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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 34 14 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 55 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.51% 13.19% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.81% 50.00% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 39 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 64 110 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.28% 26.38% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 85 22
Median daily rate £400 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
4 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
4 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
4 7 (43.75%) JMeter
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) RAD
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) ISEB
5 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (37.50%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) QA
6 5 (31.25%) SOAP
6 5 (31.25%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) JBoss
7 4 (25.00%) Siebel
7 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Groovy
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (25.00%) The Grinder
8 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing

Selenium
Top Related 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 4 (25.00%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Jetty
3 1 (6.25%) Mongrel
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Route 53
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) DSL
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
1 7 (43.75%) JMeter
1 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
1 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
2 6 (37.50%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (25.00%) The Grinder
4 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) WinRunner
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) JBehave
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.25%) JIRA
6 1 (6.25%) MbUnit
6 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.25%) MSTest
6 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Performance Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Dropwizard
3 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
4 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (37.50%) RAD
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) RUP
7 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) V-Model
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Fluentd
2 1 (6.25%) Grafana
2 1 (6.25%) Kibana
2 1 (6.25%) Marathon
2 1 (6.25%) Mesos
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Rundeck
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Siebel
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £361 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago