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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 14 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 78 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.67% 5.01% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.10% 6.42% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 31 15
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£413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
703 623 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.11% 77.97% 74.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 463 272
Average daily rate £388 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% -44.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 121 (96.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (43.65%) TDD
3 41 (32.54%) Java
3 41 (32.54%) CSS
4 40 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 40 (31.75%) HTML
5 38 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (24.60%) .NET
6 31 (24.60%) E-Commerce
7 25 (19.84%) Android
8 23 (18.25%) Web Services
9 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 21 (16.67%) Node.js
10 20 (15.87%) BDD
10 20 (15.87%) C#
11 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET
11 19 (15.08%) MVC
12 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 18 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 18 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 18 (14.29%) Kanban
12 18 (14.29%) Mobile App
12 18 (14.29%) Android Development
12 18 (14.29%) DevOps
13 17 (13.49%) Open Source
13 17 (13.49%) Linux
13 17 (13.49%) Objective-C
14 16 (12.70%) Finance
14 16 (12.70%) REST

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.67%) Node.js
2 4 (3.17%) Apache
3 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.38%) Confluence
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.59%) Mule
4 2 (1.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.59%) Mule ESB
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.79%) Liferay
5 1 (0.79%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Project
3 2 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.97%) SaaS
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.56%) MySQL
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.76%) MS Access
4 6 (4.76%) SQLite
5 5 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.35%) JIRA
5 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.76%) Selenium
7 5 (3.97%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (3.17%) Mechanoid
8 4 (3.17%) Robolectric
8 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.17%) Mocha
8 4 (3.17%) Robotium
9 3 (2.38%) Calabash
9 3 (2.38%) Grunt
9 3 (2.38%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.38%) gulp
10 2 (1.59%) JUnit
10 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (12.70%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Marketing
3 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.97%) Electronics
3 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) Developer
2 11 (8.73%) Software Engineer
2 11 (8.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (7.94%) Project Manager
3 10 (7.94%) Android Software Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (6.35%) ScrumMaster
5 7 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
5 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 7 (5.56%) AWS Developer
6 6 (4.76%) Analyst
6 6 (4.76%) iOS Developer
7 5 (3.97%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Tester
8 4 (3.17%) Programmer
8 4 (3.17%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.54%) CSS
2 40 (31.75%) HTML
3 31 (24.60%) .NET
4 23 (18.25%) Web Services
5 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET
6 18 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 16 (12.70%) REST
7 16 (12.70%) JSON
8 15 (11.90%) HTML5
9 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (7.94%) jQuery
10 10 (7.94%) Android SDK
11 8 (6.35%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (4.76%) Entity Framework
12 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (4.76%) Sass
12 6 (4.76%) Spring
12 6 (4.76%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.94%) User Experience
3 7 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (3.97%) iPad
4 5 (3.97%) DTV
4 5 (3.97%) iPhone
5 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.59%) Handset
7 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.84%) Android
2 17 (13.49%) Linux
3 16 (12.70%) Apple iOS
4 12 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 9 (7.14%) Windows
6 7 (5.56%) Windows Phone 7
7 5 (3.97%) CentOS
8 2 (1.59%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (96.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (43.65%) TDD
3 38 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (24.60%) E-Commerce
5 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 20 (15.87%) BDD
7 19 (15.08%) MVC
8 18 (14.29%) Kanban
8 18 (14.29%) Android Development
8 18 (14.29%) DevOps
9 17 (13.49%) Open Source
10 14 (11.11%) OO
11 12 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (9.52%) Configuration Management
11 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.73%) Unit Testing
12 11 (8.73%) Project Management
12 11 (8.73%) SOA
13 10 (7.94%) API Integration
14 9 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) Java
2 40 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.87%) C#
4 17 (13.49%) Objective-C
5 12 (9.52%) SQL
6 10 (7.94%) PHP
7 8 (6.35%) Ruby
8 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.76%) VBA
9 3 (2.38%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.38%) C++
9 3 (2.38%) C
10 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.79%) Python
11 1 (0.79%) Groovy
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.59%) Degree
3 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (9.52%) Puppet
3 11 (8.73%) Ansible
4 2 (1.59%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Red Hat
2 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.73%) VMware
4 7 (5.56%) SAP
5 5 (3.97%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.17%) Google
7 3 (2.38%) Zend
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle
8 2 (1.59%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.59%) IBM
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe
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