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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.26% 5.87% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 8.45% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 11
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£380 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £390 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £562 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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
503 284 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.34% 69.44% 73.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 147 195
Average daily rate £435 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -9 16 £438 +9.37% 7
Kidlington - 1 £500 - 1
Wallingford - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Java
3 20 (26.32%) Spring
4 19 (25.00%) .NET
4 19 (25.00%) HTML
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle
4 19 (25.00%) CSS
5 18 (23.68%) Publishing
6 17 (22.37%) Software Engineering
6 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (21.05%) Maven
7 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 16 (21.05%) XML
7 16 (21.05%) Linux
8 15 (19.74%) SOA
9 14 (18.42%) Middleware
9 14 (18.42%) SQL
9 14 (18.42%) JSF
10 13 (17.11%) Oracle BPM
11 12 (15.79%) Oracle Identity Management
11 12 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (15.79%) User Stories
11 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (15.79%) JMS
11 12 (15.79%) J2EE
11 12 (15.79%) Ajax
11 12 (15.79%) Oracle ADF
11 12 (15.79%) TDD
12 11 (14.47%) CMS
12 11 (14.47%) JIRA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (14.47%) CMS
2 11 (14.47%) Apache
3 10 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.89%) Node.js
4 6 (7.89%) Alfresco
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.95%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
1 7 (9.21%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) Big Data
2 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Maven
2 11 (14.47%) JIRA
3 10 (13.16%) Ant
4 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (23.68%) Publishing
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Developer
2 13 (17.11%) Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Designer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Data Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Big Data Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) Spring
2 19 (25.00%) .NET
2 19 (25.00%) HTML
2 19 (25.00%) CSS
3 16 (21.05%) XML
4 14 (18.42%) Middleware
4 14 (18.42%) JSF
5 12 (15.79%) JMS
5 12 (15.79%) J2EE
5 12 (15.79%) Ajax
5 12 (15.79%) Oracle ADF
6 10 (13.16%) XSLT
6 10 (13.16%) Hibernate
6 10 (13.16%) WCF
6 10 (13.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (10.53%) RESTful
8 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.21%) HTML5
9 6 (7.89%) SOAP
9 6 (7.89%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Physics
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Software Engineering
2 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (19.74%) SOA
4 12 (15.79%) User Stories
4 12 (15.79%) TDD
5 10 (13.16%) OO
5 10 (13.16%) Web Development
5 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 9 (11.84%) Analytics
6 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Workflow
7 8 (10.53%) Process Management
7 8 (10.53%) CRM
8 7 (9.21%) BDD
8 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.58%) Kanban
9 5 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (6.58%) Web Design
10 4 (5.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) Java
2 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.42%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) XQuery
4 10 (13.16%) XPath
4 10 (13.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (9.21%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) PHP
7 5 (6.58%) Scala
7 5 (6.58%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (6.58%) Twitter
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft