Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 117 96 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 15.98% 13.46% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.37% 15.43% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 82 50
Oxford median daily rate £525 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.15% -18.11%
10th Percentile £413 £319 £348
90th Percentile £613 £598 £504
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £45.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 637 622 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.02% 87.24% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 470 452
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £322 £192 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 25
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.88 £12.20
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £76.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +52.54%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Oxford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Oxford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Oxford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 115 (98.29%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (73.50%) Kanban
3 55 (47.01%) TDD
4 51 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (36.75%) Java
7 40 (34.19%) Pair Programming
8 38 (32.48%) Test Automation
9 35 (29.91%) Web Services
10 32 (27.35%) JIRA
11 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
11 31 (26.50%) AngularJS
12 30 (25.64%) HTML
12 30 (25.64%) CSS
13 28 (23.93%) Software Engineering
14 27 (23.08%) BDD
15 26 (22.22%) Web Development
15 26 (22.22%) Publishing
16 23 (19.66%) Confluence
17 21 (17.95%) QA
18 20 (17.09%) Unit Testing
19 18 (15.38%) Software Delivery
20 17 (14.53%) Coaching
20 17 (14.53%) Terraform
20 17 (14.53%) DevOps
20 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
21 16 (13.68%) Docker
21 16 (13.68%) MongoDB
21 16 (13.68%) NoSQL
21 16 (13.68%) Git (software)

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 23 (19.66%) Confluence
2 7 (5.98%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.42%) Apache
3 4 (3.42%) JBoss
4 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.27%) Serverless
5 4 (3.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.85%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.85%) GitHub
7 1 (0.85%) IaaS
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) MongoDB
1 16 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.84%) Big Data
3 7 (5.98%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.71%) MySQL
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (27.35%) JIRA
2 16 (13.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.97%) Grunt
3 14 (11.97%) gulp
4 13 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 10 (8.55%) JUnit
5 10 (8.55%) Maven
6 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.27%) Mockito
7 5 (4.27%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.27%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.71%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.71%) Protractor
9 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.85%) Gradle
10 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.85%) Selenium
10 1 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 26 (22.22%) Publishing
2 4 (3.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (40.17%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.37%) Scrum Master
4 24 (20.51%) AWS Developer
5 21 (17.95%) Agile Developer
6 15 (12.82%) AWS Engineer
7 13 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
7 13 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
8 12 (10.26%) Agile Coach
8 12 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Analyst
10 9 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
10 9 (7.69%) Business Analyst
11 8 (6.84%) Angular Developer
11 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Engineer
11 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
12 7 (5.98%) Agile Product Owner
12 7 (5.98%) Product Analyst
12 7 (5.98%) Product Business Analyst
12 7 (5.98%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.91%) Web Services
2 31 (26.50%) AngularJS
3 30 (25.64%) CSS
3 30 (25.64%) HTML
4 15 (12.82%) HTML5
4 15 (12.82%) Hystrix
4 15 (12.82%) Node.js
5 14 (11.97%) CSS3
5 14 (11.97%) LESS
5 14 (11.97%) React
5 14 (11.97%) Sass
6 13 (11.11%) Dropwizard
6 13 (11.11%) JSON
6 13 (11.11%) Scalatra
7 12 (10.26%) Play Framework
8 11 (9.40%) Spring
9 8 (6.84%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.13%) SOAP
11 5 (4.27%) Velocity
12 4 (3.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.27%) Semantic Web
3 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (98.29%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (73.50%) Kanban
3 55 (47.01%) TDD
4 45 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (34.19%) Pair Programming
6 38 (32.48%) Test Automation
7 28 (23.93%) Software Engineering
8 27 (23.08%) BDD
9 26 (22.22%) Web Development
10 20 (17.09%) Unit Testing
11 18 (15.38%) Software Delivery
12 17 (14.53%) Coaching
12 17 (14.53%) DevOps
12 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce
13 15 (12.82%) MVC
13 15 (12.82%) Open Source
13 15 (12.82%) SOA
14 14 (11.97%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.75%) Java
2 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.82%) PHP
4 14 (11.97%) Groovy
5 12 (10.26%) Scala
5 12 (10.26%) SQL
6 8 (6.84%) Python
7 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.71%) C#
9 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.85%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) ES6
9 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.95%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) PMO
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Terraform
2 7 (5.98%) Mesos
3 4 (3.42%) Ansible
3 4 (3.42%) Puppet
4 2 (1.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) New Relic
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.27%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.27%) Talend
5 4 (3.42%) Infor
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.71%) Splunk
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Twitter
7 1 (0.85%) VMware