The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 16 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 46 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.04% 3.98% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% 4.91% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 25
Median daily rate £550 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £379 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
476 428 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.22% 81.21% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 343 334
Median daily rate £475 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 29
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +237.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.80 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +14 30 £600 +9.09% 10
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Kidlington - 1 £550 - 2
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 124 (97.64%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (53.54%) Java
3 61 (48.03%) Spring
4 55 (43.31%) Maven
4 55 (43.31%) JavaScript
5 54 (42.52%) TDD
6 50 (39.37%) Kanban
7 48 (37.80%) SQL
7 48 (37.80%) JUnit
8 46 (36.22%) AngularJS
9 43 (33.86%) Cucumber
10 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (33.07%) Jenkins
11 41 (32.28%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (32.28%) Publishing
12 40 (31.50%) Mockito
13 39 (30.71%) GitHub
14 37 (29.13%) MongoDB
14 37 (29.13%) Tomcat
15 35 (27.56%) RESTful
15 35 (27.56%) JSON
16 33 (25.98%) Elasticsearch
17 30 (23.62%) BPMN
17 30 (23.62%) J2EE
18 29 (22.83%) Pair Programming
18 29 (22.83%) Software Engineering
19 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (21.26%) Cloud Computing
21 25 (19.69%) NoSQL
21 25 (19.69%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (29.13%) Tomcat
2 33 (25.98%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (14.17%) WebSphere
3 18 (14.17%) WebSphere Process Server
4 17 (13.39%) JBoss
5 15 (11.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (7.87%) Alfresco
6 10 (7.87%) Apache
6 10 (7.87%) Apache Solr
7 9 (7.09%) Jetty
7 9 (7.09%) nginx
8 3 (2.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.28%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (30.71%) GitHub
3 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (21.26%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.13%) MongoDB
2 25 (19.69%) NoSQL
3 22 (17.32%) Couchbase
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.94%) Big Data
7 4 (3.15%) MySQL
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.36%) SSDT
9 2 (1.57%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.79%) Power BI
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (43.31%) Maven
2 48 (37.80%) JUnit
3 43 (33.86%) Cucumber
4 42 (33.07%) Jenkins
5 40 (31.50%) Mockito
6 23 (18.11%) Spock
7 16 (12.60%) Git (software)
8 13 (10.24%) Selenium
8 13 (10.24%) Subversion
9 11 (8.66%) Gradle
10 5 (3.94%) JIRA
10 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.57%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.57%) NuGet
11 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.57%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.79%) Protractor
General
1 41 (32.28%) Publishing
2 2 (1.57%) Finance
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Automotive
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (70.08%) Developer
2 55 (43.31%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.32%) AWS Developer
4 21 (16.54%) Agile Developer
5 20 (15.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 20 (15.75%) Java Engineer
5 20 (15.75%) Java Software Developer
5 20 (15.75%) Java Software Engineer
5 20 (15.75%) Software Engineer
6 19 (14.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 17 (13.39%) Analyst
8 16 (12.60%) Business Analyst
8 16 (12.60%) Software Developer
9 15 (11.81%) HTML Developer
10 13 (10.24%) MongoDB Developer
11 11 (8.66%) Agile Java Developer
12 10 (7.87%) Magento Developer
12 10 (7.87%) Node.js Developer
12 10 (7.87%) PHP Developer
12 10 (7.87%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (48.03%) Spring
2 46 (36.22%) AngularJS
3 35 (27.56%) JSON
3 35 (27.56%) RESTful
4 30 (23.62%) J2EE
5 25 (19.69%) HTML
6 24 (18.90%) JMS
7 23 (18.11%) Web Services
8 21 (16.54%) Java EE
9 20 (15.75%) CSS
10 19 (14.96%) .NET
11 16 (12.60%) Node.js
12 11 (8.66%) HTML5
12 11 (8.66%) Sass
13 10 (7.87%) CSS3
13 10 (7.87%) Lucene
14 7 (5.51%) OAuth
15 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET
16 3 (2.36%) MDX
16 3 (2.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) Social Network
3 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.79%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.87%) Linux
2 7 (5.51%) Windows
3 2 (1.57%) Android
3 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (97.64%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.52%) TDD
3 50 (39.37%) Kanban
4 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (23.62%) BPMN
6 29 (22.83%) Pair Programming
6 29 (22.83%) Software Engineering
7 21 (16.54%) BPEL
7 21 (16.54%) Migration
8 19 (14.96%) DevOps
8 19 (14.96%) Open Source
9 18 (14.17%) Unit Testing
10 17 (13.39%) E-Commerce
10 17 (13.39%) Web Development
11 16 (12.60%) Multithreading
12 15 (11.81%) UML
13 14 (11.02%) Automation Testing
14 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
14 13 (10.24%) User Stories
15 11 (8.66%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.54%) Java
2 55 (43.31%) JavaScript
3 48 (37.80%) SQL
4 15 (11.81%) PHP
4 15 (11.81%) Python
5 14 (11.02%) C++
6 11 (8.66%) C#
7 10 (7.87%) Ruby
8 9 (7.09%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.09%) Scala
9 3 (2.36%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.57%) Perl
10 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.57%) XAML
11 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) ISEB
3 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.57%) PMP
3 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) MCTS
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle
2 3 (2.36%) Perforce
3 2 (1.57%) VMware
3 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.57%) Zend
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Nigel Frank International
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