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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 27 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.76% 7.67% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 9.56% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 8
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £496 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -2.93%
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
230 272 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 77.97% 80.24% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 226 96
Median daily rate £425 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +132.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Kanban
3 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (60.00%) Web Services
5 20 (57.14%) Publishing
5 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
6 19 (54.29%) HTML
6 19 (54.29%) CSS
6 19 (54.29%) TDD
7 18 (51.43%) E-Commerce
8 16 (45.71%) Pair Programming
8 16 (45.71%) Web Development
8 16 (45.71%) NoSQL
8 16 (45.71%) Node.js
9 15 (42.86%) Open Source
9 15 (42.86%) Magento
9 15 (42.86%) Sass
9 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
9 15 (42.86%) Automation Testing
9 15 (42.86%) API Development
9 15 (42.86%) JSON
9 15 (42.86%) PHP
10 13 (37.14%) Java
11 10 (28.57%) Project Management
12 9 (25.71%) JIRA
13 8 (22.86%) QA
13 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
14 7 (20.00%) SQL

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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) JUnit
2 7 (20.00%) Maven
3 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 5 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Gradle
5 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (57.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Developer
3 15 (42.86%) AWS Developer
3 15 (42.86%) E-Commerce Developer
3 15 (42.86%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
3 15 (42.86%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 15 (42.86%) HTML CSS Developer
3 15 (42.86%) HTML Developer
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Magento Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Node.js Developer
3 15 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 15 (42.86%) PHP Magento Developer
3 15 (42.86%) PHP Web Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Web Services
2 19 (54.29%) CSS
2 19 (54.29%) HTML
3 16 (45.71%) Node.js
4 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 15 (42.86%) JSON
4 15 (42.86%) Sass
5 6 (17.14%) CSS3
6 5 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.57%) MDX
7 3 (8.57%) Spring
8 1 (2.86%) Dropwizard
8 1 (2.86%) HTML5
8 1 (2.86%) Hystrix
8 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.86%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Kanban
3 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (54.29%) TDD
5 18 (51.43%) E-Commerce
6 16 (45.71%) Pair Programming
6 16 (45.71%) Web Development
7 15 (42.86%) API Development
7 15 (42.86%) Automation Testing
7 15 (42.86%) Open Source
8 10 (28.57%) Project Management
9 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Change Management
11 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
11 6 (17.14%) Product Management
12 5 (14.29%) Data Validation
12 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (14.29%) Time Management
12 5 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) PHP
3 13 (37.14%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Talend
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) New Relic
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
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Mortimer Spinks
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