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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 36 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.14% 10.94% 8.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.63% 16.94% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 12
Average daily rate
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£420 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £388 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.82%
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
285 124 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.28% 64.58% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 76 87
Average daily rate £420 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £228 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +210.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £30.25 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 60 (47.24%) Java
2 47 (37.01%) Oracle
3 43 (33.86%) Scrum
4 40 (31.50%) Publishing
5 37 (29.13%) SOA
6 32 (25.20%) Oracle ADF
6 32 (25.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 31 (24.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (20.47%) XML
8 26 (20.47%) Oracle BPM
9 25 (19.69%) TDD
10 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
10 24 (18.90%) Middleware
11 23 (18.11%) Oracle Identity Management
12 22 (17.32%) WebLogic
13 21 (16.54%) Linux
14 20 (15.75%) CSS
14 20 (15.75%) HTML
15 19 (14.96%) XSLT
16 18 (14.17%) SQL
16 18 (14.17%) Business Analysis
16 18 (14.17%) Spring
16 18 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (14.17%) User Stories
17 17 (13.39%) XPath
17 17 (13.39%) Degree
17 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
17 17 (13.39%) XQuery
18 16 (12.60%) .NET
19 15 (11.81%) CMS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (24.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (17.32%) WebLogic
3 15 (11.81%) CMS
4 12 (9.45%) Apache
5 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.94%) Node.js
6 5 (3.94%) Alfresco
7 4 (3.15%) Drupal
7 4 (3.15%) Umbraco
7 4 (3.15%) Zimbra
7 4 (3.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.57%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.79%) Lync
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) MS Office
2 11 (8.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.66%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (20.47%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Network Security
2 1 (0.79%) RNC
2 1 (0.79%) ATM
2 1 (0.79%) GSM
2 1 (0.79%) SDH
2 1 (0.79%) UMTS
2 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) MySQL
2 8 (6.30%) Big Data
3 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.51%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Maven
2 8 (6.30%) Ant
3 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.94%) JIRA
3 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.36%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.57%) Grunt
5 2 (1.57%) Bower
6 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.79%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (31.50%) Publishing
2 8 (6.30%) Finance
3 7 (5.51%) Marketing
4 6 (4.72%) German Language
5 4 (3.15%) Games
5 4 (3.15%) Retail
6 3 (2.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (51.18%) Developer
2 31 (24.41%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Analyst
4 20 (15.75%) Business Analyst
5 15 (11.81%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (10.24%) Software Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Lead Developer
7 11 (8.66%) Project Manager
7 11 (8.66%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (7.87%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Lead Software Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.51%) Architect
12 6 (4.72%) Data Architect
12 6 (4.72%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (3.94%) Senior Architect
13 5 (3.94%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.20%) Oracle ADF
1 32 (25.20%) Oracle Fusion
2 26 (20.47%) XML
3 24 (18.90%) Middleware
4 20 (15.75%) CSS
4 20 (15.75%) HTML
5 19 (14.96%) XSLT
6 18 (14.17%) Spring
7 16 (12.60%) .NET
8 13 (10.24%) J2EE
8 13 (10.24%) Web Services
9 10 (7.87%) Ajax
10 9 (7.09%) JSF
10 9 (7.09%) JSON
10 9 (7.09%) RESTful
10 9 (7.09%) JMS
10 9 (7.09%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
11 8 (6.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Digital Media
1 13 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Open Source
4 4 (3.15%) Google Search Appliance
4 4 (3.15%) PMI
5 3 (2.36%) User Experience
6 2 (1.57%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) Physics
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.54%) Linux
2 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.57%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.86%) Scrum
2 37 (29.13%) SOA
3 25 (19.69%) TDD
4 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
5 18 (14.17%) Business Analysis
5 18 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (14.17%) User Stories
6 15 (11.81%) Waterfall
7 14 (11.02%) Analytics
8 11 (8.66%) OO
9 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.09%) Project Planning
10 9 (7.09%) BDD
10 9 (7.09%) UML
10 9 (7.09%) Workflow
11 8 (6.30%) Project Management
11 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.51%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.51%) Kanban
12 7 (5.51%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (47.24%) Java
2 18 (14.17%) SQL
3 17 (13.39%) XPath
3 17 (13.39%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.39%) XQuery
4 12 (9.45%) C#
5 11 (8.66%) PHP
6 8 (6.30%) Scala
7 7 (5.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (4.72%) Perl
9 5 (3.94%) C++
10 4 (3.15%) Python
11 3 (2.36%) C
12 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) SOQL
12 1 (0.79%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Degree
2 11 (8.66%) ISEB
3 4 (3.15%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.15%) VCP4
4 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.36%) PMP
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Varnish
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.79%) HDFS
1 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (18.11%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (5.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.15%) Puppet
4 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (37.01%) Oracle
2 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.72%) Twitter
4 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.15%) Google
4 4 (3.15%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.79%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.79%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.79%) Facebook
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