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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 64 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.50% 18.23% 15.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.79% 26.72% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 28 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
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
269 131 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 77.75% 68.23% 72.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 74 87
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £10.40 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £27.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 40 (47.62%) Java
2 32 (38.10%) Oracle
3 30 (35.71%) Scrum
4 26 (30.95%) Spring
5 25 (29.76%) Publishing
6 24 (28.57%) HTML
7 23 (27.38%) XML
8 22 (26.19%) SQL
9 19 (22.62%) J2EE
10 18 (21.43%) TDD
10 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (20.24%) SOA
12 16 (19.05%) Oracle BPM
13 15 (17.86%) XSLT
13 15 (17.86%) MVC
14 13 (15.48%) Middleware
14 13 (15.48%) .NET
14 13 (15.48%) CSS
14 13 (15.48%) Oracle ADF
14 13 (15.48%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (15.48%) Spring MVC
14 13 (15.48%) Oracle Identity Management
15 12 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (14.29%) BDD
15 12 (14.29%) WebLogic
15 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 12 (14.29%) C#
16 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.10%) Web Services
16 11 (13.10%) Hibernate

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (10.71%) CMS
3 7 (8.33%) Apache
4 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.76%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Maven
2 6 (7.14%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) Ant
4 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.19%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (29.76%) Publishing
2 3 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Law
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Developer
2 26 (30.95%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
5 10 (11.90%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Consultant
10 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Manager
10 4 (4.76%) WebLogic Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) Spring
2 24 (28.57%) HTML
3 23 (27.38%) XML
4 19 (22.62%) J2EE
5 15 (17.86%) XSLT
6 13 (15.48%) Middleware
6 13 (15.48%) Oracle ADF
6 13 (15.48%) .NET
6 13 (15.48%) CSS
6 13 (15.48%) Spring MVC
6 13 (15.48%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (13.10%) Web Services
7 11 (13.10%) Hibernate
8 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.52%) Ajax
10 7 (8.33%) JSF
10 7 (8.33%) JMS
11 6 (7.14%) HTML5
11 6 (7.14%) CSS3
12 5 (5.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.38%) User Experience
2 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Scrum
2 18 (21.43%) TDD
2 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (20.24%) SOA
4 15 (17.86%) MVC
5 12 (14.29%) BDD
6 10 (11.90%) User Stories
6 10 (11.90%) Workflow
6 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.71%) CRM
8 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.95%) Analytics
9 5 (5.95%) Kanban
9 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.95%) OO
9 5 (5.95%) Project Management
10 4 (4.76%) Process Management
10 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) Java
2 22 (26.19%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.29%) C#
4 7 (8.33%) PHP
4 7 (8.33%) XQuery
4 7 (8.33%) XPath
5 5 (5.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) PHP5
7 1 (1.19%) Scala
7 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) ISEB
3 3 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Oracle
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) HP
3 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.38%) Google
3 2 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.19%) Facebook
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