The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 55 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 17 49 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.94% 6.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.49% 35.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 0
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£335 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
148 138 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.89% 17.51% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 87 38
Average daily rate £365 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Wales region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
South Wales -30 14 £363 +11.53% 4
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 43 (93.48%) Java
2 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (71.74%) JMeter
3 33 (71.74%) Scrum
4 27 (58.70%) .NET
4 27 (58.70%) Test Scripting
5 25 (54.35%) TDD
6 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 23 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 22 (47.83%) BDD
7 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
8 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
9 18 (39.13%) Subversion
10 17 (36.96%) WebDriver
10 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
11 16 (34.78%) JIRA
12 15 (32.61%) ISEB
12 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
13 14 (30.43%) Regression Testing
13 14 (30.43%) SpecFlow
14 12 (26.09%) Open Source
14 12 (26.09%) Test-First Development
14 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
14 12 (26.09%) C#
14 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
15 11 (23.91%) Load Testing
15 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (21.74%) Maven
16 10 (21.74%) JBoss
16 10 (21.74%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (21.74%) JBoss
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) FileNet
5 1 (2.17%) CMS
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (71.74%) JMeter
2 23 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 18 (39.13%) Subversion
4 17 (36.96%) WebDriver
5 16 (34.78%) JIRA
6 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
7 14 (30.43%) SpecFlow
8 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (21.74%) Maven
10 9 (19.57%) JUnit
10 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
11 8 (17.39%) TestNG
12 7 (15.22%) Bugzilla
13 5 (10.87%) Hudson
13 5 (10.87%) Spock
13 5 (10.87%) Geb
14 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
14 4 (8.70%) Gradle
14 4 (8.70%) Artifactory
15 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Tester
2 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 15 (32.61%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Automated Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.17%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 7 (15.22%) CSS
3 7 (15.22%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) HTML
4 6 (13.04%) J2EE
4 6 (13.04%) Spring
5 5 (10.87%) JSF
5 5 (10.87%) SOAP
5 5 (10.87%) XML
5 5 (10.87%) XSLT
5 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.35%) CSS3
6 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.35%) jQuery
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) Scrum
3 27 (58.70%) Test Scripting
4 25 (54.35%) TDD
5 22 (47.83%) BDD
6 14 (30.43%) Regression Testing
7 12 (26.09%) Test-First Development
7 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
7 12 (26.09%) Open Source
8 11 (23.91%) Load Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Test Management
9 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.87%) SDLC
11 5 (10.87%) DevOps
11 5 (10.87%) Release Management
11 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
11 5 (10.87%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (10.87%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (93.48%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Ruby
4 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 15 (32.61%) ISEB
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
1 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Twitter
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) HP
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