The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 49 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 41 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.45% 6.83% -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.93% 42.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 0
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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%
Selenium
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 97 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.92% 16.17% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 28
Average daily rate £365 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £438 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the South Wales region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 14 £350 -12.50% 7
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 38 (92.68%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) JMeter
2 30 (73.17%) Scrum
2 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (60.98%) .NET
3 25 (60.98%) Test Scripting
4 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
5 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
5 22 (53.66%) TDD
6 19 (46.34%) BDD
7 18 (43.90%) Cucumber
8 17 (41.46%) Subversion
8 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
9 16 (39.02%) WebDriver
10 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
10 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
10 15 (36.59%) JIRA
11 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
11 12 (29.27%) Regression Testing
11 12 (29.27%) ISEB
11 12 (29.27%) C#
11 12 (29.27%) Automation Testing
11 12 (29.27%) Open Source
11 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
12 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (26.83%) Load Testing
12 11 (26.83%) Test-First Development
13 9 (21.95%) Maven
13 9 (21.95%) Client/Server
13 9 (21.95%) JBoss

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (21.95%) JBoss
2 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) Confluence
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) FileNet
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (73.17%) JMeter
2 18 (43.90%) Cucumber
3 17 (41.46%) Subversion
4 16 (39.02%) WebDriver
5 15 (36.59%) JIRA
5 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
6 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
7 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (21.95%) Maven
9 8 (19.51%) JUnit
9 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
9 8 (19.51%) TestNG
10 7 (17.07%) Bugzilla
11 5 (12.20%) Hudson
11 5 (12.20%) Spock
11 5 (12.20%) Geb
12 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
12 4 (9.76%) Gradle
12 4 (9.76%) Artifactory
13 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Tester
2 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Automated Tester
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Security Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.07%) CSS
3 7 (17.07%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) HTML
4 6 (14.63%) J2EE
4 6 (14.63%) Spring
5 5 (12.20%) JSF
5 5 (12.20%) SOAP
5 5 (12.20%) XML
5 5 (12.20%) XSLT
5 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.88%) CSS3
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.88%) jQuery
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Scrum
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Test Scripting
3 22 (53.66%) TDD
4 19 (46.34%) BDD
5 12 (29.27%) Automation Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Open Source
5 12 (29.27%) Regression Testing
6 11 (26.83%) Test-First Development
6 11 (26.83%) Load Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Test Management
8 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.20%) DevOps
9 5 (12.20%) SDLC
9 5 (12.20%) Release Management
9 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (12.20%) OO
9 5 (12.20%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) vSphere
1 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
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Posted: 4 days ago