The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 29 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.

Selenium
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 18 44
Rank change year-on-year -30 +26  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 72 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.24% 13.00% 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.45% 51.06% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 45 6
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £340 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £461 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +33.20% -1.66%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 94 141 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.70% 25.45% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 102 57
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -17 5 £350 -6.66% 5
Newport -15 1 £338 -25.00%
Selenium
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) JMeter
5 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (30.00%) QA
6 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (30.00%) RAD
6 6 (30.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) J2EE
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) JUnit
7 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Load Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Jetty
3 1 (5.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) DSL
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (35.00%) JMeter
2 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (30.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (25.00%) JUnit
5 4 (20.00%) JBehave
5 4 (20.00%) The Grinder
6 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.00%) WinRunner
7 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (5.00%) MSTest
8 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Performance Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Architect
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) Dropwizard
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (5.00%) Kafka
5 1 (5.00%) Servlets
5 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (30.00%) RAD
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) RUP
8 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) V-Model
9 2 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Fluentd
2 1 (5.00%) Grafana
2 1 (5.00%) Kibana
2 1 (5.00%) Marathon
2 1 (5.00%) Mesos
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Rundeck
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Siebel
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £361 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £361 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago