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 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 34 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 33 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.49% 3.89% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 5.69% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £420
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
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
557 334 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 75.78% 68.44% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 216 220
Average daily rate £413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 25 £400 +6.66% 8
Abingdon -4 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (92.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) .NET
3 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (25.45%) TDD
6 12 (21.82%) Linux
7 11 (20.00%) C#
7 11 (20.00%) Spring
8 10 (18.18%) SOA
8 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.18%) Oracle
8 10 (18.18%) Web Services
8 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
9 9 (16.36%) XML
9 9 (16.36%) XSLT
9 9 (16.36%) UML
9 9 (16.36%) Windows
9 9 (16.36%) JSF
9 9 (16.36%) Ajax
10 8 (14.55%) XPath
10 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
10 8 (14.55%) SQL
10 8 (14.55%) JSP
10 8 (14.55%) J2EE
10 8 (14.55%) JMS
10 8 (14.55%) Middleware
11 7 (12.73%) Microsoft

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (12.73%) WebLogic
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (10.91%) Node.js
3 5 (9.09%) CMS
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.45%) Apache
6 2 (3.64%) Drupal
7 1 (1.82%) JBoss
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.45%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.27%) Big Data
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) DataStage
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Ant
1 7 (12.73%) Maven
2 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Grunt
4 2 (3.64%) Bower
5 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Data Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) Spring
3 10 (18.18%) Web Services
4 9 (16.36%) XML
4 9 (16.36%) XSLT
4 9 (16.36%) JSF
4 9 (16.36%) Ajax
5 8 (14.55%) JSP
5 8 (14.55%) J2EE
5 8 (14.55%) JMS
5 8 (14.55%) Middleware
6 7 (12.73%) CSS
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (12.73%) WPF
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.91%) WCF
7 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.09%) HTML
8 5 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (92.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 10 (18.18%) SOA
5 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
5 9 (16.36%) UML
6 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
7 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Kanban
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.09%) BDD
9 5 (9.09%) DevOps
10 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.27%) Project Management
11 3 (5.45%) OOD
11 3 (5.45%) Content Management
11 3 (5.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) C#
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) XPath
4 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 7 (12.73%) XQuery
5 7 (12.73%) PHP
5 7 (12.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (7.27%) C++
7 3 (5.45%) Scala
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (5.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.45%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Informatica
4 1 (1.82%) Perforce
4 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
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