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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 50 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.77% 5.88% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.64% 7.72% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 11
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£425 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £354 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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
694 648 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.52% 76.15% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 463 318
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 109 (96.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.90%) TDD
3 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 37 (32.74%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (30.97%) Java
5 35 (30.97%) CSS
6 34 (30.09%) HTML
7 33 (29.20%) E-Commerce
8 29 (25.66%) .NET
9 28 (24.78%) Android
10 25 (22.12%) Web Services
11 21 (18.58%) Software Engineering
11 21 (18.58%) Git (software)
11 21 (18.58%) BDD
11 21 (18.58%) Node.js
11 21 (18.58%) Android Development
12 19 (16.81%) Apple iOS
12 19 (16.81%) Objective-C
13 18 (15.93%) Jenkins
13 18 (15.93%) Mobile App
14 17 (15.04%) AngularJS
14 17 (15.04%) Kanban
14 17 (15.04%) C#
14 17 (15.04%) Linux
15 16 (14.16%) OO
15 16 (14.16%) MVC
15 16 (14.16%) JSON
15 16 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (14.16%) REST
16 15 (13.27%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (18.58%) Node.js
2 4 (3.54%) Apache
2 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.65%) Confluence
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.88%) Liferay
5 1 (0.88%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.42%) SaaS
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.08%) MySQL
4 7 (6.19%) SQLite
5 5 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.77%) MS Access
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.77%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.93%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.08%) JIRA
4 7 (6.19%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.42%) Robotium
5 5 (4.42%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.42%) Mechanoid
5 5 (4.42%) Robolectric
6 4 (3.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.54%) Mocha
6 4 (3.54%) Selenium
7 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.65%) Calabash
7 3 (2.65%) Grunt
7 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.65%) gulp
8 2 (1.77%) JUnit
8 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Marketing
3 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.42%) Electronics
3 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (42.48%) Developer
2 11 (9.73%) Software Engineer
2 11 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (8.85%) Android Software Engineer
3 10 (8.85%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.96%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (7.08%) iOS Developer
6 7 (6.19%) AWS Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (3.54%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (3.54%) Tester
9 4 (3.54%) Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.54%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.65%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.97%) CSS
2 34 (30.09%) HTML
3 29 (25.66%) .NET
4 25 (22.12%) Web Services
5 17 (15.04%) AngularJS
6 16 (14.16%) REST
6 16 (14.16%) JSON
7 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET
8 13 (11.50%) HTML5
9 11 (9.73%) Android SDK
10 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.08%) jQuery
12 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
13 6 (5.31%) Sass
13 6 (5.31%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (5.31%) Entity Framework
14 5 (4.42%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (4.42%) SOAP
14 5 (4.42%) ActionBarSherlock
15 4 (3.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.73%) User Experience
3 9 (7.96%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (5.31%) iPad
4 6 (5.31%) iPhone
5 5 (4.42%) DTV
6 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.77%) Handset
7 2 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.78%) Android
2 19 (16.81%) Apple iOS
3 17 (15.04%) Linux
4 12 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.62%) Windows
5 11 (9.73%) Windows Phone
6 9 (7.96%) Windows Phone 7
7 5 (4.42%) CentOS
8 2 (1.77%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (96.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.90%) TDD
3 37 (32.74%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (29.20%) E-Commerce
5 21 (18.58%) Software Engineering
5 21 (18.58%) BDD
5 21 (18.58%) Android Development
6 17 (15.04%) Kanban
7 16 (14.16%) OO
7 16 (14.16%) MVC
8 15 (13.27%) DevOps
9 13 (11.50%) Open Source
9 13 (11.50%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.62%) Configuration Management
10 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.73%) OOD
11 11 (9.73%) SOA
12 10 (8.85%) Project Management
12 10 (8.85%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (8.85%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
2 35 (30.97%) Java
3 19 (16.81%) Objective-C
4 17 (15.04%) C#
5 11 (9.73%) SQL
6 10 (8.85%) PHP
7 9 (7.96%) Ruby
8 4 (3.54%) C++
8 4 (3.54%) C
9 3 (2.65%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.77%) Perl
10 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.77%) VBA
10 2 (1.77%) Python
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.88%) Clojure
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.62%) Puppet
3 11 (9.73%) Ansible
4 2 (1.77%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Red Hat
2 11 (9.73%) VMware
3 7 (6.19%) SAP
4 5 (4.42%) Google
4 5 (4.42%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.65%) Zend
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle
7 2 (1.77%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.77%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe
8 1 (0.88%) Apple
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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