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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 34 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 25 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.41% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.86% 1.92% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
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£325 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Selenium
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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
81 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.29% 11.63% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 35
Average daily rate £325 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 September 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 September 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 - 13 £325 - 4
Cardiff -3 4 £315 -20.75% 3
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (86.96%) Java
2 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (62.32%) Security Cleared
3 43 (62.32%) BDD
4 40 (57.97%) WebDriver
4 40 (57.97%) TDD
4 40 (57.97%) JUnit
5 39 (56.52%) Subversion
6 37 (53.62%) SC Cleared
7 34 (49.28%) Scrum
8 33 (47.83%) JIRA
9 32 (46.38%) Maven
9 32 (46.38%) Automation Testing
10 31 (44.93%) C#
11 30 (43.48%) Ant
11 30 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
12 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
12 27 (39.13%) Test Scripting
13 26 (37.68%) Web Services
14 25 (36.23%) Test Management
14 25 (36.23%) Kanban
15 24 (34.78%) Load Testing
15 24 (34.78%) ISTQB
15 24 (34.78%) TestNG
15 24 (34.78%) Open Source
16 23 (33.33%) Bugzilla
17 22 (31.88%) Software Testing
17 22 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (31.88%) SharePoint
17 22 (31.88%) ISEB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (31.88%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.29%) FileNet
3 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) 3G
1 4 (5.80%) 2G
1 4 (5.80%) 4G
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (57.97%) JUnit
1 40 (57.97%) WebDriver
2 39 (56.52%) Subversion
3 33 (47.83%) JIRA
4 32 (46.38%) Maven
5 30 (43.48%) Ant
6 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
7 24 (34.78%) TestNG
8 23 (33.33%) Bugzilla
9 22 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (31.88%) JMeter
10 21 (30.43%) TortoiseSVN
11 8 (11.59%) Apache Ivy
12 7 (10.14%) SoapUI
13 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
13 6 (8.70%) eggPlant
13 6 (8.70%) JBehave
14 5 (7.25%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
15 4 (5.80%) Toad
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Local Government
3 1 (1.45%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Tester
3 15 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Analyst
4 14 (20.29%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) QA Leader
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Lead Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.45%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) Web Services
2 20 (28.99%) XML
2 20 (28.99%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) .NET Framework
3 14 (20.29%) Spring
4 13 (18.84%) XSLT
4 13 (18.84%) SOAP
4 13 (18.84%) Struts
4 13 (18.84%) Java SE
4 13 (18.84%) MyBatis
5 12 (17.39%) REST
6 10 (14.49%) HTML
7 5 (7.25%) RESTful
8 4 (5.80%) J2ME
8 4 (5.80%) WAP
9 3 (4.35%) J2EE
10 2 (2.90%) jQuery
10 2 (2.90%) JSON
11 1 (1.45%) Dojo
11 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Open Source
2 18 (26.09%) Client/Server
3 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.25%) iSeries
5 4 (5.80%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (5.80%) AS400
5 4 (5.80%) Handset
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (62.32%) BDD
3 40 (57.97%) TDD
4 34 (49.28%) Scrum
5 32 (46.38%) Automation Testing
6 27 (39.13%) Test Scripting
7 25 (36.23%) Kanban
7 25 (36.23%) Test Management
8 24 (34.78%) Load Testing
9 22 (31.88%) Software Testing
10 21 (30.43%) Automated Testing
11 13 (18.84%) SOA
11 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.14%) Project Management
12 7 (10.14%) Regression Testing
13 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
14 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (7.25%) Workflow
15 4 (5.80%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (86.96%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) C#
3 21 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.25%) Groovy
5 2 (2.90%) XPath
5 2 (2.90%) XQuery
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) Security Cleared
2 37 (53.62%) SC Cleared
3 24 (34.78%) ISTQB
4 22 (31.88%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 30 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) IBM
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) Informatica
4 4 (5.80%) Apple
4 4 (5.80%) Sun
5 1 (1.45%) Kofax
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (1.45%) ILOG
5 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
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