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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 35 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.75% 5.92% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.51% 7.14% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 20
Median daily rate £520 £488 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £284 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
304 238 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 84.68% 82.93% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 190 260
Median daily rate £466 £430 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.37% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +285.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £45.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 96 (97.96%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (69.39%) Java
3 62 (63.27%) Kanban
4 57 (58.16%) Maven
5 55 (56.12%) JavaScript
6 54 (55.10%) Spring
7 50 (51.02%) JUnit
7 50 (51.02%) Amazon AWS
8 48 (48.98%) AngularJS
9 46 (46.94%) TDD
10 43 (43.88%) SQL
11 41 (41.84%) Jenkins
12 39 (39.80%) MongoDB
12 39 (39.80%) JSON
13 37 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (37.76%) Tomcat
13 37 (37.76%) Publishing
14 35 (35.71%) Cucumber
14 35 (35.71%) RESTful
15 33 (33.67%) Mockito
15 33 (33.67%) Elasticsearch
16 32 (32.65%) Web Services
17 31 (31.63%) J2EE
17 31 (31.63%) GitHub
18 30 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 28 (28.57%) HTML
20 27 (27.55%) Cloud Computing
21 26 (26.53%) NoSQL
22 25 (25.51%) Pair Programming
23 24 (24.49%) JMS

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 37 (37.76%) Tomcat
2 33 (33.67%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (11.22%) WebSphere
3 11 (11.22%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (10.20%) Apache Solr
4 10 (10.20%) Confluence
5 9 (9.18%) Apache
5 9 (9.18%) JBoss
6 8 (8.16%) Jetty
6 8 (8.16%) nginx
6 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (7.14%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (51.02%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (31.63%) GitHub
3 30 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (27.55%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.80%) MongoDB
2 26 (26.53%) NoSQL
3 22 (22.45%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.04%) Big Data
4 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 57 (58.16%) Maven
2 50 (51.02%) JUnit
3 41 (41.84%) Jenkins
4 35 (35.71%) Cucumber
5 33 (33.67%) Mockito
6 23 (23.47%) Spock
7 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
7 12 (12.24%) JIRA
7 12 (12.24%) Selenium
8 10 (10.20%) Gradle
8 10 (10.20%) Subversion
9 7 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 7 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.02%) JBehave
11 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (37.76%) Publishing
2 1 (1.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 73 (74.49%) Developer
2 51 (52.04%) Java Developer
3 24 (24.49%) AWS Developer
4 22 (22.45%) Agile Developer
4 22 (22.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (18.37%) HTML Developer
6 17 (17.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 17 (17.35%) Java Engineer
6 17 (17.35%) Java Software Developer
6 17 (17.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (17.35%) Software Engineer
7 15 (15.31%) Analyst
8 14 (14.29%) Magento Developer
8 14 (14.29%) PHP Developer
8 14 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
9 13 (13.27%) HTML CSS Developer
9 13 (13.27%) Node.js Developer
10 12 (12.24%) E-Commerce Developer
10 12 (12.24%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 12 (12.24%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (55.10%) Spring
2 48 (48.98%) AngularJS
3 39 (39.80%) JSON
4 35 (35.71%) RESTful
5 32 (32.65%) Web Services
6 31 (31.63%) J2EE
7 28 (28.57%) HTML
8 24 (24.49%) JMS
9 23 (23.47%) CSS
10 18 (18.37%) Node.js
11 14 (14.29%) Sass
12 13 (13.27%) CSS3
12 13 (13.27%) Java EE
13 10 (10.20%) HTML5
13 10 (10.20%) Lucene
14 8 (8.16%) .NET
15 7 (7.14%) SOAP
16 3 (3.06%) REST
17 2 (2.04%) MDX
18 1 (1.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.06%) Social Network
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.02%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.02%) Social Media
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (97.96%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (63.27%) Kanban
3 46 (46.94%) TDD
4 37 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (25.51%) Pair Programming
6 22 (22.45%) Open Source
7 19 (19.39%) BPMN
7 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
8 17 (17.35%) Automation Testing
8 17 (17.35%) E-Commerce
9 15 (15.31%) Project Management
9 15 (15.31%) Web Development
10 14 (14.29%) Migration
10 14 (14.29%) Process Improvement
11 13 (13.27%) API Development
11 13 (13.27%) BPEL
11 13 (13.27%) Multithreading
12 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (12.24%) DevOps
13 11 (11.22%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (69.39%) Java
2 55 (56.12%) JavaScript
3 43 (43.88%) SQL
4 15 (15.31%) PHP
5 9 (9.18%) Ruby
6 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.16%) C++
6 8 (8.16%) Python
6 8 (8.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) ISEB
3 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Talend
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle
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