The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.65% 3.45% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 5.37% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 6
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
258 149 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.90% 64.22% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 94 117
Average daily rate £423 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £10.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% +34.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) .NET
4 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (28.57%) Linux
6 10 (23.81%) Web Services
6 10 (23.81%) Oracle
6 10 (23.81%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (21.43%) Spring
7 9 (21.43%) Ajax
7 9 (21.43%) XML
7 9 (21.43%) XSLT
7 9 (21.43%) UML
8 8 (19.05%) JSP
8 8 (19.05%) J2EE
8 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.05%) JMS
8 8 (19.05%) SOA
8 8 (19.05%) Middleware
8 8 (19.05%) XPath
9 7 (16.67%) JSF
9 7 (16.67%) Maven
9 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.90%) Node.js
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (7.14%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Maven
1 7 (16.67%) Ant
2 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Grunt
3 2 (4.76%) Bower
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) Web Services
3 9 (21.43%) Spring
3 9 (21.43%) Ajax
3 9 (21.43%) XML
3 9 (21.43%) XSLT
4 8 (19.05%) JSP
4 8 (19.05%) J2EE
4 8 (19.05%) JMS
4 8 (19.05%) Middleware
5 7 (16.67%) JSF
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 6 (14.29%) WCF
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
8 4 (9.52%) Backbone.js
8 4 (9.52%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 9 (21.43%) UML
5 8 (19.05%) SOA
6 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Kanban
8 5 (11.90%) BDD
9 4 (9.52%) DevOps
9 4 (9.52%) OO
10 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Web Development
10 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.14%) Analytics
11 2 (4.76%) CRUD
11 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) XPath
3 7 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 7 (16.67%) XQuery
3 7 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) PHP
5 4 (9.52%) C++
6 3 (7.14%) Scala
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.14%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Perforce
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