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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 83 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.58% 16.28% 17.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.85% 22.40% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 14 34
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£500 £360 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.95% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
348 125 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.08% 72.67% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 75 112
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 66 (53.23%) Java
2 51 (41.13%) Oracle
3 41 (33.06%) Publishing
4 37 (29.84%) SOA
5 36 (29.03%) Scrum
6 34 (27.42%) XML
7 32 (25.81%) Oracle ADF
7 32 (25.81%) Oracle Fusion
8 31 (25.00%) TDD
8 31 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 30 (24.19%) SQL
10 27 (21.77%) Software Engineering
11 26 (20.97%) Oracle BPM
12 25 (20.16%) Spring
12 25 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (20.16%) HTML
12 25 (20.16%) XSLT
13 24 (19.35%) Middleware
14 23 (18.55%) Oracle Identity Management
15 22 (17.74%) WebLogic
16 20 (16.13%) J2EE
17 18 (14.52%) Linux
18 17 (13.71%) Web Services
18 17 (13.71%) XQuery
18 17 (13.71%) XPath
19 15 (12.10%) CMS
19 15 (12.10%) CSS
19 15 (12.10%) .NET
19 15 (12.10%) JavaScript
19 15 (12.10%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (17.74%) WebLogic
3 15 (12.10%) CMS
4 11 (8.87%) Apache
5 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.03%) Alfresco
7 4 (3.23%) Zimbra
7 4 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (3.23%) Node.js
7 4 (3.23%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.61%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) Drupal
9 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.84%) MS Office
4 4 (3.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Force.com
2 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) MySQL
2 8 (6.45%) Big Data
3 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Maven
2 8 (6.45%) Ant
3 6 (4.84%) JIRA
4 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.42%) Selenium
5 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.61%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.81%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (33.06%) Publishing
2 10 (8.06%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) German Language
4 4 (3.23%) Games
4 4 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 69 (55.65%) Developer
2 38 (30.65%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.32%) Analyst
4 16 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 14 (11.29%) Business Analyst
6 13 (10.48%) Lead Developer
6 13 (10.48%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (9.68%) Project Manager
8 11 (8.87%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (8.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (8.06%) Lead Software Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Architect
11 7 (5.65%) Consultant
11 7 (5.65%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (4.03%) Data Architect
13 5 (4.03%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) XML
2 32 (25.81%) Oracle ADF
2 32 (25.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 25 (20.16%) Spring
3 25 (20.16%) HTML
3 25 (20.16%) XSLT
4 24 (19.35%) Middleware
5 20 (16.13%) J2EE
6 17 (13.71%) Web Services
7 15 (12.10%) CSS
7 15 (12.10%) .NET
8 11 (8.87%) Spring MVC
9 10 (8.06%) Ajax
9 10 (8.06%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.26%) JMS
10 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.26%) JSF
11 7 (5.65%) HTML5
11 7 (5.65%) CSS3
12 6 (4.84%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Digital Media
2 11 (8.87%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.23%) Google Search Appliance
5 3 (2.42%) Open Source
6 2 (1.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.61%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.61%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) SOA
2 36 (29.03%) Scrum
3 31 (25.00%) TDD
4 27 (21.77%) Software Engineering
5 25 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.10%) BDD
6 15 (12.10%) Analytics
7 13 (10.48%) User Stories
8 12 (9.68%) MVC
8 12 (9.68%) OO
9 11 (8.87%) Workflow
9 11 (8.87%) Business Analysis
9 11 (8.87%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.65%) Process Management
11 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.65%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.84%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.84%) Product Management
12 6 (4.84%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (53.23%) Java
2 30 (24.19%) SQL
3 17 (13.71%) XQuery
3 17 (13.71%) XPath
4 15 (12.10%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.87%) C#
6 10 (8.06%) PHP
7 7 (5.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (5.65%) Scala
8 4 (3.23%) Python
8 4 (3.23%) C++
8 4 (3.23%) Perl
9 2 (1.61%) PHP5
9 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.81%) SOQL
10 1 (0.81%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (18.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (41.13%) Oracle
2 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.03%) Twitter
4 4 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.23%) Google
4 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) Tableau
6 1 (0.81%) Facebook
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