Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 89 62
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27 +15
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.80% 1.07% 2.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.92% 4.94% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 24
Oxfordshire median daily rate £415 £640 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.16% +82.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £373 £571 £294
90th Percentile £548 £680 £534
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.67 £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -1.75% -5.00% -16.67%

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 157 263 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 20.21% 21.66% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 193 180
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.28% +12.81%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £319
90th Percentile £608 £625 £580
South East median daily rate £453 £450 £401
% change year-on-year +0.56% +12.36% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -3.91%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +12 9 £400 -39.39% 6
Abingdon - 2 £550 - 2
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) Confluence
4 6 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (35.71%) Gradle
5 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) GitHub
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
7 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
7 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Swagger
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration

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 (42.86%) Confluence
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) MQTT
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) RethinkDB
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 5 (35.71%) Gradle
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) PostCSS
5 2 (14.29%) webpack
6 1 (7.14%) Babel
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (7.14%) PyCharm
6 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (7.14%) Wing IDE
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) QA Automation Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) QA Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) React Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
2 3 (21.43%) Swagger
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Express
3 2 (14.29%) LESS
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) Redux
3 2 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) Flask
4 1 (7.14%) NumPy
4 1 (7.14%) Pandas
4 1 (7.14%) PyTables
4 1 (7.14%) pytest
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) SciPy
4 1 (7.14%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
7 2 (14.29%) SDET
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) ES6
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (7.14%) Google