The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 43 37 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.72% 10.57% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.25% 13.12% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
Scrum
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
282 282 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 83.43% 80.57% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 241 80
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Oxford region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 51 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (82.46%) Kanban
3 42 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 35 (61.40%) AngularJS
6 34 (59.65%) JSON
7 31 (54.39%) Java
8 28 (49.12%) Web Services
8 28 (49.12%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (43.86%) JUnit
9 25 (43.86%) Publishing
10 24 (42.11%) SQL
10 24 (42.11%) Maven
11 23 (40.35%) TDD
12 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (36.84%) Jenkins
13 21 (36.84%) CSS
13 21 (36.84%) HTML
13 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
14 20 (35.09%) Pair Programming
14 20 (35.09%) Node.js
14 20 (35.09%) Open Source
14 20 (35.09%) Web Development
15 19 (33.33%) API Development
15 19 (33.33%) Magento
15 19 (33.33%) NoSQL
15 19 (33.33%) Sass
15 19 (33.33%) Automation Testing
15 19 (33.33%) PHP
16 18 (31.58%) J2EE

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (28.07%) Tomcat
2 14 (24.56%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (15.79%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (24.56%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (22.81%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 16 (28.07%) MongoDB
3 13 (22.81%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) JUnit
2 24 (42.11%) Maven
3 21 (36.84%) Jenkins
4 14 (24.56%) Cucumber
4 14 (24.56%) JIRA
4 14 (24.56%) Mockito
4 14 (24.56%) Spock
5 8 (14.04%) SoapUI
5 8 (14.04%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.75%) Gradle
8 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 25 (43.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (71.93%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) AWS Developer
3 20 (35.09%) Agile Developer
3 20 (35.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 19 (33.33%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 19 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 19 (33.33%) HTML Developer
4 19 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 19 (33.33%) Magento Developer
4 19 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
4 19 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 19 (33.33%) PHP Magento Developer
5 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 17 (29.82%) PHP Web Developer
5 17 (29.82%) Web Developer
6 9 (15.79%) Analyst
6 9 (15.79%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) AngularJS
2 34 (59.65%) JSON
3 28 (49.12%) Web Services
4 21 (36.84%) CSS
4 21 (36.84%) HTML
5 20 (35.09%) Node.js
6 19 (33.33%) Sass
7 18 (31.58%) J2EE
8 16 (28.07%) Spring
9 15 (26.32%) JMS
9 15 (26.32%) RESTful
10 12 (21.05%) CSS3
11 8 (14.04%) SOAP
12 3 (5.26%) MDX
13 2 (3.51%) REST
14 1 (1.75%) Dropwizard
14 1 (1.75%) HTML5
14 1 (1.75%) Hystrix
14 1 (1.75%) Play Framework
14 1 (1.75%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (82.46%) Kanban
3 28 (49.12%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (40.35%) TDD
5 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
6 20 (35.09%) Open Source
6 20 (35.09%) Pair Programming
6 20 (35.09%) Web Development
7 19 (33.33%) API Development
7 19 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 13 (22.81%) Project Management
9 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing
11 9 (15.79%) Process Improvement
11 9 (15.79%) Product Management
12 8 (14.04%) API Testing
12 8 (14.04%) Data Validation
12 8 (14.04%) Multithreading
12 8 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (14.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 31 (54.39%) Java
3 24 (42.11%) SQL
4 19 (33.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Talend
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) New Relic
3 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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