Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 18 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 181 142 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.72% 11.22% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.75% 12.87% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 110 57
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £350
90th Percentile £613 £591 £485
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year -8.65% +13.66% +7.65%

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 1020 1103 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 82.93% 87.12% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 784 778
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £229
90th Percentile £590 £548 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 43
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.09 £12.64
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +5 119 £525 +16.67% 12
Kidlington -6 9 £525 +10.53% 1
Abingdon +1 2 £450 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 179 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (67.40%) Kanban
3 89 (49.17%) TDD
4 80 (44.20%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (37.02%) Java
6 60 (33.15%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (29.28%) Pair Programming
8 46 (25.41%) Web Services
9 45 (24.86%) Test Automation
10 43 (23.76%) BDD
11 42 (23.20%) JIRA
12 40 (22.10%) JavaScript
13 39 (21.55%) AngularJS
14 35 (19.34%) HTML
14 35 (19.34%) CSS
14 35 (19.34%) Publishing
15 31 (17.13%) Confluence
15 31 (17.13%) Docker
16 29 (16.02%) DevOps
16 29 (16.02%) Git (software)
16 29 (16.02%) Software Engineering
17 27 (14.92%) Software Delivery
18 26 (14.36%) Continuous Delivery
18 26 (14.36%) QA
18 26 (14.36%) Web Development
18 26 (14.36%) Python
19 23 (12.71%) SQL
19 23 (12.71%) Maven
19 23 (12.71%) Unit Testing
19 23 (12.71%) Scala

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 31 (17.13%) Confluence
2 18 (9.94%) Apache Spark
3 11 (6.08%) Apache
4 8 (4.42%) JBoss
5 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.21%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.55%) Drupal
8 1 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) nginx
Business Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 80 (44.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.63%) Serverless
4 10 (5.52%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (4.42%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.21%) SaaS
9 3 (1.66%) IaaS
9 3 (1.66%) PaaS
10 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.10%) Bluemix
10 2 (1.10%) GitHub
10 2 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (1.10%) Office 365
11 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.05%) Big Data
1 20 (11.05%) NoSQL
2 18 (9.94%) Hadoop
2 18 (9.94%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.21%) MySQL
6 3 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.55%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.55%) OLAP
8 1 (0.55%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) Power BI
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (23.20%) JIRA
2 29 (16.02%) Git (software)
3 23 (12.71%) Maven
4 18 (9.94%) JUnit
5 14 (7.73%) Grunt
5 14 (7.73%) gulp
6 13 (7.18%) IntelliJ
6 13 (7.18%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (4.97%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.42%) Gradle
8 8 (4.42%) Mockito
8 8 (4.42%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.42%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (2.21%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.21%) Selenium
9 4 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (19.34%) Publishing
2 5 (2.76%) Finance
3 2 (1.10%) Games
3 2 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Back Office
4 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (44.20%) Developer
2 41 (22.65%) Java Developer
3 37 (20.44%) AWS Developer
4 28 (15.47%) Scrum Master
5 23 (12.71%) Agile Developer
6 16 (8.84%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Agile Coach
8 14 (7.73%) Agile Scrum Master
9 13 (7.18%) Node.js Developer
10 12 (6.63%) Analyst
10 12 (6.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (6.08%) Angular Developer
12 10 (5.52%) Big Data Developer
12 10 (5.52%) Scala Developer
13 9 (4.97%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (4.97%) Big Data Engineer
13 9 (4.97%) Business Analyst
13 9 (4.97%) Data Engineer
13 9 (4.97%) Process Manager
13 9 (4.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.41%) Web Services
2 39 (21.55%) AngularJS
3 35 (19.34%) CSS
3 35 (19.34%) HTML
4 21 (11.60%) Node.js
5 17 (9.39%) HTML5
5 17 (9.39%) Hystrix
5 17 (9.39%) React
5 17 (9.39%) Spring
6 15 (8.29%) CSS3
7 14 (7.73%) LESS
7 14 (7.73%) RESTful
7 14 (7.73%) Sass
8 13 (7.18%) Dropwizard
8 13 (7.18%) JSON
8 13 (7.18%) Play Framework
8 13 (7.18%) REST
8 13 (7.18%) Scalatra
9 10 (5.52%) Hibernate
9 10 (5.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.31%) Semantic Web
3 4 (2.21%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (1.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (67.40%) Kanban
3 89 (49.17%) TDD
4 60 (33.15%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (29.28%) Pair Programming
6 45 (24.86%) Test Automation
7 43 (23.76%) BDD
8 29 (16.02%) DevOps
8 29 (16.02%) Software Engineering
9 27 (14.92%) Software Delivery
10 26 (14.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 26 (14.36%) Web Development
11 23 (12.71%) Unit Testing
12 20 (11.05%) Coaching
12 20 (11.05%) SOLID
12 20 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (10.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (10.50%) MVC
14 18 (9.94%) Mentoring
14 18 (9.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.02%) Java
2 40 (22.10%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.36%) Python
4 23 (12.71%) Scala
4 23 (12.71%) SQL
5 19 (10.50%) PHP
6 14 (7.73%) Groovy
7 6 (3.31%) C#
7 6 (3.31%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.10%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.10%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.10%) R
9 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) C
9 1 (0.55%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) ES6
9 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.36%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) PMO
3 2 (1.10%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (17.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (10.50%) Terraform
2 18 (9.94%) Mesos
3 6 (3.31%) Ansible
3 6 (3.31%) Puppet
4 4 (2.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (7.18%) New Relic
2 10 (5.52%) Oracle
3 9 (4.97%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.42%) Talend
5 5 (2.76%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.21%) Infor
6 4 (2.21%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.21%) Splunk
7 2 (1.10%) HP
7 2 (1.10%) IBM
7 2 (1.10%) Zend
8 1 (0.55%) Capita
8 1 (0.55%) Cognos
8 1 (0.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter
8 1 (0.55%) VMware