The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Selenium
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 13 39
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.12% 8.97% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.63% 41.94% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 3
Median daily rate £330 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +17.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 64 62 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.94% 21.38% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 47 39
Median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Cardiff

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Cardiff

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
1 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
2 10 (66.67%) QA
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Subversion
5 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) Test Management
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) Product Management
7 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
8 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Jetty
2 1 (6.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) BrowserStack
2 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Route 53
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) DSL
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) IPsec
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (40.00%) JIRA
4 5 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (13.33%) JUnit
6 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.67%) JBehave
7 1 (6.67%) MbUnit
7 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (6.67%) MSTest
7 1 (6.67%) NUnit
7 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Tester
3 2 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Servlets
3 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Fintech
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Product Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
7 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Fluentd
1 1 (6.67%) Grafana
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
1 1 (6.67%) Marathon
1 1 (6.67%) Mesos
1 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Rundeck
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware