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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 34 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 27 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.93% 1.20% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.28% 10.87% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 7
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£325 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
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 £36.25 - £22.50
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 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.17% 11.03% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 49
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.84 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 - 16 £325 -
Cardiff -7 6 £375 +4.89% 1
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (73.08%) C#
2 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (65.38%) Scrum
4 33 (63.46%) WebDriver
5 31 (59.62%) Security Cleared
5 31 (59.62%) Java
6 28 (53.85%) Automation Testing
7 27 (51.92%) Test Scripting
7 27 (51.92%) JIRA
8 26 (50.00%) .NET
9 25 (48.08%) .NET Framework
9 25 (48.08%) Kanban
9 25 (48.08%) Jenkins
10 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
11 23 (44.23%) Open Source
12 22 (42.31%) Load Testing
13 21 (40.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (40.38%) Subversion
14 19 (36.54%) ISTQB
14 19 (36.54%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (34.62%) Software Testing
15 18 (34.62%) TDD
15 18 (34.62%) ISEB
15 18 (34.62%) BDD
16 16 (30.77%) Bugzilla
17 15 (28.85%) JMeter
17 15 (28.85%) SharePoint
18 14 (26.92%) Client/Server
18 14 (26.92%) TortoiseSVN
18 14 (26.92%) Test Management

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (28.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) JBoss
2 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) FileNet
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (63.46%) WebDriver
2 27 (51.92%) JIRA
3 25 (48.08%) Jenkins
4 21 (40.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (40.38%) Subversion
5 16 (30.77%) Bugzilla
6 15 (28.85%) JMeter
7 14 (26.92%) TortoiseSVN
8 12 (23.08%) TestNG
9 11 (21.15%) Maven
9 11 (21.15%) JUnit
10 10 (19.23%) Ant
11 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
11 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
12 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
13 5 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (9.62%) ReSharper
13 5 (9.62%) Gradle
13 5 (9.62%) Artifactory
14 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Tester
2 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.92%) UI Designer
8 1 (1.92%) Designer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) .NET
2 25 (48.08%) .NET Framework
3 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) Spring
4 8 (15.38%) jQuery
5 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (13.46%) CSS
5 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.46%) Java SE
6 6 (11.54%) HTML5
6 6 (11.54%) RESTful
6 6 (11.54%) Spring MVC
6 6 (11.54%) CSS3
7 5 (9.62%) XML
8 4 (7.69%) REST
9 3 (5.77%) SOAP
10 2 (3.85%) Web Services
11 1 (1.92%) Struts
11 1 (1.92%) EJB
11 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Open Source
2 14 (26.92%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.69%) iSeries
4 3 (5.77%) AS400
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (65.38%) Scrum
3 28 (53.85%) Automation Testing
4 27 (51.92%) Test Scripting
5 25 (48.08%) Kanban
6 22 (42.31%) Load Testing
7 18 (34.62%) BDD
7 18 (34.62%) TDD
7 18 (34.62%) Software Testing
8 14 (26.92%) Test Management
9 13 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 11 (21.15%) Project Management
11 8 (15.38%) MVC
12 7 (13.46%) SOA
13 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
14 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
14 4 (7.69%) Manual Testing
15 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
15 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
15 3 (5.77%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) C#
2 31 (59.62%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) Security Cleared
2 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 19 (36.54%) ISTQB
4 18 (34.62%) ISEB
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) vCloud
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) IBM
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Informatica
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) ILOG
4 1 (1.92%) Kofax
4 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) HP