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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 10 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 30 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.26% 4.91% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 5.67% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 10
Median daily rate £600 £550 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £369 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
268 247 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.72% 86.67% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 211 189
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 16
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +350.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £19.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 81 (97.59%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (63.86%) Java
3 49 (59.04%) Spring
4 44 (53.01%) TDD
5 43 (51.81%) Maven
6 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
7 39 (46.99%) Kanban
8 36 (43.37%) JUnit
9 35 (42.17%) AngularJS
10 33 (39.76%) Publishing
11 32 (38.55%) SQL
11 32 (38.55%) Amazon AWS
12 30 (36.14%) Jenkins
12 30 (36.14%) Cucumber
12 30 (36.14%) MongoDB
13 29 (34.94%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (33.73%) Tomcat
14 28 (33.73%) GitHub
14 28 (33.73%) Mockito
15 27 (32.53%) RESTful
15 27 (32.53%) JSON
16 26 (31.33%) Elasticsearch
17 24 (28.92%) Pair Programming
18 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
18 23 (27.71%) BPMN
18 23 (27.71%) HTML
19 22 (26.51%) NoSQL
20 21 (25.30%) Web Services
20 21 (25.30%) J2EE
21 20 (24.10%) Cloud Computing

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 28 (33.73%) Tomcat
2 26 (31.33%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (16.87%) WebSphere
3 14 (16.87%) WebSphere Process Server
4 13 (15.66%) JBoss
5 11 (13.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (12.05%) Alfresco
6 10 (12.05%) Apache Solr
7 9 (10.84%) Apache
8 8 (9.64%) Jetty
8 8 (9.64%) nginx
9 2 (2.41%) Confluence
10 1 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.55%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (33.73%) GitHub
3 20 (24.10%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.14%) MongoDB
2 22 (26.51%) NoSQL
3 15 (18.07%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (51.81%) Maven
2 36 (43.37%) JUnit
3 30 (36.14%) Cucumber
3 30 (36.14%) Jenkins
4 28 (33.73%) Mockito
5 15 (18.07%) Spock
6 12 (14.46%) Selenium
7 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
8 10 (12.05%) Gradle
8 10 (12.05%) Subversion
9 3 (3.61%) JIRA
10 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.20%) JBehave
10 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (39.76%) Publishing
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (78.31%) Developer
2 44 (53.01%) Java Developer
3 20 (24.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) Java Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) Java Software Developer
3 20 (24.10%) Java Software Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) Software Engineer
4 18 (21.69%) Agile Developer
4 18 (21.69%) AWS Developer
5 17 (20.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (16.87%) HTML Developer
7 11 (13.25%) MongoDB Developer
7 11 (13.25%) Software Developer
8 10 (12.05%) Magento Developer
8 10 (12.05%) PHP Developer
8 10 (12.05%) PHP Magento Developer
9 9 (10.84%) Agile Java Developer
9 9 (10.84%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (10.84%) AWS Software Engineer
9 9 (10.84%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.04%) Spring
2 35 (42.17%) AngularJS
3 27 (32.53%) JSON
3 27 (32.53%) RESTful
4 23 (27.71%) HTML
5 21 (25.30%) J2EE
5 21 (25.30%) Web Services
6 18 (21.69%) CSS
7 17 (20.48%) Java EE
8 16 (19.28%) JMS
9 14 (16.87%) Node.js
10 10 (12.05%) .NET
10 10 (12.05%) HTML5
10 10 (12.05%) Lucene
10 10 (12.05%) Sass
11 9 (10.84%) CSS3
12 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.41%) MDX
12 2 (2.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Social Network
2 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.20%) Social Media
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Android
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (97.59%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.01%) TDD
3 39 (46.99%) Kanban
4 29 (34.94%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (28.92%) Pair Programming
6 23 (27.71%) BPMN
6 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
7 17 (20.48%) BPEL
7 17 (20.48%) Migration
7 17 (20.48%) Open Source
8 15 (18.07%) DevOps
9 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
10 13 (15.66%) Automation Testing
10 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
11 12 (14.46%) Web Development
12 10 (12.05%) Build Automation
13 9 (10.84%) API Development
13 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
13 9 (10.84%) Multithreading
14 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (63.86%) Java
2 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
3 32 (38.55%) SQL
4 11 (13.25%) PHP
5 9 (10.84%) Ruby
6 8 (9.64%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.64%) C++
6 8 (9.64%) Python
6 8 (9.64%) Scala
7 2 (2.41%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
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