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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 36 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 25 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.12% 3.65% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.89% 24.42% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 2
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£338 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £303 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £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 £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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
148 86 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.33% 14.93% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 54 30
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 23 £338 -
Cardiff -2 1 £350 -12.50%
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) Scrum
2 24 (82.76%) Java
2 24 (82.76%) .NET
3 23 (79.31%) Test Scripting
4 21 (72.41%) JMeter
5 19 (65.52%) BDD
6 18 (62.07%) TDD
7 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
8 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
9 14 (48.28%) ISEB
10 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
11 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
11 12 (41.38%) Regression Testing
12 11 (37.93%) C#
12 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
12 11 (37.93%) Test-First Development
12 11 (37.93%) Load Testing
12 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
12 11 (37.93%) SpecFlow
12 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
13 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
14 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
14 9 (31.03%) JIRA
15 8 (27.59%) Subversion
15 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
15 8 (27.59%) TestNG
15 8 (27.59%) Open Source
16 7 (24.14%) Bugzilla

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (24.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) JMeter
2 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
3 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
4 11 (37.93%) SpecFlow
4 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (31.03%) JIRA
6 8 (27.59%) Subversion
6 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
6 8 (27.59%) TestNG
7 7 (24.14%) Bugzilla
7 7 (24.14%) JUnit
8 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
9 2 (6.90%) Gradle
9 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
9 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
9 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
9 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 1 (3.45%) Maven
10 1 (3.45%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Tester
2 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 8 (27.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) Scrum
3 23 (79.31%) Test Scripting
4 19 (65.52%) BDD
5 18 (62.07%) TDD
6 12 (41.38%) Regression Testing
7 11 (37.93%) Test-First Development
7 11 (37.93%) Load Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Test Management
10 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.90%) Project Management
11 2 (6.90%) CRM
12 1 (3.45%) Validation
12 1 (3.45%) Migration
12 1 (3.45%) MVC
12 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (48.28%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP