Period
to 11 December 2018

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 6 months to 11 December 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 97 76
Rank change year-on-year +23 -21 -8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.45% 0.51% 2.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.04% 1.88% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 25
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -4.17% -13.46%
10th Percentile £331 £382 £342
90th Percentile £525 £553 £508
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £48.75 £52.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -5.45%

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 177 319 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.99% 26.97% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 264 259
Oxfordshire median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £319 £350 £324
90th Percentile £600 £620 £570
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +42.86% +2.67%
10th Percentile £47.50 £32.50 £35.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £42.35
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% -3.53%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Oxfordshire

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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 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Oxfordshire

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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 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +26 10 £500 +2.56% 7
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) JIRA
2 8 (50.00%) GitHub
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) Docker
3 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
3 7 (43.75%) Swagger
3 7 (43.75%) Task Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Build Automation
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
5 4 (25.00%) SDET
6 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) SQL

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Co-occurring 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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) GitHub
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) TestNG
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer in Test
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer in Test
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Functional QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Swagger
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Build Automation
3 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Task Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) SDET
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Code Coverage
6 1 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes