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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Wales / South Wales
Rank 39 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.26% 5.30% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.46% 22.88% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 1
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

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
96 118 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.75% 23.18% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 99 65
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +5 11 £375 - 1
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 19 (52.78%) QA
4 18 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 17 (47.22%) Java
6 15 (41.67%) TDD
6 15 (41.67%) BDD
7 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (30.56%) SoapUI
9 11 (30.56%) SQL
9 11 (30.56%) SpecFlow
10 10 (27.78%) API Testing
10 10 (27.78%) ISEB
10 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
11 9 (25.00%) JSON
11 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (25.00%) JMeter
11 9 (25.00%) HP
11 9 (25.00%) JUnit
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle
11 9 (25.00%) User Stories
11 9 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (22.22%) Linux
12 8 (22.22%) Finance
12 8 (22.22%) LoadRunner
13 7 (19.44%) Publishing
13 7 (19.44%) CSS
13 7 (19.44%) HTML
14 6 (16.67%) SOAP

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 (13.89%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (30.56%) SoapUI
2 11 (30.56%) SpecFlow
3 9 (25.00%) JMeter
3 9 (25.00%) JUnit
4 8 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 6 (16.67%) JBehave
5 6 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (13.89%) JIRA
6 5 (13.89%) WinRunner
7 4 (11.11%) The Grinder
8 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
9 2 (5.56%) MbUnit
9 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
9 2 (5.56%) MSTest
9 2 (5.56%) NUnit
9 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Test Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) QA Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Tester
5 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Quality Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Tester
6 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Performance Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Test Manager
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) JSON
2 7 (19.44%) CSS
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) SOAP
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (11.11%) Dropwizard
4 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 4 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.56%) CSS3
5 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (8.33%) Fintech
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 15 (41.67%) BDD
3 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.78%) API Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 9 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (25.00%) User Stories
7 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (16.67%) RAD
8 6 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Load Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Groovy
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) ISEB
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (52.78%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) HP
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Siebel