The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South Wales region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 41 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.58% 0.60% -
As % of the Development Applications category 24.14% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £273 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.85% 14.41% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 11
Average daily rate £353 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Selenium
Wales

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 12 £400 - 2
Newport -6 8 £338 +27.35%
Torfaen - - - -
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (67.86%) WebDriver
2 18 (64.29%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Maven
3 17 (60.71%) BDD
4 16 (57.14%) Scrum
5 15 (53.57%) Ant
6 14 (50.00%) Web Services
6 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 14 (50.00%) JIRA
7 13 (46.43%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
8 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
9 11 (39.29%) TDD
10 10 (35.71%) JUnit
10 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
10 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
11 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (32.14%) Test Management
11 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
11 9 (32.14%) SOA
12 8 (28.57%) SQL
12 8 (28.57%) SOAP
12 8 (28.57%) Subversion
12 8 (28.57%) SoapUI
12 8 (28.57%) Open Source
13 7 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
13 7 (25.00%) TestNG
13 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (25.00%) Load Testing
13 7 (25.00%) Kanban

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) 2G
1 4 (14.29%) 3G
1 4 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) WebDriver
2 18 (64.29%) Maven
3 15 (53.57%) Ant
4 14 (50.00%) JIRA
5 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
6 10 (35.71%) JUnit
7 8 (28.57%) Subversion
7 8 (28.57%) SoapUI
8 7 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
8 7 (25.00%) TestNG
8 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.00%) JBehave
8 7 (25.00%) Bugzilla
8 7 (25.00%) JMeter
9 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
9 6 (21.43%) eggPlant
10 5 (17.86%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
11 4 (14.29%) Toad
12 3 (10.71%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Tester
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Tester
4 4 (14.29%) QA Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Test Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (28.57%) SOAP
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) RESTful
5 4 (14.29%) WAP
5 4 (14.29%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) J2ME
5 4 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
2 8 (28.57%) Open Source
3 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (14.29%) Handset
4 4 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) BDD
2 16 (57.14%) Scrum
3 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 11 (39.29%) TDD
6 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Test Management
7 9 (32.14%) SOA
8 7 (25.00%) Load Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Kanban
8 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
12 2 (7.14%) Code Coverage
13 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) XQuery
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Sun
3 4 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) FatWire
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