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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 40 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.63% 4.06% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 6.01% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 12
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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
554 316 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.52% 67.52% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 171 179
Average daily rate £412 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -9 19 £400 +23.07% 10
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) Java
3 19 (26.76%) Publishing
4 18 (25.35%) CSS
5 16 (22.54%) HTML
5 16 (22.54%) .NET
5 16 (22.54%) Oracle
6 15 (21.13%) CMS
6 15 (21.13%) Spring
7 14 (19.72%) Software Engineering
7 14 (19.72%) Linux
7 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (18.31%) XML
8 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.31%) Maven
9 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
9 12 (16.90%) User Stories
10 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (15.49%) Middleware
10 11 (15.49%) Apache
11 10 (14.08%) SOA
11 10 (14.08%) OO
11 10 (14.08%) WCF
11 10 (14.08%) TDD
11 10 (14.08%) RESTful
12 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
12 9 (12.68%) Analytics
12 9 (12.68%) Workflow
12 9 (12.68%) JSF
12 9 (12.68%) SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (21.13%) CMS
2 11 (15.49%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) Alfresco
3 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (8.45%) Node.js
4 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.82%) Drupal
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Project
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.45%) Big Data
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Maven
2 7 (9.86%) Ant
2 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.82%) Grunt
4 2 (2.82%) Bower
4 2 (2.82%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (26.76%) Publishing
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Law
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Big Data Architect
6 5 (7.04%) AWS Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Data Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Data Architect
7 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) CSS
2 16 (22.54%) HTML
2 16 (22.54%) .NET
3 15 (21.13%) Spring
4 13 (18.31%) XML
5 11 (15.49%) Middleware
6 10 (14.08%) WCF
6 10 (14.08%) RESTful
7 9 (12.68%) JSF
7 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
8 8 (11.27%) JSON
8 8 (11.27%) Hibernate
9 7 (9.86%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (9.86%) XSLT
9 7 (9.86%) JMS
9 7 (9.86%) Web Services
9 7 (9.86%) J2EE
9 7 (9.86%) Ajax
9 7 (9.86%) HTML5
9 7 (9.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Physics
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.82%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Software Engineering
2 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (16.90%) User Stories
3 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
4 10 (14.08%) TDD
4 10 (14.08%) OO
4 10 (14.08%) SOA
5 9 (12.68%) Workflow
5 9 (12.68%) Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Process Management
6 8 (11.27%) CRM
7 7 (9.86%) UML
7 7 (9.86%) BDD
7 7 (9.86%) Web Development
7 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
9 5 (7.04%) Content Management
9 5 (7.04%) Kanban
9 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Java
2 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.68%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) XQuery
4 7 (9.86%) C#
4 7 (9.86%) XPath
4 7 (9.86%) PHP
4 7 (9.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (7.04%) Scala
5 5 (7.04%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Twitter
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
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