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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 136 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.58% 11.90% 15.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.05% 17.22% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 23 55
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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 £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
590 273 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.60% 69.11% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 147 204
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 £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 84 £500 +38.95% 14
Abingdon - 6 £375 - 3
Kidlington - 4 £500 -
Wallingford - 3 £325 - 3
Wantage - - - - 1
Witney - - - - 1
Faringdon - - - - 3
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 92 (43.19%) Java
2 74 (34.74%) Scrum
3 69 (32.39%) Oracle
4 53 (24.88%) TDD
4 53 (24.88%) Publishing
5 50 (23.47%) SQL
6 49 (23.00%) XML
7 48 (22.54%) HTML
8 45 (21.13%) SOA
9 43 (20.19%) Spring
10 40 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (18.78%) Oracle ADF
10 40 (18.78%) Oracle Fusion
11 37 (17.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 37 (17.37%) .NET
12 36 (16.90%) Web Services
13 35 (16.43%) XSLT
13 35 (16.43%) JavaScript
13 35 (16.43%) Software Engineering
14 34 (15.96%) CSS
14 34 (15.96%) Middleware
15 31 (14.55%) Oracle BPM
16 29 (13.62%) J2EE
17 28 (13.15%) Oracle Identity Management
18 27 (12.68%) WebLogic
19 26 (12.21%) Linux
20 24 (11.27%) C#
21 23 (10.80%) Maven
22 22 (10.33%) XPath
22 22 (10.33%) Microsoft

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (17.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (12.68%) WebLogic
3 21 (9.86%) Apache
3 21 (9.86%) CMS
4 13 (6.10%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.23%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.88%) Zimbra
6 4 (1.88%) Node.js
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.88%) Drupal
6 4 (1.88%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.94%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
8 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 11 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.23%) MS Office
4 5 (2.35%) MS Project
5 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (14.55%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.88%) GitHub
4 3 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Heroku
6 1 (0.47%) Force.com
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.51%) MySQL
3 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.23%) Big Data
6 8 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.76%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.41%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.47%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (10.80%) Maven
2 17 (7.98%) JIRA
3 14 (6.57%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.10%) Ant
5 11 (5.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.35%) Selenium
7 3 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.94%) Subversion
8 2 (0.94%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.47%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.47%) PyUnit
9 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 53 (24.88%) Publishing
2 12 (5.63%) Marketing
3 8 (3.76%) German Language
4 5 (2.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Finance
5 4 (1.88%) Games
6 2 (0.94%) Advertising
6 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (55.87%) Developer
2 56 (26.29%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.08%) Analyst
4 24 (11.27%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.33%) Business Analyst
6 19 (8.92%) Project Manager
7 18 (8.45%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.57%) Architect
8 14 (6.57%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.57%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (6.10%) Lead Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Agile Business Analyst
10 11 (5.16%) Oracle Developer
11 10 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.69%) Lead Software Engineer
11 10 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (3.29%) Consultant
14 7 (3.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.00%) XML
2 48 (22.54%) HTML
3 43 (20.19%) Spring
4 40 (18.78%) Oracle ADF
4 40 (18.78%) Oracle Fusion
5 37 (17.37%) .NET
6 36 (16.90%) Web Services
7 35 (16.43%) XSLT
8 34 (15.96%) CSS
8 34 (15.96%) Middleware
9 29 (13.62%) J2EE
10 19 (8.92%) WCF
11 18 (8.45%) Hibernate
11 18 (8.45%) HTML5
12 16 (7.51%) Ajax
13 15 (7.04%) JSF
14 14 (6.57%) Spring MVC
14 14 (6.57%) JMS
14 14 (6.57%) CSS3
15 13 (6.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.10%) Digital Media
3 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.76%) Open Source
5 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.35%) User Experience
7 4 (1.88%) Google Search Appliance
8 3 (1.41%) Social Media
8 3 (1.41%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.94%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.47%) Physics
10 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.47%) PMI
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.21%) Linux
2 7 (3.29%) Windows
3 2 (0.94%) UNIX
3 2 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.74%) Scrum
2 53 (24.88%) TDD
3 45 (21.13%) SOA
4 40 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (16.43%) Software Engineering
6 20 (9.39%) BDD
6 20 (9.39%) User Stories
7 19 (8.92%) MVC
8 18 (8.45%) Workflow
8 18 (8.45%) Waterfall
9 17 (7.98%) Analytics
9 17 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (7.98%) CRM
9 17 (7.98%) E-Commerce
10 16 (7.51%) Business Analysis
11 15 (7.04%) OO
12 13 (6.10%) PRINCE2
13 12 (5.63%) Process Management
14 10 (4.69%) Web Development
14 10 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (43.19%) Java
2 50 (23.47%) SQL
3 35 (16.43%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.27%) C#
5 22 (10.33%) XQuery
5 22 (10.33%) XPath
6 16 (7.51%) PHP
7 12 (5.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.29%) Scala
9 6 (2.82%) Python
9 6 (2.82%) Ruby
10 4 (1.88%) C++
10 4 (1.88%) Perl
11 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.94%) PHP5
12 2 (0.94%) Groovy
12 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.47%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.86%) Degree
2 8 (3.76%) ISEB
3 3 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) HDFS
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 28 (13.15%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (5.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.82%) Puppet
4 2 (0.94%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (32.39%) Oracle
2 22 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.35%) Twitter
5 4 (1.88%) Google
5 4 (1.88%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.94%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.47%) VMware
7 1 (0.47%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco
7 1 (0.47%) Tableau
7 1 (0.47%) Facebook
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
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Rate: Up to £420 per day for 2 months initially (will likely extend to 6 mon
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
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