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 8 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 75 57 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.78% 7.37% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.24% 9.52% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 17
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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 £350 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £37.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +16.15%
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
667 599 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.10% 77.49% 71.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 434 223
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 9
Average hourly rate £37.04 £24.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.18% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 8 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 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.

1 120 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.89%) TDD
3 40 (31.75%) Java
4 39 (30.95%) CSS
5 37 (29.37%) HTML
6 36 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 30 (23.81%) .NET
9 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
10 21 (16.67%) C#
10 21 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 20 (15.87%) Android
12 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
12 19 (15.08%) MVC
13 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 18 (14.29%) Web Services
13 18 (14.29%) DevOps
14 17 (13.49%) Linux
14 17 (13.49%) BDD
14 17 (13.49%) Node.js
15 16 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (12.70%) Open Source
15 16 (12.70%) Kanban
15 16 (12.70%) Finance
15 16 (12.70%) Jenkins
15 16 (12.70%) Mobile App
16 15 (11.90%) AngularJS
16 15 (11.90%) Objective-C
16 15 (11.90%) Microsoft

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 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 17 (13.49%) Node.js
2 3 (2.38%) Apache
2 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.38%) CMS
3 2 (1.59%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.59%) Mule
3 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.59%) Confluence
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.59%) Mule ESB
3 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Kentico
4 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.79%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.79%) Liferay
4 1 (0.79%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Project
3 2 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.56%) SaaS
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.14%) MySQL
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.76%) MS Access
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.17%) SQLite
8 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.70%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.56%) JIRA
5 7 (5.56%) Selenium
5 7 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.97%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.17%) Mocha
7 4 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.38%) Mechanoid
8 3 (2.38%) Robolectric
8 3 (2.38%) gulp
8 3 (2.38%) Calabash
8 3 (2.38%) Grunt
8 3 (2.38%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.38%) Robotium
9 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.59%) TestNG
General
1 16 (12.70%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Legal
2 6 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.76%) Electronics
2 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.76%) Marketing
3 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (39.68%) Developer
2 11 (8.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (7.14%) Android Software Engineer
3 9 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
3 9 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) Analyst
4 8 (6.35%) .NET Developer
5 7 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
5 7 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 5 (3.97%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.97%) iOS Developer
7 5 (3.97%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Programmer
8 4 (3.17%) Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.95%) CSS
2 37 (29.37%) HTML
3 30 (23.81%) .NET
4 21 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 18 (14.29%) Web Services
6 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (11.90%) AngularJS
7 14 (11.11%) HTML5
7 14 (11.11%) REST
7 14 (11.11%) JSON
8 12 (9.52%) jQuery
9 9 (7.14%) Android SDK
10 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.56%) Spring
11 6 (4.76%) Sass
11 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (4.76%) Apache Camel
12 5 (3.97%) Entity Framework
12 5 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.76%) User Experience
2 6 (4.76%) DTV
3 5 (3.97%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (3.17%) iPhone
4 4 (3.17%) iPad
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.59%) Handset
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Android
2 17 (13.49%) Linux
3 12 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.56%) Windows Phone
4 7 (5.56%) CentOS
4 7 (5.56%) Windows
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Phone 7
6 4 (3.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.89%) TDD
3 36 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
5 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 19 (15.08%) MVC
7 18 (14.29%) DevOps
8 17 (13.49%) BDD
9 16 (12.70%) Kanban
9 16 (12.70%) Open Source
10 14 (11.11%) Android Development
11 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (10.32%) Project Management
12 12 (9.52%) Configuration Management
12 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.73%) Unit Testing
13 11 (8.73%) SOA
13 11 (8.73%) OO
14 10 (7.94%) Programme Management
14 10 (7.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.75%) Java
2 35 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.67%) C#
4 15 (11.90%) Objective-C
5 13 (10.32%) SQL
6 12 (9.52%) PHP
7 11 (8.73%) Ruby
8 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.76%) VBA
9 3 (2.38%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.59%) C
10 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.59%) PHP5
10 2 (1.59%) Groovy
10 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.59%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Python
11 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.73%) Puppet
3 10 (7.94%) Ansible
4 2 (1.59%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.73%) VMware
4 7 (5.56%) SAP
5 5 (3.97%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.38%) Google
6 3 (2.38%) Zend
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle
7 2 (1.59%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
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