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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 30 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.49% 7.22% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 11.11% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
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£380 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
283 126 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.49% 64.95% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 76 88
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +210.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £30.25 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) Linux
4 14 (31.82%) Oracle
5 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 11 (25.00%) Spring
6 11 (25.00%) Publishing
7 10 (22.73%) SOA
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (20.45%) JSF
8 9 (20.45%) Maven
8 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
8 9 (20.45%) Ajax
8 9 (20.45%) XML
8 9 (20.45%) CSS
8 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.45%) .NET
8 9 (20.45%) J2EE
8 9 (20.45%) Oracle ADF
8 9 (20.45%) OO
8 9 (20.45%) JMS
8 9 (20.45%) Oracle Identity Management
8 9 (20.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (20.45%) Analytics
8 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (18.18%) User Stories
9 8 (18.18%) HTML
9 8 (18.18%) SQL
9 8 (18.18%) TDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (20.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.91%) Apache
3 6 (13.64%) CMS
4 5 (11.36%) Node.js
5 2 (4.55%) Alfresco
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.36%) Big Data
2 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Maven
2 7 (15.91%) Ant
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.27%) Grunt
4 1 (2.27%) Bower
General
1 11 (25.00%) Publishing
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Data Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Data Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Chief Technology Officer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Manager
7 3 (6.82%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (6.82%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Spring
2 9 (20.45%) JSF
2 9 (20.45%) Ajax
2 9 (20.45%) XML
2 9 (20.45%) JMS
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) J2EE
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle ADF
3 8 (18.18%) HTML
4 7 (15.91%) Middleware
4 7 (15.91%) XSLT
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
6 5 (11.36%) Ember.js
6 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) Physics
3 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 10 (22.73%) SOA
4 9 (20.45%) OO
4 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
4 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.45%) Analytics
5 8 (18.18%) User Stories
5 8 (18.18%) TDD
6 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.91%) BDD
7 6 (13.64%) Kanban
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) Process Management
9 4 (9.09%) Workflow
9 4 (9.09%) DevOps
10 3 (6.82%) CMMI
10 3 (6.82%) Data Management
10 3 (6.82%) RUP
10 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) XQuery
4 7 (15.91%) XPath
4 7 (15.91%) PHP
4 7 (15.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (11.36%) Scala
5 5 (11.36%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Twitter
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
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