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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 50 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.80% 6.94% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 8.82% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 8
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £313 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
657 680 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.22% 78.61% 70.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 473 297
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 £275 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% +80.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.28 £31.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 96 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) Java
3 31 (31.00%) TDD
4 28 (28.00%) HTML
5 26 (26.00%) .NET
5 26 (26.00%) Open Source
6 24 (24.00%) SQL
7 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
8 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
8 22 (22.00%) CSS
8 22 (22.00%) Linux
9 21 (21.00%) MVC
10 20 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (20.00%) PHP
10 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
12 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
12 18 (18.00%) C#
13 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
14 16 (16.00%) Selenium
15 15 (15.00%) Visual Studio
16 14 (14.00%) Finance
16 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
16 14 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (13.00%) V-Model
17 13 (13.00%) HTML5
17 13 (13.00%) Web Services
18 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
18 12 (12.00%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) Apache
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.00%) Mule
3 2 (2.00%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.00%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.00%) Liferay
4 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.00%) MS Project
3 2 (2.00%) MS Office
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) SaaS
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.00%) GitHub
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.00%) PaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) DVB
2 2 (2.00%) AMQP
2 2 (2.00%) DLNA
3 1 (1.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) MySQL
2 10 (10.00%) MS Access
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.00%) Redis
6 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.00%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Selenium
2 15 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 14 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (7.00%) JIRA
6 7 (7.00%) WATIR
7 6 (6.00%) JMeter
8 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.00%) PHPUnit
10 2 (2.00%) GitLab
10 2 (2.00%) Behat
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (2.00%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (1.00%) ClearQuest
11 1 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Electronics
3 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Legal
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (37.00%) Developer
2 17 (17.00%) Analyst
3 10 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Tester
4 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Programmer
5 8 (8.00%) ScrumMaster
6 7 (7.00%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Architect
8 5 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Technical Tester
9 4 (4.00%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Agile Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.00%) HTML
2 26 (26.00%) .NET
3 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.00%) CSS
4 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (13.00%) HTML5
5 13 (13.00%) Web Services
6 12 (12.00%) jQuery
7 10 (10.00%) Spring
8 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 9 (9.00%) RESTful
9 8 (8.00%) LAMP
9 8 (8.00%) JSON
10 6 (6.00%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.00%) Symfony
11 5 (5.00%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.00%) Apache Camel
12 4 (4.00%) XML
12 4 (4.00%) Memcached
12 4 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Open Source
2 7 (7.00%) User Experience
3 6 (6.00%) DTV
4 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) MPEG
6 2 (2.00%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.00%) STB
7 1 (1.00%) iDTV
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) UNIX
3 6 (6.00%) CentOS
4 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.00%) Windows
5 4 (4.00%) Fedora
6 2 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) TDD
3 21 (21.00%) MVC
4 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
6 13 (13.00%) V-Model
7 12 (12.00%) Kanban
7 12 (12.00%) DevOps
8 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.00%) OO
9 10 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.00%) User Stories
10 9 (9.00%) Coaching
11 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 8 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 8 (8.00%) Web Development
12 7 (7.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.00%) Java
2 24 (24.00%) SQL
3 20 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.00%) PHP
4 18 (18.00%) C#
5 11 (11.00%) Ruby
5 11 (11.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.00%) VBA
7 5 (5.00%) PHP5
7 5 (5.00%) Python
8 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.00%) Scala
9 3 (3.00%) C++
9 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.00%) Perl
10 2 (2.00%) C
11 1 (1.00%) VB6
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.00%) Groovy
11 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) ISEB
5 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.00%) HND
5 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) VCP4
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) Puppet
1 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle
4 4 (4.00%) New Relic
4 4 (4.00%) SAP
4 4 (4.00%) VMware
4 4 (4.00%) Zend
5 2 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
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