Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 41 54
Rank change year-on-year -39 +13 -27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 76 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.11% 5.35% 4.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.87% 22.69% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 54 57
Wales median daily rate £358 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.88% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £282 £320 £310
90th Percentile £468 £513 £530
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -29.58%

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 267 335 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.70% 23.57% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 247 300
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £299
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £61.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Wales over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Wales

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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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 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
South Wales -29 9 £365 -8.75% 3
West Wales -6 4 £350 -26.32%
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
5 5 (38.46%) QA
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Subversion
7 3 (23.08%) JUnit
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (23.08%) BrowserStack
7 3 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Context-Driven Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (15.38%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) BrowserStack
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Route 53
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) JBehave
5 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
6 1 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) TestNG
6 1 (7.69%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Dropwizard
2 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Context-Driven Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Grafana
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) Kibana
1 1 (7.69%) Marathon
1 1 (7.69%) Mesos
1 1 (7.69%) Prometheus
1 1 (7.69%) Rundeck
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle