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 3 months to 30 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.

Agile Software Development
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 147 93 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 26.11% 18.64% 10.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.81% 23.91% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 78 52
Median daily rate £453 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -1.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 448 389 578
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.57% 77.96% 84.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 299 369
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 41
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 67 £500 +17.64% 27
Kidlington +2 9 £450 - 2
Abingdon - 4 £363 - 7
Thame - 2 £313 -
Witney - 1 £263 - 4
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 116 (34.32%) Java
2 104 (30.77%) Scrum
3 90 (26.63%) SQL
4 79 (23.37%) TDD
5 69 (20.41%) Spring
6 67 (19.82%) Publishing
7 65 (19.23%) JIRA
8 57 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (16.57%) JavaScript
10 54 (15.98%) JBoss
11 51 (15.09%) Jenkins
12 48 (14.20%) Git (software)
13 46 (13.61%) BPMN
14 45 (13.31%) Cucumber
15 43 (12.72%) Java EE
15 43 (12.72%) DevOps
16 42 (12.43%) Maven
16 42 (12.43%) Pair Programming
16 42 (12.43%) Web Services
17 41 (12.13%) Migration
17 41 (12.13%) Waterfall
18 40 (11.83%) Unit Testing
19 39 (11.54%) JUnit
20 37 (10.95%) Software Engineering
20 37 (10.95%) WebSphere
20 37 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
20 37 (10.95%) BDD
21 36 (10.65%) SOAP
22 35 (10.36%) BPEL
22 35 (10.36%) RESTful

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 54 (15.98%) JBoss
2 37 (10.95%) WebSphere
3 27 (7.99%) Confluence
4 26 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
5 22 (6.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (4.44%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.55%) Drupal
8 11 (3.25%) Alfresco
9 8 (2.37%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.78%) SilverStripe
11 5 (1.48%) Apache
12 3 (0.89%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.89%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.89%) nginx
13 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.59%) CMS
13 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.59%) WordPress
14 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) MS Office
2 3 (0.89%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.59%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Magento
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.30%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.28%) GitHub
3 10 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.78%) SaaS
5 3 (0.89%) PaaS
6 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.30%) Force.com
7 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.07%) Intranet
2 6 (1.78%) SSL
3 4 (1.18%) Internet
4 2 (0.59%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.58%) MySQL
2 27 (7.99%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.51%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.55%) Big Data
5 12 (3.55%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.66%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.07%) MS Access
8 7 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.07%) Snowflake Schema
8 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.48%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.59%) HBase
11 2 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 65 (19.23%) JIRA
2 51 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 48 (14.20%) Git (software)
4 45 (13.31%) Cucumber
5 42 (12.43%) Maven
6 39 (11.54%) JUnit
7 31 (9.17%) Mockito
7 31 (9.17%) Talend Open Studio
8 29 (8.58%) Selenium
9 12 (3.55%) WebDriver
10 9 (2.66%) Subversion
11 8 (2.37%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.07%) Liquibase
12 7 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.78%) Protractor
14 5 (1.48%) FitNesse
14 5 (1.48%) JBehave
15 4 (1.18%) Grunt
16 3 (0.89%) Bitbucket
16 3 (0.89%) Mocha
General
1 67 (19.82%) Publishing
2 20 (5.92%) Finance
3 9 (2.66%) Banking
4 5 (1.48%) Advertising
5 4 (1.18%) Marketing
6 2 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.30%) Front Office
7 1 (0.30%) Local Government
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 162 (47.93%) Developer
2 53 (15.68%) Java Developer
3 52 (15.38%) Analyst
4 36 (10.65%) Business Analyst
5 30 (8.88%) Tester
6 29 (8.58%) Project Manager
7 26 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 18 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 17 (5.03%) ETL Developer
9 17 (5.03%) Java Engineer
10 14 (4.14%) Agile Developer
10 14 (4.14%) Java Software Developer
11 13 (3.85%) Architect
12 12 (3.55%) AWS Developer
12 12 (3.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 12 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (3.55%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.25%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.41%) Spring
2 43 (12.72%) Java EE
3 42 (12.43%) Web Services
4 36 (10.65%) SOAP
5 35 (10.36%) RESTful
6 33 (9.76%) HTML
7 31 (9.17%) XML
8 30 (8.88%) AngularJS
8 30 (8.88%) Node.js
9 26 (7.69%) JSON
10 25 (7.40%) CSS
11 22 (6.51%) CSS3
12 21 (6.21%) XML Schema
13 20 (5.92%) Hibernate
13 20 (5.92%) HTML5
14 17 (5.03%) .NET
15 16 (4.73%) REST
16 14 (4.14%) Apache Camel
17 12 (3.55%) J2EE
17 12 (3.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 12 (3.55%) User Experience
3 7 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.48%) Semantic Web
5 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.89%) CMDB
6 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.89%) SCORM
7 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.59%) Fintech
7 2 (0.59%) Photography
7 2 (0.59%) Social Media
8 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.30%) New Media
8 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.44%) Linux
2 6 (1.78%) Unix
2 6 (1.78%) Windows
3 2 (0.59%) Android
3 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (30.77%) Scrum
2 79 (23.37%) TDD
3 57 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (13.61%) BPMN
5 43 (12.72%) DevOps
6 42 (12.43%) Pair Programming
7 41 (12.13%) Migration
7 41 (12.13%) Waterfall
8 40 (11.83%) Unit Testing
9 37 (10.95%) BDD
9 37 (10.95%) Software Engineering
10 35 (10.36%) BPEL
11 34 (10.06%) ETL
12 33 (9.76%) SDLC
13 32 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (7.69%) MVC
15 26 (7.69%) Project Management
15 26 (7.69%) Test Scripting
16 24 (7.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 116 (34.32%) Java
2 90 (26.63%) SQL
3 56 (16.57%) JavaScript
4 24 (7.10%) PHP
5 21 (6.21%) C#
5 21 (6.21%) Python
6 8 (2.37%) Scala
6 8 (2.37%) XPath
7 7 (2.07%) C++
7 7 (2.07%) Perl
8 6 (1.78%) Ruby
9 5 (1.48%) C
10 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.18%) R
11 3 (0.89%) CFML
11 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.59%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (7.99%) Degree
1 27 (7.99%) ISEB
2 23 (6.80%) ISTQB
3 17 (5.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.59%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.30%) CBAP
7 1 (0.30%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) IIBA
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.48%) PMO
4 4 (1.18%) GDPR
5 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.59%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) Mesos
2 4 (1.18%) Ansible
3 3 (0.89%) Terraform
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (10.06%) Oracle
2 31 (9.17%) Talend
3 12 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.48%) SAP
6 4 (1.18%) Facebook
7 3 (0.89%) Google
7 3 (0.89%) Siebel
7 3 (0.89%) Twitter
8 2 (0.59%) Adobe
8 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.30%) Alias
9 1 (0.30%) Apiary
9 1 (0.30%) hybris
9 1 (0.30%) IBM
9 1 (0.30%) PayPal
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.30%) Sophos
9 1 (0.30%) Sybase
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