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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 11 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 30 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.29% 7.09% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.63% 8.26% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 8
Median daily rate £500 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%

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
258 230 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.88% 85.82% 83.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 191 202
Median daily rate £475 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% +31.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (57.81%) Java
3 36 (56.25%) TDD
4 31 (48.44%) Spring
5 27 (42.19%) BPMN
6 26 (40.63%) Maven
7 23 (35.94%) Pair Programming
7 23 (35.94%) JUnit
8 22 (34.38%) SQL
8 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (32.81%) Publishing
9 21 (32.81%) Java EE
10 19 (29.69%) BPEL
10 19 (29.69%) Cucumber
10 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
10 19 (29.69%) DevOps
11 18 (28.13%) Unit Testing
11 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
11 18 (28.13%) WebSphere
11 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
12 17 (26.56%) JBoss
12 17 (26.56%) Kanban
12 17 (26.56%) Mockito
12 17 (26.56%) GitHub
13 16 (25.00%) Migration
14 15 (23.44%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (21.88%) WebSphere Process Server
16 13 (20.31%) HTML
16 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (18.75%) Web Services

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 18 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 17 (26.56%) JBoss
3 15 (23.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (21.88%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (15.63%) Alfresco
6 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
7 6 (9.38%) Apache
7 6 (9.38%) Apache Solr
7 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (7.81%) Jetty
8 5 (7.81%) nginx
9 4 (6.25%) Apache Spark
10 2 (3.13%) Confluence
11 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) GitHub
2 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Big Data
4 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Maven
2 23 (35.94%) JUnit
3 19 (29.69%) Cucumber
3 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
4 17 (26.56%) Mockito
5 12 (18.75%) Selenium
6 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.38%) Gradle
6 6 (9.38%) Subversion
7 2 (3.13%) JIRA
8 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.56%) JBehave
General
1 21 (32.81%) Publishing
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
4 15 (23.44%) Java Engineer
4 15 (23.44%) Software Engineer
5 14 (21.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 14 (21.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (20.31%) Software Developer
7 11 (17.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (14.06%) Analyst
9 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
10 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (7.81%) HTML Developer
10 5 (7.81%) MongoDB Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Agile Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (6.25%) AWS Developer
11 4 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) Spring
2 21 (32.81%) Java EE
3 13 (20.31%) HTML
4 12 (18.75%) Web Services
5 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
5 11 (17.19%) HTML5
5 11 (17.19%) RESTful
6 10 (15.63%) CSS
7 9 (14.06%) .NET
8 6 (9.38%) CSS3
8 6 (9.38%) Lucene
9 5 (7.81%) Apache Camel
9 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.81%) Node.js
10 4 (6.25%) EJB
10 4 (6.25%) JMS
10 4 (6.25%) Sass
10 4 (6.25%) SOAP
11 3 (4.69%) LESS
12 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.69%) Semantic Web
1 3 (4.69%) Social Network
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Social Media
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (56.25%) TDD
3 27 (42.19%) BPMN
4 23 (35.94%) Pair Programming
5 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (29.69%) BPEL
6 19 (29.69%) DevOps
7 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 18 (28.13%) Unit Testing
8 17 (26.56%) Kanban
9 16 (25.00%) Migration
10 8 (12.50%) Process Improvement
11 7 (10.94%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.94%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (10.94%) User Stories
12 6 (9.38%) Build Automation
13 5 (7.81%) Open Source
13 5 (7.81%) Project Management
13 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) Java
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) Python
4 9 (14.06%) Scala
5 6 (9.38%) Ruby
6 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.81%) C++
7 4 (6.25%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
8 2 (3.13%) XAML
9 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
1 5 (7.81%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) CBAP
2 1 (1.56%) IIBA
2 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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