Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 273 416 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.47% 34.01% 30.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.29% 39.36% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 380 286
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £308
90th Percentile £600 £613 £581
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.75 £45.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year +6.11% +1.69% -1.67%

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 820 1,057 1,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 85.51% 86.43% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 836 764
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £213
90th Percentile £575 £609 £568
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +24.29% -36.36%
10th Percentile £14.25 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £77.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.41% +6.76% -21.05%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -1 155 £500 - 68
Abingdon +5 28 £525 +23.53% 11
Kidlington -1 15 £475 -5.00% 10
Thame - 9 £585 - 3
Witney - 1 - - 9
Banbury - 1 - - 7
Burford - 1 £450 - 1
Carterton - 1 £380 -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 58 (21.25%) JavaScript
2 54 (19.78%) Java
3 53 (19.41%) Test Automation
4 49 (17.95%) Scrum
5 44 (16.12%) Software Engineering
5 44 (16.12%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 40 (14.65%) DevOps
7 40 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (14.65%) SQL
8 37 (13.55%) Microservices
9 35 (12.82%) User Experience
10 33 (12.09%) HTML
11 30 (10.99%) CSS
12 29 (10.62%) .NET
12 29 (10.62%) Oracle
13 28 (10.26%) SQL Server
13 28 (10.26%) C#
13 28 (10.26%) Quote-to-Cash
13 28 (10.26%) QA
13 28 (10.26%) UX Design
14 25 (9.16%) Python
14 25 (9.16%) Docker
15 24 (8.79%) SDLC
15 24 (8.79%) Acceptance Criteria
16 23 (8.42%) User Stories
16 23 (8.42%) Kanban
16 23 (8.42%) Waterfall
16 23 (8.42%) Node.js
17 22 (8.06%) Mathematics

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 10 (3.66%) Confluence
2 4 (1.47%) CMS
3 3 (1.10%) Drupal
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.66%) Azure Data Factory
3 10 (3.66%) Office 365
4 8 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (2.93%) GitHub
4 8 (2.93%) Serverless
5 5 (1.83%) PaaS
6 4 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.47%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.37%) npm
9 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) Skype
2 4 (1.47%) Network Security
3 2 (0.73%) FTP
3 2 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) MQTT
4 1 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.40%) Data Lake
5 12 (4.40%) Power BI
6 11 (4.03%) Qlik Sense
7 7 (2.56%) MySQL
7 7 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (1.47%) Redis
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.73%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.40%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.40%) JIRA
2 12 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.30%) MSBuild
3 9 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (2.93%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.93%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.83%) Maven
6 4 (1.47%) GitLab
6 4 (1.47%) JUnit
6 4 (1.47%) Subversion
6 4 (1.47%) webpack
7 3 (1.10%) Grunt
7 3 (1.10%) gulp
7 3 (1.10%) Hudson
7 3 (1.10%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.10%) Mockito
7 3 (1.10%) PhantomJS
7 3 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 21 (7.69%) Publishing
2 20 (7.33%) Finance
3 15 (5.49%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.40%) Retail
5 7 (2.56%) Marketing
6 5 (1.83%) Back Office
7 4 (1.47%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.10%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (41.03%) Developer
2 43 (15.75%) Analyst
3 29 (10.62%) Business Analyst
4 27 (9.89%) Java Developer
5 25 (9.16%) Software Engineer
6 18 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (6.23%) Architect
8 16 (5.86%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.13%) AWS Developer
9 14 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (4.76%) React Developer
10 13 (4.76%) Salesforce Developer
11 12 (4.40%) Java Engineer
11 12 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.40%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.66%) Agile Business Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 33 (12.09%) HTML
3 30 (10.99%) CSS
4 29 (10.62%) .NET
5 23 (8.42%) Node.js
6 22 (8.06%) Angular 2
7 21 (7.69%) Web Services
8 20 (7.33%) Kafka
9 18 (6.59%) ASP.NET
10 17 (6.23%) jQuery
11 15 (5.49%) HTML5
12 14 (5.13%) React
13 12 (4.40%) Spring
14 11 (4.03%) .NET Framework
14 11 (4.03%) RESTful
15 10 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (3.66%) REST
15 10 (3.66%) Vue.js
16 9 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (2.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.82%) User Experience
2 12 (4.40%) Life Science
3 10 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.56%) Blog
6 6 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.47%) PKI
9 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.73%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.37%) Clustering
11 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.37%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.37%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.59%) Linux
2 5 (1.83%) Windows
3 2 (0.73%) CentOS
3 2 (0.73%) Debian
3 2 (0.73%) Fedora
3 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.73%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.41%) Test Automation
2 49 (17.95%) Scrum
3 44 (16.12%) Software Engineering
4 40 (14.65%) DevOps
5 37 (13.55%) Microservices
6 28 (10.26%) Quote-to-Cash
6 28 (10.26%) UX Design
7 24 (8.79%) Acceptance Criteria
7 24 (8.79%) SDLC
8 23 (8.42%) Kanban
8 23 (8.42%) User Stories
8 23 (8.42%) Waterfall
9 22 (8.06%) Computer Science
9 22 (8.06%) Front End Development
9 22 (8.06%) Mathematics
10 20 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (6.96%) TDD
11 19 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.25%) JavaScript
2 54 (19.78%) Java
3 40 (14.65%) SQL
4 28 (10.26%) C#
5 25 (9.16%) Python
6 18 (6.59%) Go
7 13 (4.76%) Java 8
7 13 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.40%) PHP
9 8 (2.93%) Apex Code
9 8 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.20%) PHP 5
10 6 (2.20%) PHP 7
11 5 (1.83%) C++
12 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.73%) Groovy
13 2 (0.73%) Perl
13 2 (0.73%) Ruby
14 1 (0.37%) VB
14 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (7.33%) Degree
2 7 (2.56%) CBAP
2 7 (2.56%) IIBA
2 7 (2.56%) ISEB
3 4 (1.47%) CEH
3 4 (1.47%) CISM
3 4 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.37%) MCSE
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.37%) PhD
4 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.26%) QA
2 8 (2.93%) PMO
3 6 (2.20%) GDPR
4 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (9.16%) Docker
2 4 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (7.33%) Ansible
2 19 (6.96%) Terraform
3 13 (4.76%) Puppet
4 12 (4.40%) Kubernetes
4 12 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.73%) Packer
6 1 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
6 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (16.12%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (10.62%) Oracle
3 16 (5.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.40%) Google
5 5 (1.83%) New Relic
6 4 (1.47%) SAP
7 2 (0.73%) HP
7 2 (0.73%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.37%) hybris
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
8 1 (0.37%) Nintex
8 1 (0.37%) Splunk