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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 64 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.93% 11.20% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.45% 16.77% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 13
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£450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.41%
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
313 161 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.80% 66.80% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 105 106
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 41 (33.33%) Oracle
2 39 (31.71%) Java
3 35 (28.46%) Scrum
4 28 (22.76%) SOA
5 27 (21.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 26 (21.14%) Oracle ADF
6 26 (21.14%) Publishing
6 26 (21.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (17.89%) .NET
8 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 20 (16.26%) Waterfall
9 20 (16.26%) Linux
9 20 (16.26%) Middleware
10 19 (15.45%) Web Services
11 18 (14.63%) UML
11 18 (14.63%) SQL
11 18 (14.63%) Project Management
11 18 (14.63%) Oracle Identity Management
12 17 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (13.82%) TDD
12 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (13.01%) C#
13 16 (13.01%) WebLogic
13 16 (13.01%) MS Office
13 16 (13.01%) XML
13 16 (13.01%) XSLT
13 16 (13.01%) XQuery
13 16 (13.01%) Oracle BPM
13 16 (13.01%) Business Analysis
13 16 (13.01%) XPath

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 26 (21.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (13.01%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.32%) CMS
4 6 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.88%) Zimbra
4 6 (4.88%) Umbraco
5 5 (4.07%) Apache
6 4 (3.25%) Node.js
6 4 (3.25%) Drupal
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Lync
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Office
2 11 (8.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.50%) MS Project
4 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.81%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Network Security
2 2 (1.63%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.63%) RNC
2 2 (1.63%) ATM
2 2 (1.63%) GSM
2 2 (1.63%) SDH
2 2 (1.63%) UMTS
2 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.81%) Skype
3 1 (0.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) Big Data
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.25%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.44%) MySQL
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Ant
2 9 (7.32%) Maven
3 3 (2.44%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.63%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.63%) Bower
4 2 (1.63%) Grunt
5 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (21.14%) Publishing
2 14 (11.38%) Finance
3 7 (5.69%) Marketing
4 6 (4.88%) German Language
5 5 (4.07%) Games
6 4 (3.25%) Retail
7 3 (2.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (39.84%) Developer
2 19 (15.45%) Analyst
3 18 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 16 (13.01%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Business Analyst
6 13 (10.57%) Software Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) Java Developer
6 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (9.76%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Manager
10 7 (5.69%) Architect
10 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (5.69%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 26 (21.14%) Oracle ADF
3 22 (17.89%) .NET
4 20 (16.26%) Middleware
5 19 (15.45%) Web Services
6 16 (13.01%) XML
6 16 (13.01%) XSLT
7 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET
8 13 (10.57%) CSS
9 11 (8.94%) WCF
9 11 (8.94%) HTML
9 11 (8.94%) J2EE
10 10 (8.13%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.32%) JMS
11 9 (7.32%) Ajax
11 9 (7.32%) Spring
11 9 (7.32%) JSF
12 8 (6.50%) .NET Framework
13 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (5.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.94%) PMI
3 9 (7.32%) Digital Media
4 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) Open Source
5 6 (4.88%) User Experience
5 6 (4.88%) Google Search Appliance
6 3 (2.44%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.63%) Social Media
7 2 (1.63%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) Physics
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Linux
2 7 (5.69%) Windows
3 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) Scrum
2 28 (22.76%) SOA
3 21 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 20 (16.26%) Waterfall
5 18 (14.63%) UML
5 18 (14.63%) Project Management
6 17 (13.82%) TDD
7 16 (13.01%) Business Analysis
8 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (12.20%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.76%) Project Planning
10 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.13%) OO
12 9 (7.32%) Analytics
12 9 (7.32%) User Stories
12 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.50%) Financial Modelling
14 7 (5.69%) Change Management
15 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.71%) Java
2 18 (14.63%) SQL
3 16 (13.01%) C#
3 16 (13.01%) XQuery
3 16 (13.01%) XPath
4 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.13%) PHP
6 9 (7.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 8 (6.50%) C
8 7 (5.69%) Scala
9 5 (4.07%) C++
9 5 (4.07%) Perl
10 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.44%) Python
12 1 (0.81%) SOQL
12 1 (0.81%) SOSL
12 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.81%) Ruby
12 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Degree
2 11 (8.94%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.69%) PMP
3 7 (5.69%) ISEB
3 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.81%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (7.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (4.88%) Puppet
4 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 41 (33.33%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.88%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.88%) Google
4 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.25%) Twitter
5 2 (1.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.63%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.81%) Conga
6 1 (0.81%) Siebel
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) Informatica
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £170 - £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Infospectrum
Rate: £300-£350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago