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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 114 103 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.73% 29.34% 15.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.13% 36.27% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 94 36
Median daily rate £458 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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
307 284 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.75% 80.91% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 244 150
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 105 (56.45%) Java
2 78 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 75 (40.32%) Scrum
4 72 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (37.63%) AngularJS
6 63 (33.87%) Kanban
6 63 (33.87%) Spring
7 62 (33.33%) Maven
8 58 (31.18%) JSON
9 54 (29.03%) Web Services
10 53 (28.49%) TDD
11 52 (27.96%) JUnit
11 52 (27.96%) Tomcat
12 51 (27.42%) MongoDB
13 50 (26.88%) HTML
13 50 (26.88%) Publishing
14 48 (25.81%) RESTful
15 47 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (25.27%) SQL
16 38 (20.43%) CSS
17 36 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
18 35 (18.82%) Open Source
18 35 (18.82%) J2EE
19 34 (18.28%) Elasticsearch
20 33 (17.74%) Jenkins
21 32 (17.20%) Web Development
22 31 (16.67%) Cucumber
23 30 (16.13%) Git (software)
24 29 (15.59%) JMS
24 29 (15.59%) GitHub

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (27.96%) Tomcat
2 34 (18.28%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (7.53%) JBoss
3 14 (7.53%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.38%) Apache Solr
5 9 (4.84%) Apache
5 9 (4.84%) Confluence
5 9 (4.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.76%) Jetty
6 7 (3.76%) nginx
7 6 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (9.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 72 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (15.59%) GitHub
4 26 (13.98%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.23%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.08%) Boomi
8 1 (0.54%) IaaS
8 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) SSL
2 3 (1.61%) SSH
3 2 (1.08%) FTP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.42%) MongoDB
2 28 (15.05%) NoSQL
3 22 (11.83%) Couchbase
4 10 (5.38%) KDB
5 9 (4.84%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.15%) MySQL
7 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.61%) Big Data
9 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (33.33%) Maven
2 52 (27.96%) JUnit
3 33 (17.74%) Jenkins
4 31 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 30 (16.13%) Git (software)
6 23 (12.37%) Mockito
6 23 (12.37%) Spock
7 22 (11.83%) Gradle
8 20 (10.75%) JIRA
9 12 (6.45%) GoCD
9 12 (6.45%) Selenium
9 12 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (5.38%) Subversion
11 8 (4.30%) SoapUI
12 6 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.61%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.54%) Robotium
14 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.54%) Xcode
General
1 50 (26.88%) Publishing
2 27 (14.52%) Finance
3 13 (6.99%) Front Office
4 6 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 126 (67.74%) Developer
2 67 (36.02%) Java Developer
3 38 (20.43%) AWS Developer
4 34 (18.28%) Agile Developer
5 27 (14.52%) Analyst
6 26 (13.98%) PHP Developer
7 23 (12.37%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (11.83%) HTML Developer
9 18 (9.68%) HTML CSS Developer
9 18 (9.68%) Web Developer
10 17 (9.14%) Agile Java Developer
10 17 (9.14%) Node.js Developer
11 16 (8.60%) E-Commerce Developer
11 16 (8.60%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
11 16 (8.60%) Magento Developer
11 16 (8.60%) PHP Magento Developer
11 16 (8.60%) PHP Web Developer
12 13 (6.99%) Business Analyst
12 13 (6.99%) Java Engineer
13 12 (6.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (37.63%) AngularJS
2 63 (33.87%) Spring
3 58 (31.18%) JSON
4 54 (29.03%) Web Services
5 50 (26.88%) HTML
6 48 (25.81%) RESTful
7 38 (20.43%) CSS
8 35 (18.82%) J2EE
9 29 (15.59%) JMS
10 21 (11.29%) Node.js
11 20 (10.75%) HTML5
12 19 (10.22%) CSS3
13 18 (9.68%) REST
13 18 (9.68%) Sass
14 14 (7.53%) XML
15 13 (6.99%) .NET
16 12 (6.45%) SOAP
17 10 (5.38%) Esper
17 10 (5.38%) NumPy
17 10 (5.38%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
1 11 (5.91%) Visualisation
2 10 (5.38%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.38%) Hedge funds
2 10 (5.38%) Statistics
3 8 (4.30%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.61%) Social Network
6 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.08%) FMCG
6 2 (1.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.08%) W3C
7 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.52%) Linux
2 2 (1.08%) Android
2 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.08%) Unix
2 2 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.32%) Scrum
2 63 (33.87%) Kanban
3 53 (28.49%) TDD
4 47 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (18.82%) Open Source
6 32 (17.20%) Web Development
7 24 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 21 (11.29%) Automation Testing
8 21 (11.29%) BDD
8 21 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (10.75%) E-Commerce
10 19 (10.22%) Pair Programming
11 17 (9.14%) API Development
11 17 (9.14%) Continuous Deployment
11 17 (9.14%) Project Management
12 14 (7.53%) DevOps
13 13 (6.99%) Microservices
13 13 (6.99%) Multithreading
13 13 (6.99%) Product Management
13 13 (6.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (56.45%) Java
2 78 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 47 (25.27%) SQL
4 27 (14.52%) PHP
5 18 (9.68%) C++
5 18 (9.68%) Python
6 12 (6.45%) Scala
7 10 (5.38%) C
8 8 (4.30%) Ruby
9 7 (3.76%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.69%) C#
10 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.54%) CFML
11 1 (0.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 17 (9.14%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) ISEB
3 2 (1.08%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.53%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 12 (6.45%) Rancher
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (11.29%) Oracle
2 12 (6.45%) Talend
3 5 (2.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.08%) Dell
5 2 (1.08%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.08%) Pega
5 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.08%) Tableau
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe
6 1 (0.54%) HP
6 1 (0.54%) New Relic
6 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum, Benefits Contract Neg
Posted: 5 days ago