The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 27 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.12% 4.23% 7.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 5.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Average daily rate £488 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.62% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £371 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £586 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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
251 292 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.67% 82.25% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 193 80
Average daily rate £425 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.68 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Kanban
3 18 (46.15%) Publishing
4 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
5 16 (41.03%) Open Source
6 14 (35.90%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
6 14 (35.90%) TDD
7 13 (33.33%) CSS
7 13 (33.33%) Node.js
8 12 (30.77%) Java
9 10 (25.64%) Web Services
10 9 (23.08%) GitHub
10 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (20.51%) Spring
11 8 (20.51%) MVC
12 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
12 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
13 6 (15.38%) REST
13 6 (15.38%) BDD
13 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
13 6 (15.38%) SOAP
13 6 (15.38%) OO
13 6 (15.38%) J2EE
13 6 (15.38%) Ajax
14 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
14 5 (12.82%) JSON
14 5 (12.82%) MySQL
14 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Scrum 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 Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Magento
2 1 (2.56%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (23.08%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.13%) Pentaho
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.56%) HBase
6 1 (2.56%) OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.56%) Power BI
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Protractor
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (46.15%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Leader
5 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) AWS Developer
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 4 (10.26%) HTML Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Magento Developer
6 4 (10.26%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.26%) PHP Magento Developer
6 4 (10.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) Spring
5 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.38%) Ajax
6 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 6 (15.38%) J2EE
6 6 (15.38%) REST
6 6 (15.38%) SOAP
7 5 (12.82%) JSON
8 4 (10.26%) .NET
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.26%) HTML5
8 4 (10.26%) Java EE
8 4 (10.26%) Sass
8 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
9 3 (7.69%) CSS3
9 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.13%) e-Learning
1 2 (5.13%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Kanban
3 16 (41.03%) Open Source
4 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
4 14 (35.90%) TDD
5 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.51%) MVC
7 6 (15.38%) BDD
7 6 (15.38%) OO
8 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
8 5 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (10.26%) API Development
9 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) User Stories
10 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) CA LISA
1 1 (2.56%) Mesos
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) CA
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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