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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 23 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 36 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.19% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.71% 3.77% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £399 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.49% -
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
93 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.98% 11.96% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 35
Average daily rate £325 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 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 30 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 - 21 £325 - 6
Cardiff -5 6 £333 -16.61% 3
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 61 (77.22%) Java
2 57 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (64.56%) Security Cleared
4 49 (62.03%) WebDriver
5 45 (56.96%) BDD
6 43 (54.43%) SC Cleared
6 43 (54.43%) Scrum
7 42 (53.16%) TDD
8 41 (51.90%) Subversion
8 41 (51.90%) JUnit
9 40 (50.63%) C#
9 40 (50.63%) Automation Testing
10 39 (49.37%) JIRA
11 35 (44.30%) Test Scripting
12 34 (43.04%) Kanban
12 34 (43.04%) Jenkins
13 32 (40.51%) HP Quality Center
13 32 (40.51%) Maven
14 30 (37.97%) Ant
15 29 (36.71%) Load Testing
15 29 (36.71%) ISTQB
16 27 (34.18%) Software Testing
16 27 (34.18%) Test Management
16 27 (34.18%) .NET
16 27 (34.18%) ISEB
16 27 (34.18%) Open Source
17 26 (32.91%) .NET Framework
17 26 (32.91%) Bugzilla
18 25 (31.65%) Web Services
18 25 (31.65%) SharePoint

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (31.65%) SharePoint
2 14 (17.72%) FileNet
3 13 (16.46%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) 3G
1 3 (3.80%) 2G
1 3 (3.80%) 4G
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) SSL
2 2 (2.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (62.03%) WebDriver
2 41 (51.90%) JUnit
2 41 (51.90%) Subversion
3 39 (49.37%) JIRA
4 34 (43.04%) Jenkins
5 32 (40.51%) Maven
6 30 (37.97%) Ant
7 26 (32.91%) Bugzilla
8 25 (31.65%) TestNG
8 25 (31.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (29.11%) TortoiseSVN
9 23 (29.11%) JMeter
10 7 (8.86%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (7.59%) SoapUI
11 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
11 6 (7.59%) JBehave
12 5 (6.33%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (6.33%) eggPlant
13 4 (5.06%) Mercurial
13 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Local Government
3 1 (1.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Tester
2 21 (26.58%) Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Analyst
3 19 (24.05%) Test Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.06%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (3.80%) Lead Tester
8 3 (3.80%) QA Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Automated Test Developer
10 1 (1.27%) Automated Tester
10 1 (1.27%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) .NET
2 26 (32.91%) .NET Framework
3 25 (31.65%) Web Services
4 20 (25.32%) XML
5 14 (17.72%) Spring
6 13 (16.46%) XSLT
6 13 (16.46%) Java SE
6 13 (16.46%) Struts
6 13 (16.46%) MyBatis
7 12 (15.19%) SOAP
8 11 (13.92%) REST
9 10 (12.66%) HTML
10 5 (6.33%) RESTful
11 3 (3.80%) J2EE
11 3 (3.80%) J2ME
11 3 (3.80%) WAP
12 2 (2.53%) jQuery
12 2 (2.53%) JSON
13 1 (1.27%) Dojo
13 1 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) Open Source
2 22 (27.85%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.33%) iSeries
5 4 (5.06%) AS400
6 3 (3.80%) Handset
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (56.96%) BDD
3 43 (54.43%) Scrum
4 42 (53.16%) TDD
5 40 (50.63%) Automation Testing
6 35 (44.30%) Test Scripting
7 34 (43.04%) Kanban
8 29 (36.71%) Load Testing
9 27 (34.18%) Software Testing
9 27 (34.18%) Test Management
10 23 (29.11%) Automated Testing
11 13 (16.46%) SOA
11 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
12 10 (12.66%) Project Management
13 6 (7.59%) Regression Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.59%) Manual Testing
14 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (6.33%) Test Planning
14 5 (6.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (77.22%) Java
2 40 (50.63%) C#
3 21 (26.58%) SQL
4 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) Groovy
5 2 (2.53%) XPath
5 2 (2.53%) XQuery
6 1 (1.27%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (64.56%) Security Cleared
2 43 (54.43%) SC Cleared
3 29 (36.71%) ISTQB
4 27 (34.18%) ISEB
5 2 (2.53%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 32 (40.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) IBM
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) HP
4 4 (5.06%) Informatica
5 3 (3.80%) Apple
5 3 (3.80%) Sun
6 1 (1.27%) Kofax
6 1 (1.27%) Splunk
6 1 (1.27%) ILOG
6 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
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