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 23 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 54 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 24 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.78% 1.02% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.44% 5.45% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
Median daily rate £391 £415 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.72% -9.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 193 110 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 30.39% 18.68% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 81 97
Median daily rate £470 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £361 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +8 11 £425 +3.03% 5
Kidlington - 1 £408 -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) Test Automation
3 25 (65.79%) Java
4 24 (63.16%) TDD
4 24 (63.16%) Cucumber
5 20 (52.63%) BDD
6 19 (50.00%) QA
7 14 (36.84%) Scrum
8 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
8 13 (34.21%) JUnit
9 12 (31.58%) WebDriver
9 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
10 11 (28.95%) Behat
10 11 (28.95%) PHP
11 10 (26.32%) Web Services
11 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
11 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
12 9 (23.68%) SQL
12 9 (23.68%) API Testing
13 8 (21.05%) SOAP
13 8 (21.05%) JBoss
13 8 (21.05%) RESTful
14 7 (18.42%) Node.js
14 7 (18.42%) GitHub
14 7 (18.42%) Apache Camel
14 7 (18.42%) Java EE
14 7 (18.42%) Spring
14 7 (18.42%) Pair Programming

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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 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
2 8 (21.05%) JBoss
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.53%) Confluence
5 3 (7.89%) Apache
5 3 (7.89%) nginx
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
6 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) GitHub
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Cucumber
2 13 (34.21%) JUnit
3 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 12 (31.58%) WebDriver
4 6 (15.79%) Jasmine
4 6 (15.79%) Maven
4 6 (15.79%) Mockito
5 5 (13.16%) JIRA
5 5 (13.16%) Protractor
6 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.53%) JMeter
6 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.26%) Gradle
7 2 (5.26%) Subversion
8 1 (2.63%) Grunt
8 1 (2.63%) gulp
8 1 (2.63%) Mocha
8 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Tester
2 14 (36.84%) Automation Tester
3 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) QA Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (13.16%) Lead Tester
7 5 (13.16%) QA Tester
7 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
8 4 (10.53%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (10.53%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) QA Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Behat
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) RESTful
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 7 (18.42%) Apache Camel
4 7 (18.42%) Java EE
4 7 (18.42%) JMS
4 7 (18.42%) Node.js
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
5 6 (15.79%) EJB
5 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 5 (13.16%) Gherkin
7 4 (10.53%) Ajax
8 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (5.26%) Kafka
9 1 (2.63%) Chai
9 1 (2.63%) LESS
9 1 (2.63%) Sass
9 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Linked Data
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) Test Automation
3 24 (63.16%) TDD
4 20 (52.63%) BDD
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
6 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
8 9 (23.68%) API Testing
9 7 (18.42%) DevOps
9 7 (18.42%) Pair Programming
10 6 (15.79%) BPEL
10 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 5 (13.16%) BPMN
11 5 (13.16%) SOA
12 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
12 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
12 4 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (10.53%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) PHP
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) HND
1 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) New Relic
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle