The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 41 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.21% 25.00% 13.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.40% 33.55% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 26
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £320 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
Agile Software Development
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 152 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 72.33% 74.51% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 94
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £27.13 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Oxford region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Oxford region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 28 (44.44%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) SQL
3 21 (33.33%) Spring
4 20 (31.75%) Scrum
5 19 (30.16%) J2EE
5 19 (30.16%) Oracle
6 17 (26.98%) HTML
6 17 (26.98%) XML
7 16 (25.40%) TDD
8 15 (23.81%) MVC
9 14 (22.22%) XSLT
9 14 (22.22%) C#
9 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (20.63%) Spring MVC
10 13 (20.63%) .NET
10 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
11 12 (19.05%) Web Services
12 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
13 10 (15.87%) SOA
13 10 (15.87%) Oracle BPM
13 10 (15.87%) BDD
13 10 (15.87%) Oracle Identity Management
14 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
14 9 (14.29%) CRM
14 9 (14.29%) Publishing
14 9 (14.29%) Ajax
15 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Ant
1 5 (7.94%) Maven
2 4 (6.35%) Selenium
3 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.59%) Xcode
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (14.29%) Publishing
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.76%) WebLogic Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Spring
2 19 (30.16%) J2EE
3 17 (26.98%) HTML
3 17 (26.98%) XML
4 14 (22.22%) XSLT
5 13 (20.63%) Spring MVC
5 13 (20.63%) .NET
6 12 (19.05%) Web Services
7 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
8 9 (14.29%) Ajax
9 8 (12.70%) Middleware
10 7 (11.11%) JMS
10 7 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
10 7 (11.11%) JSF
11 6 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.52%) CSS
12 5 (7.94%) jQuery
13 2 (3.17%) GWT
13 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) CMDB
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Scrum
2 16 (25.40%) TDD
3 15 (23.81%) MVC
4 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.87%) SOA
5 10 (15.87%) BDD
6 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 9 (14.29%) CRM
7 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) Requirements Management
8 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.35%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (6.35%) OO
10 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Analytics
11 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.17%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) C#
4 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) PHP
5 5 (7.94%) XQuery
5 5 (7.94%) XPath
5 5 (7.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (3.17%) PHP5
6 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Facebook
3 2 (3.17%) Twitter
3 2 (3.17%) Google
3 2 (3.17%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
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