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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 41 28 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs citing Selenium 39 44 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.25% 6.23% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.38% 36.36% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 1
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£400 £325 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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%
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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
160 121 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.43% 17.14% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 83 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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 -10 36 £419 +28.84% 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (76.81%) Scrum
2 52 (75.36%) Java
3 45 (65.22%) TDD
4 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (59.42%) .NET
6 39 (56.52%) SQL Server
7 36 (52.17%) BDD
8 35 (50.72%) Security Cleared
8 35 (50.72%) JMeter
9 32 (46.38%) SC Cleared
10 28 (40.58%) Test Scripting
11 27 (39.13%) SpecFlow
12 26 (37.68%) C#
12 26 (37.68%) .NET Framework
13 25 (36.23%) Cucumber
14 24 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (34.78%) JIRA
14 24 (34.78%) Subversion
15 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
16 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
17 18 (26.09%) WebDriver
17 18 (26.09%) Open Source
18 17 (24.64%) Visual Studio
19 16 (23.19%) MVC
19 16 (23.19%) Maven
19 16 (23.19%) jQuery
20 15 (21.74%) ISEB
20 15 (21.74%) SQL
20 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
20 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (18.84%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (15.94%) Confluence
3 10 (14.49%) JBoss
4 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.45%) FileNet
6 1 (1.45%) CMS
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
4 11 (15.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (15.94%) NoSQL
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (50.72%) JMeter
2 27 (39.13%) SpecFlow
3 25 (36.23%) Cucumber
4 24 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (34.78%) Subversion
4 24 (34.78%) JIRA
5 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 18 (26.09%) WebDriver
7 17 (24.64%) Visual Studio
8 16 (23.19%) Maven
9 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.94%) Spock
10 11 (15.94%) Geb
10 11 (15.94%) Hudson
11 9 (13.04%) JUnit
11 9 (13.04%) Eclipse
12 8 (11.59%) TestNG
13 7 (10.14%) Bugzilla
14 4 (5.80%) SoapUI
14 4 (5.80%) Gradle
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Developer
2 27 (39.13%) Tester
3 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 17 (24.64%) Test Analyst
4 16 (23.19%) .NET Developer
5 13 (18.84%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Automated Tester
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Test Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.45%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Senior Automation Tester
9 1 (1.45%) Security Tester
9 1 (1.45%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (59.42%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) .NET Framework
3 16 (23.19%) jQuery
4 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
4 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (20.29%) WCF
5 14 (20.29%) REST
5 14 (20.29%) Ajax
6 13 (18.84%) HTML
6 13 (18.84%) CSS
6 13 (18.84%) Web Services
7 12 (17.39%) J2EE
7 12 (17.39%) Spring
8 11 (15.94%) JSF
8 11 (15.94%) SOAP
8 11 (15.94%) XML
8 11 (15.94%) XSLT
8 11 (15.94%) Hibernate
8 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
8 11 (15.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (76.81%) Scrum
2 45 (65.22%) TDD
3 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (52.17%) BDD
5 28 (40.58%) Test Scripting
6 18 (26.09%) Open Source
7 16 (23.19%) MVC
8 14 (20.29%) Regression Testing
8 14 (20.29%) SOA
8 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
8 14 (20.29%) Automation Testing
9 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (17.39%) Test-First Development
10 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
10 11 (15.94%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (15.94%) OO
10 11 (15.94%) RUP
10 11 (15.94%) DSDM
10 11 (15.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (75.36%) Java
2 26 (37.68%) C#
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 11 (15.94%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) BeanShell
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) Security Cleared
2 32 (46.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.74%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) vSphere
1 1 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
1 1 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 11 (15.94%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) HP
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