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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 35 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.01% 3.79% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.46% 24.24% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 2
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£338 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £304 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
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
158 99 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.44% 15.62% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 66 25
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Newport +6 24 £338 - 2
Cardiff 0 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) Scrum
2 25 (83.33%) Java
2 25 (83.33%) .NET
3 23 (76.67%) Test Scripting
4 22 (73.33%) JMeter
5 19 (63.33%) BDD
6 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 18 (60.00%) TDD
7 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
8 14 (46.67%) WebDriver
8 14 (46.67%) ISEB
9 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
10 12 (40.00%) SpecFlow
10 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
10 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (40.00%) C#
10 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
11 11 (36.67%) Test-First Development
11 11 (36.67%) Load Testing
12 10 (33.33%) JIRA
12 10 (33.33%) Automation Testing
12 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
13 9 (30.00%) Subversion
13 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (26.67%) TestNG
14 8 (26.67%) Open Source
15 7 (23.33%) Test Management

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) JMeter
2 14 (46.67%) WebDriver
3 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
4 12 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (33.33%) JIRA
6 9 (30.00%) Subversion
6 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (26.67%) TestNG
8 7 (23.33%) Bugzilla
8 7 (23.33%) JUnit
9 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
10 3 (10.00%) Gradle
10 3 (10.00%) Artifactory
10 3 (10.00%) ReSharper
10 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
11 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (3.33%) Maven
11 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Tester
2 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) Drools
4 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (26.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) Scrum
3 23 (76.67%) Test Scripting
4 19 (63.33%) BDD
5 18 (60.00%) TDD
6 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 11 (36.67%) Test-First Development
7 11 (36.67%) Load Testing
8 10 (33.33%) Automation Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Test Management
10 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.67%) MVC
11 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.67%) CRM
11 2 (6.67%) Project Management
11 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) vCloud
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) HP