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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 41 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.52% 4.09% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 5.83% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 12
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.00%
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
601 360 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.36% 70.18% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 229 196
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 19 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -3 22 £398 +22.30% 7
Banbury -6 1 - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 16 (29.63%) .NET
5 15 (27.78%) Linux
6 13 (24.07%) Oracle
7 12 (22.22%) Web Services
7 12 (22.22%) Spring
7 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (20.37%) WCF
8 11 (20.37%) JSF
8 11 (20.37%) SOA
9 10 (18.52%) Middleware
9 10 (18.52%) XML
9 10 (18.52%) SQL
9 10 (18.52%) Maven
10 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 9 (16.67%) Ajax
10 9 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
10 9 (16.67%) XPath
10 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (16.67%) UML
10 9 (16.67%) XSLT
10 9 (16.67%) Ant
10 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
10 9 (16.67%) J2EE
10 9 (16.67%) JMS
10 9 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (12.96%) CMS
3 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 5 (9.26%) Node.js
4 2 (3.70%) Drupal
4 2 (3.70%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Big Data
1 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Maven
2 9 (16.67%) Ant
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) Bower
4 2 (3.70%) Grunt
4 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.96%) Publishing
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) AWS Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Big Data Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Data Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 12 (22.22%) Spring
3 11 (20.37%) WCF
3 11 (20.37%) JSF
4 10 (18.52%) Middleware
4 10 (18.52%) XML
5 9 (16.67%) Ajax
5 9 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
5 9 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (16.67%) XSLT
5 9 (16.67%) J2EE
5 9 (16.67%) JMS
6 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.96%) CSS
6 7 (12.96%) JSP
6 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.26%) HTML
7 5 (9.26%) RESTful
8 4 (7.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (20.37%) SOA
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 9 (16.67%) UML
5 8 (14.81%) OO
5 8 (14.81%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) CRM
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
6 5 (9.26%) Analytics
6 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) BDD
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) Content Management
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) XPath
3 9 (16.67%) XQuery
3 9 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (11.11%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) Scala
6 4 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Twitter
4 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
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