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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 32 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 28 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.75% 4.59% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 5.95% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 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 £364 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
459 571 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.80% 77.16% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 372 228
Median daily rate £410 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -14 10 £450 +12.50% 5
Kidlington - 2 £450 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Kanban
3 21 (36.84%) HTML
4 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.09%) Web Services
4 20 (35.09%) TDD
5 19 (33.33%) Publishing
5 19 (33.33%) CSS
5 19 (33.33%) Java
5 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (31.58%) E-Commerce
7 17 (29.82%) AngularJS
8 14 (24.56%) Pair Programming
9 13 (22.81%) JSON
9 13 (22.81%) Node.js
10 12 (21.05%) Web Development
10 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
10 12 (21.05%) PHP
11 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
11 11 (19.30%) Open Source
11 11 (19.30%) Magento
11 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
11 11 (19.30%) API Development
11 11 (19.30%) Sass
11 11 (19.30%) Automation Testing
12 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (15.79%) Project Management
12 9 (15.79%) SQL Server

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 13 (22.81%) Node.js
2 4 (7.02%) Confluence
2 4 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Magento
2 4 (7.02%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (3.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) JUnit
2 5 (8.77%) Maven
3 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.02%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Gradle
5 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.75%) Mockito
General
1 19 (33.33%) Publishing
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Agile Developer
3 12 (21.05%) HTML CSS Developer
3 12 (21.05%) HTML Developer
3 12 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Node.js Developer
4 11 (19.30%) AWS Developer
4 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce Developer
4 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Magento Developer
4 11 (19.30%) PHP Developer
4 11 (19.30%) PHP Magento Developer
4 11 (19.30%) PHP Web Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Web Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
6 9 (15.79%) SSIS Developer
7 8 (14.04%) Analyst
8 7 (12.28%) SSRS Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) HTML
2 20 (35.09%) Web Services
3 19 (33.33%) CSS
4 17 (29.82%) AngularJS
5 13 (22.81%) JSON
6 11 (19.30%) Sass
7 9 (15.79%) MDX
8 4 (7.02%) SOAP
8 4 (7.02%) Spring
9 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.26%) HTML5
10 2 (3.51%) CSS3
10 2 (3.51%) J2EE
11 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.75%) Ember.js
11 1 (1.75%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.75%) RequireJS
11 1 (1.75%) Scalatra
11 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
11 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Kanban
3 20 (35.09%) TDD
4 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 14 (24.56%) Pair Programming
7 12 (21.05%) Web Development
8 11 (19.30%) API Development
8 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Automation Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
8 11 (19.30%) Open Source
9 9 (15.79%) Project Management
9 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.28%) BDD
10 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
11 6 (10.53%) ITIL
11 6 (10.53%) ITIL V3
11 6 (10.53%) Service Management
11 6 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) PHP
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Packer
1 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Infor
1 4 (7.02%) Talend
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) SAP
2 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.51%) Sun
3 1 (1.75%) New Relic