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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 24 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.90% 6.67% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.30% 25.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 1
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

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
57 104 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.21% 26.67% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 88 47
Median daily rate £388 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) SoapUI
6 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 9 (37.50%) QA
6 9 (37.50%) SQL
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) ISEB
6 9 (37.50%) JMeter
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 8 (33.33%) HP
8 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) RAD
8 6 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
8 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (25.00%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
9 5 (20.83%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) SOAP
9 5 (20.83%) WinRunner
9 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
9 5 (20.83%) JUnit
10 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Software 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 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 9 (37.50%) JMeter
4 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 6 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
6 5 (20.83%) JUnit
6 5 (20.83%) WinRunner
7 4 (16.67%) JIRA
7 4 (16.67%) The Grinder
8 3 (12.50%) JBehave
8 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
8 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
9 2 (8.33%) MbUnit
9 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
9 2 (8.33%) MSTest
9 2 (8.33%) NUnit
9 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Performance Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) JSON
1 5 (20.83%) SOAP
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.33%) CSS3
3 2 (8.33%) Dropwizard
3 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) RAD
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Groovy
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Siebel