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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 61 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 1.39% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 7.53% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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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
154 93 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.29% 18.49% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 45 40
Average daily rate £450 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +800.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 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 -18 4 £400 -
North Wales - - - -
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UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 60 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (66.67%) Scrum
3 41 (59.42%) Test Scripting
4 34 (49.28%) Open Source
5 32 (46.38%) WebDriver
6 30 (43.48%) C#
7 28 (40.58%) JIRA
7 28 (40.58%) Maven
8 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
9 26 (37.68%) Java
10 24 (34.78%) .NET
10 24 (34.78%) Kanban
10 24 (34.78%) Automation Testing
10 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
10 24 (34.78%) Cucumber
11 23 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
11 23 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 22 (31.88%) Load Testing
13 21 (30.43%) TDD
13 21 (30.43%) Subversion
13 21 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (28.99%) Waterfall
14 20 (28.99%) SoapUI
14 20 (28.99%) HP
15 19 (27.54%) ISEB
15 19 (27.54%) XML
15 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
15 19 (27.54%) BDD
16 18 (26.09%) REST

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.14%) JBoss
2 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) FileNet
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (46.38%) WebDriver
2 28 (40.58%) JIRA
2 28 (40.58%) Maven
3 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
4 24 (34.78%) Cucumber
5 21 (30.43%) Subversion
5 21 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (28.99%) SoapUI
7 16 (23.19%) Bugzilla
8 14 (20.29%) TortoiseSVN
9 13 (18.84%) JMeter
10 9 (13.04%) JUnit
11 8 (11.59%) Ant
12 7 (10.14%) TestNG
13 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
13 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
14 5 (7.25%) ReSharper
14 5 (7.25%) Gradle
14 5 (7.25%) Artifactory
15 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Analyst
2 32 (46.38%) Test Analyst
3 21 (30.43%) Tester
4 7 (10.14%) Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Integration Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Integration Test Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 3 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (2.90%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) .NET
2 23 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 19 (27.54%) XML
4 18 (26.09%) REST
5 17 (24.64%) SOAP
6 16 (23.19%) JSON
7 10 (14.49%) Spring
8 9 (13.04%) HTML
9 8 (11.59%) jQuery
10 7 (10.14%) Java SE
10 7 (10.14%) CSS
11 6 (8.70%) HTML5
11 6 (8.70%) CSS3
11 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.70%) RESTful
11 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.70%) Spring MVC
12 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
13 2 (2.90%) Web Services
14 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (49.28%) Open Source
2 13 (18.84%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (66.67%) Scrum
3 41 (59.42%) Test Scripting
4 24 (34.78%) Kanban
4 24 (34.78%) Automation Testing
5 22 (31.88%) Load Testing
6 21 (30.43%) TDD
7 20 (28.99%) Waterfall
8 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (27.54%) BDD
9 17 (24.64%) Software Testing
10 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing
10 14 (20.29%) Test Management
11 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
11 11 (15.94%) User Stories
12 10 (14.49%) Project Management
13 8 (11.59%) SOA
14 7 (10.14%) MVC
14 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
15 6 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) C#
2 26 (37.68%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Scala
4 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.54%) ISEB
2 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
3 17 (24.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) vCloud
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) Nessus
2 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) logstash
2 1 (1.45%) Graphite
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) HP
2 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) Kofax
3 1 (1.45%) ILOG
3 1 (1.45%) IBM
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe
3 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.45%) Splunk