The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 46 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.89% 0.20% -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.58% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 91 76 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 16.46% 15.29% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 48
Median daily rate £500 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £491 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £37.75 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +69.66%  
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Oxfordshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Oxfordshire

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Oxfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Oxford 0 7 £500 +33.33% 1
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) Cucumber
3 23 (67.65%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) TDD
4 17 (50.00%) BDD
5 16 (47.06%) QA
6 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
7 12 (35.29%) Scrum
7 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (29.41%) WebDriver
9 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 10 (29.41%) RESTful
9 10 (29.41%) PHP
9 10 (29.41%) Web Services
10 9 (26.47%) JBoss
10 9 (26.47%) JIRA
11 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
11 8 (23.53%) Spring
11 8 (23.53%) SOAP
12 7 (20.59%) SQL
12 7 (20.59%) Maven
12 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
13 6 (17.65%) Mockito
13 6 (17.65%) Jasmine
13 6 (17.65%) GitHub
13 6 (17.65%) Java EE
13 6 (17.65%) Hibernate

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (26.47%) JBoss
2 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Jetty
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) GitHub
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Cucumber
2 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
3 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (29.41%) WebDriver
4 9 (26.47%) JIRA
5 7 (20.59%) Maven
6 6 (17.65%) Jasmine
6 6 (17.65%) JUnit
6 6 (17.65%) Mockito
6 6 (17.65%) Subversion
7 5 (14.71%) Protractor
8 4 (11.76%) FitNesse
8 4 (11.76%) JBehave
9 2 (5.88%) Mocha
9 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.94%) CircleCI
10 1 (2.94%) git-flow
10 1 (2.94%) JMeter
10 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.71%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Tester
2 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) Automation Tester
5 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
5 7 (20.59%) QA Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) QA Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Java Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) QA Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) QA Automation Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (8.82%) QA Leader
8 3 (8.82%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) RESTful
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) SOAP
2 8 (23.53%) Spring
3 6 (17.65%) Apache Camel
3 6 (17.65%) EJB
3 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 6 (17.65%) Java EE
3 6 (17.65%) JMS
4 5 (14.71%) Behat
4 5 (14.71%) Gherkin
5 4 (11.76%) Ajax
5 4 (11.76%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.94%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.94%) Chai
7 1 (2.94%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) Lucene
7 1 (2.94%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) BDD
2 17 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (35.29%) Scrum
4 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
5 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.65%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) API Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.76%) BPEL
8 4 (11.76%) BPMN
8 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Kanban
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) PHP
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) Ruby
6 3 (8.82%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) HND
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) New Relic
2 1 (2.94%) Apiary
2 1 (2.94%) Facebook
2 1 (2.94%) Google
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