Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 83 73
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.05% 2.21% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.77% 7.80% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 29
Oxfordshire median daily rate £401 £450 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.83% -13.46% +57.58%
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £53.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.21% +33.75% -5.88%

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 345 359 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.78% 28.31% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 260 204
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.56% +2.69%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £264
90th Percentile £613 £556 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £40.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.80% -1.82% +71.88%
10th Percentile £32.50 £36.20 £22.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -19 6 £425 -5.56% 7
Kidlington -3 1 £408 -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
4 9 (69.23%) BDD
4 9 (69.23%) QA
5 8 (61.54%) TDD
6 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
7 6 (46.15%) API Testing
7 6 (46.15%) SQL
7 6 (46.15%) JUnit
7 6 (46.15%) JIRA
7 6 (46.15%) Confluence
8 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
8 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
9 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
9 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (30.77%) SDLC
9 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
9 4 (30.77%) JMeter
9 4 (30.77%) Scrum
9 4 (30.77%) SOA
9 4 (30.77%) HP
9 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
9 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
9 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
9 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
10 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (15.38%) React
10 2 (15.38%) REST

Selenium
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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) JUnit
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) JMeter
4 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
4 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) Grunt
6 1 (7.69%) gulp
6 1 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (7.69%) Protractor
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) React
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) JSTL
3 1 (7.69%) LESS
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
4 8 (61.54%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) API Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) SDLC
7 4 (30.77%) SOA
7 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
7 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Change Management
9 1 (7.69%) Kanban
9 1 (7.69%) Open Source
9 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Talend