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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 37 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.74% 3.79% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 5.17% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 5
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£500 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +42.85%
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
405 348 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.19% 73.26% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 219 161
Average daily rate £360 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 21
Average hourly rate £15.60 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £144.25 £27.50 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -3 9 £500 +11.11% 5
Wallingford - 1 £300 -
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Spring
3 10 (26.32%) Ajax
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) .NET
4 9 (23.68%) J2EE
4 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 9 (23.68%) JSF
5 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) XML
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.05%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (18.42%) JMS
6 7 (18.42%) SOA
6 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (13.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (18.42%) WebLogic
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Escenic
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Heroku
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Ant
1 5 (13.16%) Maven
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.63%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.63%) RSpec
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.63%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Xcode
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Spring
2 10 (26.32%) Ajax
3 9 (23.68%) JSF
3 9 (23.68%) .NET
3 9 (23.68%) J2EE
4 8 (21.05%) CSS
4 8 (21.05%) XML
4 8 (21.05%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) JMS
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (13.16%) Middleware
6 5 (13.16%) XSLT
7 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
7 4 (10.53%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) iPhone
2 1 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) SOA
4 7 (18.42%) MVC
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
5 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Kanban
7 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.89%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) OOD
8 2 (5.26%) Content Management
8 2 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (5.26%) UML
8 2 (5.26%) OOP
8 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) XQuery
4 5 (13.16%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) XPath
4 5 (13.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (7.89%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Facebook
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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