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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 86 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.15% 9.61% 6.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.97% 14.67% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 14 9
Average daily rate
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£403 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
269 150 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.65% 65.50% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 83 105
Average daily rate £403 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 47 (35.88%) Scrum
2 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
3 37 (28.24%) Oracle
4 36 (27.48%) TDD
5 34 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (24.43%) Java
7 30 (22.90%) .NET
7 30 (22.90%) SQL
8 27 (20.61%) HTML
8 27 (20.61%) Project Management
9 26 (19.85%) CSS
10 25 (19.08%) Web Services
10 25 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (18.32%) XML
12 22 (16.79%) jQuery
13 21 (16.03%) SQL Server
13 21 (16.03%) AngularJS
14 20 (15.27%) C#
14 20 (15.27%) JSON
15 18 (13.74%) ASP.NET
15 18 (13.74%) HTML5
15 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
16 17 (12.98%) Automated Testing
17 16 (12.21%) Publishing
17 16 (12.21%) SOA
17 16 (12.21%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (11.45%) PHP
18 15 (11.45%) Finance
18 15 (11.45%) Spring
18 15 (11.45%) Web Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (9.16%) Node.js
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.11%) Confluence
3 8 (6.11%) JBoss
4 7 (5.34%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.82%) CMS
6 4 (3.05%) Drupal
7 3 (2.29%) Apache
8 2 (1.53%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.53%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Office
2 8 (6.11%) MS Project
3 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Magento
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.76%) Boomi
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) HTTP
2 4 (3.05%) Intranet
3 3 (2.29%) Network Security
4 2 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.53%) RNC
4 2 (1.53%) ATM
4 2 (1.53%) GSM
4 2 (1.53%) SDH
4 2 (1.53%) UMTS
4 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.40%) MySQL
3 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.87%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.11%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.53%) OLAP
10 2 (1.53%) Big Data
10 2 (1.53%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.63%) JIRA
3 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.34%) Ant
4 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.34%) Maven
4 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.29%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.53%) Grunt
6 2 (1.53%) Bower
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium
7 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.76%) Subversion
7 1 (0.76%) JUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.76%) Mockito
General
1 16 (12.21%) Publishing
2 15 (11.45%) Finance
3 7 (5.34%) Marketing
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (51.15%) Developer
2 18 (13.74%) Analyst
3 16 (12.21%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.92%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.16%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Architect
9 7 (5.34%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (5.34%) Software Delivery Project Manager
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.82%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.90%) .NET
2 27 (20.61%) HTML
3 26 (19.85%) CSS
4 25 (19.08%) Web Services
5 24 (18.32%) XML
6 22 (16.79%) jQuery
7 21 (16.03%) AngularJS
8 20 (15.27%) JSON
9 18 (13.74%) ASP.NET
9 18 (13.74%) HTML5
10 15 (11.45%) RESTful
10 15 (11.45%) Spring
11 13 (9.92%) Middleware
11 13 (9.92%) J2EE
11 13 (9.92%) XSLT
12 12 (9.16%) Ajax
12 12 (9.16%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (9.16%) CSS3
13 11 (8.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.40%) User Experience
2 11 (8.40%) PMI
3 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.58%) Blog
4 5 (3.82%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.82%) E-Learning
5 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.53%) Google Search Appliance
7 2 (1.53%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) CCTV
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Physics
8 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Linux
3 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.88%) Scrum
2 36 (27.48%) TDD
3 34 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (20.61%) Project Management
5 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
6 17 (12.98%) Automated Testing
7 16 (12.21%) SOA
8 15 (11.45%) Kanban
8 15 (11.45%) Web Development
9 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
9 13 (9.92%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.16%) UML
10 12 (9.16%) ETL
10 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.16%) BDD
11 11 (8.40%) Pair Programming
12 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.87%) Project Planning
12 9 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (6.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
2 32 (24.43%) Java
3 30 (22.90%) SQL
4 20 (15.27%) C#
5 15 (11.45%) PHP
6 8 (6.11%) C
6 8 (6.11%) XPath
7 7 (5.34%) XQuery
7 7 (5.34%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (4.58%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.82%) C++
10 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.53%) Perl
11 2 (1.53%) VBScript
11 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.53%) Python
11 2 (1.53%) Ruby
11 2 (1.53%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Degree
2 11 (8.40%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.34%) PMP
3 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (5.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (5.34%) Puppet
3 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) Mesos
4 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Oracle
2 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.34%) Progress
4 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.29%) Google
5 2 (1.53%) Aprimo
5 2 (1.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.53%) Perforce
5 2 (1.53%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.53%) Adobe
5 2 (1.53%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.76%) Twitter
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Dell
6 1 (0.76%) Siebel
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
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