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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 58 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.55% 1.45% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 8.99% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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
147 89 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.33% 16.09% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 33
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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
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 27 February 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 -6 4 £400 - 2
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (73.02%) Scrum
3 41 (65.08%) Test Scripting
4 34 (53.97%) Open Source
5 30 (47.62%) C#
5 30 (47.62%) WebDriver
6 28 (44.44%) Maven
6 28 (44.44%) JIRA
7 27 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 24 (38.10%) Automation Testing
8 24 (38.10%) Kanban
8 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 24 (38.10%) .NET
9 23 (36.51%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
10 22 (34.92%) Cucumber
11 21 (33.33%) Subversion
11 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (31.75%) Java
12 20 (31.75%) HP
12 20 (31.75%) SoapUI
12 20 (31.75%) Waterfall
13 19 (30.16%) ISEB
13 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
13 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (30.16%) Load Testing
14 18 (28.57%) TDD
14 18 (28.57%) XML
14 18 (28.57%) REST
14 18 (28.57%) BDD

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) JBoss
2 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) FileNet
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) PaaS
1 2 (3.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (47.62%) WebDriver
2 28 (44.44%) Maven
2 28 (44.44%) JIRA
3 27 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 22 (34.92%) Cucumber
5 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (33.33%) Subversion
6 20 (31.75%) SoapUI
7 16 (25.40%) Bugzilla
8 14 (22.22%) TortoiseSVN
9 13 (20.63%) JMeter
10 9 (14.29%) JUnit
11 8 (12.70%) Ant
12 7 (11.11%) TestNG
13 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
13 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
14 5 (7.94%) ReSharper
14 5 (7.94%) Gradle
14 5 (7.94%) Artifactory
15 3 (4.76%) GitLab
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Analyst
1 31 (49.21%) Test Analyst
2 19 (30.16%) Tester
3 5 (7.94%) Developer
3 5 (7.94%) Integration Test Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Test Leader
3 5 (7.94%) Automation Tester
4 3 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.17%) QA Tester
5 2 (3.17%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Software Tester
5 2 (3.17%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (3.17%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) .NET
2 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
3 18 (28.57%) XML
3 18 (28.57%) REST
4 17 (26.98%) SOAP
5 16 (25.40%) JSON
6 10 (15.87%) Spring
7 8 (12.70%) HTML
8 7 (11.11%) Java SE
8 7 (11.11%) jQuery
9 6 (9.52%) RESTful
9 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (9.52%) HTML5
9 6 (9.52%) Spring MVC
9 6 (9.52%) CSS3
9 6 (9.52%) CSS
9 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.17%) Web Services
11 1 (1.59%) Dojo
11 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) Open Source
2 13 (20.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (73.02%) Scrum
3 41 (65.08%) Test Scripting
4 24 (38.10%) Kanban
4 24 (38.10%) Automation Testing
5 20 (31.75%) Waterfall
6 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (30.16%) Load Testing
7 18 (28.57%) BDD
7 18 (28.57%) TDD
8 17 (26.98%) Software Testing
9 14 (22.22%) Load Balancing
9 14 (22.22%) Test Management
10 11 (17.46%) User Stories
11 10 (15.87%) Project Management
12 8 (12.70%) SOA
12 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
13 7 (11.11%) Test Strategy
14 6 (9.52%) Service Management
14 6 (9.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) C#
2 20 (31.75%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) ISEB
2 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.98%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) vCloud
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (36.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) logstash
2 1 (1.59%) Graphite
2 1 (1.59%) Nessus
2 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) HP
2 3 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Splunk
3 1 (1.59%) ILOG
3 1 (1.59%) Kofax
3 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe