The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 28 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 34 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.56% 5.63% 6.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.64% 24.87% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 36
Median daily rate £400 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £351 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £532 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%
Selenium
UK

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
138 197 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.59% 22.64% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 153 95
Median daily rate £425 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Wales region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 33 £400 -15.78% 1
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 62 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (60.61%) Cucumber
3 39 (59.09%) TDD
4 28 (42.42%) Test Automation
5 25 (37.88%) Finance
6 24 (36.36%) Java
7 23 (34.85%) BDD
8 21 (31.82%) Web Development
8 21 (31.82%) QA
9 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
9 20 (30.30%) jQuery
10 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (28.79%) ISEB
11 18 (27.27%) CSS
11 18 (27.27%) SpecFlow
12 16 (24.24%) Software Testing
13 15 (22.73%) Performance Testing
13 15 (22.73%) Unix
13 15 (22.73%) Gherkin
13 15 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (21.21%) Perl
14 14 (21.21%) SQL
14 14 (21.21%) OO
14 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
15 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
15 12 (18.18%) C#
15 12 (18.18%) HTML
16 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
16 11 (16.67%) User Stories

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.61%) Couchbase
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (60.61%) Cucumber
2 18 (27.27%) SpecFlow
3 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.64%) JMeter
4 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
5 8 (12.12%) HP UFT
5 8 (12.12%) TeamCity
6 7 (10.61%) MbUnit
6 7 (10.61%) Mercurial
6 7 (10.61%) MSTest
6 7 (10.61%) NUnit
6 7 (10.61%) WinRunner
7 6 (9.09%) JUnit
7 6 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 5 (7.58%) JIRA
8 5 (7.58%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.03%) JBehave
9 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Legal
2 7 (10.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 26 (39.39%) Test Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) Developer
4 12 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Perl Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Perl Web Developer
8 5 (7.58%) QA Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Unix Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) jQuery
2 18 (27.27%) CSS
3 15 (22.73%) Gherkin
4 12 (18.18%) HTML
5 9 (13.64%) .NET
6 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (10.61%) CSS3
6 7 (10.61%) HTML5
6 7 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (10.61%) WCF
7 6 (9.09%) XML
8 5 (7.58%) Ajax
8 5 (7.58%) XHTML
9 3 (4.55%) JSON
9 3 (4.55%) RESTful
10 2 (3.03%) SOAP
11 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) AS400
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Fintech
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Unix
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) TDD
3 28 (42.42%) Test Automation
4 23 (34.85%) BDD
5 21 (31.82%) Web Development
6 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (24.24%) Software Testing
8 15 (22.73%) Performance Testing
9 14 (21.21%) OO
9 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
10 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 11 (16.67%) API Testing
11 11 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (16.67%) User Stories
12 10 (15.15%) SDLC
12 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
12 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
12 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (13.64%) DevOps
13 9 (13.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Java
2 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) Perl
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) C#
5 7 (10.61%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) ISEB
2 15 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.82%) QA
2 7 (10.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) HP
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Alterian
3 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
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