Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 85 87
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.57% 1.24% 1.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.72% 4.81% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 20
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £401 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% -16.62% -7.45%
10th Percentile £288 £368 £389
90th Percentile £495 £584 £508
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £57.16
% change year-on-year -10.53% -16.89% +113.66%

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 188 312 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.42% 25.89% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 253 232
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £294 £346 £325
90th Percentile £600 £590 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +35.80% -10.00%
10th Percentile £47.50 £32.50 £36.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £42.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

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
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 21 October 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 +8 2 £400 -5.88% 3
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) GitHub
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) TestNG
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Functional QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA