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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 32 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.87% - 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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
64 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.50% 8.41% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 13
Average daily rate £400 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £239 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £348 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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 11 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 24 (88.89%) Web Services
2 18 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 17 (62.96%) BDD
3 17 (62.96%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) Maven
4 15 (55.56%) Ant
4 15 (55.56%) SOAP
4 15 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 14 (51.85%) Mobile App
5 14 (51.85%) Scrum
5 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) SoapUI
7 12 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
7 12 (44.44%) JIRA
8 11 (40.74%) SOA
8 11 (40.74%) JBehave
8 11 (40.74%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (37.04%) RESTful
9 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
9 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
9 10 (37.04%) HP
9 10 (37.04%) Oracle
10 9 (33.33%) QA
10 9 (33.33%) Banking
10 9 (33.33%) eggPlant
11 8 (29.63%) REST
11 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (29.63%) TDD
11 8 (29.63%) Groovy

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (25.93%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) FileNet
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) 3G
1 7 (25.93%) 2G
1 7 (25.93%) 4G
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Maven
2 15 (55.56%) Ant
2 15 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 13 (48.15%) SoapUI
4 12 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
4 12 (44.44%) JIRA
5 11 (40.74%) JBehave
6 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
6 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
7 9 (33.33%) eggPlant
8 7 (25.93%) Toad
8 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
9 6 (22.22%) JUnit
9 6 (22.22%) Subversion
10 5 (18.52%) CruiseControl
10 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
11 3 (11.11%) Hudson
12 2 (7.41%) Calabash
General
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) QA Leader
3 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) Web Services
2 15 (55.56%) SOAP
3 10 (37.04%) RESTful
4 8 (29.63%) REST
5 7 (25.93%) J2ME
5 7 (25.93%) WAP
6 6 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 3 (11.11%) J2EE
8 3 (11.11%) JSON
9 1 (3.70%) XSLT
9 1 (3.70%) MyBatis
9 1 (3.70%) Struts
9 1 (3.70%) Spring
9 1 (3.70%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Mobile App
2 7 (25.93%) Handset
2 7 (25.93%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 17 (62.96%) BDD
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) SOA
5 8 (29.63%) TDD
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (11.11%) Test Management
9 2 (7.41%) Code Coverage
10 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.70%) Migration
10 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Groovy
4 3 (11.11%) XQuery
4 3 (11.11%) XPath
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
1 10 (37.04%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) Apple
2 7 (25.93%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) IBM