Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 17 44
Rank change year-on-year -35 +27 +15
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.14% 7.97% 4.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.90% 45.36% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 35 27
Cardiff median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% - -
10th Percentile £306 £280 £296
90th Percentile £418 £513 £480
South Wales median daily rate £339 £400 £431
% change year-on-year -15.31% -7.25% +32.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 143 97 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.25% 17.57% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 146
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £220 £257 £275
90th Percentile £475 £513 £438
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.85
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
% change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) V-Model
5 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) Context-Driven Testing

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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Route 53
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Test Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Context-Driven Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) V-Model
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Grafana
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) Marathon
1 1 (14.29%) Mesos
1 1 (14.29%) Prometheus
1 1 (14.29%) Rundeck
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle