The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 26 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 47 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.29% - 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.15% - 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 3
Average daily rate
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£338 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +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% -
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
130 52 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.40% 9.27% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 43
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 41 £325 - 2
West Wales - - - - 1
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (82.19%) Java
2 45 (61.64%) BDD
3 41 (56.16%) Security Cleared
4 39 (53.42%) JUnit
5 38 (52.05%) WebDriver
5 38 (52.05%) TDD
6 37 (50.68%) Subversion
7 36 (49.32%) Scrum
8 35 (47.95%) Web Services
8 35 (47.95%) SC Cleared
9 33 (45.21%) JIRA
10 32 (43.84%) Maven
11 31 (42.47%) Automation Testing
12 30 (41.10%) HP Quality Center
13 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (39.73%) SQL
13 29 (39.73%) Ant
14 27 (36.99%) C#
15 26 (35.62%) Test Scripting
16 24 (32.88%) Jenkins
17 22 (30.14%) XML
17 22 (30.14%) Test Management
18 21 (28.77%) Kanban
18 21 (28.77%) Load Testing
18 21 (28.77%) ISTQB
18 21 (28.77%) IBM
19 20 (27.40%) ISEB
19 20 (27.40%) Bugzilla
19 20 (27.40%) TestNG
19 20 (27.40%) Test Automation

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (26.03%) SharePoint
2 16 (21.92%) FileNet
2 16 (21.92%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.59%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) 3G
1 7 (9.59%) 2G
1 7 (9.59%) 4G
2 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) SSL
2 3 (4.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (53.42%) JUnit
2 38 (52.05%) WebDriver
3 37 (50.68%) Subversion
4 33 (45.21%) JIRA
5 32 (43.84%) Maven
6 29 (39.73%) Ant
7 24 (32.88%) Jenkins
8 20 (27.40%) Bugzilla
8 20 (27.40%) TestNG
9 19 (26.03%) JMeter
10 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (23.29%) TortoiseSVN
12 12 (16.44%) Apache Ivy
13 11 (15.07%) SoapUI
14 9 (12.33%) eggPlant
14 9 (12.33%) JBehave
15 8 (10.96%) Cucumber
16 7 (9.59%) LoadRunner
16 7 (9.59%) Toad
17 5 (6.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Local Government
3 1 (1.37%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Tester
3 16 (21.92%) Java Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) QA Leader
7 4 (5.48%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.48%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Automated Test Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Tester
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) Web Services
2 22 (30.14%) XML
3 19 (26.03%) .NET
4 18 (24.66%) .NET Framework
5 16 (21.92%) Java SE
5 16 (21.92%) Spring
5 16 (21.92%) SOAP
5 16 (21.92%) Struts
5 16 (21.92%) XSLT
5 16 (21.92%) REST
5 16 (21.92%) MyBatis
6 11 (15.07%) HTML
7 8 (10.96%) RESTful
8 7 (9.59%) J2ME
8 7 (9.59%) WAP
9 3 (4.11%) J2EE
9 3 (4.11%) JSON
10 1 (1.37%) WCF
10 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Open Source
2 17 (23.29%) Client/Server
3 12 (16.44%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.59%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (9.59%) Handset
5 5 (6.85%) iSeries
6 4 (5.48%) AS400
7 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) BDD
2 38 (52.05%) TDD
3 36 (49.32%) Scrum
4 31 (42.47%) Automation Testing
5 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (35.62%) Test Scripting
7 22 (30.14%) Test Management
8 21 (28.77%) Kanban
8 21 (28.77%) Load Testing
9 20 (27.40%) Test Automation
10 19 (26.03%) Software Testing
11 18 (24.66%) Automated Testing
12 17 (23.29%) SOA
13 9 (12.33%) Manual Testing
14 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
15 7 (9.59%) Regression Testing
16 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
17 4 (5.48%) Workflow
17 4 (5.48%) Project Management
18 2 (2.74%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (82.19%) Java
2 29 (39.73%) SQL
3 27 (36.99%) C#
4 6 (8.22%) Groovy
5 3 (4.11%) XQuery
5 3 (4.11%) XPath
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (56.16%) Security Cleared
2 35 (47.95%) SC Cleared
3 21 (28.77%) ISTQB
4 20 (27.40%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 30 (41.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) IBM
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) HP
4 7 (9.59%) Sun
4 7 (9.59%) Apple
5 4 (5.48%) Informatica
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