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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 30 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.26% 6.57% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 7.94% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.60% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
208 277 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 75.36% 82.69% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 226 102
Median daily rate £425 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% +105.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Publishing
3 15 (51.72%) TDD
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) Kanban
4 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (48.28%) CSS
5 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
5 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (41.38%) AngularJS
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
7 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
7 11 (37.93%) Node.js
7 11 (37.93%) Web Development
7 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
8 10 (34.48%) Open Source
8 10 (34.48%) Magento
8 10 (34.48%) JSON
8 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Sass
8 10 (34.48%) PHP
8 10 (34.48%) API Development
9 8 (27.59%) Java
10 7 (24.14%) Project Management
11 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.79%) BDD

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 11 (37.93%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Gradle
3 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (55.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Developer
3 10 (34.48%) AWS Developer
3 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce Developer
3 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
3 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 10 (34.48%) HTML CSS Developer
3 10 (34.48%) HTML Developer
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Magento Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Node.js Developer
3 10 (34.48%) PHP Developer
3 10 (34.48%) PHP Magento Developer
3 10 (34.48%) PHP Web Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) AngularJS
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
4 10 (34.48%) JSON
4 10 (34.48%) Sass
5 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) MDX
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Scalatra
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Kanban
2 15 (51.72%) TDD
3 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
4 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
4 11 (37.93%) Web Development
5 10 (34.48%) API Development
5 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Open Source
6 7 (24.14%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
9 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) Service Management
9 3 (10.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) PHP
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) New Relic
2 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.45%) Talend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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