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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 51 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.21% 5.99% 6.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.02% 19.15% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 25
Median daily rate £406 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £515 £416
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
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
127 188 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.03% 31.28% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 164 94
Median daily rate £418 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £320 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.44% -
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 South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Selenium Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 10 £388 +3.33% 4
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 46 (86.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) Cucumber
3 22 (41.51%) TDD
3 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
3 22 (41.51%) QA
4 21 (39.62%) Performance Testing
4 21 (39.62%) Java
5 20 (37.74%) Finance
5 20 (37.74%) BDD
6 19 (35.85%) ISEB
7 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
8 15 (28.30%) SQL
8 15 (28.30%) SpecFlow
9 14 (26.42%) Gherkin
10 13 (24.53%) JMeter
10 13 (24.53%) HP
11 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
12 11 (20.75%) SoapUI
12 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
12 11 (20.75%) JUnit
12 11 (20.75%) HP UFT
12 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (18.87%) API Testing
13 10 (18.87%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (18.87%) WinRunner
13 10 (18.87%) HTML
13 10 (18.87%) CSS
13 10 (18.87%) Oracle
14 9 (16.98%) Scrum

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (7.55%) Confluence
1 4 (7.55%) JBoss
1 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Couchbase
2 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Cucumber
2 15 (28.30%) SpecFlow
3 13 (24.53%) JMeter
4 11 (20.75%) HP UFT
4 11 (20.75%) JUnit
4 11 (20.75%) SoapUI
5 10 (18.87%) WinRunner
6 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
6 8 (15.09%) LoadRunner
7 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
7 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
8 6 (11.32%) JBehave
8 6 (11.32%) MbUnit
8 6 (11.32%) Mercurial
8 6 (11.32%) MSTest
8 6 (11.32%) NUnit
8 6 (11.32%) Rational Performance Tester
8 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
9 5 (9.43%) JIRA
10 4 (7.55%) The Grinder
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Analyst
2 20 (37.74%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) QA Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
6 6 (11.32%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) QA Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Tester
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Performance Tester
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Tester
8 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Gherkin
2 10 (18.87%) CSS
2 10 (18.87%) HTML
3 8 (15.09%) JSON
4 7 (13.21%) .NET
5 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (11.32%) CSS3
5 6 (11.32%) HTML5
5 6 (11.32%) jQuery
5 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (11.32%) SOAP
5 6 (11.32%) WCF
6 5 (9.43%) XML
7 4 (7.55%) J2EE
8 3 (5.66%) Dropwizard
9 2 (3.77%) RESTful
10 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.55%) AS400
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Fintech
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (86.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) TDD
2 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
3 21 (39.62%) Performance Testing
4 20 (37.74%) BDD
5 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
7 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
8 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
9 10 (18.87%) API Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (16.98%) Scrum
10 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
10 9 (16.98%) User Stories
11 7 (13.21%) DevOps
11 7 (13.21%) Project Management
11 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (11.32%) ATDD
12 6 (11.32%) SDLC
12 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) TypeScript
5 4 (7.55%) Groovy
6 3 (5.66%) C
6 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) ISEB
2 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (41.51%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) HP
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Siebel