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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 10 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 62 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.32% 9.50% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.16% 11.56% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 4
Median daily rate £425 £403 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £396 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -4.98%
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
293 294 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.84% 82.12% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 256 107
Median daily rate £400 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 67 (93.06%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (83.33%) Kanban
3 53 (73.61%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (70.83%) JavaScript
5 48 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 45 (62.50%) Java
7 43 (59.72%) JSON
8 39 (54.17%) Maven
9 36 (50.00%) JUnit
10 33 (45.83%) SQL
11 32 (44.44%) Web Services
12 31 (43.06%) Spring
12 31 (43.06%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (41.67%) MongoDB
13 30 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (41.67%) Tomcat
13 30 (41.67%) Jenkins
14 29 (40.28%) J2EE
14 29 (40.28%) TDD
15 28 (38.89%) RESTful
16 27 (37.50%) Publishing
16 27 (37.50%) HTML
16 27 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
17 25 (34.72%) CSS
17 25 (34.72%) Cloud Computing
18 24 (33.33%) JMS
19 23 (31.94%) NoSQL
19 23 (31.94%) Open Source
19 23 (31.94%) Mockito
19 23 (31.94%) Cucumber

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 30 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 27 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (12.50%) Confluence
4 4 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.17%) Apache
5 3 (4.17%) Jetty
5 3 (4.17%) nginx
Business Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (73.61%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (43.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (34.72%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (30.56%) GitHub
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 23 (31.94%) NoSQL
3 22 (30.56%) Couchbase
4 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (54.17%) Maven
2 36 (50.00%) JUnit
3 30 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 23 (31.94%) Cucumber
4 23 (31.94%) Mockito
4 23 (31.94%) Spock
5 11 (15.28%) JIRA
6 8 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 8 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.94%) Gradle
9 4 (5.56%) Selenium
9 4 (5.56%) Subversion
9 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.39%) IntelliJ
General
1 27 (37.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (80.56%) Developer
2 34 (47.22%) Java Developer
3 27 (37.50%) AWS Developer
4 25 (34.72%) Agile Developer
5 22 (30.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (29.17%) HTML Developer
7 19 (26.39%) HTML CSS Developer
7 19 (26.39%) Node.js Developer
8 18 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
8 18 (25.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 18 (25.00%) Magento Developer
8 18 (25.00%) PHP Developer
8 18 (25.00%) PHP Magento Developer
9 13 (18.06%) Web Developer
10 12 (16.67%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 12 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
11 11 (15.28%) Analyst
12 9 (12.50%) Test Analyst
13 7 (9.72%) MongoDB Developer
14 6 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 43 (59.72%) JSON
3 32 (44.44%) Web Services
4 31 (43.06%) Spring
5 29 (40.28%) J2EE
6 28 (38.89%) RESTful
7 27 (37.50%) HTML
8 25 (34.72%) CSS
9 24 (33.33%) JMS
10 20 (27.78%) Node.js
11 19 (26.39%) Sass
12 16 (22.22%) CSS3
13 8 (11.11%) SOAP
14 5 (6.94%) HTML5
14 5 (6.94%) MDX
15 4 (5.56%) Lucene
16 3 (4.17%) .NET
17 2 (2.78%) REST
18 1 (1.39%) Play Framework
18 1 (1.39%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (93.06%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (83.33%) Kanban
3 30 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (40.28%) TDD
5 23 (31.94%) Open Source
6 21 (29.17%) Automation Testing
7 20 (27.78%) Pair Programming
7 20 (27.78%) Web Development
8 19 (26.39%) API Development
8 19 (26.39%) E-Commerce
9 14 (19.44%) Project Management
10 13 (18.06%) Multithreading
11 10 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (13.89%) Performance Testing
12 9 (12.50%) Process Improvement
12 9 (12.50%) Product Management
13 8 (11.11%) API Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Data Validation
13 8 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 45 (62.50%) Java
3 33 (45.83%) SQL
4 19 (26.39%) PHP
5 4 (5.56%) Scala
6 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.17%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Talend
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) New Relic