Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Selenium Tester was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
UK > Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 94 99
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Selenium Tester 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.078% 0.081% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.083% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Wales median daily rate £330 - £294
10th Percentile £315 - £215
90th Percentile £346 - £350
UK median daily rate £325 £378 £350
% change year-on-year -13.91% +7.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £43.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1239 1206 1580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.42% 97.97% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 785 1019
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £190
90th Percentile £538 £525 £476
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 80 86
Wales median hourly rate £21.38 £15.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.16% +15.09% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.11 £9.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £63.25 £22.88
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.52%

Selenium Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Selenium Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium Tester in Wales

Selenium Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium Tester in Wales

Selenium Tester
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium Tester within the Wales region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
South Wales +7 1 £330 -
Selenium Tester
UK

Selenium Tester Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Selenium Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Selenium Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Selenium Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle