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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 45 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 28 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.63% 3.31% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.40% 21.43% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 2
Average daily rate
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£339 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £410 £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 £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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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
209 112 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.11% 15.43% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 68 34
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 +3 25 £338 -3.57% 1
West Wales +4 1 £500 +11.11% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) Java
3 26 (81.25%) .NET
3 26 (81.25%) Scrum
4 25 (78.13%) Test Scripting
5 23 (71.88%) JMeter
6 21 (65.63%) TDD
6 21 (65.63%) BDD
7 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
8 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 16 (50.00%) ISEB
9 14 (43.75%) WebDriver
9 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
10 13 (40.63%) SpecFlow
10 13 (40.63%) Regression Testing
11 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
11 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
11 12 (37.50%) Test-First Development
12 11 (34.38%) Load Testing
12 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
12 11 (34.38%) C#
12 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
14 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
14 9 (28.13%) JIRA
15 8 (25.00%) Subversion
15 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 8 (25.00%) TestNG
15 8 (25.00%) Open Source
16 7 (21.88%) Bugzilla

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (21.88%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) JMeter
2 14 (43.75%) WebDriver
2 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
3 13 (40.63%) SpecFlow
4 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (28.13%) JIRA
6 8 (25.00%) Subversion
6 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (25.00%) TestNG
7 7 (21.88%) Bugzilla
7 7 (21.88%) JUnit
8 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
9 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
9 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
9 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 2 (6.25%) Gradle
9 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
10 1 (3.13%) Maven
10 1 (3.13%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Tester
2 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
2 8 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (81.25%) Scrum
3 25 (78.13%) Test Scripting
4 21 (65.63%) TDD
4 21 (65.63%) BDD
5 13 (40.63%) Regression Testing
6 12 (37.50%) Test-First Development
7 11 (34.38%) Load Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Test Management
10 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.25%) Project Management
11 2 (6.25%) CRM
11 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 1 (3.13%) V-Model
12 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
12 1 (3.13%) Agile Testing
12 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) HP