The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 33 33 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.51% 0.42% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.92% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxford with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 37 28 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 13.26% 11.81% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 35
Median daily rate £500 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.61% +19.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Oxford

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Java
3 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
4 10 (58.82%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) BDD
6 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 7 (41.18%) QA
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 6 (35.29%) JBoss
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (29.41%) RESTful
8 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
8 5 (29.41%) Spring
8 5 (29.41%) Maven
8 5 (29.41%) Subversion
9 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
9 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Ruby
9 4 (23.53%) Java EE
9 4 (23.53%) JMS
9 4 (23.53%) Publishing
9 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) JUnit
9 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (23.53%) EJB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (35.29%) JBoss
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.88%) Jetty
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 4 (23.53%) JUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Mockito
5 3 (17.65%) FitNesse
5 3 (17.65%) JBehave
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.88%) Gradle
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) Protractor
6 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Leader
4 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) Apache Camel
3 4 (23.53%) EJB
3 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
3 4 (23.53%) Java EE
3 4 (23.53%) JMS
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (5.88%) Behat
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) Lucene
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.76%) BPMN
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Kanban
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Product Management
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
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