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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Wales / South Wales
Rank 50 22 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 52 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.93% 8.83% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.10% 40.63% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 37 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

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
98 128 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.25% 21.73% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 96 46
Median daily rate £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -17 5 £350 -6.66%
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) SoapUI
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle
6 10 (41.67%) QA
6 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
7 9 (37.50%) JSON
7 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
7 9 (37.50%) JUnit
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) JMeter
7 9 (37.50%) HP
8 8 (33.33%) ISEB
8 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
9 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) SOAP
9 6 (25.00%) XML
9 6 (25.00%) RAD
9 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (25.00%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) HTML
9 6 (25.00%) JBehave
9 6 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
10 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) BDD

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 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Jetty
4 1 (4.17%) Mongrel
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) DSL
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) IPsec
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
2 11 (45.83%) SoapUI
3 9 (37.50%) JMeter
3 9 (37.50%) JUnit
4 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 6 (25.00%) JBehave
5 6 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
6 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 4 (16.67%) The Grinder
7 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 3 (12.50%) WinRunner
8 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
9 1 (4.17%) MbUnit
9 1 (4.17%) MSTest
9 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Performance Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) JSON
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) SOAP
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 4 (16.67%) Dropwizard
5 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) Servlets
7 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) Fintech
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) RAD
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Groovy
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Fluentd
2 1 (4.17%) Grafana
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Marathon
2 1 (4.17%) Mesos
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Rundeck
2 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Siebel
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) VMware