Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +27
Contract jobs citing Scrum 50 117 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.38% 9.47% 10.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.54% 10.82% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 99 103
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +2.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £200 £360 £320
90th Percentile £550 £660 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £50.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +2.00% +14.94% -3.33%

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 663 1,081 971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.57% 87.53% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 805 704
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £194
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 39
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £19.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.10% +6.76% -7.50%
10th Percentile £17.07 £14.74 £12.42
90th Percentile £51.63 £57.50 £53.50
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.00 £22.52
% change year-on-year +18.62% -6.75% -15.97%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -14 27 £450 -18.18% 9
Kidlington +6 7 £200 -68.75%
Burford - 3 £450 -
Abingdon - 2 £450 - 1
Banbury 0 1 - -
Carterton - 1 £380 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) DevOps
3 20 (40.00%) Kanban
4 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (16.00%) .NET
8 8 (16.00%) CSS
8 8 (16.00%) LESS
8 8 (16.00%) Redux
9 7 (14.00%) PostCSS
9 7 (14.00%) User Stories
9 7 (14.00%) Ansible
9 7 (14.00%) Node.js
9 7 (14.00%) Sass
9 7 (14.00%) webpack
9 7 (14.00%) MQTT
9 7 (14.00%) RethinkDB
9 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
9 7 (14.00%) Java
9 7 (14.00%) PHP
9 7 (14.00%) SQL
9 7 (14.00%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (14.00%) Confluence
9 7 (14.00%) Puppet
9 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
9 7 (14.00%) NoSQL

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 7 (14.00%) Confluence
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (8.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.00%) Serverless
6 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) MQTT
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (14.00%) RethinkDB
2 4 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Redis
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.00%) PostCSS
1 7 (14.00%) webpack
2 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.00%) Gradle
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) Selenium
2 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) AWS Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (8.00%) Azure Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Scrum Master
7 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Migration Architect
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
1 8 (16.00%) CSS
1 8 (16.00%) LESS
1 8 (16.00%) Redux
2 7 (14.00%) Node.js
2 7 (14.00%) Sass
3 6 (12.00%) Express
4 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.00%) Kafka
4 5 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Core
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.00%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (4.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.00%) jQuery
6 2 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) DevOps
3 20 (40.00%) Kanban
4 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.00%) BDD
6 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.00%) User Stories
6 7 (14.00%) Web Development
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) QA Automation
7 5 (10.00%) Quote-to-Cash
7 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (8.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) PHP
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CBAP
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) IIBA
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Ansible
1 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) New Relic
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Spotify
4 2 (4.00%) Avaya