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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 29 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 36 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.00% 5.59% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 7.14% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 15
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £371 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
475 588 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.17% 78.30% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 411 237
Median daily rate £415 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.10 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 18 £413 +3.12% 6
Kidlington - 4 £450 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (55.56%) Kanban
3 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (44.44%) Web Services
5 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (39.68%) Publishing
7 24 (38.10%) TDD
7 24 (38.10%) E-Commerce
7 24 (38.10%) HTML
7 24 (38.10%) Java
7 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 23 (36.51%) CSS
9 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
10 18 (28.57%) Pair Programming
11 17 (26.98%) Node.js
12 16 (25.40%) NoSQL
12 16 (25.40%) PHP
12 16 (25.40%) Web Development
12 16 (25.40%) JSON
12 16 (25.40%) JIRA
13 15 (23.81%) QA
13 15 (23.81%) Open Source
13 15 (23.81%) Magento
13 15 (23.81%) Project Management
13 15 (23.81%) API Development
13 15 (23.81%) Sass
13 15 (23.81%) Automation Testing
14 14 (22.22%) SQL
14 14 (22.22%) JUnit
14 14 (22.22%) Maven

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 12 (19.05%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Magento
2 4 (6.35%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) JIRA
2 14 (22.22%) JUnit
2 14 (22.22%) Maven
3 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 11 (17.46%) SoapUI
4 11 (17.46%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium
7 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.59%) Gradle
7 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 25 (39.68%) Publishing
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Developer
3 16 (25.40%) HTML CSS Developer
3 16 (25.40%) HTML Developer
3 16 (25.40%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Node.js Developer
4 15 (23.81%) AWS Developer
4 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce Developer
4 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 15 (23.81%) Magento Developer
4 15 (23.81%) PHP Developer
4 15 (23.81%) PHP Magento Developer
4 15 (23.81%) PHP Web Developer
4 15 (23.81%) Web Developer
5 14 (22.22%) Analyst
6 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
7 9 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
8 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
9 7 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) Web Services
2 24 (38.10%) HTML
3 23 (36.51%) CSS
4 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
5 17 (26.98%) Node.js
6 16 (25.40%) JSON
7 15 (23.81%) Sass
8 11 (17.46%) SOAP
9 9 (14.29%) MDX
10 6 (9.52%) CSS3
11 4 (6.35%) Spring
12 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
13 2 (3.17%) HTML5
14 1 (1.59%) Ajax
14 1 (1.59%) J2EE
14 1 (1.59%) JMS
14 1 (1.59%) jQuery
14 1 (1.59%) RESTful
14 1 (1.59%) XML
14 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (55.56%) Kanban
3 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (38.10%) E-Commerce
4 24 (38.10%) TDD
5 18 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 16 (25.40%) Web Development
7 15 (23.81%) API Development
7 15 (23.81%) Automation Testing
7 15 (23.81%) Open Source
7 15 (23.81%) Project Management
8 14 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 13 (20.63%) Change Management
10 12 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (19.05%) Process Improvement
11 11 (17.46%) API Testing
11 11 (17.46%) Automated Testing
11 11 (17.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (17.46%) Test Planning
11 11 (17.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
1 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.40%) PHP
3 14 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Packer
1 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Talend
2 4 (6.35%) Infor
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.17%) Sun
4 1 (1.59%) New Relic
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
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