Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 8 15
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +21
Contract jobs citing Scrum 96 174 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.88% 14.44% 10.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 16.94% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 178 103
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £397 £413 £338
90th Percentile £674 £600 £549
South East median daily rate £475 £446 £425
% change year-on-year +6.44% +5.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +7.37% -9.52% +22.09%

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 1,072 1,027 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.94% 85.23% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 808 788
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 36
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £22.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.79% +28.17% -15.48%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.92 £13.65
90th Percentile £49.50 £77.50 £45.88
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -15 43 £513 -2.38% 22
Kidlington -1 11 £450 -14.29% 1
Thame - 8 £585 -
Abingdon -11 4 £525 +16.67% 2
Banbury - 1 - -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 93 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) Kanban
3 25 (26.04%) DevOps
3 25 (26.04%) Java
3 25 (26.04%) SQL
4 24 (25.00%) Web Services
5 20 (20.83%) Spring
5 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 17 (17.71%) Finance
7 17 (17.71%) Kubernetes
8 16 (16.67%) Spring Boot
9 15 (15.63%) Unit Testing
10 14 (14.58%) Publishing
11 13 (13.54%) TDD
11 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
11 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (12.50%) Ansible
12 12 (12.50%) User Stories
12 12 (12.50%) Kafka
12 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (12.50%) HTML
12 12 (12.50%) CSS
13 11 (11.46%) Linux
13 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (11.46%) Workflow
13 11 (11.46%) Docker
13 11 (11.46%) jQuery
13 11 (11.46%) Software Delivery

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 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.04%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.25%) Serverless
3 3 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (3.13%) GitHub
3 3 (3.13%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.04%) PaaS
5 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (5.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.21%) Big Data
4 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.21%) Power BI
4 5 (5.21%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (4.17%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (4.17%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) Redis
6 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.08%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.08%) GIS
7 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.08%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.25%) JIRA
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.17%) Maven
4 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.13%) JDeveloper
4 3 (3.13%) JUnit
4 3 (3.13%) Mockito
5 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.08%) Grunt
5 2 (2.08%) gulp
5 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.04%) Gradle
6 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.04%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.04%) webpack
6 1 (1.04%) YourKit
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Publishing
3 8 (8.33%) Billing
4 6 (6.25%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.13%) Games
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Scrum Master
4 13 (13.54%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 13 (13.54%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Agile Scrum Master
6 8 (8.33%) Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Agile Developer
7 7 (7.29%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Manager
9 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) Web Services
2 20 (20.83%) Spring
3 16 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 12 (12.50%) CSS
4 12 (12.50%) HTML
4 12 (12.50%) Kafka
5 11 (11.46%) jQuery
6 9 (9.38%) .NET
6 9 (9.38%) Sass
7 8 (8.33%) XML
8 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.29%) HTML5
9 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (6.25%) CSS3
10 5 (5.21%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.21%) Handlebars
10 5 (5.21%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.21%) Symfony
10 5 (5.21%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) User Experience
2 5 (5.21%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Life Science
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.04%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) Kanban
3 25 (26.04%) DevOps
4 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.63%) Unit Testing
6 13 (13.54%) TDD
7 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.50%) User Stories
8 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.46%) Software Delivery
8 11 (11.46%) Workflow
9 9 (9.38%) Microservices
9 9 (9.38%) Open Source
9 9 (9.38%) Quote-to-Cash
9 9 (9.38%) SDLC
10 8 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (8.33%) MVC
11 7 (7.29%) Business Process Modelling
11 7 (7.29%) Conceptual Models
11 7 (7.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) Java
1 25 (26.04%) SQL
2 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.38%) Java 8
4 7 (7.29%) C#
4 7 (7.29%) PHP
4 7 (7.29%) Python
5 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.08%) C++
6 2 (2.08%) Go
6 2 (2.08%) Perl
6 2 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (1.04%) GLSL
7 1 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) CBAP
2 4 (4.17%) IIBA
2 4 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) GDPR
2 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) PMO
4 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.50%) Ansible
3 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.29%) Puppet
4 3 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Oracle
2 6 (6.25%) SAP
3 5 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.13%) Google
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.08%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.04%) New Relic