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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 33 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Selenium 36 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.43% 5.86% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.47% 38.37% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 1
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£419 £325 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -18.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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
136 86 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.51% 15.28% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 65 34
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £66.00 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Cardiff +5 22 £375 +19.04% 1
Newport -7 11 £505 +44.28%
Selenium
Wales

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (79.03%) Scrum
2 46 (74.19%) Java
3 41 (66.13%) TDD
4 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (61.29%) .NET
5 36 (58.06%) SQL Server
6 34 (54.84%) Security Cleared
7 32 (51.61%) SC Cleared
7 32 (51.61%) BDD
7 32 (51.61%) JMeter
8 25 (40.32%) .NET Framework
8 25 (40.32%) C#
8 25 (40.32%) Test Scripting
9 24 (38.71%) SpecFlow
10 23 (37.10%) JIRA
10 23 (37.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (37.10%) Subversion
11 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
11 21 (33.87%) Jenkins
12 20 (32.26%) Cucumber
13 18 (29.03%) Open Source
14 16 (25.81%) WebDriver
14 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
15 15 (24.19%) MVC
15 15 (24.19%) Maven
15 15 (24.19%) jQuery
16 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (22.58%) Entity Framework
16 14 (22.58%) Automation Testing
16 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (17.74%) Confluence
3 9 (14.52%) JBoss
4 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) FileNet
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) SAN
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
4 11 (17.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (51.61%) JMeter
2 24 (38.71%) SpecFlow
3 23 (37.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (37.10%) Subversion
3 23 (37.10%) JIRA
4 21 (33.87%) Jenkins
5 20 (32.26%) Cucumber
6 16 (25.81%) WebDriver
6 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
7 15 (24.19%) Maven
8 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
9 11 (17.74%) Spock
9 11 (17.74%) Geb
9 11 (17.74%) Hudson
10 8 (12.90%) JUnit
10 8 (12.90%) TestNG
10 8 (12.90%) Eclipse
11 7 (11.29%) Bugzilla
12 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
12 4 (6.45%) Gradle
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Tester
3 17 (27.42%) Analyst
3 17 (27.42%) Test Analyst
4 15 (24.19%) .NET Developer
5 13 (20.97%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Automated Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) .NET Framework
3 15 (24.19%) jQuery
4 14 (22.58%) Entity Framework
4 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (20.97%) WCF
5 13 (20.97%) REST
5 13 (20.97%) HTML
5 13 (20.97%) Ajax
5 13 (20.97%) CSS
5 13 (20.97%) Web Services
6 12 (19.35%) J2EE
6 12 (19.35%) Spring
7 11 (17.74%) JSF
7 11 (17.74%) SOAP
7 11 (17.74%) XML
7 11 (17.74%) XSLT
7 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
7 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
7 11 (17.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) Scrum
2 41 (66.13%) TDD
3 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (51.61%) BDD
5 25 (40.32%) Test Scripting
6 18 (29.03%) Open Source
7 15 (24.19%) MVC
8 14 (22.58%) Automation Testing
9 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
9 13 (20.97%) SOA
10 12 (19.35%) Regression Testing
10 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
11 11 (17.74%) Load Testing
11 11 (17.74%) DevOps
11 11 (17.74%) SDLC
11 11 (17.74%) Release Management
11 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
11 11 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (17.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) Java
2 25 (40.32%) C#
3 14 (22.58%) SQL
4 11 (17.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.23%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 32 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
1 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nagios
1 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Twitter
3 10 (16.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco