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 25 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 42 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.08% 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.90% 3.13% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +3.54% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxford with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 101 64 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 31.08% 21.69% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 44 51
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Oxford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
4 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
5 8 (47.06%) JUnit
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) SOAP
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
8 5 (29.41%) GitHub
8 5 (29.41%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) JMS
8 5 (29.41%) JBoss
8 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (29.41%) Java EE
8 5 (29.41%) RESTful
8 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
8 5 (29.41%) Spring
8 5 (29.41%) Scrum
9 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
9 4 (23.53%) Maven
9 4 (23.53%) QA
9 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing

Selenium
Co-occurring 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%) WebSphere
2 5 (29.41%) JBoss
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (47.06%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) Mockito
3 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.76%) Protractor
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) gulp
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
5 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.88%) Mocha
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Tester
5 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
2 5 (29.41%) Java EE
2 5 (29.41%) JMS
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) EJB
3 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) Behat
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Kafka
6 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.88%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 3 (17.65%) API Testing
8 3 (17.65%) BPEL
8 3 (17.65%) BPMN
8 3 (17.65%) Web Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.88%) ETL
10 1 (5.88%) Migration
10 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
10 1 (5.88%) SOA
10 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle