Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 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 391 364 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 32.21% 29.86% 20.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.22% 34.93% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 277 201
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -6.91%
10th Percentile £347 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £589 £520
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £47.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -9.47% +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 1,023 1,042 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.27% 85.48% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 749 709
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £187 £213
90th Percentile £613 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 34
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -50.33% +128.36%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.95 £14.15
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.80 £76.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 0 272 £500 +11.11% 83
Kidlington 0 21 £500 +11.11% 9
Abingdon 0 8 £375 +3.45% 20
Banbury - 1 £400 - 4
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 145 (37.08%) Scrum
2 112 (28.64%) JavaScript
3 97 (24.81%) Java
3 97 (24.81%) TDD
3 97 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
4 85 (21.74%) Kanban
4 85 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 84 (21.48%) Test Automation
6 73 (18.67%) CSS
7 72 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (17.90%) HTML
9 69 (17.65%) SQL
10 68 (17.39%) BDD
11 64 (16.37%) DevOps
12 58 (14.83%) JIRA
13 51 (13.04%) jQuery
13 51 (13.04%) Node.js
14 47 (12.02%) QA
14 47 (12.02%) Git (software)
15 46 (11.76%) Microservices
16 45 (11.51%) Publishing
17 44 (11.25%) Web Services
17 44 (11.25%) React
18 41 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
19 40 (10.23%) Spring
19 40 (10.23%) Software Engineering
20 38 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
20 38 (9.72%) MVC
20 38 (9.72%) Salesforce.com
20 38 (9.72%) REST

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 33 (8.44%) Confluence
2 16 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.07%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.81%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.53%) Apache
6 6 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.28%) CMS
7 5 (1.28%) JBoss
7 5 (1.28%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.02%) Jetty
8 4 (1.02%) Mongoose
8 4 (1.02%) nginx
9 3 (0.77%) IIS
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.51%) WordPress
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.26%) CATIA
2 1 (0.26%) InVision
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Magento
1 7 (1.79%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.53%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 97 (24.81%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.60%) GitHub
4 17 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (3.07%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (3.07%) Google Analytics
5 12 (3.07%) Office 365
6 11 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (2.81%) Serverless
7 10 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.05%) Amazon S3
9 8 (2.05%) SaaS
10 7 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.79%) IaaS
10 7 (1.79%) PaaS
11 6 (1.53%) npm
12 5 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.32%) HTTP
2 4 (1.02%) FTP
2 4 (1.02%) Internet
3 2 (0.51%) DHCP
3 2 (0.51%) DNS
3 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) Network Security
4 1 (0.26%) SMS
4 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.37%) MongoDB
3 17 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.58%) Big Data
5 12 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.07%) Redis
6 11 (2.81%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.56%) MySQL
8 8 (2.05%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.28%) Power BI
11 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 58 (14.83%) JIRA
2 47 (12.02%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.88%) Maven
5 21 (5.37%) JUnit
6 19 (4.86%) Grunt
6 19 (4.86%) gulp
7 13 (3.32%) Subversion
8 12 (3.07%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 11 (2.81%) Mockito
9 11 (2.81%) SoapUI
10 10 (2.56%) IntelliJ
10 10 (2.56%) Selenium
11 9 (2.30%) Ant
12 8 (2.05%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.05%) git-flow
12 8 (2.05%) webpack
13 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.02%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (11.51%) Publishing
2 25 (6.39%) Finance
3 14 (3.58%) Billing
4 7 (1.79%) Marketing
5 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.77%) Games
7 2 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 173 (44.25%) Developer
2 53 (13.55%) Java Developer
3 32 (8.18%) Architect
4 27 (6.91%) Analyst
5 26 (6.65%) Agile Developer
6 25 (6.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (6.14%) Business Analyst
8 23 (5.88%) AWS Developer
8 23 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
9 22 (5.63%) Scrum Master
10 21 (5.37%) Project Manager
11 20 (5.12%) Angular Developer
12 17 (4.35%) .NET Developer
12 17 (4.35%) Web Developer
13 16 (4.09%) C# Developer
13 16 (4.09%) Node.js Developer
13 16 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (3.84%) Tester
15 14 (3.58%) Software Engineer
16 13 (3.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (21.74%) AngularJS
2 73 (18.67%) CSS
3 70 (17.90%) HTML
4 51 (13.04%) jQuery
4 51 (13.04%) Node.js
5 44 (11.25%) React
5 44 (11.25%) Web Services
6 40 (10.23%) Spring
7 38 (9.72%) REST
8 30 (7.67%) .NET
9 23 (5.88%) SOAP
10 20 (5.12%) ASP.NET
11 19 (4.86%) HTML5
11 19 (4.86%) JSON
12 18 (4.60%) XML
13 16 (4.09%) Angular 2
14 15 (3.84%) CSS3
15 14 (3.58%) Hystrix
15 14 (3.58%) LESS
15 14 (3.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.91%) User Experience
2 16 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.05%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.53%) Semantic Web
7 5 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.02%) Blog
8 4 (1.02%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.02%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.02%) New Media
9 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) PMI
10 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.88%) Linux
2 12 (3.07%) Windows
3 4 (1.02%) CentOS
3 4 (1.02%) Debian
3 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (37.08%) Scrum
2 97 (24.81%) TDD
3 85 (21.74%) Kanban
4 84 (21.48%) Test Automation
5 72 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (17.39%) BDD
7 64 (16.37%) DevOps
8 46 (11.76%) Microservices
9 41 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 40 (10.23%) Software Engineering
11 38 (9.72%) Front End Development
11 38 (9.72%) MVC
11 38 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (9.21%) Web Development
13 35 (8.95%) SDLC
14 34 (8.70%) Pair Programming
14 34 (8.70%) Unit Testing
15 32 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (6.39%) User Stories
17 24 (6.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 112 (28.64%) JavaScript
2 97 (24.81%) Java
3 69 (17.65%) SQL
4 36 (9.21%) Python
5 32 (8.18%) C#
6 14 (3.58%) PHP
6 14 (3.58%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.07%) Scala
8 11 (2.81%) Apex Code
8 11 (2.81%) Groovy
8 11 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.05%) Go
10 8 (2.05%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.28%) ES6
12 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.77%) Ruby
14 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (5.88%) Degree
2 7 (1.79%) ISEB
3 6 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.51%) PMP
5 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.02%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.51%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.51%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.51%) PMO
2 2 (0.51%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (9.72%) Docker
2 6 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (7.16%) Ansible
2 26 (6.65%) Terraform
3 22 (5.63%) Puppet
4 20 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.56%) Mesos
6 4 (1.02%) Kibana
6 4 (1.02%) logstash
6 4 (1.02%) Packer
6 4 (1.02%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.51%) SCCM
7 2 (0.51%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (9.72%) Salesforce.com
2 31 (7.93%) Oracle
3 28 (7.16%) Google
4 25 (6.39%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.35%) Talend
6 16 (4.09%) Adobe
6 16 (4.09%) SAP
7 12 (3.07%) Crazy Egg
7 12 (3.07%) Hotjar
7 12 (3.07%) Optimizely
8 11 (2.81%) New Relic
9 5 (1.28%) Cadence
10 4 (1.02%) Apple
10 4 (1.02%) Dell
10 4 (1.02%) Splunk
10 4 (1.02%) Tableau
11 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.77%) Twitter
11 3 (0.77%) VMware
12 2 (0.51%) IBM