The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 31 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 44 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.84% 2.82% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.52% 4.13% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £275 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +21.25%
Scrum
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 339 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.59% 68.35% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 214 236
Average daily rate £405 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Oxfordshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 32 £400 +6.66% 11
Abingdon -1 3 £400 +14.28%
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 64 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (42.03%) .NET
4 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
4 22 (31.88%) TDD
5 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
6 19 (27.54%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) Windows
7 18 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (24.64%) C#
9 15 (21.74%) Java
9 15 (21.74%) Oracle
9 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 15 (21.74%) Automated Testing
10 14 (20.29%) Kanban
11 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
12 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
12 12 (17.39%) jQuery
13 11 (15.94%) Node.js
13 11 (15.94%) PHP
13 11 (15.94%) XML
13 11 (15.94%) XSLT
13 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
13 11 (15.94%) Pair Programming
13 11 (15.94%) Ajax
14 10 (14.49%) Spring
14 10 (14.49%) Linux
14 10 (14.49%) Web Services
14 10 (14.49%) WPF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 11 (15.94%) Node.js
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.25%) CMS
5 2 (2.90%) Drupal
6 1 (1.45%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Magento
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (10.14%) MySQL
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (7.25%) SSDT
7 2 (2.90%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.90%) OLAP
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
8 1 (1.45%) DataStage
8 1 (1.45%) DB2
8 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.45%) HBase
8 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.14%) Maven
4 7 (10.14%) Ant
5 5 (7.25%) Subversion
5 5 (7.25%) WinDbg
5 5 (7.25%) MSBuild
5 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.90%) Grunt
7 2 (2.90%) Bower
8 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (7.25%) Publishing
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Server Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.03%) .NET
2 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.39%) jQuery
4 11 (15.94%) Ajax
4 11 (15.94%) XML
4 11 (15.94%) XSLT
5 10 (14.49%) Spring
5 10 (14.49%) Web Services
5 10 (14.49%) WPF
6 9 (13.04%) JSON
7 8 (11.59%) JSF
7 8 (11.59%) JMS
7 8 (11.59%) Middleware
7 8 (11.59%) CSS
7 8 (11.59%) JSP
7 8 (11.59%) J2EE
8 7 (10.14%) Oracle ADF
8 7 (10.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.70%) Blog
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) User Experience
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (31.88%) TDD
4 15 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 14 (20.29%) Kanban
6 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.94%) Pair Programming
7 9 (13.04%) UML
7 9 (13.04%) SOA
7 9 (13.04%) Web Development
7 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.14%) Multithreading
8 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Project Management
9 6 (8.70%) OOD
9 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.70%) Refactoring
9 6 (8.70%) API Development
10 5 (7.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.54%) SQL
3 17 (24.64%) C#
4 15 (21.74%) Java
5 11 (15.94%) PHP
6 8 (11.59%) C++
6 8 (11.59%) XPath
7 7 (10.14%) C++/CLI
7 7 (10.14%) XQuery
7 7 (10.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (10.14%) Perl
8 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.70%) Python
9 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) MCTS
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (7.25%) SCCM
3 4 (5.80%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) Perforce
4 5 (7.25%) VMware
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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