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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 78 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.24% 15.73% 10.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.01% 21.73% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 51 28
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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 £294 £320 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
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
433 336 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 73.51% 72.41% 68.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 204 158
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.20 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 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 30 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 -1 43 £400 +6.66% 21
Wallingford - 3 £325 - 2
Abingdon -3 2 £400 +42.85% 3
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Kidlington - - - - 4
Witney - - - - 1
Thame - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 45 (36.59%) Scrum
2 41 (33.33%) Java
3 40 (32.52%) SQL
4 32 (26.02%) HTML
5 30 (24.39%) TDD
5 30 (24.39%) Spring
6 29 (23.58%) Oracle
6 29 (23.58%) .NET
6 29 (23.58%) J2EE
6 29 (23.58%) XML
7 27 (21.95%) MVC
8 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (20.33%) C#
9 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
10 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 24 (19.51%) XSLT
11 20 (16.26%) Web Services
12 18 (14.63%) Linux
12 18 (14.63%) Waterfall
13 17 (13.82%) BDD
13 17 (13.82%) CSS
14 16 (13.01%) SOA
14 16 (13.01%) Ajax
14 16 (13.01%) Spring MVC
15 15 (12.20%) Oracle BPM
15 15 (12.20%) Oracle Identity Management
16 14 (11.38%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET
16 14 (11.38%) WebLogic
17 13 (10.57%) Middleware

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 14 (11.38%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.25%) Drupal
4 3 (2.44%) Apache
4 3 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.44%) CMS
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.63%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Escenic
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Project
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) SaaS
2 4 (3.25%) GitHub
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) MySQL
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.63%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.63%) Big Data
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Ant
1 10 (8.13%) Maven
2 8 (6.50%) JIRA
3 5 (4.07%) Selenium
4 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.44%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.63%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.81%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.81%) RSpec
6 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.81%) MSTest
6 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 11 (8.94%) Publishing
2 6 (4.88%) Marketing
3 4 (3.25%) Finance
4 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (57.72%) Developer
2 22 (17.89%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.82%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.32%) Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 4 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Designer
10 4 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.02%) HTML
2 30 (24.39%) Spring
3 29 (23.58%) .NET
3 29 (23.58%) J2EE
3 29 (23.58%) XML
4 24 (19.51%) XSLT
5 20 (16.26%) Web Services
6 17 (13.82%) CSS
7 16 (13.01%) Ajax
7 16 (13.01%) Spring MVC
8 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET
9 13 (10.57%) Middleware
9 13 (10.57%) JSF
10 12 (9.76%) Oracle ADF
10 12 (9.76%) JMS
11 11 (8.94%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (8.13%) jQuery
13 7 (5.69%) Hibernate
13 7 (5.69%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (5.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.07%) User Experience
3 3 (2.44%) Open Source
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
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%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Linux
2 9 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) UNIX
3 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.59%) Scrum
2 30 (24.39%) TDD
3 27 (21.95%) MVC
4 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (14.63%) Waterfall
6 17 (13.82%) BDD
7 16 (13.01%) SOA
8 12 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.94%) CRM
10 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.50%) Project Management
11 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2
13 6 (4.88%) ETL
13 6 (4.88%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.07%) Integration Testing
14 5 (4.07%) Requirements Management
14 5 (4.07%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (4.07%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) Java
2 40 (32.52%) SQL
3 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.33%) C#
4 12 (9.76%) PHP
5 10 (8.13%) XQuery
5 10 (8.13%) XPath
5 10 (8.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 6 (4.88%) Ruby
7 4 (3.25%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.63%) PHP5
9 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) Python
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) Degree
3 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (23.58%) Oracle
2 12 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.44%) Facebook
4 3 (2.44%) Informatica
5 2 (1.63%) Twitter
5 2 (1.63%) HP
5 2 (1.63%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.81%) Telerik
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
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