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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 55 56 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.03% 15.30% 13.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.18% 18.73% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 12
Average daily rate £425 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £384 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+22.93% +0.41%
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
248 299 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.81% 81.69% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 80
Average daily rate £425 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.10 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 73 (51.77%) JavaScript
2 56 (39.72%) Publishing
3 49 (34.75%) Node.js
4 47 (33.33%) TDD
4 47 (33.33%) Java
5 44 (31.21%) AngularJS
6 41 (29.08%) HTML
7 38 (26.95%) CSS
8 35 (24.82%) E-Commerce
9 34 (24.11%) Scrum
10 32 (22.70%) Analytics
10 32 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (21.99%) NoSQL
11 31 (21.99%) Waterfall
11 31 (21.99%) Data Analysis
12 30 (21.28%) Degree
13 29 (20.57%) PHP
14 28 (19.86%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (19.86%) Open Source
15 26 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (17.73%) Enterprise Architecture
16 25 (17.73%) Content Management
16 25 (17.73%) Zachman Framework
16 25 (17.73%) TOGAF
16 25 (17.73%) Data Modelling
16 25 (17.73%) Data Analytics
16 25 (17.73%) Machine Learning
16 25 (17.73%) Algorithms
16 25 (17.73%) Content Enrichment
17 24 (17.02%) Natural Language Processing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 49 (34.75%) Node.js
2 18 (12.77%) WebLogic
2 18 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 10 (7.09%) Apache
4 9 (6.38%) IIS
5 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.84%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.42%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) JBoss
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Magento
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) FastStats
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.86%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.38%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (6.38%) GitHub
4 6 (4.26%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.84%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) Intranet
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.99%) NoSQL
2 22 (15.60%) MongoDB
3 20 (14.18%) Big Data
4 18 (12.77%) Hadoop
5 16 (11.35%) SQL Server
6 13 (9.22%) MySQL
6 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.55%) OLAP
10 5 (3.55%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.42%) Pentaho
12 2 (1.42%) Power BI
12 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Selenium
2 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.55%) PHPUnit
5 5 (3.55%) ReSharper
5 5 (3.55%) Subversion
6 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.13%) JIRA
7 3 (2.13%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.42%) Bower
8 2 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.42%) Grunt
8 2 (1.42%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.71%) Protractor
9 1 (0.71%) QUnit
9 1 (0.71%) Sinon.JS
General
1 56 (39.72%) Publishing
2 9 (6.38%) Marketing
3 3 (2.13%) Finance
4 2 (1.42%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (60.99%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) Architect
3 26 (18.44%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (15.60%) Data Architect
5 21 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (13.48%) Java Developer
7 18 (12.77%) Big Data Architect
7 18 (12.77%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 17 (12.06%) E-Commerce Developer
8 17 (12.06%) Node.js Developer
9 16 (11.35%) Web Developer
10 15 (10.64%) Agile Developer
11 13 (9.22%) .NET Developer
12 12 (8.51%) PHP Developer
13 11 (7.80%) Analyst
13 11 (7.80%) HTML CSS Developer
13 11 (7.80%) HTML Developer
14 9 (6.38%) Angular Developer
14 9 (6.38%) Business Analyst
14 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.21%) AngularJS
2 41 (29.08%) HTML
3 38 (26.95%) CSS
4 24 (17.02%) Natural Language Processing
5 23 (16.31%) .NET
5 23 (16.31%) J2EE
6 19 (13.48%) Sass
7 17 (12.06%) HTML5
8 16 (11.35%) Spring
9 15 (10.64%) Web Services
10 12 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (7.80%) Ajax
11 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET
11 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (7.80%) jQuery
11 11 (7.80%) XML
12 10 (7.09%) CSS3
12 10 (7.09%) REST
12 10 (7.09%) RESTful
13 9 (6.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.73%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.84%) User Experience
6 3 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.42%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.42%) PMI
7 2 (1.42%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.71%) Economics
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Psychology
8 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.33%) TDD
2 35 (24.82%) E-Commerce
3 34 (24.11%) Scrum
4 32 (22.70%) Analytics
5 31 (21.99%) Data Analysis
5 31 (21.99%) Waterfall
6 28 (19.86%) Open Source
7 26 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (17.73%) Content Enrichment
8 25 (17.73%) Content Management
8 25 (17.73%) Data Analytics
8 25 (17.73%) Data Modelling
8 25 (17.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 25 (17.73%) Machine Learning
8 25 (17.73%) TOGAF
8 25 (17.73%) Zachman Framework
9 22 (15.60%) MVC
10 20 (14.18%) Kanban
11 19 (13.48%) BDD
12 16 (11.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.77%) JavaScript
2 47 (33.33%) Java
3 29 (20.57%) PHP
4 20 (14.18%) C#
4 20 (14.18%) Python
5 18 (12.77%) SQL
6 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.13%) Scala
8 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.42%) C++
8 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.42%) Ruby
8 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.71%) VB
9 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) ISEB
2 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Packer
1 2 (1.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.71%) Mesos
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) Google
3 11 (7.80%) Oracle
4 9 (6.38%) Adobe
5 6 (4.26%) IBM
6 5 (3.55%) Infragistics
6 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.55%) VMware
7 3 (2.13%) ATG
7 3 (2.13%) SAP
7 3 (2.13%) Tableau
8 2 (1.42%) Informatica
8 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.71%) CA
9 1 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) Progress
9 1 (0.71%) Siebel
9 1 (0.71%) Talend
9 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
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