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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 59 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.39% 15.38% 15.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.70% 21.67% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 33
Average daily rate
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£483 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
285 120 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.17% 71.01% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 71 106
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £13.69 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 66 (50.77%) Java
2 51 (39.23%) Oracle
3 44 (33.85%) Publishing
4 42 (32.31%) Scrum
5 37 (28.46%) SOA
6 32 (24.62%) XML
6 32 (24.62%) Oracle ADF
6 32 (24.62%) TDD
6 32 (24.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 31 (23.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (21.54%) Software Engineering
9 26 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
9 26 (20.00%) SQL
10 25 (19.23%) XSLT
10 25 (19.23%) Spring
10 25 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (18.46%) HTML
11 24 (18.46%) Middleware
12 23 (17.69%) Oracle Identity Management
13 22 (16.92%) WebLogic
14 20 (15.38%) J2EE
15 19 (14.62%) Linux
16 18 (13.85%) Business Analysis
16 18 (13.85%) User Stories
17 17 (13.08%) XPath
17 17 (13.08%) XQuery
18 16 (12.31%) CSS
18 16 (12.31%) Web Services
18 16 (12.31%) BDD
19 15 (11.54%) Degree

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (23.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (16.92%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.77%) CMS
4 12 (9.23%) Apache
5 6 (4.62%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.85%) Node.js
6 5 (3.85%) Alfresco
7 4 (3.08%) Umbraco
7 4 (3.08%) Zimbra
7 4 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.54%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.77%) IIS
9 1 (0.77%) Lync
9 1 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.69%) MS Office
4 4 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) GitHub
2 1 (0.77%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) MySQL
1 8 (6.15%) Big Data
2 7 (5.38%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.54%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.77%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) Maven
2 8 (6.15%) Ant
3 6 (4.62%) JIRA
4 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.31%) Selenium
6 2 (1.54%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.77%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.77%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 44 (33.85%) Publishing
2 8 (6.15%) Marketing
3 6 (4.62%) German Language
4 4 (3.08%) Games
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Finance
5 3 (2.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (53.85%) Developer
2 38 (29.23%) Java Developer
3 25 (19.23%) Analyst
4 20 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 16 (12.31%) Software Engineer
6 15 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
7 13 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 13 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (8.46%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (8.46%) Project Manager
9 10 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.38%) Architect
13 6 (4.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 6 (4.62%) Consultant
14 5 (3.85%) Big Data Architect
14 5 (3.85%) Data Architect
14 5 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.62%) XML
1 32 (24.62%) Oracle ADF
1 32 (24.62%) Oracle Fusion
2 25 (19.23%) XSLT
2 25 (19.23%) Spring
3 24 (18.46%) HTML
3 24 (18.46%) Middleware
4 20 (15.38%) J2EE
5 16 (12.31%) CSS
5 16 (12.31%) Web Services
6 15 (11.54%) .NET
7 11 (8.46%) Spring MVC
8 10 (7.69%) Ajax
8 10 (7.69%) Hibernate
9 9 (6.92%) JMS
9 9 (6.92%) JSF
10 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET
11 7 (5.38%) CSS3
11 7 (5.38%) HTML5
12 6 (4.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 11 (8.46%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.08%) Google Search Appliance
5 3 (2.31%) Open Source
6 2 (1.54%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) PMI
7 1 (0.77%) Clustering
7 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.77%) Physics
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.62%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) UNIX
2 2 (1.54%) Windows
3 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.31%) Scrum
2 37 (28.46%) SOA
3 32 (24.62%) TDD
4 28 (21.54%) Software Engineering
5 25 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (13.85%) Business Analysis
6 18 (13.85%) User Stories
7 16 (12.31%) BDD
8 14 (10.77%) Analytics
9 13 (10.00%) OO
9 13 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 11 (8.46%) MVC
11 10 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.92%) UML
12 9 (6.92%) Workflow
13 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.38%) Process Management
14 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
15 6 (4.62%) Integration Testing
15 6 (4.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.77%) Java
2 26 (20.00%) SQL
3 17 (13.08%) XPath
3 17 (13.08%) XQuery
4 14 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.46%) C#
6 10 (7.69%) PHP
7 8 (6.15%) Scala
8 7 (5.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 5 (3.85%) C++
10 4 (3.08%) Python
10 4 (3.08%) Perl
11 1 (0.77%) SOQL
11 1 (0.77%) SOSL
11 1 (0.77%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.77%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) ISEB
3 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) HDFS
1 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (17.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (39.23%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.62%) Twitter
4 4 (3.08%) Google
4 4 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.77%) VMware
6 1 (0.77%) Tableau
6 1 (0.77%) Facebook
6 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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