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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 22 54
Rank change year-on-year -38 +32  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 79 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.15% 11.63% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.45% 47.02% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 51 7
Median daily rate £344 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £332 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 124 168 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.77% 24.74% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 79
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
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 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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 -32 7 £350 -6.66% 5
West Wales - 1 £160 -
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (84.44%) Java
2 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (73.33%) Cucumber
4 32 (71.11%) SQL
5 29 (64.44%) CSS
6 28 (62.22%) Linux
7 27 (60.00%) Scrum
7 27 (60.00%) JUnit
7 27 (60.00%) HTML
7 27 (60.00%) QA
7 27 (60.00%) JSON
8 26 (57.78%) WebLogic
9 25 (55.56%) XML
9 25 (55.56%) Security Cleared
9 25 (55.56%) JBehave
10 24 (53.33%) Automated Testing
11 23 (51.11%) Windows
11 23 (51.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (51.11%) Mentoring
11 23 (51.11%) Dropwizard
12 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
13 21 (46.67%) Unix
14 20 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (31.11%) Software Delivery
16 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
17 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
18 7 (15.56%) SoapUI
18 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
18 7 (15.56%) JMeter
18 7 (15.56%) LoadRunner

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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 26 (57.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.89%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Jetty
3 1 (2.22%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Route 53
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) DSL
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) IPsec
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (73.33%) Cucumber
2 27 (60.00%) JUnit
3 25 (55.56%) JBehave
4 7 (15.56%) JMeter
4 7 (15.56%) LoadRunner
4 7 (15.56%) SoapUI
5 6 (13.33%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (8.89%) The Grinder
6 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.67%) JIRA
7 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.67%) WinRunner
8 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.22%) Capybara
9 1 (2.22%) MbUnit
9 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Electronics
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Performance Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Performance Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Manual Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Test Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) CSS
2 27 (60.00%) HTML
2 27 (60.00%) JSON
3 25 (55.56%) XML
4 23 (51.11%) Dropwizard
5 5 (11.11%) J2EE
5 5 (11.11%) SOAP
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
6 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.67%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.22%) CSS3
7 1 (2.22%) Java EE
7 1 (2.22%) Kafka
7 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Fintech
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Linux
2 23 (51.11%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Scrum
3 24 (53.33%) Automated Testing
4 23 (51.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (51.11%) Mentoring
5 14 (31.11%) Software Delivery
6 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (13.33%) RAD
9 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.11%) TDD
11 4 (8.89%) BDD
11 4 (8.89%) Load Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) Java
2 32 (71.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Groovy
4 3 (6.67%) C
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Fluentd
2 1 (2.22%) Grafana
2 1 (2.22%) Kibana
2 1 (2.22%) Marathon
2 1 (2.22%) Mesos
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) Siebel
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
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