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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 50 27 49
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 50 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.03% 6.26% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.56% 32.26% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 2
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£340 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £460 £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 £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
207 155 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.10% 19.40% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 94 37
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
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 £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -20 23 £339 -3.21% 2
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (91.43%) Java
2 29 (82.86%) JMeter
2 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (80.00%) Scrum
4 27 (77.14%) .NET
4 27 (77.14%) Test Scripting
5 21 (60.00%) TDD
5 21 (60.00%) BDD
6 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
7 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
7 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
8 15 (42.86%) WebDriver
8 15 (42.86%) ISEB
9 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
9 14 (40.00%) SpecFlow
10 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
10 12 (34.29%) Test-First Development
10 12 (34.29%) C#
10 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
11 11 (31.43%) JIRA
11 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (31.43%) Load Testing
12 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 10 (28.57%) Automation Testing
13 9 (25.71%) Client/Server
13 9 (25.71%) JUnit
13 9 (25.71%) Subversion
14 8 (22.86%) TestNG
15 7 (20.00%) Bugzilla

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) FileNet
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) JMeter
2 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
3 15 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 14 (40.00%) SpecFlow
5 11 (31.43%) JIRA
5 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 9 (25.71%) Subversion
7 9 (25.71%) JUnit
8 8 (22.86%) TestNG
9 7 (20.00%) Bugzilla
10 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
11 4 (11.43%) Gradle
11 4 (11.43%) Artifactory
11 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
12 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
12 3 (8.57%) ReSharper
13 1 (2.86%) Maven
13 1 (2.86%) NUnit
13 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Tester
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Automated Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) CSS3
3 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.86%) Drools
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Java SE
4 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) Scrum
3 27 (77.14%) Test Scripting
4 21 (60.00%) BDD
4 21 (60.00%) TDD
5 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 12 (34.29%) Test-First Development
7 11 (31.43%) Load Testing
8 10 (28.57%) Automation Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Open Source
9 7 (20.00%) Test Management
10 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Project Management
11 2 (5.71%) MVC
11 2 (5.71%) CRM
11 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.86%) Build Automation
12 1 (2.86%) Agile Testing
12 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
12 1 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
3 15 (42.86%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
1 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) HP