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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 26 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 62 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.75% 0.36% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.69% 3.45% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 2 3
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£325 £399 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.49% +22.69%
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 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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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
169 58 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.13% 10.56% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 39 47
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 September 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 30 September 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 +23 36 £325 -18.49% 10
West Wales - 24 £400 -
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 88 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (66.96%) Java
3 58 (51.79%) Scrum
4 57 (50.89%) Test Scripting
4 57 (50.89%) Security Cleared
4 57 (50.89%) WebDriver
5 54 (48.21%) BDD
6 52 (46.43%) TDD
6 52 (46.43%) Maven
7 49 (43.75%) SC Cleared
8 47 (41.96%) Subversion
8 47 (41.96%) JUnit
9 45 (40.18%) JIRA
9 45 (40.18%) Automation Testing
10 44 (39.29%) C#
11 41 (36.61%) HP Quality Center
11 41 (36.61%) Open Source
12 38 (33.93%) Jenkins
12 38 (33.93%) Kanban
12 38 (33.93%) XML
13 36 (32.14%) Load Testing
14 33 (29.46%) ISTQB
15 32 (28.57%) Ant
16 31 (27.68%) .NET
16 31 (27.68%) ISEB
16 31 (27.68%) Bugzilla
17 30 (26.79%) Software Testing
17 30 (26.79%) Test Management
18 29 (25.89%) .NET Framework
18 29 (25.89%) Web Services

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 29 (25.89%) SharePoint
2 18 (16.07%) FileNet
3 17 (15.18%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.89%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) 2G
2 3 (2.68%) 3G
2 3 (2.68%) 4G
3 2 (1.79%) HTTP
3 2 (1.79%) SSL
3 2 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (50.89%) WebDriver
2 52 (46.43%) Maven
3 47 (41.96%) Subversion
3 47 (41.96%) JUnit
4 45 (40.18%) JIRA
5 38 (33.93%) Jenkins
6 32 (28.57%) Ant
7 31 (27.68%) Bugzilla
8 28 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (24.11%) TestNG
10 26 (23.21%) JMeter
10 26 (23.21%) TortoiseSVN
11 25 (22.32%) Cucumber
12 19 (16.96%) SoapUI
13 7 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
13 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
14 6 (5.36%) JBehave
15 5 (4.46%) eggPlant
15 5 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
16 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Local Government
3 1 (0.89%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (33.93%) Analyst
2 37 (33.04%) Test Analyst
3 31 (27.68%) Tester
4 27 (24.11%) Developer
5 20 (17.86%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 7 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Integration Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Integration Test Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (2.68%) Lead Tester
10 3 (2.68%) QA Leader
10 3 (2.68%) Security Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.93%) XML
2 31 (27.68%) .NET
3 29 (25.89%) Web Services
3 29 (25.89%) .NET Framework
4 28 (25.00%) REST
5 26 (23.21%) SOAP
6 19 (16.96%) Spring
7 17 (15.18%) Java SE
7 17 (15.18%) MyBatis
7 17 (15.18%) Struts
7 17 (15.18%) XSLT
8 16 (14.29%) JSON
9 13 (11.61%) HTML
10 5 (4.46%) RESTful
11 4 (3.57%) Gherkin
12 3 (2.68%) J2EE
12 3 (2.68%) J2ME
12 3 (2.68%) WAP
13 2 (1.79%) jQuery
14 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (36.61%) Open Source
2 26 (23.21%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.46%) iSeries
5 4 (3.57%) AS400
6 3 (2.68%) Handset
6 3 (2.68%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) UNIX
2 3 (2.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (51.79%) Scrum
3 57 (50.89%) Test Scripting
4 54 (48.21%) BDD
5 52 (46.43%) TDD
6 45 (40.18%) Automation Testing
7 38 (33.93%) Kanban
8 36 (32.14%) Load Testing
9 30 (26.79%) Test Management
9 30 (26.79%) Software Testing
10 26 (23.21%) Automated Testing
11 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (16.96%) Waterfall
13 16 (14.29%) SOA
14 14 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 13 (11.61%) Load Balancing
16 10 (8.93%) Project Management
17 9 (8.04%) Configuration Management
17 9 (8.04%) User Stories
18 7 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 75 (66.96%) Java
2 44 (39.29%) C#
3 25 (22.32%) SQL
4 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.46%) Groovy
4 5 (4.46%) Scala
5 2 (1.79%) XPath
5 2 (1.79%) XQuery
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
6 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (50.89%) Security Cleared
2 49 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 33 (29.46%) ISTQB
4 31 (27.68%) ISEB
5 2 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 41 (36.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) HP
2 22 (19.64%) IBM
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle
4 4 (3.57%) Informatica
5 3 (2.68%) Apple
5 3 (2.68%) Sun
6 1 (0.89%) Kofax
6 1 (0.89%) Splunk
6 1 (0.89%) ILOG
6 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe
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