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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 103 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.70% 13.56% 13.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.73% 19.51% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 25 48
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £294 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £352
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.92%
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
522 287 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.57% 69.49% 70.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 145 192
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 £285 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 69 £518 +47.85% 30
Kidlington - 3 £500 - 5
Abingdon - 2 £425 - 7
Banbury - - - - 4
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Witney - - - - 4
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 93 (42.27%) Java
2 77 (35.00%) Scrum
3 69 (31.36%) Oracle
4 56 (25.45%) Publishing
5 54 (24.55%) SQL
6 53 (24.09%) TDD
7 49 (22.27%) XML
8 47 (21.36%) HTML
9 46 (20.91%) SOA
10 44 (20.00%) Spring
11 40 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
11 40 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
12 37 (16.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 37 (16.82%) .NET
12 37 (16.82%) Web Services
13 36 (16.36%) Software Engineering
14 35 (15.91%) XSLT
14 35 (15.91%) JavaScript
15 34 (15.45%) Middleware
16 33 (15.00%) CSS
17 31 (14.09%) Oracle BPM
18 29 (13.18%) J2EE
19 28 (12.73%) Oracle Identity Management
20 27 (12.27%) WebLogic
21 25 (11.36%) C#
21 25 (11.36%) Microsoft
21 25 (11.36%) Linux
22 24 (10.91%) Degree
22 24 (10.91%) User Stories

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 37 (16.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (12.27%) WebLogic
3 22 (10.00%) Apache
4 20 (9.09%) CMS
5 13 (5.91%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.09%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.73%) Node.js
8 4 (1.82%) Zimbra
8 4 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.82%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.91%) Drupal
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.82%) MS Project
3 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (14.09%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.36%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.91%) SaaS
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.91%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.45%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.82%) MySQL
3 11 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.55%) Big Data
4 10 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.91%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Maven
2 17 (7.73%) JIRA
3 15 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.91%) Ant
5 11 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.27%) Selenium
7 2 (0.91%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.91%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.91%) Subversion
7 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.45%) PyUnit
General
1 56 (25.45%) Publishing
2 12 (5.45%) Marketing
3 10 (4.55%) Retail
4 8 (3.64%) German Language
5 7 (3.18%) Finance
6 5 (2.27%) Advertising
7 4 (1.82%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (53.64%) Developer
2 57 (25.91%) Java Developer
3 41 (18.64%) Analyst
4 33 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 24 (10.91%) .NET Developer
6 18 (8.18%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.73%) Agile Business Analyst
8 16 (7.27%) Project Manager
9 15 (6.82%) Architect
9 15 (6.82%) Senior Developer
10 14 (6.36%) Java Software Engineer
11 13 (5.91%) Lead Developer
12 11 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.55%) C# Developer
13 10 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
14 9 (4.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 9 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (3.18%) Salesforce.com Architect
16 6 (2.73%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.27%) XML
2 47 (21.36%) HTML
3 44 (20.00%) Spring
4 40 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
4 40 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 37 (16.82%) .NET
5 37 (16.82%) Web Services
6 35 (15.91%) XSLT
7 34 (15.45%) Middleware
8 33 (15.00%) CSS
9 29 (13.18%) J2EE
10 19 (8.64%) Hibernate
10 19 (8.64%) WCF
11 17 (7.73%) HTML5
12 16 (7.27%) Ajax
12 16 (7.27%) JSF
13 14 (6.36%) CSS3
13 14 (6.36%) JMS
13 14 (6.36%) Spring MVC
14 13 (5.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.91%) Digital Media
3 10 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.64%) Open Source
5 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.82%) Google Search Appliance
6 4 (1.82%) User Experience
7 3 (1.36%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.36%) Social Media
8 2 (0.91%) PKI
8 2 (0.91%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.45%) PMI
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.45%) Physics
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.36%) Linux
2 8 (3.64%) Windows
3 3 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.91%) UNIX
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.00%) Scrum
2 53 (24.09%) TDD
3 46 (20.91%) SOA
4 40 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 24 (10.91%) User Stories
7 22 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 22 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 22 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 20 (9.09%) BDD
9 18 (8.18%) MVC
9 18 (8.18%) Workflow
10 17 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.73%) OO
10 17 (7.73%) CRM
11 16 (7.27%) Analytics
12 12 (5.45%) Process Management
12 12 (5.45%) Project Management
13 11 (5.00%) Web Development
13 11 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.27%) Java
2 54 (24.55%) SQL
3 35 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.36%) C#
5 22 (10.00%) XPath
5 22 (10.00%) XQuery
6 14 (6.36%) PHP
7 12 (5.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 8 (3.64%) Scala
9 7 (3.18%) Python
9 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.27%) C++
11 4 (1.82%) Perl
12 3 (1.36%) Ruby
13 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.91%) Groovy
13 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.45%) C
14 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (10.91%) Degree
2 12 (5.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (12.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (5.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (2.73%) Puppet
3 6 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.91%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (31.36%) Oracle
2 25 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.73%) Twitter
5 4 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.82%) Google
6 2 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.45%) VMware
7 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco
7 1 (0.45%) Telerik
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.45%) Facebook
7 1 (0.45%) Tableau
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