Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 36 69
Rank change year-on-year -32 +33 -48
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 81 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.87% 5.48% 2.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.56% 21.37% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 77 19
Wales median daily rate £400 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £208 £285 £212
90th Percentile £504 £464 £376
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wales median hourly rate - £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -54.02%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% -10.53% +1.06%

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 272 379 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.55% 25.66% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 313 191
Wales median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £307 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £519
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Wales median hourly rate £35.75 £28.00 £39.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.68% -28.33% -10.18%
10th Percentile £28.13 £28.00 £19.86
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.00 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% -0.59%

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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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 -38 25 £400 +11.11% 11
North Wales - 1 £350 - 1
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) Docker
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
5 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
7 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) QA
7 5 (19.23%) Python
7 5 (19.23%) Flask
8 4 (15.38%) Microservices
8 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) Validation
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
8 4 (15.38%) Azure
8 4 (15.38%) AWS
9 3 (11.54%) SQLAlchemy
9 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Stress Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Spring

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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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.54%) Serverless
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithmia
4 1 (3.85%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
2 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.54%) Appium
4 3 (11.54%) Spock
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 2 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) JMeter
5 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.85%) Hudson
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.85%) RSpec
6 1 (3.85%) TestRail
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
1 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Tester
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer in Test
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 5 (19.23%) Flask
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) pytest
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
3 3 (11.54%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (3.85%) Behat
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Microservices
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) API Testing
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) SDET
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stress Testing
6 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) IBM