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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 17 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.27% 5.59% 5.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.64% 26.47% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 26
Median daily rate £400 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £322 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £71.00
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
110 136 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.61% 21.12% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 65
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
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 30 August 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the South Wales region.

Selenium Hourly 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 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 29 £375 -
Newport -8 5 £445 -11.88%
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 77 (95.06%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (60.49%) TDD
2 49 (60.49%) Cucumber
3 40 (49.38%) Java
4 34 (41.98%) Test Automation
5 30 (37.04%) BDD
6 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
6 28 (34.57%) SpecFlow
7 27 (33.33%) jQuery
8 25 (30.86%) .NET
8 25 (30.86%) ISEB
8 25 (30.86%) Finance
9 24 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (29.63%) Web Development
10 22 (27.16%) JMeter
10 22 (27.16%) Visual Studio
11 21 (25.93%) CSS
12 20 (24.69%) SQL
12 20 (24.69%) QA
13 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
14 18 (22.22%) Test Scripting
14 18 (22.22%) Performance Testing
14 18 (22.22%) Unix
15 17 (20.99%) OO
15 17 (20.99%) HTML
15 17 (20.99%) Perl
15 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
16 16 (19.75%) Scrum
16 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
16 16 (19.75%) Software Testing

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 5 (6.17%) MQSeries
2 4 (4.94%) JBoss
2 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.64%) Couchbase
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (60.49%) Cucumber
2 28 (34.57%) SpecFlow
3 22 (27.16%) JMeter
3 22 (27.16%) Visual Studio
4 16 (19.75%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
6 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
6 8 (9.88%) JUnit
6 8 (9.88%) TeamCity
7 7 (8.64%) HP UFT
7 7 (8.64%) JIRA
7 7 (8.64%) MbUnit
7 7 (8.64%) Mercurial
7 7 (8.64%) MSTest
7 7 (8.64%) NUnit
7 7 (8.64%) WinRunner
8 4 (4.94%) Burp Suite
8 4 (4.94%) DbUnit
8 4 (4.94%) Spock
9 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Legal
3 7 (8.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Analyst
2 32 (39.51%) Test Analyst
3 24 (29.63%) Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Perl Developer
4 10 (12.35%) QA Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Tester
5 9 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.64%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Perl Web Developer
8 5 (6.17%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.94%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) jQuery
2 25 (30.86%) .NET
3 21 (25.93%) CSS
4 17 (20.99%) HTML
5 16 (19.75%) Gherkin
6 10 (12.35%) XML
7 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.64%) CSS3
7 7 (8.64%) HTML5
7 7 (8.64%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (8.64%) WCF
8 6 (7.41%) SOAP
9 5 (6.17%) Ajax
9 5 (6.17%) XHTML
10 4 (4.94%) JSTS
10 4 (4.94%) RESTful
11 2 (2.47%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) AS400
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (95.06%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (60.49%) TDD
3 34 (41.98%) Test Automation
4 30 (37.04%) BDD
5 24 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (29.63%) Web Development
6 18 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 18 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 17 (20.99%) OO
8 16 (19.75%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (19.75%) Scrum
8 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
8 16 (19.75%) Software Testing
9 13 (16.05%) SDLC
9 13 (16.05%) Test-First Development
10 12 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (12.35%) API Testing
12 10 (12.35%) Test Strategy
12 10 (12.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) Java
2 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 17 (20.99%) Perl
5 12 (14.81%) C#
6 7 (8.64%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.70%) C
8 2 (2.47%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) ISEB
2 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
3 15 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.58%) ISTQB
6 5 (6.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) QA
2 8 (9.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.47%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.94%) HP
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Alterian
4 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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