The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 55 52 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.51% 5.98% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.01% 7.75% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 57
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £46.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
Scrum
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
687 671 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.30% 77.13% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 509 439
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Bristol region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Bristol region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 90 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 39 (41.49%) .NET
4 38 (40.43%) TDD
5 36 (38.30%) MVC
5 36 (38.30%) C#
6 34 (36.17%) HTML
7 33 (35.11%) CSS
7 33 (35.11%) BDD
8 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
9 30 (31.91%) ASP.NET
10 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (25.53%) AngularJS
12 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
12 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
12 21 (22.34%) E-Commerce
13 20 (21.28%) Kanban
14 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (19.15%) SQL
16 17 (18.09%) Ruby
17 16 (17.02%) OO
18 15 (15.96%) Web Services
18 15 (15.96%) WCF
19 14 (14.89%) jQuery
19 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (14.89%) Front End Development
20 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
20 13 (13.83%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) Node.js
2 3 (3.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (10.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (8.51%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) GSM
2 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.38%) MySQL
5 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.13%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (9.57%) Cucumber
4 9 (9.57%) SpecFlow
5 8 (8.51%) Moq
5 8 (8.51%) NUnit
5 8 (8.51%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.32%) JIRA
7 4 (4.26%) PHPUnit
8 3 (3.19%) Maven
8 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.13%) Selenium
9 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.13%) Subversion
10 1 (1.06%) Ant
10 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.06%) JSUnit
10 1 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Marketing
3 10 (10.64%) Electronics
3 10 (10.64%) Manufacturing
3 10 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) C# Developer
3 15 (15.96%) .NET Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (11.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.70%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (11.70%) HTML Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Analyst
7 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (10.64%) C# Software Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Software Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Angular Developer
8 9 (9.57%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Scrum Master
9 8 (8.51%) AWS Software Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.49%) .NET
2 34 (36.17%) HTML
3 33 (35.11%) CSS
4 30 (31.91%) ASP.NET
5 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (25.53%) AngularJS
7 15 (15.96%) WCF
7 15 (15.96%) Web Services
8 14 (14.89%) jQuery
9 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (11.70%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (10.64%) Entity Framework
11 10 (10.64%) HTML5
11 10 (10.64%) RESTful
12 9 (9.57%) JSON
12 9 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (8.51%) Gherkin
13 8 (8.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) User Experience
2 8 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Android
2 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.43%) TDD
3 36 (38.30%) MVC
4 33 (35.11%) BDD
5 21 (22.34%) E-Commerce
6 20 (21.28%) Kanban
7 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (17.02%) OO
9 14 (14.89%) Front End Development
10 13 (13.83%) Automated Testing
10 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.70%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (10.64%) Programme Management
13 9 (9.57%) Project Management
14 8 (8.51%) OOP
15 7 (7.45%) High Availability
15 7 (7.45%) OOD
16 6 (6.38%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 36 (38.30%) C#
3 18 (19.15%) SQL
4 17 (18.09%) Ruby
5 9 (9.57%) Perl
5 9 (9.57%) Python
6 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.32%) PHP
8 4 (4.26%) Java
9 3 (3.19%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
1 2 (2.13%) ISEB
1 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (10.64%) yum
2 1 (1.06%) DBAmp
2 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) SAP
3 6 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.26%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.19%) Zend
6 2 (2.13%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.06%) Apple
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Rally
7 1 (1.06%) Telerik
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