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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 31 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 45 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.81% 6.23% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 8.72% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 16
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£381 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £321 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £500
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 £38.25 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +8.57%
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
687 447 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.48% 71.41% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 309 324
Average daily rate £400 £367 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 27
Average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 November 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 93 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.63%) Java
3 27 (28.13%) Linux
4 25 (26.04%) SQL
4 25 (26.04%) TDD
5 24 (25.00%) PHP
6 23 (23.96%) Finance
6 23 (23.96%) Open Source
7 22 (22.92%) Selenium
8 20 (20.83%) Web Services
9 18 (18.75%) Spring
9 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 16 (16.67%) WebDriver
10 16 (16.67%) MVC
10 16 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 15 (15.63%) CSS
11 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
11 15 (15.63%) jQuery
12 14 (14.58%) WATIR
12 14 (14.58%) HTML
12 14 (14.58%) .NET
12 14 (14.58%) MySQL
13 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
13 13 (13.54%) RESTful
13 13 (13.54%) Performance Testing
13 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 12 (12.50%) PHP5

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (7.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) JBoss
4 1 (1.04%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Project
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.17%) Magento
2 4 (4.17%) Shopify
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.04%) Cordys
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) SaaS
2 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.08%) PaaS
4 2 (2.08%) GitHub
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) AMQP
1 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) DLNA
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) MySQL
2 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.25%) Hazelcast
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.13%) Redis
7 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.08%) MS Access
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.04%) OLTP
9 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Selenium
2 16 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 16 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.58%) WATIR
4 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
5 12 (12.50%) JMeter
6 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (8.33%) JIRA
8 7 (7.29%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.21%) PHPUnit
10 4 (4.17%) FitNesse
10 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.13%) Ant
11 3 (3.13%) JUnit
12 2 (2.08%) Maven
13 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.04%) Behat
13 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Electronics
4 5 (5.21%) Marketing
4 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) Tester
3 16 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Architect
9 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Technical Tester
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Agile Coach
11 3 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) Web Services
2 18 (18.75%) Spring
3 15 (15.63%) CSS
3 15 (15.63%) jQuery
4 14 (14.58%) HTML
4 14 (14.58%) .NET
5 13 (13.54%) RESTful
6 11 (11.46%) LAMP
7 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
8 8 (8.33%) JSON
9 7 (7.29%) Hibernate
9 7 (7.29%) Spring MVC
9 7 (7.29%) HTML5
10 6 (6.25%) Symfony
10 6 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.13%) REST
12 3 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.13%) XML
12 3 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) Open Source
2 6 (6.25%) DTV
2 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) User Experience
4 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.13%) Social Media
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) iDTV
6 1 (1.04%) MPEG
6 1 (1.04%) STB
6 1 (1.04%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Linux
2 10 (10.42%) UNIX
3 9 (9.38%) CentOS
4 7 (7.29%) Fedora
5 5 (5.21%) Windows
6 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.04%) TDD
3 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (16.67%) MVC
5 13 (13.54%) Performance Testing
6 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 10 (10.42%) OO
8 9 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.33%) V-Model
9 8 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 8 (8.33%) OO PHP
9 8 (8.33%) DevOps
10 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.29%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Kanban
11 6 (6.25%) BDD
11 6 (6.25%) SOA
11 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Java
2 25 (26.04%) SQL
3 24 (25.00%) PHP
4 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.50%) PHP5
5 12 (12.50%) C#
6 7 (7.29%) Ruby
7 5 (5.21%) Python
8 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.13%) C++
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.08%) Perl
9 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) VBA
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) Degree
4 6 (6.25%) ISEB
5 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.21%) HND
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.21%) Puppet
2 4 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Zend
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle
4 5 (5.21%) SAP
5 3 (3.13%) New Relic
6 2 (2.08%) Telerik
6 2 (2.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.04%) Google
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