Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 15 July 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.

Agile Software Development
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 453 386 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 34.82% 32.22% 20.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.91% 39.11% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 358 205
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.16%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £311
90th Percentile £638 £580 £535
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,135 987 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.24% 82.39% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 731 699
Oxfordshire median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £270 £258 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% +11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.11 £13.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £74.50 £39.45
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.95 £24.06
% change year-on-year +25.33% -17.08% +11.65%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
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 Agile Software Development within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 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 +1 281 £450 -7.69% 66
Kidlington 0 29 £500 +5.26% 3
Abingdon +7 19 £375 - 16
Banbury - 14 £430 - 2
Thame +1 8 £520 +66.40% 1
Witney +1 1 £625 +132.56% 8
Bicester - 1 £300 -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development.

1 147 (32.45%) JavaScript
2 102 (22.52%) HTML
3 101 (22.30%) AngularJS
4 94 (20.75%) Microservices
5 89 (19.65%) Scrum
6 86 (18.98%) CSS
7 81 (17.88%) User Experience
8 72 (15.89%) DevOps
9 68 (15.01%) Test Automation
10 66 (14.57%) SQL
11 65 (14.35%) Software Engineering
12 59 (13.02%) Web Development
12 59 (13.02%) Node.js
13 58 (12.80%) jQuery
14 55 (12.14%) Java
15 53 (11.70%) PHP
15 53 (11.70%) Finance
15 53 (11.70%) UX Design
15 53 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
16 52 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (10.15%) Go
18 43 (9.49%) Google
19 42 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (8.83%) C#
21 36 (7.95%) Front End Development
21 36 (7.95%) .NET
21 36 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
22 35 (7.73%) JIRA
22 35 (7.73%) SQL Server
22 35 (7.73%) Web Services

Agile Software Development
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 13 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.99%) Drupal
3 7 (1.55%) Confluence
4 4 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.66%) Marvel
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) WildFly
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.88%) CATIA
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.66%) UserZoom
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.44%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (3.75%) GitHub
5 16 (3.53%) Google Analytics
6 15 (3.31%) SaaS
7 14 (3.09%) Slack
8 13 (2.87%) Akamai
9 10 (2.21%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (1.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.88%) Datadog
13 4 (0.88%) PaaS
13 4 (0.88%) Serverless
14 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.44%) IaaS
15 2 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.55%) SAN
2 4 (0.88%) Internet
3 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.22%) 802.15
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) Network Security
4 1 (0.22%) Skype
4 1 (0.22%) WAN
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.30%) MySQL
3 17 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.75%) Qlik Sense
4 16 (3.53%) Power BI
5 13 (2.87%) Redis
6 12 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.21%) Big Data
7 10 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.99%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.99%) Looker
8 9 (1.99%) Sisense
9 8 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (7.73%) JIRA
2 33 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.21%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 8 (1.77%) Axure RP
5 7 (1.55%) gulp
5 7 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.32%) webpack
7 5 (1.10%) Grunt
7 5 (1.10%) Maven
7 5 (1.10%) Subversion
8 4 (0.88%) Selenium
9 3 (0.66%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.66%) JUnit
9 3 (0.66%) Mockito
9 3 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.66%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.44%) Babel
10 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (11.70%) Finance
2 33 (7.28%) Publishing
3 27 (5.96%) Marketing
4 8 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.32%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.10%) Retail
7 4 (0.88%) Automotive
7 4 (0.88%) Games
8 3 (0.66%) Banking
8 3 (0.66%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Electronics
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 200 (44.15%) Developer
2 65 (14.35%) Web Developer
3 43 (9.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 40 (8.83%) Agile Developer
4 40 (8.83%) Software Engineer
5 39 (8.61%) JavaScript Engineer
6 34 (7.51%) Architect
7 32 (7.06%) Analyst
7 32 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 31 (6.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 29 (6.40%) Project Manager
10 27 (5.96%) Java Developer
11 24 (5.30%) Angular Developer
11 24 (5.30%) Node.js Developer
12 22 (4.86%) Business Analyst
13 20 (4.42%) Consultant
14 19 (4.19%) Applications Developer
15 18 (3.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 18 (3.97%) Web Applications Developer
16 17 (3.75%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (22.52%) HTML
2 101 (22.30%) AngularJS
3 86 (18.98%) CSS
4 59 (13.02%) Node.js
5 58 (12.80%) jQuery
6 36 (7.95%) .NET
7 35 (7.73%) Web Services
8 34 (7.51%) React
9 32 (7.06%) HTML5
10 27 (5.96%) Symfony
11 19 (4.19%) Spring
12 18 (3.97%) Angular 2
13 15 (3.31%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 14 (3.09%) REST
15 13 (2.87%) ASP.NET
15 13 (2.87%) Kafka
15 13 (2.87%) Spring Boot
16 12 (2.65%) CSS3
17 11 (2.43%) Sass
18 10 (2.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.88%) User Experience
2 23 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.75%) CMDB
5 13 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.99%) Taxonomies
8 8 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.32%) Blog
9 6 (1.32%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.10%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.66%) Life Science
13 2 (0.44%) PMI
14 1 (0.22%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.62%) Linux
2 28 (6.18%) Windows
3 9 (1.99%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.44%) CentOS
6 2 (0.44%) Debian
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) Unix
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.75%) Microservices
2 89 (19.65%) Scrum
3 72 (15.89%) DevOps
4 68 (15.01%) Test Automation
5 65 (14.35%) Software Engineering
6 59 (13.02%) Web Development
7 53 (11.70%) UX Design
8 52 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (7.95%) Front End Development
11 34 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (7.28%) TDD
13 31 (6.84%) Analytics
13 31 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (6.84%) Migration
14 28 (6.18%) Project Management
15 27 (5.96%) OO
16 26 (5.74%) Data Modelling
16 26 (5.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 147 (32.45%) JavaScript
2 66 (14.57%) SQL
3 55 (12.14%) Java
4 53 (11.70%) PHP
5 46 (10.15%) Go
6 40 (8.83%) C#
7 27 (5.96%) TypeScript
8 26 (5.74%) Python
9 12 (2.65%) C++
10 11 (2.43%) Java 8
11 10 (2.21%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.77%) Scala
13 6 (1.32%) Ruby
14 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.88%) ES6
16 3 (0.66%) GLSL
16 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.44%) Groovy
17 2 (0.44%) Perl
18 1 (0.22%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (2.87%) Degree
2 4 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.44%) ISEB
3 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.44%) PMP
3 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.22%) MBA
4 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.42%) QA
2 12 (2.65%) GDPR
3 9 (1.99%) PMO
4 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.44%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.44%) SLA
7 1 (0.22%) DICOM
7 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.22%) MISRA
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (2.87%) Docker
2 10 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (7.28%) Terraform
2 21 (4.64%) Ansible
3 13 (2.87%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.55%) Puppet
5 4 (0.88%) SCCM
6 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 43 (9.49%) Google
2 32 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.62%) New Relic
3 30 (6.62%) Oracle
4 15 (3.31%) Splunk
5 14 (3.09%) PagerDuty
6 13 (2.87%) Talend
7 12 (2.65%) Adobe
7 12 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.65%) SAP
8 10 (2.21%) Crazy Egg
8 10 (2.21%) Hotjar
8 10 (2.21%) Optimizely
9 8 (1.77%) VMware
10 7 (1.55%) HP
10 7 (1.55%) NetApp
11 5 (1.10%) Cadence
11 5 (1.10%) Tableau
12 3 (0.66%) Ivanti
13 1 (0.22%) Atlassian