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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 43 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 24 43 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.09% 6.61% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.48% 39.81% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 2
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£340 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £279
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 £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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
155 108 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.41% 16.59% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 71 27
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 18 £339 -3.21% 1
Cardiff -7 5 £335 -4.28% 4
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) Java
2 27 (87.10%) JMeter
3 25 (80.65%) Scrum
3 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (80.65%) .NET
4 24 (77.42%) Test Scripting
5 19 (61.29%) BDD
6 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
6 18 (58.06%) TDD
7 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
8 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
9 13 (41.94%) WebDriver
10 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
10 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
10 12 (38.71%) Regression Testing
10 12 (38.71%) ISEB
10 12 (38.71%) C#
10 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
11 11 (35.48%) Test-First Development
11 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (35.48%) Load Testing
12 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
12 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
12 10 (32.26%) JIRA
12 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
13 9 (29.03%) Client/Server
13 9 (29.03%) Subversion
14 8 (25.81%) JUnit
14 8 (25.81%) TestNG
15 7 (22.58%) Test Management

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) FileNet
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (87.10%) JMeter
2 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
3 13 (41.94%) WebDriver
4 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
5 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
6 10 (32.26%) JIRA
7 9 (29.03%) Subversion
8 8 (25.81%) JUnit
8 8 (25.81%) TestNG
9 7 (22.58%) Bugzilla
10 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
11 4 (12.90%) Gradle
11 4 (12.90%) Artifactory
11 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
12 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
12 3 (9.68%) ReSharper
13 1 (3.23%) Maven
13 1 (3.23%) NUnit
13 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Tester
2 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Automated Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.23%) Drools
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) Java SE
4 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Scrum
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) Test Scripting
3 19 (61.29%) BDD
4 18 (58.06%) TDD
5 12 (38.71%) Regression Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Test-First Development
6 11 (35.48%) Load Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
8 7 (22.58%) Test Management
9 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) CRM
9 2 (6.45%) Project Management
9 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.23%) User Stories
10 1 (3.23%) SOA
10 1 (3.23%) BPEL
10 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
1 1 (3.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco