Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 35 49
Rank change year-on-year -31 +14 -20
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.06% 4.90% 4.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.10% 24.12% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 43 50
South Wales median daily rate £339 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.31% -7.25% +32.69%
10th Percentile £225 £319 £312
90th Percentile £468 £513 £531
Wales median daily rate £339 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -20.29% - +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 228 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.72% 20.32% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 169 267
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £285 £300
90th Percentile £482 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £64.63
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in South Wales

Selenium
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

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in South Wales

Selenium
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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -38 7 £365 -2.67% 4
Bridgend - 2 £250 -
Newport +15 1 £525 +17.98% 1
Selenium
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) V-Model
6 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Context-Driven Testing
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services

Selenium
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 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) Route 53
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Context-Driven Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) V-Model
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Grafana
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
1 1 (10.00%) Marathon
1 1 (10.00%) Mesos
1 1 (10.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (10.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle