Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 407 329 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 32.93% 28.56% 18.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.22% 34.31% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 267 177
Oxfordshire median daily rate £455 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.19% +10.59% -10.05%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £312
90th Percentile £611 £588 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -6.84% +26.67%

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 1,065 959 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.17% 83.25% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 697 672
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -4.02%
10th Percentile £275 £196 £177
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -11.90% +6.33%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.42 £13.44
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.50 £85.50
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

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 22 April 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
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 22 April 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 +1 272 £475 -5.00% 57
Kidlington +1 25 £520 +15.56% 7
Abingdon +6 14 £375 +7.14% 17
Banbury - 5 £375 - 5
Thame +1 4 £500 +42.86% 1
Bicester - 1 £300 - 3
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 118 (28.99%) JavaScript
2 117 (28.75%) Scrum
3 83 (20.39%) AngularJS
4 79 (19.41%) DevOps
5 78 (19.16%) Test Automation
6 76 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
7 73 (17.94%) TDD
8 71 (17.44%) HTML
9 70 (17.20%) CSS
10 68 (16.71%) SQL
11 64 (15.72%) Java
11 64 (15.72%) JIRA
12 63 (15.48%) Microservices
13 62 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (14.00%) Node.js
15 56 (13.76%) BDD
16 55 (13.51%) Kanban
17 47 (11.55%) Software Engineering
18 46 (11.30%) Web Development
18 46 (11.30%) Front End Development
19 45 (11.06%) Google
20 44 (10.81%) jQuery
21 43 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
22 42 (10.32%) Git (software)
22 42 (10.32%) User Experience
22 42 (10.32%) Continuous Delivery
23 40 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
24 38 (9.34%) Terraform
25 37 (9.09%) QA
26 35 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement

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 28 (6.88%) Confluence
2 21 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.95%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.23%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.98%) Apache
6 4 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.98%) Drupal
6 4 (0.98%) JBoss
6 4 (0.98%) Jetty
6 4 (0.98%) nginx
7 3 (0.74%) CMS
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.49%) Mongoose
8 2 (0.49%) WordPress
9 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.25%) Marvel
9 1 (0.25%) Mule
9 1 (0.25%) SAS
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (0.74%) CATIA
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.25%) InVision
2 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Magento
2 4 (0.98%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 76 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (5.41%) GitHub
5 19 (4.67%) Google Analytics
6 16 (3.93%) Adobe Analytics
7 15 (3.69%) SaaS
8 14 (3.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (3.19%) Slack
10 11 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (2.21%) Serverless
13 8 (1.97%) Akamai
14 7 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (1.47%) npm
16 5 (1.23%) Office 365
16 5 (1.23%) PaaS
17 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
18 3 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.97%) HTTP
2 3 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.25%) Network Security
3 1 (0.25%) SAN
3 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.91%) MySQL
3 17 (4.18%) Redis
4 16 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.44%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.44%) Power BI
7 13 (3.19%) Qlik Sense
8 10 (2.46%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.21%) Data Mining
9 9 (2.21%) Looker
9 9 (2.21%) Sisense
10 7 (1.72%) Big Data
10 7 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 64 (15.72%) JIRA
2 42 (10.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.93%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 15 (3.69%) Grunt
4 15 (3.69%) gulp
4 15 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.69%) Maven
5 10 (2.46%) JUnit
5 10 (2.46%) Subversion
5 10 (2.46%) webpack
6 8 (1.97%) git-flow
6 8 (1.97%) Selenium
7 7 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.72%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.47%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.98%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.98%) Mockito
9 4 (0.98%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (8.35%) Finance
2 33 (8.11%) Publishing
3 14 (3.44%) Marketing
4 9 (2.21%) Billing
5 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.23%) Retail
6 3 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (40.79%) Developer
2 35 (8.60%) Architect
2 35 (8.60%) Java Developer
3 34 (8.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 30 (7.37%) Agile Developer
4 30 (7.37%) Web Developer
5 28 (6.88%) Angular Developer
6 27 (6.63%) AWS Engineer
7 26 (6.39%) Analyst
7 26 (6.39%) AWS Developer
7 26 (6.39%) JavaScript Engineer
8 25 (6.14%) Business Analyst
8 25 (6.14%) Project Manager
8 25 (6.14%) Software Engineer
9 23 (5.65%) Node.js Developer
10 20 (4.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (4.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 18 (4.42%) Scrum Master
12 17 (4.18%) AWS Software Engineer
12 17 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (20.39%) AngularJS
2 71 (17.44%) HTML
3 70 (17.20%) CSS
4 57 (14.00%) Node.js
5 44 (10.81%) jQuery
6 32 (7.86%) React
7 31 (7.62%) Spring
8 30 (7.37%) REST
9 29 (7.13%) .NET
9 29 (7.13%) Web Services
10 18 (4.42%) JSON
11 16 (3.93%) HTML5
12 15 (3.69%) ASP.NET
13 14 (3.44%) LESS
13 14 (3.44%) Sass
13 14 (3.44%) XML
14 13 (3.19%) Angular 2
14 13 (3.19%) CSS3
14 13 (3.19%) SOAP
15 12 (2.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.32%) User Experience
2 14 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.47%) Blog
8 6 (1.47%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.47%) CMDB
9 5 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.98%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.74%) New Media
12 2 (0.49%) Life Science
12 2 (0.49%) PMI
12 2 (0.49%) Semantic Web
13 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.62%) Linux
2 23 (5.65%) Windows
3 6 (1.47%) CentOS
3 6 (1.47%) Debian
3 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (28.75%) Scrum
2 79 (19.41%) DevOps
3 78 (19.16%) Test Automation
4 73 (17.94%) TDD
5 63 (15.48%) Microservices
6 62 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (13.76%) BDD
8 55 (13.51%) Kanban
9 47 (11.55%) Software Engineering
10 46 (11.30%) Front End Development
10 46 (11.30%) Web Development
11 43 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (10.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (8.35%) Analytics
15 32 (7.86%) E-Commerce
16 30 (7.37%) SDLC
17 28 (6.88%) Decision-Making
17 28 (6.88%) MVC
18 27 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 118 (28.99%) JavaScript
2 68 (16.71%) SQL
3 64 (15.72%) Java
4 31 (7.62%) PHP
5 28 (6.88%) Python
6 26 (6.39%) C#
7 18 (4.42%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.44%) Go
8 14 (3.44%) Java 8
9 10 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.97%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.72%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.23%) Groovy
13 5 (1.23%) Scala
13 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.74%) ES6
15 3 (0.74%) Perl
15 3 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (3.44%) Degree
2 4 (0.98%) ISEB
2 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.49%) PMP
4 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.25%) MBA
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.23%) GDPR
3 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (6.63%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (9.34%) Terraform
2 28 (6.88%) Ansible
3 18 (4.42%) Puppet
4 15 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.47%) Packer
6 4 (0.98%) Kibana
6 4 (0.98%) logstash
6 4 (0.98%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 45 (11.06%) Google
2 31 (7.62%) Oracle
3 24 (5.90%) New Relic
4 23 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (5.16%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.91%) Adobe
7 17 (4.18%) Talend
8 16 (3.93%) Crazy Egg
8 16 (3.93%) Hotjar
8 16 (3.93%) Optimizely
9 13 (3.19%) Splunk
10 10 (2.46%) PagerDuty
11 9 (2.21%) Cadence
12 8 (1.97%) SAP
13 7 (1.72%) Tableau
14 4 (0.98%) Apple
15 3 (0.74%) Atlassian
16 2 (0.49%) VMware
17 1 (0.25%) Informatica
17 1 (0.25%) NetApp