Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 440 365 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.37% 28.92% 20.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.55% 33.24% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 278 221
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £300
90th Percentile £600 £550 £520
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.26
% change year-on-year - +11.77% -2.40%

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 1034 1098 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.12% 87.00% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 788 787
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £590 £539 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +57.89%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +1 307 £500 +11.11% 46
Kidlington -1 27 £500 +5.26% 1
Abingdon -5 7 £400 -7.25% 16
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 181 (41.14%) Scrum
2 152 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
3 147 (33.41%) TDD
4 141 (32.05%) Java
5 122 (27.73%) Kanban
6 97 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (20.68%) Test Automation
8 88 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 83 (18.86%) BDD
10 82 (18.64%) JIRA
11 74 (16.82%) SQL
12 72 (16.36%) HTML
13 68 (15.45%) CSS
13 68 (15.45%) AngularJS
14 67 (15.23%) Git (software)
15 65 (14.77%) Publishing
16 61 (13.86%) Web Services
17 57 (12.95%) QA
18 56 (12.73%) DevOps
19 54 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 54 (12.27%) Pair Programming
20 52 (11.82%) Node.js
20 52 (11.82%) Docker
21 48 (10.91%) Software Engineering
22 46 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
22 46 (10.45%) Jenkins
23 45 (10.23%) Confluence
23 45 (10.23%) SDLC
24 44 (10.00%) Maven
25 43 (9.77%) Configuration Management

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 45 (10.23%) Confluence
2 20 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.41%) JBoss
4 12 (2.73%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.50%) Apache
6 10 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.36%) Drupal
9 4 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.91%) WordPress
10 3 (0.68%) CMS
10 3 (0.68%) IIS
10 3 (0.68%) Mongoose
10 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.45%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 13 (2.95%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.95%) Magento
2 6 (1.36%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.14%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.91%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.45%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 152 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.86%) SaaS
4 14 (3.18%) Office 365
5 13 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.73%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.73%) Serverless
7 10 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.59%) GitHub
10 6 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.14%) IaaS
11 5 (1.14%) PaaS
12 4 (0.91%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.91%) Boomi
13 3 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.68%) Slack
14 2 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.27%) HTTP
2 5 (1.14%) SMS
3 4 (0.91%) FTP
4 3 (0.68%) DHCP
4 3 (0.68%) DNS
4 3 (0.68%) Internet
4 3 (0.68%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.68%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (5.45%) Big Data
3 23 (5.23%) MongoDB
4 21 (4.77%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.09%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.27%) MySQL
9 10 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (1.59%) Redis
10 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.14%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.91%) OLAP
12 4 (0.91%) Power BI
12 4 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (18.64%) JIRA
2 67 (15.23%) Git (software)
3 46 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 44 (10.00%) Maven
5 30 (6.82%) JUnit
6 29 (6.59%) Talend Open Studio
7 16 (3.64%) Mockito
8 15 (3.41%) Grunt
8 15 (3.41%) gulp
9 14 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (3.18%) IntelliJ
10 12 (2.73%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.73%) Selenium
11 11 (2.50%) SoapUI
11 11 (2.50%) Subversion
12 10 (2.27%) Ant
13 9 (2.05%) Gradle
14 5 (1.14%) JMeter
15 4 (0.91%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.91%) LoadRunner
General
1 65 (14.77%) Publishing
2 31 (7.05%) Finance
3 17 (3.86%) Billing
4 7 (1.59%) Back Office
4 7 (1.59%) Games
5 2 (0.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 192 (43.64%) Developer
2 70 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 44 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 38 (8.64%) AWS Developer
5 32 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 30 (6.82%) Analyst
7 28 (6.36%) Node.js Developer
8 26 (5.91%) Agile Developer
8 26 (5.91%) AWS Engineer
9 25 (5.68%) Architect
10 24 (5.45%) Scrum Master
11 18 (4.09%) Business Analyst
11 18 (4.09%) SQL Developer
12 17 (3.86%) Tester
13 16 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (3.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 15 (3.41%) Senior Developer
15 14 (3.18%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (16.36%) HTML
2 68 (15.45%) AngularJS
2 68 (15.45%) CSS
3 61 (13.86%) Web Services
4 52 (11.82%) Node.js
5 40 (9.09%) jQuery
5 40 (9.09%) REST
6 39 (8.86%) React
6 39 (8.86%) Spring
7 30 (6.82%) HTML5
8 27 (6.14%) SOAP
9 25 (5.68%) JSON
10 24 (5.45%) CSS3
11 19 (4.32%) RESTful
12 18 (4.09%) .NET
12 18 (4.09%) Sass
13 17 (3.86%) Hystrix
13 17 (3.86%) XML
14 15 (3.41%) Play Framework
15 14 (3.18%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.41%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.27%) PMI
3 9 (2.05%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.05%) User Experience
4 7 (1.59%) Semantic Web
5 6 (1.36%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.91%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.68%) New Media
7 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.23%) Fintech
9 1 (0.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.55%) Linux
2 15 (3.41%) Windows
3 7 (1.59%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.36%) Unix
5 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.23%) Solaris
5 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (41.14%) Scrum
2 147 (33.41%) TDD
3 122 (27.73%) Kanban
4 97 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (20.68%) Test Automation
6 83 (18.86%) BDD
7 56 (12.73%) DevOps
8 54 (12.27%) Pair Programming
8 54 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 45 (10.23%) SDLC
11 43 (9.77%) Configuration Management
11 43 (9.77%) Unit Testing
12 38 (8.64%) Project Management
13 35 (7.95%) Waterfall
13 35 (7.95%) Web Development
14 34 (7.73%) SOA
14 34 (7.73%) Time Management
15 33 (7.50%) Software Delivery
16 31 (7.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 141 (32.05%) Java
2 88 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 74 (16.82%) SQL
4 33 (7.50%) Python
5 27 (6.14%) PHP
6 25 (5.68%) Scala
7 24 (5.45%) C#
8 19 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 15 (3.41%) Groovy
10 11 (2.50%) Apex Code
10 11 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.91%) ES6
14 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.45%) ABAP
15 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.45%) C
15 2 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (7.27%) Degree
2 20 (4.55%) ISEB
3 17 (3.86%) ISTQB
4 16 (3.64%) PMI Certification
5 15 (3.41%) PMP
6 13 (2.95%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.95%) QA
2 10 (2.27%) PMO
3 8 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.45%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (11.82%) Docker
2 7 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (8.18%) Terraform
2 33 (7.50%) Puppet
3 18 (4.09%) Ansible
3 18 (4.09%) Mesos
4 12 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.91%) SCCM
5 4 (0.91%) SCOM
6 3 (0.68%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (6.59%) Talend
3 27 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.91%) Oracle
5 19 (4.32%) SAP
6 14 (3.18%) New Relic
7 6 (1.36%) HP
8 4 (0.91%) Dell
8 4 (0.91%) Infor
8 4 (0.91%) Splunk
9 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.68%) Twitter
9 3 (0.68%) VMware
9 3 (0.68%) Zend
10 2 (0.45%) IBM
10 2 (0.45%) Tableau
11 1 (0.23%) Adobe
11 1 (0.23%) Capita
11 1 (0.23%) Cognos
11 1 (0.23%) Siebel