web Development
6 10 (12.66%) Document Management
6 10 (12.66%) Scrum
7 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.13%) Workflow
8 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.59%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.59%) V-Model
10 5 (6.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Use Case
10 5 (6.33%) Volume Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.06%) SDLC
11 4 (5.06%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (87.34%) Java
2 57 (72.15%) Perl
3 47 (59.49%) JavaScript
4 36 (45.57%) SQL
5 27 (34.18%) Scala
6 26 (32.91%) Go
7 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.80%) C
8 3 (3.80%) C#
9 1 (1.27%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.80%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) QA
2 9 (11.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.53%) SDET
4 1 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Adobe
1 7 (8.86%) ILOG
1 7 (8.86%) Kofax
1 7 (8.86%) Splunk
2 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle