Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 23 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.

Agile Software Development
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 306 231 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 41.58% 32.35% 25.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.74% 37.02% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 185 161
Oxford median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £372 £233 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Oxford median hourly rate - - £45.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 641 624 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.09% 87.39% 82.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 474 451
Oxford median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -1.84%
10th Percentile £320 £188 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.88 £12.15
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £70.10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Oxford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Oxford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Oxford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 117 (38.24%) Scrum
2 108 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (32.68%) TDD
4 96 (31.37%) Java
5 87 (28.43%) Kanban
6 74 (24.18%) Test Automation
7 69 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (22.55%) JavaScript
8 64 (20.92%) JIRA
9 61 (19.93%) HTML
9 61 (19.93%) BDD
10 60 (19.61%) CSS
11 52 (16.99%) AngularJS
12 48 (15.69%) SQL
13 44 (14.38%) QA
14 43 (14.05%) Software Engineering
14 43 (14.05%) Web Services
15 42 (13.73%) Pair Programming
16 41 (13.40%) Publishing
17 40 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (13.07%) Git (software)
18 38 (12.42%) Node.js
18 38 (12.42%) Salesforce.com
19 37 (12.09%) SDLC
20 36 (11.76%) DevOps
20 36 (11.76%) Unit Testing
21 33 (10.78%) Web Development
21 33 (10.78%) Confluence
22 31 (10.13%) Project Management
23 30 (9.80%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 33 (10.78%) Confluence
2 11 (3.59%) JBoss
3 9 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.96%) Drupal
6 4 (1.31%) Apache
6 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.31%) WordPress
7 3 (0.98%) IIS
7 3 (0.98%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (3.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (4.25%) Magento
2 5 (1.63%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.31%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 108 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.59%) SaaS
4 10 (3.27%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (2.94%) Office 365
6 7 (2.29%) GitHub
7 5 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.63%) Serverless
8 4 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.31%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.31%) Boomi
9 3 (0.98%) IaaS
9 3 (0.98%) PaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.33%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.33%) Slack
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.29%) HTTP
2 5 (1.63%) SMS
3 4 (1.31%) FTP
4 3 (0.98%) DHCP
4 3 (0.98%) DNS
4 3 (0.98%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 16 (5.23%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.58%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.61%) Big Data
5 8 (2.61%) MySQL
5 8 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.29%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.31%) Redis
7 4 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.98%) OLAP
8 3 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (20.92%) JIRA
2 40 (13.07%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.48%) Jenkins
3 29 (9.48%) Maven
4 22 (7.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 21 (6.86%) JUnit
6 14 (4.58%) Grunt
6 14 (4.58%) gulp
7 13 (4.25%) IntelliJ
7 13 (4.25%) Mockito
8 9 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.61%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.29%) Ant
11 6 (1.96%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.96%) Selenium
12 5 (1.63%) Subversion
13 4 (1.31%) JProfiler
13 4 (1.31%) VisualVM
13 4 (1.31%) YourKit
14 3 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (13.40%) Publishing
2 21 (6.86%) Finance
3 17 (5.56%) Billing
4 7 (2.29%) Games
5 6 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (45.10%) Developer
2 51 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 34 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 27 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 26 (8.50%) Node.js Developer
6 25 (8.17%) Analyst
6 25 (8.17%) AWS Developer
7 23 (7.52%) Agile Developer
7 23 (7.52%) AWS Engineer
7 23 (7.52%) Scrum Master
8 17 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.90%) SQL Developer
10 14 (4.58%) Architect
11 13 (4.25%) Agile Project Manager
11 13 (4.25%) Agile Scrum Master
11 13 (4.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 12 (3.92%) Agile Coach
12 12 (3.92%) Talend Developer
13 11 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (3.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (19.93%) HTML
2 60 (19.61%) CSS
3 52 (16.99%) AngularJS
4 43 (14.05%) Web Services
5 38 (12.42%) Node.js
6 30 (9.80%) jQuery
7 28 (9.15%) Spring
8 27 (8.82%) React
9 26 (8.50%) HTML5
10 22 (7.19%) CSS3
11 21 (6.86%) JSON
11 21 (6.86%) REST
12 18 (5.88%) Sass
13 17 (5.56%) SOAP
14 15 (4.90%) Hystrix
15 14 (4.58%) LESS
16 13 (4.25%) Dropwizard
16 13 (4.25%) Scalatra
17 12 (3.92%) Play Framework
18 11 (3.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (2.61%) PMI
3 7 (2.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.29%) User Experience
4 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.63%) Semantic Web
5 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.33%) Fintech
8 1 (0.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.17%) Linux
2 13 (4.25%) Windows
3 6 (1.96%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.63%) Unix
5 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (38.24%) Scrum
2 100 (32.68%) TDD
3 87 (28.43%) Kanban
4 74 (24.18%) Test Automation
5 69 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (19.93%) BDD
7 43 (14.05%) Software Engineering
8 42 (13.73%) Pair Programming
9 40 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (12.09%) SDLC
11 36 (11.76%) DevOps
11 36 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 33 (10.78%) Web Development
13 31 (10.13%) Project Management
14 29 (9.48%) Configuration Management
15 25 (8.17%) SOA
15 25 (8.17%) Time Management
16 24 (7.84%) Coaching
16 24 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (7.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 96 (31.37%) Java
2 69 (22.55%) JavaScript
3 48 (15.69%) SQL
4 23 (7.52%) PHP
5 17 (5.56%) C#
5 17 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 14 (4.58%) Groovy
7 12 (3.92%) Scala
8 11 (3.59%) Apex Code
9 10 (3.27%) Python
10 8 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.65%) C
13 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.33%) ES6
14 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (4.90%) ISEB
2 14 (4.58%) Degree
3 13 (4.25%) PMI Certification
3 13 (4.25%) PMP
4 12 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.94%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.38%) QA
2 7 (2.29%) PMO
3 6 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.33%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 27 (8.82%) Docker
2 6 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (9.48%) Terraform
2 23 (7.52%) Puppet
3 12 (3.92%) Ansible
4 8 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.29%) Mesos
6 3 (0.98%) SCCM
6 3 (0.98%) SCOM
7 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (12.42%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (7.19%) Talend
3 17 (5.56%) Oracle
4 16 (5.23%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.25%) New Relic
6 5 (1.63%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.63%) SAP
7 4 (1.31%) Dell
7 4 (1.31%) Infor
8 3 (0.98%) Twitter
8 3 (0.98%) VMware
9 2 (0.65%) Splunk
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe
10 1 (0.33%) HP
10 1 (0.33%) IBM
10 1 (0.33%) Siebel
10 1 (0.33%) Zend