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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 9 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 63 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.98% 9.66% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.52% 11.97% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 11
Median daily rate £450 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £440 £550
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 £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -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
307 284 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.75% 80.68% 76.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 245 148
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
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 £14.00 £20.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 75 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (78.75%) Kanban
3 55 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 53 (66.25%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (63.75%) Java
6 50 (62.50%) AngularJS
7 45 (56.25%) Maven
8 41 (51.25%) JSON
9 38 (47.50%) Spring
10 37 (46.25%) JUnit
10 37 (46.25%) MongoDB
11 35 (43.75%) Web Services
11 35 (43.75%) Tomcat
12 34 (42.50%) TDD
12 34 (42.50%) RESTful
13 33 (41.25%) SQL
14 32 (40.00%) Publishing
14 32 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
15 31 (38.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (37.50%) J2EE
16 30 (37.50%) HTML
16 30 (37.50%) Jenkins
17 27 (33.75%) NoSQL
18 26 (32.50%) CSS
18 26 (32.50%) Cloud Computing
19 25 (31.25%) Open Source
20 24 (30.00%) JMS
21 23 (28.75%) Mockito
21 23 (28.75%) 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 35 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 32 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (11.25%) Apache Solr
3 9 (11.25%) Confluence
4 8 (10.00%) Apache
5 7 (8.75%) Jetty
5 7 (8.75%) nginx
6 1 (1.25%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (66.25%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (38.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (32.50%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (27.50%) GitHub
5 5 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.25%) MongoDB
2 27 (33.75%) NoSQL
3 22 (27.50%) Couchbase
4 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.75%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (56.25%) Maven
2 37 (46.25%) JUnit
3 30 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 23 (28.75%) Cucumber
4 23 (28.75%) Mockito
4 23 (28.75%) Spock
5 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (13.75%) JIRA
7 10 (12.50%) Gradle
8 9 (11.25%) Selenium
8 9 (11.25%) Subversion
9 8 (10.00%) SoapUI
9 8 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 32 (40.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (77.50%) Developer
2 40 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 27 (33.75%) AWS Developer
4 25 (31.25%) Agile Developer
5 23 (28.75%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (26.25%) HTML Developer
7 17 (21.25%) HTML CSS Developer
7 17 (21.25%) Node.js Developer
8 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
8 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 16 (20.00%) Magento Developer
8 16 (20.00%) PHP Developer
8 16 (20.00%) PHP Magento Developer
9 15 (18.75%) Analyst
10 11 (13.75%) Web Developer
11 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce Web Developer
11 10 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
12 9 (11.25%) MongoDB Developer
12 9 (11.25%) Test Analyst
13 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 41 (51.25%) JSON
3 38 (47.50%) Spring
4 35 (43.75%) Web Services
5 34 (42.50%) RESTful
6 30 (37.50%) HTML
6 30 (37.50%) J2EE
7 26 (32.50%) CSS
8 24 (30.00%) JMS
9 19 (23.75%) Node.js
10 17 (21.25%) Sass
11 16 (20.00%) CSS3
12 9 (11.25%) HTML5
12 9 (11.25%) Lucene
13 8 (10.00%) SOAP
14 7 (8.75%) .NET
15 5 (6.25%) MDX
16 3 (3.75%) REST
17 1 (1.25%) Apache Camel
17 1 (1.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.75%) Social Network
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.25%) Social Media
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (78.75%) Kanban
3 34 (42.50%) TDD
4 31 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (31.25%) Open Source
6 21 (26.25%) Automation Testing
7 18 (22.50%) Pair Programming
7 18 (22.50%) Web Development
8 17 (21.25%) API Development
8 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
9 14 (17.50%) Project Management
10 13 (16.25%) Multithreading
11 10 (12.50%) Change Management
11 10 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 10 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 10 (12.50%) Time Management
12 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (11.25%) Process Improvement
12 9 (11.25%) Product Management
12 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 51 (63.75%) Java
3 33 (41.25%) SQL
4 17 (21.25%) PHP
5 8 (10.00%) Scala
6 7 (8.75%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.75%) C++
6 7 (8.75%) Python
6 7 (8.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Talend
2 1 (1.25%) New Relic