Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 428 417 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 34.68% 35.70% 24.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.41% 41.95% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 405 241
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +9.09%
10th Percentile £370 £325 £318
90th Percentile £640 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £28.97 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 1,086 994 1,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.01% 85.10% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 768 755
Oxfordshire median daily rate £440 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.07% +3.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 35
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.08 £12.72
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £42.10
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.01% -11.11% -

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 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 0 231 £475 -4.04% 80
Abingdon +3 27 £525 +44.83% 12
Kidlington -2 24 £500 - 6
Thame +4 15 £550 +76.00% 2
Banbury - 12 £445 - 6
Witney +4 1 £625 +127.27% 4
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 132 (30.84%) JavaScript
2 93 (21.73%) HTML
3 92 (21.50%) Scrum
4 87 (20.33%) AngularJS
5 84 (19.63%) User Experience
6 78 (18.22%) Microservices
7 76 (17.76%) Java
8 73 (17.06%) CSS
8 73 (17.06%) Test Automation
9 72 (16.82%) Software Engineering
10 63 (14.72%) UX Design
11 61 (14.25%) DevOps
12 54 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
13 52 (12.15%) jQuery
13 52 (12.15%) SQL
14 49 (11.45%) PHP
14 49 (11.45%) Node.js
15 48 (11.21%) Go
16 46 (10.75%) C#
16 46 (10.75%) Finance
17 45 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
18 44 (10.28%) SQL Server
19 43 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (9.81%) .NET
21 40 (9.35%) Web Services
22 37 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
23 36 (8.41%) Web Development
24 35 (8.18%) Migration
25 34 (7.94%) HTML5
26 33 (7.71%) Computer Science

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 9 (2.10%) Drupal
2 5 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (0.93%) Confluence
3 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.70%) CMS
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.47%) Apache
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.47%) Marvel
5 2 (0.47%) WordPress
6 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (3.04%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.70%) CATIA
3 3 (0.70%) UserZoom
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 17 (3.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (3.27%) Akamai
5 12 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (1.87%) GitHub
6 8 (1.87%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 7 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.40%) Office 365
8 6 (1.40%) PaaS
8 6 (1.40%) SaaS
9 5 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.17%) Serverless
9 5 (1.17%) Slack
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.93%) Datadog
11 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.64%) SAN
2 6 (1.40%) Internet
3 4 (0.93%) Network Security
4 2 (0.47%) 802.15
4 2 (0.47%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Skype
5 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.91%) MySQL
3 19 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.74%) Power BI
7 15 (3.50%) Qlik Sense
8 14 (3.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.04%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.34%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.10%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.87%) Big Data
13 7 (1.64%) Redis
14 6 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 6 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.40%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
17 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
18 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (5.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.50%) JIRA
3 10 (2.34%) MSBuild
4 9 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.64%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.64%) gulp
6 7 (1.64%) JUnit
7 6 (1.40%) Mockito
7 6 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.17%) Maven
8 5 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.17%) webpack
9 4 (0.93%) GitLab
9 4 (0.93%) Grunt
10 3 (0.70%) Ant
10 3 (0.70%) Babel
10 3 (0.70%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 46 (10.75%) Finance
2 27 (6.31%) Publishing
3 22 (5.14%) Marketing
4 15 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.87%) Retail
6 6 (1.40%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.17%) Billing
7 5 (1.17%) Games
8 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.70%) Banking
9 3 (0.70%) German Language
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (43.46%) Developer
2 52 (12.15%) Web Developer
3 45 (10.51%) Software Engineer
4 41 (9.58%) Analyst
5 38 (8.88%) Java Developer
6 37 (8.64%) Architect
7 30 (7.01%) Agile Developer
8 29 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 28 (6.54%) Business Analyst
9 28 (6.54%) JavaScript Engineer
10 27 (6.31%) Applications Developer
10 27 (6.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 27 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (5.61%) Web Applications Developer
12 20 (4.67%) Project Manager
13 17 (3.97%) React Developer
14 16 (3.74%) Consultant
14 16 (3.74%) Scrum Master
15 15 (3.50%) AWS Developer
15 15 (3.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (21.73%) HTML
2 87 (20.33%) AngularJS
3 73 (17.06%) CSS
4 52 (12.15%) jQuery
5 49 (11.45%) Node.js
6 42 (9.81%) .NET
7 40 (9.35%) Web Services
8 34 (7.94%) HTML5
9 26 (6.07%) Symfony
10 24 (5.61%) Spring
11 23 (5.37%) React
12 21 (4.91%) Angular 2
13 18 (4.21%) ASP.NET
13 18 (4.21%) Kafka
13 18 (4.21%) Spring Boot
14 16 (3.74%) Vue.js
15 14 (3.27%) WPF
16 13 (3.04%) .NET Framework
16 13 (3.04%) Sass
17 12 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.63%) User Experience
2 33 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.57%) CMDB
5 10 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.10%) Taxonomies
7 8 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.64%) Blog
8 7 (1.64%) Life Science
9 6 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.93%) PKI
12 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.47%) Replication
13 1 (0.23%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.23%) Clustering
13 1 (0.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.24%) Linux
2 20 (4.67%) Windows
3 11 (2.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.47%) CentOS
6 2 (0.47%) Debian
6 2 (0.47%) Fedora
6 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.47%) Unix
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (21.50%) Scrum
2 78 (18.22%) Microservices
3 73 (17.06%) Test Automation
4 72 (16.82%) Software Engineering
5 63 (14.72%) UX Design
6 61 (14.25%) DevOps
7 45 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (8.41%) Web Development
10 35 (8.18%) Migration
11 32 (7.48%) Kanban
12 30 (7.01%) OO
13 29 (6.78%) User Stories
14 27 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (6.31%) TDD
14 27 (6.31%) Unit Testing
15 25 (5.84%) SDLC
16 24 (5.61%) CRM
16 24 (5.61%) Mathematics
16 24 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 132 (30.84%) JavaScript
2 76 (17.76%) Java
3 52 (12.15%) SQL
4 49 (11.45%) PHP
5 48 (11.21%) Go
6 46 (10.75%) C#
7 26 (6.07%) Python
8 20 (4.67%) TypeScript
9 19 (4.44%) Java 8
10 18 (4.21%) C++
11 8 (1.87%) Scala
12 7 (1.64%) Ruby
12 7 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.17%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.17%) ES6
15 4 (0.93%) Groovy
15 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.70%) GLSL
17 2 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (4.44%) Degree
2 6 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.17%) ISEB
4 4 (0.93%) CEH
4 4 (0.93%) CISM
4 4 (0.93%) CISSP
5 3 (0.70%) CBAP
5 3 (0.70%) IIBA
6 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.23%) MBA
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.44%) QA
2 15 (3.50%) GDPR
3 10 (2.34%) PMO
4 7 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.93%) GCP
6 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) MISRA
6 2 (0.47%) SLA
7 1 (0.23%) DICOM
7 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (4.44%) Docker
2 8 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.64%) vSphere
4 4 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (5.84%) Terraform
2 21 (4.91%) Ansible
2 21 (4.91%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.27%) Puppet
4 10 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.93%) SCCM
6 2 (0.47%) Packer
7 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.24%) Salesforce.com
3 30 (7.01%) Oracle
4 27 (6.31%) Google
5 22 (5.14%) New Relic
6 18 (4.21%) Splunk
7 16 (3.74%) SAP
8 8 (1.87%) VMware
9 7 (1.64%) HP
9 7 (1.64%) NetApp
10 5 (1.17%) PagerDuty
11 3 (0.70%) Ivanti
11 3 (0.70%) Talend
12 2 (0.47%) Capita
12 2 (0.47%) Volusion
12 2 (0.47%) WooCommerce
13 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.23%) hybris
13 1 (0.23%) Synology
13 1 (0.23%) Xamarin