The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 26 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.53% - 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£330 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.16% 7.88% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 7
Average daily rate £330 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Oxford region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
5 1 (12.50%) GitHub
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
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