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 3 months to 25 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.

Agile Software Development
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 140 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 43.08% 24.41% 22.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.54% 30.77% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 61 66
Median daily rate £475 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 277 234 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.23% 79.32% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 177 231
Median daily rate £475 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 72 (34.78%) Scrum
2 69 (33.33%) TDD
3 68 (32.85%) Java
4 56 (27.05%) HTML
5 54 (26.09%) CSS
6 53 (25.60%) JavaScript
7 45 (21.74%) SQL
8 42 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (19.32%) Test Automation
10 39 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (18.36%) Pair Programming
12 36 (17.39%) Spring
12 36 (17.39%) Waterfall
13 35 (16.91%) AngularJS
14 34 (16.43%) HTML5
15 32 (15.46%) Software Engineering
16 31 (14.98%) CSS3
17 30 (14.49%) DevOps
17 30 (14.49%) Kanban
17 30 (14.49%) Web Services
18 29 (14.01%) Node.js
19 28 (13.53%) GitHub
19 28 (13.53%) JBoss
19 28 (13.53%) Migration
20 27 (13.04%) Unit Testing
20 27 (13.04%) Maven
21 26 (12.56%) BDD
22 24 (11.59%) PHP
22 24 (11.59%) BPMN
23 23 (11.11%) JIRA

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 28 (13.53%) JBoss
2 20 (9.66%) WebSphere
3 19 (9.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (7.25%) WebSphere Process Server
5 12 (5.80%) Confluence
6 10 (4.83%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.42%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.42%) Drupal
8 3 (1.45%) Apache
8 3 (1.45%) nginx
9 2 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.48%) CMS
10 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) InVision
2 6 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.97%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Magento
2 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.48%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.48%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.53%) GitHub
3 10 (4.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.48%) Force.com
5 1 (0.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) SSL
2 2 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (6.76%) Big Data
2 14 (6.76%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.28%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.28%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (4.83%) MySQL
5 8 (3.86%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (13.04%) Maven
2 23 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 23 (11.11%) JIRA
3 22 (10.63%) Jenkins
4 21 (10.14%) Mockito
5 20 (9.66%) JUnit
6 17 (8.21%) Talend Open Studio
7 16 (7.73%) Git (software)
8 15 (7.25%) Selenium
9 8 (3.86%) Grunt
10 7 (3.38%) Axure RP
10 7 (3.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (3.38%) gulp
11 6 (2.90%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.93%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.45%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.45%) Protractor
14 2 (0.97%) Gradle
14 2 (0.97%) webpack
General
1 21 (10.14%) Publishing
2 20 (9.66%) Finance
3 10 (4.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Advertising
4 1 (0.48%) Back Office
4 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.48%) Games
4 1 (0.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (58.45%) Developer
2 35 (16.91%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.08%) Analyst
4 21 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 21 (10.14%) SQL Developer
5 20 (9.66%) Node.js Developer
6 17 (8.21%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 10 (4.83%) Angular Developer
8 10 (4.83%) AWS Developer
8 10 (4.83%) Cloud Developer
8 10 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.83%) Talend Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Agile Developer
9 9 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
10 8 (3.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (3.86%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.38%) HTML Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Scrum Master
11 7 (3.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.05%) HTML
2 54 (26.09%) CSS
3 36 (17.39%) Spring
4 35 (16.91%) AngularJS
5 34 (16.43%) HTML5
6 31 (14.98%) CSS3
7 30 (14.49%) Web Services
8 29 (14.01%) Node.js
9 23 (11.11%) Sass
10 20 (9.66%) LESS
11 19 (9.18%) Java EE
11 19 (9.18%) JSON
12 16 (7.73%) SOAP
13 14 (6.76%) jQuery
14 13 (6.28%) React
15 12 (5.80%) RESTful
16 10 (4.83%) Dropwizard
17 8 (3.86%) Symfony
17 8 (3.86%) XML
18 7 (3.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.31%) User Experience
2 7 (3.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.90%) PMI
4 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.42%) Semantic Web
5 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.48%) SCORM
8 1 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.35%) Linux
2 7 (3.38%) Windows
3 6 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.78%) Scrum
2 69 (33.33%) TDD
3 42 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (19.32%) Test Automation
5 38 (18.36%) Pair Programming
6 36 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 32 (15.46%) Software Engineering
8 30 (14.49%) DevOps
8 30 (14.49%) Kanban
9 28 (13.53%) Migration
10 27 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 26 (12.56%) BDD
12 24 (11.59%) BPMN
13 20 (9.66%) E-Commerce
14 19 (9.18%) Open Source
15 17 (8.21%) BPEL
15 17 (8.21%) ITIL
16 16 (7.73%) Data Modelling
16 16 (7.73%) ETL
16 16 (7.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.85%) Java
2 53 (25.60%) JavaScript
3 45 (21.74%) SQL
4 24 (11.59%) PHP
5 14 (6.76%) Python
6 13 (6.28%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.35%) Scala
8 8 (3.86%) C#
9 6 (2.90%) Groovy
10 5 (2.42%) C
11 4 (1.93%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.45%) C++
13 2 (0.97%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.97%) ES6
14 1 (0.48%) R
14 1 (0.48%) Ruby
14 1 (0.48%) SOQL
14 1 (0.48%) SOSL
14 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (7.73%) Degree
2 12 (5.80%) ISEB
3 9 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.90%) PMP
5 3 (1.45%) CBAP
6 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.48%) IIBA
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) GDPR
3 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (3.38%) Terraform
2 6 (2.90%) Puppet
3 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.93%) Mesos
5 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (8.70%) Oracle
2 17 (8.21%) Talend
3 13 (6.28%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.90%) New Relic
5 4 (1.93%) Infor
6 3 (1.45%) SAP
7 2 (0.97%) Adobe
7 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.97%) Zend
8 1 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) HP
8 1 (0.48%) hybris
8 1 (0.48%) PayPal
8 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.48%) Siebel