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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 22 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 60 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.00% 6.62% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 8.39% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.00%
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
679 715 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.81% 78.83% 67.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 484 261
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 12
Average hourly rate £37.74 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.96% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.13 £17.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 100 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.38%) Java
3 31 (29.81%) TDD
4 30 (28.85%) HTML
5 27 (25.96%) Open Source
6 25 (24.04%) CSS
7 22 (21.15%) .NET
8 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
8 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
9 20 (19.23%) Security Cleared
10 19 (18.27%) Linux
10 19 (18.27%) SQL Server
10 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
11 18 (17.31%) MVC
11 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (16.35%) PHP
13 16 (15.38%) SQL
14 15 (14.42%) C#
14 15 (14.42%) Visual Studio
14 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
14 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (14.42%) Waterfall
14 15 (14.42%) DevOps
14 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
15 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
15 14 (13.46%) Ruby
16 13 (12.50%) Finance
16 13 (12.50%) Web Services
16 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
17 12 (11.54%) Red Hat

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) Mule
2 2 (1.92%) Confluence
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.92%) Node.js
2 2 (1.92%) LiveCycle
2 2 (1.92%) Mule ESB
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.96%) Liferay
3 1 (0.96%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Project
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.85%) SaaS
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.96%) GitHub
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) DVB
1 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.92%) DLNA
2 1 (0.96%) AMQP
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (10.58%) MS Access
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.69%) MySQL
5 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.92%) Redis
10 1 (0.96%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Visual Studio
1 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.65%) Selenium
4 8 (7.69%) JIRA
5 6 (5.77%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.85%) JMeter
6 4 (3.85%) WATIR
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.96%) Behat
8 1 (0.96%) Calabash
8 1 (0.96%) GitLab
8 1 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.96%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.96%) Toad
8 1 (0.96%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Legal
2 4 (3.85%) Electronics
2 4 (3.85%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) Developer
2 14 (13.46%) Analyst
3 9 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (8.65%) ScrumMaster
4 8 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.69%) Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Programmer
6 6 (5.77%) Tester
6 6 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (4.81%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.81%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Applications Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Development Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Tester
8 4 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Agile Development Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Agile Coach
9 3 (2.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.85%) HTML
2 25 (24.04%) CSS
3 22 (21.15%) .NET
4 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
5 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (12.50%) Web Services
7 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 10 (9.62%) HTML5
8 9 (8.65%) jQuery
8 9 (8.65%) JSON
9 7 (6.73%) Apache Camel
9 7 (6.73%) Spring
10 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.81%) Symfony
11 4 (3.85%) LAMP
11 4 (3.85%) Spring MVC
11 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.85%) RESTful
12 3 (2.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Open Source
2 11 (10.58%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 5 (4.81%) DTV
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.92%) MPEG
6 2 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.92%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) STB
7 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.96%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Linux
2 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.77%) CentOS
4 4 (3.85%) Fedora
4 4 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) UNIX
6 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.81%) TDD
3 18 (17.31%) MVC
3 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (14.42%) Waterfall
4 15 (14.42%) DevOps
4 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
5 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.58%) Coaching
6 11 (10.58%) V-Model
6 11 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (10.58%) Kanban
6 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.62%) User Stories
8 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.69%) SOA
9 8 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.73%) Web Development
10 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.38%) Java
2 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.35%) PHP
4 16 (15.38%) SQL
5 15 (14.42%) C#
6 14 (13.46%) Ruby
7 12 (11.54%) VB.NET
8 9 (8.65%) VBA
9 4 (3.85%) Python
9 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.85%) PHP5
10 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.88%) C++
11 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.92%) C
11 2 (1.92%) Perl
11 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.96%) Scala
12 1 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) ISEB
4 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (8.65%) Puppet
2 8 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.65%) VMware
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle
5 4 (3.85%) SAP
5 4 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.88%) Zend
7 2 (1.92%) Adobe
7 2 (1.92%) New Relic
8 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.96%) Google
8 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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