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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 2 3 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 69 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 24.04% 18.57% 12.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.67% 22.56% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 37
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £370 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year +0.59% +16.95%  

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 225 195 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.40% 82.28% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 155 236
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Oxford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 71 (36.04%) Java
2 64 (32.49%) SQL
3 56 (28.43%) Scrum
4 45 (22.84%) TDD
5 44 (22.34%) Spring
6 42 (21.32%) Publishing
7 34 (17.26%) JBoss
7 34 (17.26%) BPMN
8 33 (16.75%) JavaScript
9 32 (16.24%) Java EE
10 31 (15.74%) Jenkins
10 31 (15.74%) DevOps
11 29 (14.72%) Maven
11 29 (14.72%) SDLC
12 28 (14.21%) Cucumber
12 28 (14.21%) JIRA
12 28 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (14.21%) Migration
12 28 (14.21%) JUnit
13 27 (13.71%) ISEB
14 26 (13.20%) WebSphere
14 26 (13.20%) Git (software)
15 25 (12.69%) BPEL
16 24 (12.18%) ISTQB
16 24 (12.18%) Pair Programming
16 24 (12.18%) Waterfall
17 23 (11.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (11.68%) Unit Testing
18 22 (11.17%) MySQL
18 22 (11.17%) Mockito

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 34 (17.26%) JBoss
2 26 (13.20%) WebSphere
3 18 (9.14%) WebSphere Process Server
4 17 (8.63%) Confluence
5 15 (7.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (5.58%) Alfresco
7 10 (5.08%) Drupal
8 9 (4.57%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.05%) SilverStripe
10 4 (2.03%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.52%) nginx
12 2 (1.02%) Apache
12 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.51%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.51%) Perch
13 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.02%) Chatbot
1 2 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Magento
1 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.51%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.64%) GitHub
3 4 (2.03%) SaaS
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.51%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) SSL
2 3 (1.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.17%) MySQL
2 13 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.06%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.06%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.55%) Big Data
7 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.03%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.52%) MS Access
9 3 (1.52%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (15.74%) Jenkins
2 29 (14.72%) Maven
3 28 (14.21%) Cucumber
3 28 (14.21%) JIRA
3 28 (14.21%) JUnit
4 26 (13.20%) Git (software)
5 22 (11.17%) Mockito
6 17 (8.63%) Selenium
7 13 (6.60%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (2.54%) Subversion
9 4 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.52%) Bower
10 3 (1.52%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.52%) Grunt
10 3 (1.52%) JBehave
10 3 (1.52%) Liquibase
10 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.52%) Yeoman
11 2 (1.02%) Ant
11 2 (1.02%) Bitbucket
General
1 42 (21.32%) Publishing
2 17 (8.63%) Finance
3 9 (4.57%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (49.24%) Developer
2 30 (15.23%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.18%) Analyst
4 23 (11.68%) Tester
5 20 (10.15%) Software Developer
6 16 (8.12%) Java Engineer
6 16 (8.12%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.11%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.60%) Business Analyst
8 13 (6.60%) Java Software Developer
9 11 (5.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 11 (5.58%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (5.08%) Agile Developer
10 10 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (4.57%) Architect
11 9 (4.57%) ETL Developer
11 9 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (4.06%) AWS Developer
12 8 (4.06%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.55%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.34%) Spring
2 32 (16.24%) Java EE
3 22 (11.17%) AngularJS
4 21 (10.66%) HTML
5 19 (9.64%) CSS
5 19 (9.64%) Node.js
6 18 (9.14%) HTML5
6 18 (9.14%) Web Services
7 17 (8.63%) CSS3
7 17 (8.63%) XML
8 16 (8.12%) SOAP
9 15 (7.61%) JSON
10 14 (7.11%) RESTful
11 10 (5.08%) Hibernate
11 10 (5.08%) jQuery
11 10 (5.08%) XML Schema
11 10 (5.08%) XSLT
12 9 (4.57%) REST
12 9 (4.57%) Spring Security
13 8 (4.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.06%) User Experience
3 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.54%) Semantic Web
4 3 (1.52%) SCORM
5 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.02%) CMDB
5 2 (1.02%) Fintech
5 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) RIA
6 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.55%) Linux
2 4 (2.03%) Windows
3 2 (1.02%) Android
3 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.43%) Scrum
2 45 (22.84%) TDD
3 34 (17.26%) BPMN
4 31 (15.74%) DevOps
5 29 (14.72%) SDLC
6 28 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (14.21%) Migration
7 25 (12.69%) BPEL
8 24 (12.18%) Pair Programming
8 24 (12.18%) Waterfall
9 23 (11.68%) Unit Testing
9 23 (11.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (10.15%) Software Engineering
10 20 (10.15%) Software Testing
11 19 (9.64%) Test Scripting
12 17 (8.63%) BDD
13 15 (7.61%) MVC
13 15 (7.61%) Project Management
14 14 (7.11%) Front End Development
14 14 (7.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.04%) Java
2 64 (32.49%) SQL
3 33 (16.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.61%) PHP
5 11 (5.58%) Python
6 8 (4.06%) XPath
7 7 (3.55%) C#
8 6 (3.05%) Perl
9 4 (2.03%) Scala
10 3 (1.52%) R
10 3 (1.52%) Ruby
11 2 (1.02%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.02%) C
11 2 (1.02%) C++
11 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.02%) XAML
12 1 (0.51%) ES6
12 1 (0.51%) SOQL
12 1 (0.51%) SOSL
12 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.71%) ISEB
2 24 (12.18%) ISTQB
3 19 (9.64%) Degree
4 18 (9.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.51%) CBAP
6 1 (0.51%) IIBA
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) GDPR
3 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) Ansible
1 4 (2.03%) Mesos
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (8.12%) Oracle
2 13 (6.60%) Talend
3 7 (3.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.52%) Facebook
4 3 (1.52%) SAP
4 3 (1.52%) Twitter
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe
5 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.51%) Google
6 1 (0.51%) hybris
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) PayPal
6 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.51%) Siebel
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