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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 232 119 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.66% 19.87% 16.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.94% 24.79% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 99 105
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £538 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

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 505 480 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 81.98% 80.13% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1426 1591
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 40
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.63 £40.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 +1 138 £488 +14.70% 28
Kidlington +2 12 £525 +16.66% 2
Abingdon +2 5 £325 -21.21% 9
Witney - 1 £275 - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 149 (39.63%) Scrum
2 131 (34.84%) TDD
3 124 (32.98%) Java
4 81 (21.54%) JavaScript
5 78 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (19.95%) SQL
7 73 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
8 72 (19.15%) Test Automation
9 69 (18.35%) HTML
10 65 (17.29%) Pair Programming
11 62 (16.49%) Spring
11 62 (16.49%) CSS
12 60 (15.96%) Waterfall
13 54 (14.36%) Web Services
14 53 (14.10%) JBoss
14 53 (14.10%) Kanban
15 52 (13.83%) BDD
15 52 (13.83%) JIRA
16 51 (13.56%) Maven
17 47 (12.50%) Publishing
18 46 (12.23%) DevOps
19 45 (11.97%) Unit Testing
19 45 (11.97%) Cucumber
20 44 (11.70%) GitHub
20 44 (11.70%) AngularJS
20 44 (11.70%) Node.js
21 43 (11.44%) Migration
21 43 (11.44%) Software Engineering
22 42 (11.17%) Jenkins
23 38 (10.11%) BPMN

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 53 (14.10%) JBoss
2 34 (9.04%) WebSphere
3 32 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 26 (6.91%) WebSphere Process Server
5 20 (5.32%) Apache Spark
5 20 (5.32%) Confluence
6 18 (4.79%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.93%) Apache
8 7 (1.86%) Drupal
9 4 (1.06%) nginx
10 3 (0.80%) CMS
10 3 (0.80%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.53%) WordPress
12 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.86%) InVision
3 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.53%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (2.66%) Magento
2 3 (0.80%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.27%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 73 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (11.70%) GitHub
3 15 (3.99%) SaaS
4 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.33%) Office 365
7 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Force.com
9 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.60%) SSL
2 3 (0.80%) HTTP
3 2 (0.53%) Internet
3 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.27%) FTP
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.98%) Big Data
2 28 (7.45%) Oracle Database
3 24 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (5.85%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 16 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.46%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.19%) MySQL
9 8 (2.13%) SQL Server
10 7 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.06%) Redis
14 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.53%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.53%) Bigtable
15 2 (0.53%) HBase
15 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 52 (13.83%) JIRA
2 51 (13.56%) Maven
3 45 (11.97%) Cucumber
4 42 (11.17%) Jenkins
5 37 (9.84%) JUnit
6 36 (9.57%) Mockito
7 33 (8.78%) Git (software)
8 31 (8.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 30 (7.98%) Selenium
10 12 (3.19%) Grunt
10 12 (3.19%) gulp
10 12 (3.19%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.86%) Axure RP
12 7 (1.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (1.86%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.86%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.60%) Gradle
13 6 (1.60%) Protractor
13 6 (1.60%) webpack
General
1 47 (12.50%) Publishing
2 33 (8.78%) Finance
3 9 (2.39%) Banking
4 3 (0.80%) Marketing
5 2 (0.53%) Back Office
5 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
6 1 (0.27%) Automotive
6 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.27%) Front Office
6 1 (0.27%) Games
6 1 (0.27%) Local Government
6 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 190 (50.53%) Developer
2 64 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 49 (13.03%) Analyst
4 37 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 31 (8.24%) Node.js Developer
6 30 (7.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 27 (7.18%) SQL Developer
8 24 (6.38%) AWS Developer
9 23 (6.12%) Project Manager
10 21 (5.59%) Agile Developer
11 17 (4.52%) Tester
12 14 (3.72%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 14 (3.72%) Scrum Master
13 13 (3.46%) E-Commerce Developer
14 12 (3.19%) Talend Developer
14 12 (3.19%) Test Manager
15 10 (2.66%) Angular Developer
15 10 (2.66%) HTML CSS Developer
15 10 (2.66%) HTML Developer
15 10 (2.66%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.35%) HTML
2 62 (16.49%) CSS
2 62 (16.49%) Spring
3 54 (14.36%) Web Services
4 44 (11.70%) AngularJS
4 44 (11.70%) Node.js
5 37 (9.84%) HTML5
6 35 (9.31%) CSS3
7 34 (9.04%) Java EE
8 33 (8.78%) SOAP
9 32 (8.51%) RESTful
10 31 (8.24%) JSON
11 27 (7.18%) Sass
12 23 (6.12%) LESS
13 22 (5.85%) REST
14 20 (5.32%) XML
15 16 (4.26%) jQuery
16 15 (3.99%) Apache Camel
16 15 (3.99%) Hibernate
17 14 (3.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.26%) User Experience
2 12 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.93%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.39%) PMI
5 6 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.60%) Semantic Web
6 5 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.53%) CMDB
9 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.53%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.53%) New Media
9 2 (0.53%) Photography
9 2 (0.53%) Social Media
9 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.85%) Linux
2 12 (3.19%) Unix
3 11 (2.93%) Windows
4 2 (0.53%) Android
4 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (39.63%) Scrum
2 131 (34.84%) TDD
3 78 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (19.15%) Test Automation
5 65 (17.29%) Pair Programming
6 60 (15.96%) Waterfall
7 53 (14.10%) Kanban
8 52 (13.83%) BDD
9 46 (12.23%) DevOps
10 45 (11.97%) Unit Testing
11 43 (11.44%) Migration
11 43 (11.44%) Software Engineering
12 38 (10.11%) BPMN
13 34 (9.04%) E-Commerce
14 33 (8.78%) ETL
15 30 (7.98%) BPEL
16 27 (7.18%) ITIL
16 27 (7.18%) Open Source
17 25 (6.65%) Data Modelling
17 25 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (32.98%) Java
2 81 (21.54%) JavaScript
3 75 (19.95%) SQL
4 34 (9.04%) PHP
5 31 (8.24%) Python
6 23 (6.12%) Scala
7 19 (5.05%) PL/SQL
8 17 (4.52%) C#
9 7 (1.86%) C
9 7 (1.86%) Groovy
10 5 (1.33%) C++
10 5 (1.33%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.80%) Ruby
12 2 (0.53%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.53%) ES6
12 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (6.38%) Degree
2 17 (4.52%) ISEB
3 13 (3.46%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.39%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.13%) PMP
6 6 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.80%) CBAP
8 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.53%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.27%) HND
10 1 (0.27%) IIBA
10 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.71%) QA
2 6 (1.60%) PMO
3 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.06%) GDPR
5 2 (0.53%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (5.32%) Docker
2 2 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.66%) Mesos
1 10 (2.66%) Terraform
2 6 (1.60%) Puppet
3 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) SCCM
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (9.84%) Oracle
2 31 (8.24%) Talend
3 20 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.86%) New Relic
6 6 (1.60%) SAP
7 5 (1.33%) HP
8 4 (1.06%) Infor
9 3 (0.80%) Apple
9 3 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.80%) Siebel
10 2 (0.53%) Adobe
10 2 (0.53%) Zend
11 1 (0.27%) Google
11 1 (0.27%) hybris
11 1 (0.27%) PayPal
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.27%) Splunk
11 1 (0.27%) Sybase
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