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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 45 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 31 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.74% 3.74% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.55% 22.14% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 2
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£338 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £302 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £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 £33.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.81% -
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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
239 140 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.80% 16.91% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 88 32
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -7 26 £338 -4.25% 4
West Wales +16 1 £500 +11.11%
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Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) Java
3 28 (82.35%) Scrum
4 27 (79.41%) .NET
5 26 (76.47%) Test Scripting
6 24 (70.59%) JMeter
7 21 (61.76%) TDD
7 21 (61.76%) BDD
8 18 (52.94%) Security Cleared
9 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 17 (50.00%) ISEB
10 16 (47.06%) WebDriver
10 16 (47.06%) Cucumber
11 14 (41.18%) SpecFlow
11 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
11 14 (41.18%) Regression Testing
12 12 (35.29%) Test-First Development
12 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
12 12 (35.29%) C#
12 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
12 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (32.35%) Load Testing
13 11 (32.35%) JIRA
14 10 (29.41%) Automation Testing
15 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
15 9 (26.47%) Client/Server
15 9 (26.47%) Subversion
16 8 (23.53%) JUnit
16 8 (23.53%) Open Source
16 8 (23.53%) TestNG

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) FileNet
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) JMeter
2 16 (47.06%) WebDriver
2 16 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 14 (41.18%) SpecFlow
4 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (32.35%) JIRA
6 9 (26.47%) Subversion
6 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
7 8 (23.53%) JUnit
7 8 (23.53%) TestNG
8 7 (20.59%) Bugzilla
9 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
10 3 (8.82%) Gradle
10 3 (8.82%) Artifactory
10 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
10 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
10 3 (8.82%) ReSharper
11 1 (2.94%) Maven
11 1 (2.94%) NUnit
11 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Tester
2 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Security Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) CSS3
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Java SE
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Scrum
3 26 (76.47%) Test Scripting
4 21 (61.76%) BDD
4 21 (61.76%) TDD
5 14 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 12 (35.29%) Test-First Development
7 11 (32.35%) Load Testing
8 10 (29.41%) Automation Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Open Source
10 7 (20.59%) Test Management
11 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
12 2 (5.88%) MVC
12 2 (5.88%) Project Management
12 2 (5.88%) CRM
12 2 (5.88%) V-Model
12 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) ISEB
2 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
1 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco