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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 51 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.03% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.76% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -
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 - -
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
109 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.75% 13.68% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 34 32
Average daily rate £400 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Selenium
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 14 £400 +50.94% 6
West Wales - 1 £450 - 1
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (65.00%) Web Services
1 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Maven
3 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 9 (45.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Ant
5 8 (40.00%) SOA
5 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (35.00%) JBehave
6 7 (35.00%) SOAP
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) JIRA
7 6 (30.00%) QA
7 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (25.00%) eggPlant
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) Banking
8 5 (25.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (20.00%) Apple
9 4 (20.00%) Toad

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) 3G
1 4 (20.00%) 2G
1 4 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Maven
1 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (40.00%) Ant
2 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 7 (35.00%) JBehave
4 6 (30.00%) JIRA
4 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (25.00%) eggPlant
5 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (20.00%) Toad
7 3 (15.00%) CruiseControl
8 2 (10.00%) JUnit
8 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (5.00%) Hudson
9 1 (5.00%) Concordion
9 1 (5.00%) Gradle
9 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
9 1 (5.00%) Calabash
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) SOAP
3 6 (30.00%) RESTful
4 4 (20.00%) WAP
4 4 (20.00%) J2ME
4 4 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
7 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Handset
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) BDD
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Code Coverage
7 2 (10.00%) V-Model
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Apple
3 4 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) FatWire
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