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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 29 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 12 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.74% 5.91% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 20.80% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 2
Median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £335 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £465 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +10.34%
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
54 125 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.82% 28.41% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 112 59
Median daily rate £400 £344 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 2 December 2016, 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 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Finance
3 19 (45.24%) ISEB
4 18 (42.86%) Java
5 17 (40.48%) Cucumber
6 15 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 14 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 14 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 14 (33.33%) JMeter
7 14 (33.33%) SQL
8 13 (30.95%) TDD
8 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
9 12 (28.57%) QA
9 12 (28.57%) HP
9 12 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (26.19%) BDD
10 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
11 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
11 10 (23.81%) Oracle
11 10 (23.81%) WinRunner
11 10 (23.81%) HP UFT
12 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
13 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
13 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
14 7 (16.67%) Project Management
14 7 (16.67%) JUnit

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 (9.52%) JBoss
2 3 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Couchbase
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Cucumber
2 14 (33.33%) JMeter
3 10 (23.81%) HP UFT
3 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
3 10 (23.81%) WinRunner
4 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
5 7 (16.67%) JUnit
5 7 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (14.29%) MbUnit
6 6 (14.29%) Mercurial
6 6 (14.29%) MSTest
6 6 (14.29%) NUnit
6 6 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 4 (9.52%) JIRA
7 4 (9.52%) The Grinder
8 3 (7.14%) JBehave
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
1 17 (40.48%) Test Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Performance Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Test Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (14.29%) CSS3
3 6 (14.29%) HTML5
3 6 (14.29%) jQuery
3 6 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (14.29%) WCF
4 5 (11.90%) SOAP
5 4 (9.52%) J2EE
5 4 (9.52%) JSON
6 2 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
7 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) AS400
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 14 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
4 13 (30.95%) TDD
5 11 (26.19%) BDD
5 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
6 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) DevOps
8 7 (16.67%) Project Management
8 7 (16.67%) SDLC
8 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (14.29%) MVC
9 6 (14.29%) RAD
9 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (14.29%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 4 (9.52%) Groovy
6 3 (7.14%) C
6 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) ISEB
2 12 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) HP
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Siebel