Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 83 38
Rank change year-on-year +39 -45 +11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 74 13 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.47% 1.09% 5.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.30% 4.78% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 8 55
Wales median daily rate £360 £339 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.27% -20.29% -
10th Percentile £285 £225 £316
90th Percentile £451 £468 £513
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% -8.65% +4.00%

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 454 272 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.45% 22.76% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 195 242
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -57.93% +58.27%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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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 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 18 November 2018. 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 +32 68 £360 +6.27% 13
West Wales +4 3 £425 -
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 66 (89.19%) Test Automation
2 62 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (62.16%) Cucumber
4 33 (44.59%) JIRA
5 32 (43.24%) QA
6 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
7 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
8 26 (35.14%) Scrum
9 25 (33.78%) Java
10 24 (32.43%) SDLC
11 23 (31.08%) API Testing
11 23 (31.08%) MySQL
11 23 (31.08%) Oracle
11 23 (31.08%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (29.73%) SQL
13 21 (28.38%) C#
13 21 (28.38%) Subversion
14 20 (27.03%) Regression Testing
15 19 (25.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (24.32%) Test Management
16 18 (24.32%) TDD
16 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
17 17 (22.97%) SOAP
17 17 (22.97%) WebDriver
18 16 (21.62%) BDD
18 16 (21.62%) Docker
19 15 (20.27%) SoapUI
19 15 (20.27%) REST
19 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
19 15 (20.27%) PostgreSQL

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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 10 (13.51%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.70%) Gunicorn
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) GitHub
3 3 (4.05%) PaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Slack
3 3 (4.05%) Trello
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) VPN
2 4 (5.41%) AMQP
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) DSL
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (31.08%) MySQL
3 15 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (62.16%) Cucumber
2 33 (44.59%) JIRA
3 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
4 21 (28.38%) Subversion
5 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
6 17 (22.97%) WebDriver
7 15 (20.27%) SoapUI
8 12 (16.22%) SpecFlow
9 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.05%) Liquibase
11 3 (4.05%) Maven
11 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.70%) Appium
12 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
12 2 (2.70%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.70%) JUnit
12 2 (2.70%) TestNG
12 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 4 (5.41%) Publishing
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Test Engineer
2 23 (31.08%) Tester
3 22 (29.73%) Test Automation Engineer
4 19 (25.68%) Automation Tester
5 13 (17.57%) QA Engineer
6 11 (14.86%) Analyst
6 11 (14.86%) Test Analyst
7 10 (13.51%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Developer
9 7 (9.46%) JIRA Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) QA Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) QA Specialist
10 6 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Test Automation Specialist
10 6 (8.11%) Test Specialist
11 5 (6.76%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) SOAP
2 15 (20.27%) REST
3 13 (17.57%) .NET
4 7 (9.46%) Gherkin
4 7 (9.46%) RESTful
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.41%) HTML
6 4 (5.41%) XML
7 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.05%) JSON
7 3 (4.05%) Spring
7 3 (4.05%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.05%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (4.05%) Spring Integration
7 3 (4.05%) Web Services
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.70%) CSS
8 2 (2.70%) Flask
8 2 (2.70%) Nightwatchjs
8 2 (2.70%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (89.19%) Test Automation
2 62 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.14%) Scrum
4 24 (32.43%) SDLC
5 23 (31.08%) API Testing
5 23 (31.08%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (27.03%) Regression Testing
7 19 (25.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (24.32%) TDD
8 18 (24.32%) Test Management
9 16 (21.62%) BDD
10 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
11 14 (18.92%) Project Management
12 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (16.22%) Performance Testing
13 12 (16.22%) Product Management
14 10 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (9.46%) Functional Testing
15 7 (9.46%) Integration Testing
16 5 (6.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) Java
2 22 (29.73%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) C#
4 12 (16.22%) Groovy
4 12 (16.22%) Ruby
5 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.76%) Python
6 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.70%) Go
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (43.24%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter