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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 26 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 33 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.88% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.37% 2.00% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 0
Average daily rate
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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 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
86 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.33% 10.87% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 32
Average daily rate £325 £295 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 18 £350 -
Cardiff -3 4 £315 -20.75% 1
Torfaen - - - -
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 50 (81.97%) Java
2 36 (59.02%) BDD
3 35 (57.38%) Security Cleared
4 32 (52.46%) TDD
4 32 (52.46%) JUnit
5 31 (50.82%) Subversion
5 31 (50.82%) WebDriver
6 29 (47.54%) SC Cleared
7 28 (45.90%) Scrum
8 27 (44.26%) Web Services
8 27 (44.26%) Maven
8 27 (44.26%) JIRA
9 26 (42.62%) HP Quality Center
9 26 (42.62%) Automation Testing
10 25 (40.98%) Ant
11 23 (37.70%) C#
12 22 (36.07%) SQL
13 21 (34.43%) Test Scripting
13 21 (34.43%) Jenkins
14 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (31.15%) Test Management
16 18 (29.51%) XML
16 18 (29.51%) Kanban
16 18 (29.51%) TestNG
16 18 (29.51%) Load Testing
16 18 (29.51%) Automated Testing
16 18 (29.51%) ISTQB
17 17 (27.87%) Open Source
17 17 (27.87%) IBM
18 16 (26.23%) ISEB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
2 12 (19.67%) FileNet
2 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.84%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) 3G
1 6 (9.84%) 2G
1 6 (9.84%) 4G
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) SSL
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (52.46%) JUnit
2 31 (50.82%) Subversion
2 31 (50.82%) WebDriver
3 27 (44.26%) Maven
3 27 (44.26%) JIRA
4 25 (40.98%) Ant
5 21 (34.43%) Jenkins
6 18 (29.51%) TestNG
7 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (26.23%) JMeter
7 16 (26.23%) Bugzilla
8 15 (24.59%) TortoiseSVN
9 10 (16.39%) Apache Ivy
10 9 (14.75%) SoapUI
11 8 (13.11%) eggPlant
12 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
12 6 (9.84%) JBehave
12 6 (9.84%) LoadRunner
12 6 (9.84%) Toad
13 5 (8.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
3 1 (1.64%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Tester
3 13 (21.31%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) QA Leader
6 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Lead Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.64%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) Web Services
2 18 (29.51%) XML
3 16 (26.23%) .NET
3 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
4 14 (22.95%) SOAP
5 12 (19.67%) Struts
5 12 (19.67%) Spring
5 12 (19.67%) Java SE
5 12 (19.67%) XSLT
5 12 (19.67%) REST
5 12 (19.67%) MyBatis
6 8 (13.11%) HTML
7 6 (9.84%) J2ME
7 6 (9.84%) WAP
8 5 (8.20%) RESTful
9 2 (3.28%) J2EE
9 2 (3.28%) JSON
10 1 (1.64%) WCF
10 1 (1.64%) jQuery
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Open Source
2 14 (22.95%) Client/Server
3 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.84%) Handset
5 5 (8.20%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (8.20%) iSeries
6 4 (6.56%) AS400
7 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) BDD
2 32 (52.46%) TDD
3 28 (45.90%) Scrum
4 26 (42.62%) Automation Testing
5 21 (34.43%) Test Scripting
6 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (31.15%) Test Management
8 18 (29.51%) Kanban
8 18 (29.51%) Load Testing
8 18 (29.51%) Automated Testing
9 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
9 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
10 12 (19.67%) SOA
11 9 (14.75%) Regression Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
14 4 (6.56%) Project Management
14 4 (6.56%) Workflow
15 2 (3.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) C#
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) Groovy
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) XQuery
6 2 (3.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (57.38%) Security Cleared
2 29 (47.54%) SC Cleared
3 18 (29.51%) ISTQB
4 16 (26.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (42.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) IBM
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) HP
4 6 (9.84%) Sun
4 6 (9.84%) Apple
5 4 (6.56%) Informatica