Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 410 446 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 34.80% 35.62% 28.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.04% 42.08% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 425 279
Oxfordshire median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £306
90th Percentile £636 £600 £539
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £28.97 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +12.50%

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 1,024 1,060 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.93% 84.66% 88.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 856 814
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 35
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +21.05% -15.56%
10th Percentile £15.23 £13.67 £13.70
90th Percentile £49.88 £77.50 £42.10
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.00% +3.65%

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 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 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 0 225 £500 - 65
Abingdon +6 35 £525 +31.25% 17
Kidlington +1 24 £470 -6.00% 4
Thame - 14 £550 - 1
Banbury - 9 £455 - 1
Witney - 2 £625 - 6
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 112 (27.32%) JavaScript
2 86 (20.98%) Scrum
3 81 (19.76%) AngularJS
4 80 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 75 (18.29%) User Experience
6 74 (18.05%) Software Engineering
7 73 (17.80%) HTML
8 72 (17.56%) Java
8 72 (17.56%) Microservices
9 66 (16.10%) DevOps
10 65 (15.85%) CSS
11 60 (14.63%) UX Design
12 58 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
13 55 (13.41%) SQL
14 47 (11.46%) Salesforce.com
15 46 (11.22%) Finance
15 46 (11.22%) jQuery
15 46 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (10.73%) SQL Server
18 43 (10.49%) Web Services
18 43 (10.49%) Go
19 40 (9.76%) C#
20 38 (9.27%) Node.js
21 36 (8.78%) Computer Science
22 35 (8.54%) Oracle
23 33 (8.05%) .NET
23 33 (8.05%) Quote-to-Cash
24 32 (7.80%) Linux
25 31 (7.56%) Workflow

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 8 (1.95%) Confluence
2 5 (1.22%) Drupal
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.73%) CMS
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.49%) Apache
4 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.49%) Marvel
4 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.49%) WordPress
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.17%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (2.68%) Office 365
5 8 (1.95%) GitHub
5 8 (1.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 7 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.71%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.71%) Serverless
7 6 (1.46%) PaaS
8 5 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.98%) SaaS
10 3 (0.73%) Datadog
10 3 (0.73%) Slack
11 2 (0.49%) Akamai
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.71%) Skype
2 6 (1.46%) Internet
3 5 (1.22%) SAN
4 4 (0.98%) Network Security
5 2 (0.49%) 802.15
5 2 (0.49%) FTP
5 2 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) WAN
6 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.90%) Power BI
6 15 (3.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.66%) Qlik Sense
7 12 (2.93%) Data Lake
7 12 (2.93%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.20%) MySQL
9 6 (1.46%) Big Data
9 6 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.22%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.98%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (0.98%) Redis
12 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.73%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.93%) JIRA
3 12 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.44%) MSBuild
5 9 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.71%) Maven
8 6 (1.46%) JUnit
8 6 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.22%) gulp
9 5 (1.22%) Mockito
10 4 (0.98%) GitLab
10 4 (0.98%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.98%) Selenium
10 4 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.98%) webpack
11 3 (0.73%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 46 (11.22%) Finance
2 30 (7.32%) Publishing
3 21 (5.12%) Marketing
4 18 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.93%) Retail
6 6 (1.46%) Billing
6 6 (1.46%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.22%) Back Office
8 4 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.49%) Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 2 (0.49%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 178 (43.41%) Developer
2 51 (12.44%) Analyst
3 42 (10.24%) Software Engineer
4 38 (9.27%) Java Developer
4 38 (9.27%) Web Developer
5 33 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 31 (7.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 29 (7.07%) Architect
7 29 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
8 26 (6.34%) Applications Developer
9 23 (5.61%) Web Applications Developer
10 22 (5.37%) React Developer
11 21 (5.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 20 (4.88%) Agile Developer
12 20 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
13 19 (4.63%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.90%) Consultant
14 16 (3.90%) JavaScript Engineer
15 15 (3.66%) Agile Delivery Manager
15 15 (3.66%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (19.76%) AngularJS
2 73 (17.80%) HTML
3 65 (15.85%) CSS
4 46 (11.22%) jQuery
5 43 (10.49%) Web Services
6 38 (9.27%) Node.js
7 33 (8.05%) .NET
8 29 (7.07%) Angular 2
8 29 (7.07%) Kafka
9 28 (6.83%) HTML5
10 26 (6.34%) Spring
11 25 (6.10%) React
12 19 (4.63%) Spring Boot
12 19 (4.63%) Vue.js
13 18 (4.39%) ASP.NET
13 18 (4.39%) Symfony
14 15 (3.66%) Sass
15 13 (3.17%) XML
16 12 (2.93%) .NET Framework
17 11 (2.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (18.29%) User Experience
2 36 (8.78%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.93%) Life Science
6 11 (2.68%) CMDB
7 9 (2.20%) Taxonomies
8 8 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.71%) Blog
10 6 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.46%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.98%) PKI
13 2 (0.49%) Replication
14 1 (0.24%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.24%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.80%) Linux
2 17 (4.15%) Windows
3 8 (1.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.73%) Unix
6 2 (0.49%) CentOS
6 2 (0.49%) Debian
6 2 (0.49%) Fedora
6 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.98%) Scrum
2 80 (19.51%) Test Automation
3 74 (18.05%) Software Engineering
4 72 (17.56%) Microservices
5 66 (16.10%) DevOps
6 60 (14.63%) UX Design
7 46 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (8.05%) Quote-to-Cash
10 31 (7.56%) User Stories
10 31 (7.56%) Workflow
11 30 (7.32%) Mathematics
12 28 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (6.83%) Kanban
13 27 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (6.34%) Migration
14 26 (6.34%) SDLC
14 26 (6.34%) Unit Testing
15 25 (6.10%) Project Management
16 24 (5.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 112 (27.32%) JavaScript
2 72 (17.56%) Java
3 55 (13.41%) SQL
4 43 (10.49%) Go
5 40 (9.76%) C#
6 30 (7.32%) Python
7 27 (6.59%) PHP
8 20 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 16 (3.90%) C++
9 16 (3.90%) Java 8
10 9 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.95%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.46%) Ruby
13 5 (1.22%) Scala
14 4 (0.98%) ES6
14 4 (0.98%) Groovy
15 2 (0.49%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.49%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 22 (5.37%) Degree
2 7 (1.71%) ISEB
3 6 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.22%) CBAP
4 5 (1.22%) IIBA
5 4 (0.98%) CEH
5 4 (0.98%) CISM
5 4 (0.98%) CISSP
6 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PhD
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.07%) QA
2 15 (3.66%) PMO
3 13 (3.17%) GDPR
4 5 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.49%) MISRA
6 1 (0.24%) DICOM
6 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (6.83%) Docker
2 6 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.22%) vSphere
4 4 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.49%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (7.07%) Terraform
2 25 (6.10%) Ansible
3 23 (5.61%) Kubernetes
4 16 (3.90%) Puppet
5 12 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.22%) SCCM
7 2 (0.49%) Packer
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (11.46%) Salesforce.com
2 35 (8.54%) Oracle
3 28 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.39%) Google
5 13 (3.17%) SAP
6 11 (2.68%) New Relic
7 6 (1.46%) HP
8 5 (1.22%) NetApp
8 5 (1.22%) VMware
9 4 (0.98%) Splunk
10 3 (0.73%) Ivanti
10 3 (0.73%) PagerDuty
11 2 (0.49%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.49%) Volusion
11 2 (0.49%) WooCommerce
12 1 (0.24%) hybris
12 1 (0.24%) Nintex
12 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.24%) Talend
12 1 (0.24%) Xamarin