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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 50 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.89% 2.45% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 3.44% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 14
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£393 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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
625 436 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.62% 71.13% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 309 421
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - - - -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) Java
3 33 (31.43%) Finance
4 28 (26.67%) Spring
5 24 (22.86%) CSS
6 22 (20.95%) Selenium
6 22 (20.95%) jQuery
7 21 (20.00%) Open Source
7 21 (20.00%) PHP
8 20 (19.05%) E-Commerce
9 19 (18.10%) TDD
9 19 (18.10%) SQL
9 19 (18.10%) MySQL
9 19 (18.10%) HTML
9 19 (18.10%) Linux
9 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
9 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
10 17 (16.19%) MVC
10 17 (16.19%) PHP5
10 17 (16.19%) WebDriver
11 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
11 16 (15.24%) WATIR
11 16 (15.24%) Tomcat
12 15 (14.29%) Project Management
12 15 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (13.33%) .NET
13 14 (13.33%) JMeter
14 13 (12.38%) Web Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 16 (15.24%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.71%) Confluence
3 4 (3.81%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Node.js
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.95%) Kentico
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Mule
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.81%) Magento
2 4 (3.81%) Shopify
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.67%) SaaS
2 7 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) MySQL
2 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.62%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.76%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) OLTP
7 1 (0.95%) OLAP
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Selenium
2 17 (16.19%) WebDriver
3 16 (15.24%) WATIR
4 14 (13.33%) JMeter
5 12 (11.43%) JUnit
5 12 (11.43%) JIRA
6 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.62%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.67%) Subversion
9 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.81%) FitNesse
11 4 (3.81%) Maven
11 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.86%) Ant
13 2 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.90%) Hudson
13 2 (1.90%) PHPUnit
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.52%) Marketing
3 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Back Office
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (51.43%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Tester
3 18 (17.14%) Lead Developer
4 9 (8.57%) Technical Tester
5 8 (7.62%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Technical Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Agile Coach
9 4 (3.81%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) Spring
2 24 (22.86%) CSS
3 22 (20.95%) jQuery
4 19 (18.10%) HTML
5 14 (13.33%) .NET
6 13 (12.38%) Web Services
7 10 (9.52%) LAMP
7 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.52%) RESTful
8 9 (8.57%) Spring MVC
8 9 (8.57%) JSP
9 8 (7.62%) XML
9 8 (7.62%) Ajax
9 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.67%) Servlets
11 6 (5.71%) XSD
12 5 (4.76%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.76%) J2EE
12 5 (4.76%) Java EE
13 4 (3.81%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Open Source
2 10 (9.52%) DTV
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.86%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.86%) Social Media
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Linux
2 11 (10.48%) Fedora
2 11 (10.48%) CentOS
3 8 (7.62%) UNIX
4 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.95%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Windows
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 19 (18.10%) TDD
3 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
3 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
4 17 (16.19%) MVC
5 15 (14.29%) Project Management
5 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.48%) Programme Management
7 11 (10.48%) Validation
7 11 (10.48%) Kanban
8 10 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (7.62%) B2C
10 7 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.67%) Data Validation
10 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.71%) Web Development
11 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.29%) Java
2 21 (20.00%) PHP
3 19 (18.10%) SQL
4 17 (16.19%) PHP5
5 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.52%) Ruby
7 9 (8.57%) C#
8 7 (6.67%) Python
9 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.95%) C++
10 1 (0.95%) Groovy
10 1 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) Degree
4 6 (5.71%) ISEB
5 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (4.76%) HND
6 4 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) Red Hat
1 11 (10.48%) Zend
2 10 (9.52%) SAP
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle
4 6 (5.71%) hybris
5 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.90%) Telerik
7 1 (0.95%) JBoss
7 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
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