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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 63 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.17% 8.07% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 10.61% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 11
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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
638 594 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.27% 76.06% 66.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 403 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.16% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 103 (97.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.28%) Java
3 32 (30.19%) TDD
4 29 (27.36%) Linux
5 27 (25.47%) PHP
5 27 (25.47%) Open Source
6 24 (22.64%) HTML
6 24 (22.64%) SQL
7 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
8 20 (18.87%) Selenium
8 20 (18.87%) .NET
8 20 (18.87%) JavaScript
8 20 (18.87%) CSS
8 20 (18.87%) MVC
9 19 (17.92%) Finance
10 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
11 16 (15.09%) Web Services
11 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 16 (15.09%) Waterfall
11 16 (15.09%) Spring
12 15 (14.15%) jQuery
12 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
12 15 (14.15%) Jenkins
13 14 (13.21%) C#
13 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
13 14 (13.21%) Ruby
14 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
14 13 (12.26%) WebDriver
14 13 (12.26%) MySQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.66%) Apache
3 3 (2.83%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.94%) Liferay
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Shopify
2 1 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) SaaS
3 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.89%) PaaS
4 2 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.89%) DVB
2 2 (1.89%) AMQP
2 2 (1.89%) DLNA
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) MySQL
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.66%) MS Access
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.77%) Redis
6 4 (3.77%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Selenium
2 15 (14.15%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.26%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (10.38%) WATIR
5 9 (8.49%) JMeter
6 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
6 8 (7.55%) JIRA
6 8 (7.55%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.77%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.77%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.83%) Ant
8 3 (2.83%) JUnit
8 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.89%) Maven
9 2 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.89%) Behat
9 2 (1.89%) GitLab
10 1 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.60%) Electronics
4 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.66%) Marketing
5 4 (3.77%) Legal
6 3 (2.83%) Back Office
7 2 (1.89%) Retail
8 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 40 (37.74%) Developer
2 17 (16.04%) Analyst
3 16 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Tester
5 10 (9.43%) Architect
5 10 (9.43%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.72%) Programmer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Agile Coach
9 5 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.77%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Technical Tester
10 4 (3.77%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) HTML
2 20 (18.87%) .NET
2 20 (18.87%) CSS
3 16 (15.09%) Web Services
3 16 (15.09%) Spring
4 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
4 15 (14.15%) jQuery
5 13 (12.26%) LAMP
6 12 (11.32%) RESTful
6 12 (11.32%) HTML5
7 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.55%) JSON
9 7 (6.60%) Spring MVC
9 7 (6.60%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.66%) Symfony
10 6 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (3.77%) Memcached
12 4 (3.77%) XML
12 4 (3.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.47%) Open Source
2 8 (7.55%) DTV
3 7 (6.60%) User Experience
4 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.83%) Social Media
7 2 (1.89%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.89%) MPEG
8 1 (0.94%) iDTV
8 1 (0.94%) STB
8 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) Linux
2 11 (10.38%) UNIX
3 8 (7.55%) CentOS
4 6 (5.66%) Fedora
5 5 (4.72%) Windows
5 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (97.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.19%) TDD
3 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.87%) MVC
5 16 (15.09%) Waterfall
6 11 (10.38%) V-Model
6 11 (10.38%) OO
7 10 (9.43%) Kanban
7 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.49%) DevOps
8 9 (8.49%) Performance Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
9 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.55%) Project Management
9 8 (7.55%) Coaching
9 8 (7.55%) User Stories
9 8 (7.55%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) Java
2 27 (25.47%) PHP
3 24 (22.64%) SQL
4 20 (18.87%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.21%) C#
5 14 (13.21%) Ruby
6 10 (9.43%) PHP5
7 7 (6.60%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.60%) Python
8 4 (3.77%) VBA
8 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.83%) Scala
9 3 (2.83%) C++
9 3 (2.83%) Perl
9 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.89%) C
11 1 (0.94%) Groovy
11 1 (0.94%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.94%) VB6
11 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 5 (4.72%) ISEB
5 4 (3.77%) HND
5 4 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
1 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.55%) Oracle
4 7 (6.60%) Zend
5 6 (5.66%) SAP
6 4 (3.77%) VMware
6 4 (3.77%) New Relic
7 2 (1.89%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) Google
8 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.94%) Rackspace
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