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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 51 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.62% 8.02% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 10.80% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 12
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £315 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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
679 537 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 74.27% 64.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 373 284
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 21
Average hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 94 (96.91%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.39%) Java
3 29 (29.90%) TDD
4 28 (28.87%) Open Source
5 27 (27.84%) Linux
6 25 (25.77%) PHP
7 24 (24.74%) SQL
8 21 (21.65%) HTML
8 21 (21.65%) Finance
9 20 (20.62%) Selenium
10 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
10 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
11 17 (17.53%) CSS
12 16 (16.49%) MVC
12 16 (16.49%) Web Services
12 16 (16.49%) .NET
12 16 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
13 15 (15.46%) Spring
14 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
14 14 (14.43%) WebDriver
14 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
14 14 (14.43%) Jenkins
15 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.37%) LAMP
16 12 (12.37%) V-Model
16 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
16 12 (12.37%) WATIR
16 12 (12.37%) jQuery
17 11 (11.34%) Ruby

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.19%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) CMS
3 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.06%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Project
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Magento
2 1 (1.03%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.06%) PaaS
4 2 (2.06%) GitHub
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.06%) DVB
2 2 (2.06%) AMQP
2 2 (2.06%) DLNA
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) MySQL
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.19%) MS Access
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.12%) Redis
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) Hazelcast
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Selenium
2 14 (14.43%) WebDriver
2 14 (14.43%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.37%) WATIR
3 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (10.31%) JMeter
6 8 (8.25%) JIRA
6 8 (8.25%) Cucumber
7 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.12%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.12%) PHPUnit
9 3 (3.09%) Ant
9 3 (3.09%) JUnit
9 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.06%) Maven
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (2.06%) Behat
10 2 (2.06%) GitLab
11 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.22%) Electronics
4 6 (6.19%) Marketing
4 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Tester
3 16 (16.49%) Analyst
4 15 (15.46%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Architect
6 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Applications Architect
7 5 (5.15%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (5.15%) Programmer
8 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Tester
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Agile Coach
8 4 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) HTML
2 17 (17.53%) CSS
3 16 (16.49%) .NET
3 16 (16.49%) Web Services
4 15 (15.46%) Spring
5 12 (12.37%) jQuery
5 12 (12.37%) LAMP
6 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.34%) RESTful
6 11 (11.34%) HTML5
7 8 (8.25%) JSON
8 7 (7.22%) Spring MVC
8 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.19%) Symfony
9 6 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (4.12%) Doctrine
11 4 (4.12%) Memcached
11 4 (4.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.87%) Open Source
2 8 (8.25%) DTV
3 7 (7.22%) User Experience
4 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.09%) Social Media
5 3 (3.09%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) MPEG
7 1 (1.03%) iDTV
7 1 (1.03%) STB
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.84%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) UNIX
3 6 (6.19%) CentOS
4 5 (5.15%) Windows
5 4 (4.12%) Fedora
5 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (96.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) TDD
3 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
4 16 (16.49%) MVC
4 16 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
6 12 (12.37%) V-Model
7 11 (11.34%) Performance Testing
7 11 (11.34%) OO
8 10 (10.31%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.25%) Kanban
10 8 (8.25%) OO PHP
11 7 (7.22%) DevOps
11 7 (7.22%) Coaching
11 7 (7.22%) BDD
11 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.22%) Software Testing
11 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.39%) Java
2 25 (25.77%) PHP
3 24 (24.74%) SQL
4 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.34%) C#
5 11 (11.34%) Ruby
6 8 (8.25%) PHP5
7 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.19%) Python
8 4 (4.12%) VBA
9 3 (3.09%) Scala
9 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.09%) C++
9 3 (3.09%) Perl
9 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.06%) C
11 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) ISEB
4 5 (5.15%) HND
4 5 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.12%) Degree
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
1 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
3 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.22%) Zend
4 6 (6.19%) SAP
5 4 (4.12%) New Relic
6 3 (3.09%) VMware
7 2 (2.06%) Telerik
7 2 (2.06%) Adobe
8 1 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
Bristol, Avon
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago