Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 12 December 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 +24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 81 165 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.30% 13.87% 11.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.39% 16.30% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 152 115
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £399 £400 £338
90th Percentile £725 £600 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year +7.37% -8.65% +13.66%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 966 1,012 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.11% 85.04% 87.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 803 785
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £250
90th Percentile £575 £593 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +26.03% -18.89%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.98 £13.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £37.93
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Oxfordshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Oxfordshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum 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 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -26 31 £500 -4.76% 26
Kidlington +4 12 £450 -14.29% 2
Thame - 8 £585 -
Abingdon -12 4 £525 +16.67% 5
Banbury - 2 - -
Carterton - 1 £380 - 1
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 78 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Kanban
3 23 (28.40%) SQL
4 22 (27.16%) Web Services
5 20 (24.69%) Java
5 20 (24.69%) DevOps
6 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.22%) Finance
7 17 (20.99%) Kubernetes
8 16 (19.75%) User Stories
9 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (17.28%) Spring
11 13 (16.05%) Unit Testing
11 13 (16.05%) Spring Boot
11 13 (16.05%) Quote-to-Cash
12 12 (14.81%) Kafka
12 12 (14.81%) Publishing
12 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
12 12 (14.81%) Workshop Facilitation
13 11 (13.58%) Conceptual Models
13 11 (13.58%) Business Process Modelling
13 11 (13.58%) Linux
13 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (13.58%) Translating Business Requirements
13 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
14 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (12.35%) Ansible
14 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.11%) Open Source

Scrum
Co-occurring 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 3 (3.70%) Confluence
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.23%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (7.41%) Serverless
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (3.70%) GitHub
4 3 (3.70%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.23%) npm
6 1 (1.23%) PaaS
6 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.17%) Big Data
3 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.17%) Power BI
3 5 (6.17%) Qlik Sense
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) Redis
5 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.47%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.47%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.23%) GIS
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.41%) JIRA
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.70%) JDeveloper
3 3 (3.70%) Maven
4 2 (2.47%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.23%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.23%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.23%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Mockito
5 1 (1.23%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.23%) YourKit
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Publishing
3 7 (8.64%) Billing
4 6 (7.41%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 10 (12.35%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (11.11%) Scrum Master
6 7 (8.64%) Agile Scrum Master
7 6 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Agile Developer
8 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (4.94%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) Web Services
2 14 (17.28%) Spring
3 13 (16.05%) Spring Boot
4 12 (14.81%) Kafka
5 9 (11.11%) jQuery
6 8 (9.88%) .NET
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.64%) CSS
7 7 (8.64%) HTML
7 7 (8.64%) Sass
8 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.41%) XML
9 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.17%) CSS3
9 5 (6.17%) HTML5
10 4 (4.94%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (4.94%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (4.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.17%) User Experience
3 4 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.23%) Life Science
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.23%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Kanban
3 20 (24.69%) DevOps
4 16 (19.75%) User Stories
5 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.05%) Quote-to-Cash
6 13 (16.05%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
7 12 (14.81%) Workshop Facilitation
8 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (13.58%) Business Process Modelling
8 11 (13.58%) Conceptual Models
8 11 (13.58%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.11%) Open Source
11 8 (9.88%) Product Management
11 8 (9.88%) Workflow
12 7 (8.64%) Change Management
12 7 (8.64%) SDLC
13 6 (7.41%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) SQL
2 20 (24.69%) Java
3 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.64%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) PHP
5 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.17%) Java 8
7 2 (2.47%) C++
7 2 (2.47%) Go
7 2 (2.47%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) Scala
8 1 (1.23%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) CBAP
2 6 (7.41%) IIBA
2 6 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) GDPR
2 5 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.47%) PMO
4 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) Kubernetes
2 10 (12.35%) Ansible
3 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.64%) Puppet
4 3 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle
1 8 (9.88%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.41%) SAP
3 3 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) SaltStack