The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs citing Scrum 39 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.88% 3.29% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 4.53% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 6
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£375 £350 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
606 397 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 72.58% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 268 381
Average daily rate £375 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 34
Average hourly rate £23.25 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Scrum
South West

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 31 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.30%) Finance
3 28 (28.28%) Java
4 25 (25.25%) CSS
5 23 (23.23%) Spring
5 23 (23.23%) Selenium
6 22 (22.22%) HTML
7 21 (21.21%) Open Source
8 18 (18.18%) jQuery
8 18 (18.18%) TDD
8 18 (18.18%) MVC
9 17 (17.17%) SQL
9 17 (17.17%) MySQL
9 17 (17.17%) E-Commerce
9 17 (17.17%) Unit Testing
10 16 (16.16%) .NET
10 16 (16.16%) PHP
11 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
11 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 15 (15.15%) WebDriver
12 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
12 14 (14.14%) Performance Testing
12 14 (14.14%) WATIR
12 14 (14.14%) Project Management
13 13 (13.13%) Linux
13 13 (13.13%) JUnit
13 13 (13.13%) Web Services
13 13 (13.13%) JMeter
13 13 (13.13%) PHP5
13 13 (13.13%) JIRA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.06%) Confluence
3 3 (3.03%) Node.js
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) Mule
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Kentico
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.03%) Magento
2 3 (3.03%) Shopify
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.05%) SaaS
2 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) MySQL
2 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.03%) Hazelcast
4 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.01%) OLTP
6 1 (1.01%) OLAP
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) Selenium
2 15 (15.15%) WebDriver
3 14 (14.14%) WATIR
4 13 (13.13%) JIRA
4 13 (13.13%) JUnit
4 13 (13.13%) JMeter
5 10 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (9.09%) Subversion
7 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.05%) JBehave
9 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (3.03%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.02%) Maven
11 2 (2.02%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.02%) Moq
11 2 (2.02%) PHPUnit
11 2 (2.02%) PhpStorm
General
1 30 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Electronics
2 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Back Office
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (52.53%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Tester
3 16 (16.16%) Lead Developer
3 16 (16.16%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Technical Tester
5 9 (9.09%) Technical Developer
6 8 (8.08%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.04%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.03%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) CSS
2 23 (23.23%) Spring
3 22 (22.22%) HTML
4 18 (18.18%) jQuery
5 16 (16.16%) .NET
6 13 (13.13%) Web Services
7 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
8 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (9.09%) XML
10 8 (8.08%) Ajax
11 6 (6.06%) XSD
11 6 (6.06%) J2EE
11 6 (6.06%) JSP
11 6 (6.06%) RESTful
11 6 (6.06%) Spring MVC
12 5 (5.05%) Servlets
12 5 (5.05%) LAMP
12 5 (5.05%) REST
13 4 (4.04%) Zend Framework
13 4 (4.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Open Source
2 8 (8.08%) DTV
3 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) GIS
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) Fedora
2 9 (9.09%) CentOS
3 8 (8.08%) UNIX
4 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Windows
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) TDD
2 18 (18.18%) MVC
3 17 (17.17%) E-Commerce
3 17 (17.17%) Unit Testing
4 14 (14.14%) Performance Testing
4 14 (14.14%) Project Management
5 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.11%) Kanban
6 11 (11.11%) Validation
7 10 (10.10%) Programme Management
8 8 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (8.08%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.07%) Data Validation
9 7 (7.07%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) Java
2 17 (17.17%) SQL
3 16 (16.16%) PHP
4 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.13%) PHP5
6 11 (11.11%) C#
7 7 (7.07%) Ruby
8 5 (5.05%) Python
9 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.03%) Scala
11 1 (1.01%) Groovy
11 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) ISEB
3 6 (6.06%) Degree
4 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.04%) HND
5 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Zend
2 9 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle
3 8 (8.08%) SAP
4 6 (6.06%) hybris
5 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.02%) Telerik
7 1 (1.01%) JBoss
7 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
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