Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 99 200 426
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 20.04% 25.00% 33.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.12% 29.50% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 165 381
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £316
90th Percentile £613 £600 £625
South East median daily rate £455 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +3.45%

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 379 678 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 76.72% 84.75% 87.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 511 831
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £278
90th Percentile £603 £588 £613
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -29.63% +73.08%
10th Percentile £14.45 £16.63 £15.25
90th Percentile £50.55 £50.50 £57.50
Median hourly rate £23.63 £24.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% +6.52% +2.22%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire.

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 4 April 2020. 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 0 46 £450 -10.00% 49
Abingdon +1 16 £375 -16.67% 3
Kidlington -6 1 £525 +40.00% 1
Thame - 1 £375 - 3
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 35 (35.35%) Azure
1 35 (35.35%) DevOps
2 27 (27.27%) C#
3 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
4 23 (23.23%) Docker
4 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.23%) SQL
5 21 (21.21%) .NET
5 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
5 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 20 (20.20%) Python
6 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
7 19 (19.19%) Kubernetes
8 18 (18.18%) TDD
8 18 (18.18%) Scrum
9 17 (17.17%) Java
9 17 (17.17%) AWS
10 16 (16.16%) BDD
10 16 (16.16%) CSS
10 16 (16.16%) HTML
11 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (14.14%) QA
12 14 (14.14%) MVC
13 13 (13.13%) Degree
13 13 (13.13%) Node.js
13 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
14 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
15 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
15 11 (11.11%) Migration
15 11 (11.11%) .NET Framework

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 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.02%) GeoServer
1 2 (2.02%) JBoss
1 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.02%) Magento
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 35 (35.35%) Azure
2 17 (17.17%) AWS
3 7 (7.07%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (6.06%) GCP
4 6 (6.06%) Serverless
5 5 (5.05%) SaaS
6 3 (3.03%) Apple Pay
6 3 (3.03%) Azure Functions
6 3 (3.03%) GitHub
6 3 (3.03%) Google Pay
6 3 (3.03%) WeChat
7 2 (2.02%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.02%) npm
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.01%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 1 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.01%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Wireless
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) Big Data
2 8 (8.08%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (7.07%) Data Lake
3 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.06%) Redis
5 5 (5.05%) MySQL
6 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.01%) PolyBase
8 1 (1.01%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.04%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.02%) Maven
3 2 (2.02%) Mockito
4 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.01%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) JMeter
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.01%) REST Assured
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium
4 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Automotive
2 2 (2.02%) Law
2 2 (2.02%) Marketing
2 2 (2.02%) Publishing
2 2 (2.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (46.46%) Developer
2 11 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 11 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.07%) DevOps Developer
4 7 (7.07%) Python Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Angular Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Development Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) .NET
2 16 (16.16%) CSS
2 16 (16.16%) HTML
3 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
3 13 (13.13%) Node.js
4 11 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.10%) XML
6 9 (9.09%) Kafka
6 9 (9.09%) Spring
7 8 (8.08%) Web Services
8 7 (7.07%) Entity Framework
8 7 (7.07%) jQuery
8 7 (7.07%) React
8 7 (7.07%) RESTful
8 7 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (7.07%) XSLT
9 6 (6.06%) Angular 2
9 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.06%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.02%) Blog
2 2 (2.02%) CAN bus
2 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.02%) User Experience
3 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.01%) Life Science
3 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) SafeRTOS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) DevOps
2 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
2 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
3 18 (18.18%) Scrum
3 18 (18.18%) TDD
4 16 (16.16%) BDD
5 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (14.14%) MVC
7 11 (11.11%) Migration
7 11 (11.11%) SDLC
8 10 (10.10%) Front End Development
8 10 (10.10%) Machine Learning
8 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.09%) Open Source
10 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
10 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (8.08%) Software Delivery
10 8 (8.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) C#
2 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
2 23 (23.23%) SQL
3 20 (20.20%) Python
4 17 (17.17%) Java
5 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.07%) Java 8
7 6 (6.06%) C
7 6 (6.06%) C++
7 6 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 6 (6.06%) XAML
8 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.02%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.02%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.01%) Scala
10 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SEPA
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (23.23%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (19.19%) Kubernetes
2 8 (8.08%) Puppet
3 6 (6.06%) Terraform
4 5 (5.05%) Ansible
5 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) Google
3 6 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle
5 3 (3.03%) Apple
5 3 (3.03%) PayPal
6 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.01%) Databricks
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.01%) Splunk
7 1 (1.01%) WSO2