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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 60 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.97% 6.58% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 8.35% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 12
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£425 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
669 659 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.70% 78.83% 65.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 465 205
Average daily rate £390 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £16.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 107 (96.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) Java
3 36 (32.43%) TDD
4 31 (27.93%) HTML
5 29 (26.13%) CSS
6 27 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
8 21 (18.92%) .NET
8 21 (18.92%) Open Source
9 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET
9 19 (17.12%) Software Engineering
10 18 (16.22%) E-Commerce
10 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
10 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
11 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
11 17 (15.32%) Linux
11 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
12 16 (14.41%) C#
12 16 (14.41%) MVC
13 15 (13.51%) Finance
13 15 (13.51%) Ruby
13 15 (13.51%) PHP
13 15 (13.51%) DevOps
14 14 (12.61%) Mentoring
14 14 (12.61%) SQL
14 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (12.61%) Waterfall
15 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (11.71%) MS Excel

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (5.41%) Node.js
2 3 (2.70%) Apache
2 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.80%) Mule
3 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.80%) Mule ESB
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.90%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Liferay
4 1 (0.90%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Project
3 3 (2.70%) MS Office
4 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) SaaS
3 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (8.11%) MySQL
3 9 (8.11%) MS Access
4 6 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.90%) SQLite
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.71%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.11%) Selenium
6 8 (7.21%) JIRA
7 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.70%) Calabash
9 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.80%) JMeter
10 2 (1.80%) JUnit
10 2 (1.80%) TestNG
10 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.80%) WATIR
11 1 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.90%) Behat
11 1 (0.90%) Toad
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Electronics
2 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.41%) Legal
2 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.41%) Marketing
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Developer
2 11 (9.91%) Analyst
3 10 (9.01%) ScrumMaster
4 9 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Tester
6 7 (6.31%) Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Programmer
7 6 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Android Software Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.60%) Development Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Agile Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.93%) HTML
2 29 (26.13%) CSS
3 21 (18.92%) .NET
4 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (10.81%) HTML5
7 11 (9.91%) JSON
7 11 (9.91%) jQuery
7 11 (9.91%) Web Services
8 8 (7.21%) REST
8 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (6.31%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.31%) Spring
10 6 (5.41%) Apache Camel
11 5 (4.50%) Android SDK
11 5 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.60%) Symfony
13 3 (2.70%) Doctrine
13 3 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.41%) DTV
3 4 (3.60%) User Experience
4 2 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.21%) CentOS
3 8 (7.21%) Android
4 5 (4.50%) Fedora
5 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (96.40%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.43%) TDD
3 27 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (18.92%) Open Source
5 19 (17.12%) Software Engineering
6 18 (16.22%) E-Commerce
7 16 (14.41%) MVC
8 15 (13.51%) DevOps
9 14 (12.61%) Mentoring
9 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (12.61%) Waterfall
10 11 (9.91%) Kanban
10 11 (9.91%) Project Management
11 10 (9.01%) SDLC
11 10 (9.01%) Programme Management
11 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
11 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.11%) V-Model
12 9 (8.11%) SOA
12 9 (8.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.04%) Java
2 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.41%) C#
4 15 (13.51%) Ruby
4 15 (13.51%) PHP
5 14 (12.61%) SQL
6 10 (9.01%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.11%) Objective-C
8 8 (7.21%) VBA
9 3 (2.70%) PHP5
10 2 (1.80%) Python
10 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) Groovy
11 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) Degree
4 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) ISEB
5 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.11%) Puppet
3 8 (7.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.11%) VMware
4 7 (6.31%) SAP
5 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle
7 3 (2.70%) Zend
8 2 (1.80%) IBM
9 1 (0.90%) New Relic
9 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe
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