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 3 months to 25 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 30 36
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 100 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.95% 5.95% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.38% 7.42% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 29 29
Median daily rate £525 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £377
% change year-on-year - +12.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +5.23% +16.57%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 516 472 616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.30% 80.27% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 347 413
Median daily rate £475 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +19.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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 +18 51 £525 +27.27% 8
Kidlington -1 4 £475 +5.55%
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 150 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (53.55%) TDD
3 63 (40.65%) Java
3 63 (40.65%) Pair Programming
4 59 (38.06%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (32.90%) Kanban
6 47 (30.32%) JavaScript
7 44 (28.39%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (27.10%) Unit Testing
9 41 (26.45%) SQL
10 39 (25.16%) Cucumber
11 37 (23.87%) Maven
12 36 (23.23%) BPMN
12 36 (23.23%) DevOps
13 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
13 35 (22.58%) Spring
13 35 (22.58%) JUnit
13 35 (22.58%) JBoss
14 34 (21.94%) HTML
15 33 (21.29%) WebSphere
15 33 (21.29%) Java EE
16 32 (20.65%) WebSphere Application Server
16 32 (20.65%) GitHub
16 32 (20.65%) Mockito
17 31 (20.00%) CSS
18 30 (19.35%) BPEL
19 28 (18.06%) Migration
19 28 (18.06%) Web Services
19 28 (18.06%) AngularJS
20 26 (16.77%) WebSphere Process Server

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 35 (22.58%) JBoss
2 33 (21.29%) WebSphere
3 32 (20.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 26 (16.77%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (6.45%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.23%) Drupal
7 4 (2.58%) Apache
8 3 (1.94%) Confluence
9 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.29%) WordPress
10 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.29%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.65%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.39%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (20.65%) GitHub
3 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
1 1 (0.65%) SSL
1 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) Big Data
1 12 (7.74%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.52%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.58%) MySQL
6 3 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (25.16%) Cucumber
2 37 (23.87%) Maven
3 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 35 (22.58%) JUnit
4 32 (20.65%) Mockito
5 14 (9.03%) Selenium
6 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
7 12 (7.74%) Grunt
7 12 (7.74%) gulp
8 10 (6.45%) JIRA
9 7 (4.52%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.87%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.23%) Protractor
11 5 (3.23%) webpack
12 4 (2.58%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.94%) Gradle
14 2 (1.29%) JMeter
14 2 (1.29%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
15 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (10.32%) Publishing
2 8 (5.16%) Finance
3 6 (3.87%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Front Office
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (49.68%) Developer
2 37 (23.87%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.19%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (11.61%) AWS Developer
5 17 (10.97%) Agile Developer
5 17 (10.97%) Analyst
5 17 (10.97%) Scrum Master
5 17 (10.97%) SQL Developer
6 15 (9.68%) Node.js Developer
7 14 (9.03%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Angular Developer
9 9 (5.81%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (5.81%) HTML Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Agile Coach
10 7 (4.52%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (4.52%) E-Commerce Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.87%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.58%) Spring
2 34 (21.94%) HTML
3 33 (21.29%) Java EE
4 31 (20.00%) CSS
5 28 (18.06%) AngularJS
5 28 (18.06%) Web Services
6 20 (12.90%) CSS3
7 19 (12.26%) HTML5
8 18 (11.61%) Node.js
9 16 (10.32%) JSON
9 16 (10.32%) LESS
9 16 (10.32%) Sass
10 12 (7.74%) RESTful
11 9 (5.81%) React
12 8 (5.16%) .NET
12 8 (5.16%) REST
13 7 (4.52%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.52%) jQuery
13 7 (4.52%) Play Framework
13 7 (4.52%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.29%) Photography
3 2 (1.29%) Semantic Web
3 2 (1.29%) Social Media
3 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (53.55%) TDD
3 63 (40.65%) Pair Programming
4 59 (38.06%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (32.90%) Kanban
6 42 (27.10%) Unit Testing
7 36 (23.23%) BPMN
7 36 (23.23%) DevOps
8 30 (19.35%) BPEL
9 28 (18.06%) Migration
10 25 (16.13%) BDD
10 25 (16.13%) Test Automation
11 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
12 21 (13.55%) Web Development
13 20 (12.90%) E-Commerce
14 15 (9.68%) Software Delivery
15 13 (8.39%) Front End Development
15 13 (8.39%) User Stories
16 12 (7.74%) SDLC
17 11 (7.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.65%) Java
2 47 (30.32%) JavaScript
3 41 (26.45%) SQL
4 21 (13.55%) PHP
5 14 (9.03%) Scala
6 9 (5.81%) Python
7 7 (4.52%) Groovy
8 5 (3.23%) C#
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) ES6
9 1 (0.65%) R
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.16%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) ISEB
3 1 (0.65%) CBAP
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.65%) HND
3 1 (0.65%) IIBA
3 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.65%) PMP
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.90%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (7.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.45%) Terraform
2 9 (5.81%) Mesos
3 2 (1.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (4.52%) New Relic
2 4 (2.58%) Infor
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.94%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle
4 2 (1.29%) HP
5 1 (0.65%) SAP
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