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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 28 48
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.11% 5.67% 3.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.40% 31.07% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 30
Median daily rate £330 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £315 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £468 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 114 103 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.48% 18.26% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 68 174
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -19 13 £330 -12.00% 3
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 17 (77.27%) Cucumber
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) QA
5 8 (36.36%) JIRA
5 8 (36.36%) Subversion
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Test Management
8 5 (22.73%) SDLC
9 4 (18.18%) BDD
9 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
9 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) MySQL
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) Project Management
10 3 (13.64%) CSS
10 3 (13.64%) HTML
10 3 (13.64%) 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Jetty
2 1 (4.55%) Mongrel
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) BrowserStack
2 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Route 53
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) DSL
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) IPsec
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Cucumber
2 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 8 (36.36%) Subversion
2 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) Capybara
6 1 (4.55%) JBehave
6 1 (4.55%) MbUnit
6 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.55%) MSTest
6 1 (4.55%) NUnit
6 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.55%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) Java EE
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Test Management
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Product Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Scala
3 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Fluentd
1 1 (4.55%) Grafana
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
1 1 (4.55%) Marathon
1 1 (4.55%) Mesos
1 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) VMware