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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 110 93 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.73% 25.98% 10.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.54% 31.63% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 86 19
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £510 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.03%
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
293 294 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.84% 82.12% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 256 107
Median daily rate £400 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 99 (57.23%) Java
2 71 (41.04%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (39.88%) JavaScript
4 67 (38.73%) Scrum
4 67 (38.73%) AngularJS
5 60 (34.68%) Kanban
6 57 (32.95%) JSON
7 56 (32.37%) Maven
8 55 (31.79%) Spring
9 51 (29.48%) Web Services
10 49 (28.32%) JUnit
11 48 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (27.17%) TDD
13 46 (26.59%) Tomcat
14 44 (25.43%) Publishing
14 44 (25.43%) MongoDB
15 40 (23.12%) SQL
16 39 (22.54%) RESTful
17 38 (21.97%) HTML
18 35 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
19 33 (19.08%) J2EE
19 33 (19.08%) Jenkins
19 33 (19.08%) Open Source
20 30 (17.34%) CSS
21 29 (16.76%) Cucumber
21 29 (16.76%) Elasticsearch
22 28 (16.18%) JMS
23 27 (15.61%) PHP
23 27 (15.61%) Web Development
24 25 (14.45%) Cloud Computing

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 46 (26.59%) Tomcat
2 29 (16.76%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (6.94%) JBoss
3 12 (6.94%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.20%) Confluence
5 7 (4.05%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.05%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.31%) Apache
6 4 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.73%) Jetty
7 3 (1.73%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (10.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 71 (41.04%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (14.45%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (13.87%) GitHub
5 5 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.31%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.16%) Boomi
8 1 (0.58%) IaaS
8 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) SSH
1 3 (1.73%) SSL
2 2 (1.16%) FTP
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.43%) MongoDB
2 24 (13.87%) NoSQL
3 22 (12.72%) Couchbase
4 10 (5.78%) KDB
5 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.73%) MySQL
9 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.16%) QlikView
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.58%) Big Data
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (32.37%) Maven
2 49 (28.32%) JUnit
3 33 (19.08%) Jenkins
4 29 (16.76%) Cucumber
5 23 (13.29%) Mockito
5 23 (13.29%) Spock
6 21 (12.14%) Git (software)
7 20 (11.56%) JIRA
8 15 (8.67%) Gradle
9 12 (6.94%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (5.78%) GoCD
11 8 (4.62%) SoapUI
12 7 (4.05%) Selenium
13 6 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (2.89%) Subversion
15 3 (1.73%) IntelliJ
16 1 (0.58%) Robotium
16 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
16 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
16 1 (0.58%) Xcode
General
1 44 (25.43%) Publishing
2 24 (13.87%) Finance
3 15 (8.67%) Front Office
4 7 (4.05%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.89%) Advertising
6 3 (1.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 116 (67.05%) Developer
2 60 (34.68%) Java Developer
3 37 (21.39%) AWS Developer
4 36 (20.81%) Agile Developer
5 26 (15.03%) PHP Developer
6 23 (13.29%) Analyst
6 23 (13.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (12.72%) HTML Developer
8 20 (11.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 20 (11.56%) Node.js Developer
9 18 (10.40%) E-Commerce Developer
9 18 (10.40%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 18 (10.40%) Magento Developer
9 18 (10.40%) PHP Magento Developer
10 15 (8.67%) Agile Java Developer
10 15 (8.67%) Web Developer
11 13 (7.51%) PHP Web Developer
12 12 (6.94%) E-Commerce Web Developer
13 11 (6.36%) Test Analyst
14 10 (5.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (38.73%) AngularJS
2 57 (32.95%) JSON
3 55 (31.79%) Spring
4 51 (29.48%) Web Services
5 39 (22.54%) RESTful
6 38 (21.97%) HTML
7 33 (19.08%) J2EE
8 30 (17.34%) CSS
9 28 (16.18%) JMS
10 24 (13.87%) Node.js
11 20 (11.56%) Sass
12 18 (10.40%) CSS3
13 15 (8.67%) REST
14 13 (7.51%) HTML5
15 12 (6.94%) SOAP
15 12 (6.94%) XML
16 10 (5.78%) Esper
16 10 (5.78%) NumPy
16 10 (5.78%) Pyramid
16 10 (5.78%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.51%) Visualisation
2 12 (6.94%) Statistics
3 11 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.78%) Algorithms
4 10 (5.78%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.47%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.16%) FMCG
7 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 2 (1.16%) W3C
8 1 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Economics
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.29%) Linux
2 2 (1.16%) Android
2 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.16%) Unix
2 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.73%) Scrum
2 60 (34.68%) Kanban
3 48 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (27.17%) TDD
5 33 (19.08%) Open Source
6 27 (15.61%) Web Development
7 25 (14.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (13.29%) Pair Programming
9 22 (12.72%) E-Commerce
10 21 (12.14%) Automation Testing
10 21 (12.14%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.98%) API Development
11 19 (10.98%) BDD
12 17 (9.83%) Project Management
13 14 (8.09%) Process Improvement
14 13 (7.51%) Multithreading
15 12 (6.94%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (6.94%) DevOps
15 12 (6.94%) OO
15 12 (6.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (57.23%) Java
2 69 (39.88%) JavaScript
3 40 (23.12%) SQL
4 27 (15.61%) PHP
5 14 (8.09%) Python
6 13 (7.51%) C++
7 10 (5.78%) C
8 8 (4.62%) Scala
9 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.31%) Ruby
11 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.73%) C#
12 2 (1.16%) VBA
13 1 (0.58%) CFML
13 1 (0.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.31%) ISEB
3 3 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.78%) Rancher
3 2 (1.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) Ansible
4 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) Mesos
4 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (13.29%) Oracle
2 12 (6.94%) Talend
3 6 (3.47%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.89%) Tableau
5 4 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.16%) Dell
6 2 (1.16%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.16%) Pega
6 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.58%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) New Relic