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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 29 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 44 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.34% 0.17% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.61% 1.67% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +22.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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% -
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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
117 60 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.86% 10.42% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 45
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 +21 33 £325 -18.23% 1
West Wales - 5 £416 -
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (84.00%) Java
2 43 (57.33%) BDD
3 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
4 40 (53.33%) TDD
5 38 (50.67%) JUnit
6 37 (49.33%) WebDriver
7 36 (48.00%) Subversion
8 35 (46.67%) SC Cleared
9 32 (42.67%) Scrum
10 31 (41.33%) Web Services
10 31 (41.33%) JIRA
11 30 (40.00%) Maven
11 30 (40.00%) Automation Testing
12 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (37.33%) HP Quality Center
14 27 (36.00%) C#
14 27 (36.00%) SQL
14 27 (36.00%) Ant
15 26 (34.67%) Test Scripting
16 24 (32.00%) Load Testing
17 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
18 22 (29.33%) XML
19 21 (28.00%) IBM
19 21 (28.00%) Test Management
19 21 (28.00%) Kanban
19 21 (28.00%) ISTQB
20 20 (26.67%) Automated Testing
20 20 (26.67%) TestNG
20 20 (26.67%) ISEB
20 20 (26.67%) Bugzilla

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (25.33%) SharePoint
2 16 (21.33%) FileNet
2 16 (21.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) 3G
1 6 (8.00%) 2G
1 6 (8.00%) 4G
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (50.67%) JUnit
2 37 (49.33%) WebDriver
3 36 (48.00%) Subversion
4 31 (41.33%) JIRA
5 30 (40.00%) Maven
6 27 (36.00%) Ant
7 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
8 20 (26.67%) Bugzilla
8 20 (26.67%) TestNG
9 19 (25.33%) JMeter
10 18 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (22.67%) TortoiseSVN
12 10 (13.33%) Apache Ivy
13 9 (12.00%) SoapUI
14 8 (10.67%) eggPlant
15 7 (9.33%) Cucumber
15 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
16 6 (8.00%) JBehave
16 6 (8.00%) LoadRunner
16 6 (8.00%) Toad
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Local Government
3 1 (1.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Tester
3 17 (22.67%) Java Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Analyst
5 13 (17.33%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) QA Leader
8 4 (5.33%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.33%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (2.67%) Automated Test Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Lead Tester
11 1 (1.33%) Automated Tester
11 1 (1.33%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.33%) Web Services
2 22 (29.33%) XML
3 19 (25.33%) .NET
4 18 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 16 (21.33%) Java SE
5 16 (21.33%) Struts
5 16 (21.33%) Spring
5 16 (21.33%) XSLT
5 16 (21.33%) MyBatis
6 15 (20.00%) REST
7 14 (18.67%) SOAP
8 11 (14.67%) HTML
9 6 (8.00%) J2ME
9 6 (8.00%) WAP
10 5 (6.67%) RESTful
11 4 (5.33%) Gherkin
12 2 (2.67%) J2EE
12 2 (2.67%) JSON
13 1 (1.33%) WCF
13 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Open Source
2 17 (22.67%) Client/Server
3 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.00%) Handset
5 5 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (6.67%) iSeries
6 4 (5.33%) AS400
7 1 (1.33%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) UNIX
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) BDD
2 40 (53.33%) TDD
3 32 (42.67%) Scrum
4 30 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (34.67%) Test Scripting
7 24 (32.00%) Load Testing
8 21 (28.00%) Kanban
8 21 (28.00%) Test Management
9 20 (26.67%) Automated Testing
10 19 (25.33%) Software Testing
11 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
12 15 (20.00%) SOA
13 9 (12.00%) Regression Testing
14 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
14 8 (10.67%) Manual Testing
15 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (5.33%) Project Management
16 4 (5.33%) Workflow
17 2 (2.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 63 (84.00%) Java
2 27 (36.00%) SQL
2 27 (36.00%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) Groovy
3 5 (6.67%) Scala
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.67%) XQuery
5 2 (2.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
2 35 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 21 (28.00%) ISTQB
4 20 (26.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 28 (37.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) IBM
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) HP
4 6 (8.00%) Sun
4 6 (8.00%) Apple
5 4 (5.33%) Informatica