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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 25 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.66% 5.81% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 8.00% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 4
Average daily rate
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£490 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £378 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £398 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
348 125 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.08% 72.67% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 75 112
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Publishing
4 12 (33.33%) Oracle
4 12 (33.33%) Linux
5 11 (30.56%) Spring
5 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 10 (27.78%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (27.78%) SOA
7 9 (25.00%) JMS
7 9 (25.00%) XML
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) J2EE
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
7 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.00%) JSF
7 9 (25.00%) Maven
7 9 (25.00%) Ajax
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (22.22%) Analytics
8 8 (22.22%) User Stories
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
8 8 (22.22%) OO
9 7 (19.44%) XSLT
9 7 (19.44%) HTML
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (19.44%) XQuery
9 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
9 7 (19.44%) Ant

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
2 7 (19.44%) CMS
3 6 (16.67%) Apache
4 4 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (5.56%) Alfresco
5 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Maven
2 7 (19.44%) Ant
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (36.11%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Data Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering Manager
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Software Manager
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Spring
2 9 (25.00%) JMS
2 9 (25.00%) XML
2 9 (25.00%) J2EE
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
2 9 (25.00%) JSF
2 9 (25.00%) Ajax
3 8 (22.22%) .NET
4 7 (19.44%) XSLT
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 7 (19.44%) CSS
4 7 (19.44%) Middleware
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 4 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
3 10 (27.78%) SOA
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) Analytics
5 8 (22.22%) User Stories
5 8 (22.22%) OO
6 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
7 6 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (13.89%) Kanban
9 4 (11.11%) Content Management
9 4 (11.11%) Web Development
9 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Process Management
9 4 (11.11%) Workflow
10 3 (8.33%) RUP
10 3 (8.33%) CMMI
10 3 (8.33%) Data Management
11 2 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) XQuery
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) XPath
3 7 (19.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
5 4 (11.11%) Scala
5 4 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
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