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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.57% 5.91% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 8.57% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £511
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 £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
160 140 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 73.06% 68.97% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 86 107
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 19
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 £8.43 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Publishing
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) J2EE
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) QA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) E-business
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian