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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 54 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.77% 1.71% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.44% 11.29% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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
90 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.34% 15.12% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 36
Average daily rate £450 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 4 £400 -
Newport - - - -
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) Scrum
3 30 (75.00%) C#
4 27 (67.50%) WebDriver
5 25 (62.50%) JIRA
6 23 (57.50%) Test Scripting
6 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
6 23 (57.50%) .NET
6 23 (57.50%) Jenkins
6 23 (57.50%) Automation Testing
7 22 (55.00%) Kanban
7 22 (55.00%) .NET Framework
8 21 (52.50%) Open Source
9 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (47.50%) Subversion
10 18 (45.00%) Load Testing
10 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
10 18 (45.00%) Java
11 17 (42.50%) ISEB
12 15 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (37.50%) BDD
12 15 (37.50%) TDD
12 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
12 15 (37.50%) ISTQB
13 14 (35.00%) Bugzilla
14 13 (32.50%) JMeter
14 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
15 12 (30.00%) Client/Server
15 12 (30.00%) TortoiseSVN
15 12 (30.00%) Test Management

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.50%) JBoss
2 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) FileNet
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) WebDriver
2 25 (62.50%) JIRA
3 23 (57.50%) Jenkins
4 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (47.50%) Subversion
5 14 (35.00%) Bugzilla
6 13 (32.50%) JMeter
7 12 (30.00%) TortoiseSVN
8 9 (22.50%) Maven
8 9 (22.50%) JUnit
9 8 (20.00%) Ant
10 7 (17.50%) TestNG
10 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
11 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
12 5 (12.50%) ReSharper
12 5 (12.50%) Gradle
12 5 (12.50%) Artifactory
13 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
14 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
1 16 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (22.50%) HTML
4 8 (20.00%) Spring
4 8 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (17.50%) Java SE
5 7 (17.50%) CSS
6 6 (15.00%) CSS3
6 6 (15.00%) RESTful
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.00%) HTML5
6 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (7.50%) REST
9 2 (5.00%) SOAP
10 1 (2.50%) JSON
10 1 (2.50%) Java EE
10 1 (2.50%) Dojo
10 1 (2.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) Open Source
2 12 (30.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) Scrum
3 23 (57.50%) Test Scripting
3 23 (57.50%) Automation Testing
4 22 (55.00%) Kanban
5 18 (45.00%) Load Testing
6 15 (37.50%) BDD
6 15 (37.50%) TDD
6 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Test Management
8 9 (22.50%) Project Management
9 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
9 7 (17.50%) MVC
9 7 (17.50%) SOA
10 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
12 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (42.50%) ISEB
4 15 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) vCloud
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Kofax
2 1 (2.50%) ILOG
2 1 (2.50%) Splunk