The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 76 79 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.22% 16.74% 10.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.27% 22.77% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 31
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
Agile Software Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 347 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.35% 73.52% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 214 162
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Oxfordshire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Oxfordshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 41 £388 +3.33% 18
Abingdon -4 2 - - 2
Wallingford - 2 £313 -
Witney - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 43 (34.68%) Scrum
2 42 (33.87%) Java
3 39 (31.45%) SQL
4 31 (25.00%) Spring
5 30 (24.19%) TDD
5 30 (24.19%) HTML
5 30 (24.19%) Oracle
5 30 (24.19%) J2EE
5 30 (24.19%) XML
6 29 (23.39%) .NET
7 27 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
8 26 (20.97%) C#
8 26 (20.97%) MVC
9 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 24 (19.35%) XSLT
10 20 (16.13%) Web Services
11 19 (15.32%) Waterfall
12 17 (13.71%) Linux
12 17 (13.71%) Ajax
12 17 (13.71%) BDD
13 16 (12.90%) Spring MVC
13 16 (12.90%) SOA
14 15 (12.10%) CSS
14 15 (12.10%) WebLogic
14 15 (12.10%) Oracle BPM
14 15 (12.10%) Oracle Identity Management
15 14 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (11.29%) JSF
15 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 15 (12.10%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.23%) CMS
3 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.23%) Drupal
4 3 (2.42%) Apache
5 2 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.61%) Escenic
5 2 (1.61%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Project
2 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
2 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) SaaS
2 4 (3.23%) GitHub
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) SSH
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.87%) MySQL
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.42%) Big Data
6 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Ant
1 10 (8.06%) Maven
2 8 (6.45%) JIRA
3 5 (4.03%) Selenium
4 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.42%) Subversion
5 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.61%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.81%) RSpec
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.81%) Moq
7 1 (0.81%) MSTest
7 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 11 (8.87%) Publishing
2 6 (4.84%) Marketing
3 4 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (60.48%) Developer
2 23 (18.55%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.52%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.87%) Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Architect
9 6 (4.84%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (4.03%) CRM Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 4 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.00%) Spring
2 30 (24.19%) HTML
2 30 (24.19%) J2EE
2 30 (24.19%) XML
3 29 (23.39%) .NET
4 24 (19.35%) XSLT
5 20 (16.13%) Web Services
6 17 (13.71%) Ajax
7 16 (12.90%) Spring MVC
8 15 (12.10%) CSS
9 14 (11.29%) JSF
9 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET
10 13 (10.48%) Middleware
11 12 (9.68%) Oracle ADF
11 12 (9.68%) JMS
12 11 (8.87%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (8.06%) jQuery
14 8 (6.45%) Hibernate
14 8 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (5.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.03%) User Experience
3 4 (3.23%) Open Source
4 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) iPhone
5 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Social Media
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.71%) Linux
2 9 (7.26%) Windows
3 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.61%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.68%) Scrum
2 30 (24.19%) TDD
3 27 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (20.97%) MVC
5 19 (15.32%) Waterfall
6 17 (13.71%) BDD
7 16 (12.90%) SOA
8 14 (11.29%) CRM
9 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.45%) Project Management
10 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.65%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.84%) Test Automation
13 5 (4.03%) Integration Testing
13 5 (4.03%) Requirements Management
13 5 (4.03%) ETL
13 5 (4.03%) DevOps
13 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.87%) Java
2 39 (31.45%) SQL
3 26 (20.97%) C#
4 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.06%) PHP
5 10 (8.06%) XQuery
5 10 (8.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 10 (8.06%) XPath
6 6 (4.84%) Ruby
7 4 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.61%) PHP5
9 2 (1.61%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (12.10%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (24.19%) Oracle
2 12 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.42%) Informatica
4 3 (2.42%) Facebook
5 2 (1.61%) Twitter
5 2 (1.61%) HP
5 2 (1.61%) JBoss
5 2 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) Telerik
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £480 - £500 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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