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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 38 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 35 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.04% 0.98% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.08% 6.58% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 7
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£325 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
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 £36.25 - £22.50
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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
166 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.92% 14.84% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 36 51
Average daily rate £375 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.17% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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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 19 December 2014. 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 +3 28 £325 -2.98%
West Wales - 5 £278 -
North Wales - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 70 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.14%) Scrum
3 46 (53.49%) Test Scripting
4 44 (51.16%) Java
5 39 (45.35%) C#
5 39 (45.35%) WebDriver
6 36 (41.86%) Open Source
6 36 (41.86%) Security Cleared
7 31 (36.05%) JIRA
8 30 (34.88%) Maven
8 30 (34.88%) Automation Testing
9 29 (33.72%) Jenkins
9 29 (33.72%) SC Cleared
10 28 (32.56%) Kanban
10 28 (32.56%) TDD
11 27 (31.40%) Subversion
11 27 (31.40%) .NET
11 27 (31.40%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (30.23%) BDD
12 26 (30.23%) .NET Framework
12 26 (30.23%) Load Testing
13 24 (27.91%) XML
13 24 (27.91%) Cucumber
14 23 (26.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (24.42%) REST
15 21 (24.42%) ISTQB
16 20 (23.26%) Software Testing
16 20 (23.26%) HP
16 20 (23.26%) ISEB
16 20 (23.26%) SoapUI

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) JBoss
2 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.98%) FileNet
4 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) IaaS
1 2 (2.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.16%) GitHub
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (45.35%) WebDriver
2 31 (36.05%) JIRA
3 30 (34.88%) Maven
4 29 (33.72%) Jenkins
5 27 (31.40%) Subversion
6 24 (27.91%) Cucumber
7 23 (26.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (23.26%) SoapUI
9 19 (22.09%) Bugzilla
10 16 (18.60%) TortoiseSVN
11 15 (17.44%) JMeter
12 14 (16.28%) JUnit
13 12 (13.95%) TestNG
14 10 (11.63%) Ant
15 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
16 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
17 5 (5.81%) ReSharper
17 5 (5.81%) QuickTest Pro
17 5 (5.81%) Gradle
17 5 (5.81%) Artifactory
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Analyst
2 33 (38.37%) Test Analyst
3 30 (34.88%) Tester
4 12 (13.95%) Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.81%) Integration Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Integration Test Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (2.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Lead Tester
10 2 (2.33%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (2.33%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) .NET
2 26 (30.23%) .NET Framework
3 24 (27.91%) XML
4 21 (24.42%) REST
5 18 (20.93%) SOAP
6 16 (18.60%) JSON
7 14 (16.28%) Spring
8 11 (12.79%) HTML
8 11 (12.79%) Java SE
9 8 (9.30%) jQuery
10 7 (8.14%) CSS
10 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (6.98%) RESTful
11 6 (6.98%) CSS3
11 6 (6.98%) HTML5
11 6 (6.98%) Web Services
11 6 (6.98%) Spring MVC
12 5 (5.81%) XSLT
12 5 (5.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.86%) Open Source
2 15 (17.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.65%) iSeries
4 3 (3.49%) AS400
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.14%) Scrum
3 46 (53.49%) Test Scripting
4 30 (34.88%) Automation Testing
5 28 (32.56%) Kanban
5 28 (32.56%) TDD
6 26 (30.23%) BDD
6 26 (30.23%) Load Testing
7 20 (23.26%) Software Testing
7 20 (23.26%) Waterfall
8 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (19.77%) Automated Testing
10 16 (18.60%) Test Management
11 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
12 12 (13.95%) SOA
12 12 (13.95%) Project Management
13 11 (12.79%) User Stories
14 8 (9.30%) MVC
15 7 (8.14%) Test Strategy
15 7 (8.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) Java
2 39 (45.35%) C#
3 8 (9.30%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) Scala
5 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) PHP
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 29 (33.72%) SC Cleared
3 21 (24.42%) ISTQB
4 20 (23.26%) ISEB
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) vCloud
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (31.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Nessus
2 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) logstash
2 1 (1.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) HP
2 9 (10.47%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Informatica
4 3 (3.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe
5 1 (1.16%) ILOG
5 1 (1.16%) Kofax
5 1 (1.16%) Splunk