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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 27 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 51 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.99% 2.47% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 3.38% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 7
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£403 £513 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.46% +32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £308 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
582 385 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.73% 73.19% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 242 230
Average daily rate £413 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £9.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 36 £403 - 2
Abingdon - 2 £400 - 2
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 82 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (38.10%) .NET
4 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
5 28 (33.33%) C#
6 27 (32.14%) Kanban
7 25 (29.76%) Windows
8 23 (27.38%) SQL
8 23 (27.38%) TDD
8 23 (27.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
10 21 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
12 18 (21.43%) Node.js
13 17 (20.24%) Visual Studio
13 17 (20.24%) WPF
13 17 (20.24%) jQuery
14 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
14 16 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (17.86%) C++
15 15 (17.86%) Java
15 15 (17.86%) C++/CLI
16 14 (16.67%) Oracle
17 13 (15.48%) XML
17 13 (15.48%) XSLT
17 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
17 13 (15.48%) Configuration Management
17 13 (15.48%) Ajax
17 13 (15.48%) Perforce
18 12 (14.29%) Publishing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (21.43%) Node.js
2 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Magento
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 6 (7.14%) SSDT
7 6 (7.14%) MySQL
8 3 (3.57%) OLAP
8 3 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.38%) Big Data
9 2 (2.38%) HBase
9 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.19%) DataStage
10 1 (1.19%) DB2
10 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (20.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.33%) Ant
3 7 (8.33%) Maven
3 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (7.14%) MSBuild
4 6 (7.14%) WinDbg
4 6 (7.14%) Subversion
4 6 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (14.29%) Publishing
2 3 (3.57%) Games
2 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (52.38%) Developer
2 10 (11.90%) Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Technical Leader
4 8 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Server Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) .NET
2 17 (20.24%) WPF
2 17 (20.24%) jQuery
3 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.48%) XML
4 13 (15.48%) XSLT
4 13 (15.48%) Ajax
5 9 (10.71%) Spring
5 9 (10.71%) MDX
6 8 (9.52%) Middleware
6 8 (9.52%) JMS
6 8 (9.52%) Web Services
6 8 (9.52%) J2EE
6 8 (9.52%) JSP
7 7 (8.33%) CSS
7 7 (8.33%) HTML
7 7 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
7 7 (8.33%) JSF
7 7 (8.33%) JSON
7 7 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) Blog
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (32.14%) Kanban
4 23 (27.38%) TDD
5 21 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (15.48%) Configuration Management
6 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
7 12 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.29%) Web Development
8 11 (13.10%) OOP
9 10 (11.90%) Project Management
10 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.52%) OO
11 8 (9.52%) UML
11 8 (9.52%) SOA
12 7 (8.33%) Requirements Management
12 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
2 28 (33.33%) C#
3 23 (27.38%) SQL
4 15 (17.86%) C++
4 15 (17.86%) Java
4 15 (17.86%) C++/CLI
5 9 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.52%) Python
6 8 (9.52%) PHP
6 8 (9.52%) XPath
7 7 (8.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (8.33%) XQuery
8 6 (7.14%) Perl
8 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.38%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCTS
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (7.14%) SCCM
3 3 (3.57%) Puppet
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) CA LISA
4 2 (2.38%) Ansible
4 2 (2.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle
3 13 (15.48%) Perforce
4 6 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (2.38%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) CA
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.19%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Google
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago