Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 130 182 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.82% 8.61% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 10.06% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 111 84
Bristol median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.90%
10th Percentile £315 £356 £325
90th Percentile £555 £550 £488
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% -7.05% -4.88%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,547 1,809 1,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.21% 85.61% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1,273 1,015
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £256
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 38
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +120.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.50 £11.60
90th Percentile £52.50 £62.28 £48.25
South West median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -11.25% +29.03% -11.43%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Bristol

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Bristol

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bristol

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 122 (93.85%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 55 (42.31%) Git (software)
4 49 (37.69%) C#
5 40 (30.77%) .NET
6 36 (27.69%) Security Cleared
7 35 (26.92%) SQL
7 35 (26.92%) CSS
8 33 (25.38%) Java
9 32 (24.62%) Software Engineering
9 32 (24.62%) TypeScript
10 30 (23.08%) Microservices
11 28 (21.54%) Degree
12 27 (20.77%) SC Cleared
12 27 (20.77%) Docker
13 25 (19.23%) TDD
14 24 (18.46%) Redux
15 23 (17.69%) React
15 23 (17.69%) Windows
15 23 (17.69%) Kanban
16 22 (16.92%) Node.js
16 22 (16.92%) Microsoft
17 21 (16.15%) Finance
18 20 (15.38%) User Stories
18 20 (15.38%) .NET Core
19 19 (14.62%) Web Services
20 18 (13.85%) C++
20 18 (13.85%) Jenkins
20 18 (13.85%) BDD
21 17 (13.08%) Sass

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.46%) Apache
1 11 (8.46%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.54%) Confluence
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) Mule
3 1 (0.77%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.77%) R Markdown
3 1 (0.77%) SAS
3 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Sketch
2 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Azure
2 6 (4.62%) AWS
3 5 (3.85%) npm
4 2 (1.54%) PaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Yarn
5 1 (0.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.77%) NuGet
5 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.31%) Ethernet
1 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (8.46%) Apache Hive
2 11 (8.46%) Big Data
2 11 (8.46%) HBase
3 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.77%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.77%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) SQLite
4 1 (0.77%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 55 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.08%) Visual Studio
4 16 (12.31%) Eclipse
4 16 (12.31%) NetBeans
4 16 (12.31%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (10.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (9.23%) Maven
7 11 (8.46%) IBM UrbanCode
8 8 (6.15%) JIRA
8 8 (6.15%) Selenium
9 5 (3.85%) AdminStudio
9 5 (3.85%) git-flow
9 5 (3.85%) MSI
10 4 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.08%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.31%) Gradle
11 3 (2.31%) Moq
11 3 (2.31%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.31%) webpack
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 16 (12.31%) Aerospace
2 16 (12.31%) Military
3 9 (6.92%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.08%) Electronics
4 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
4 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Local Government
6 2 (1.54%) Police
6 2 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (36.92%) Developer
2 20 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (11.54%) React Developer
4 11 (8.46%) Big Data Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Data Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Scrum Master
5 10 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.92%) Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Architect
9 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Agile Scrum Master
10 3 (2.31%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.77%) .NET
2 35 (26.92%) CSS
3 24 (18.46%) Redux
4 23 (17.69%) React
5 22 (16.92%) Node.js
6 20 (15.38%) .NET Core
7 19 (14.62%) Web Services
8 17 (13.08%) Sass
9 16 (12.31%) ActiveX
9 16 (12.31%) DirectX
9 16 (12.31%) MFC
9 16 (12.31%) OpenGL
9 16 (12.31%) Qt
10 15 (11.54%) AngularJS
11 14 (10.77%) HTML
12 11 (8.46%) Kafka
13 6 (4.62%) Vue.js
14 5 (3.85%) Jest
14 5 (3.85%) RESTful
14 5 (3.85%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.08%) User Experience
7 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.54%) W3C
9 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.69%) Windows
2 17 (13.08%) Linux
3 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.77%) Android
4 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (93.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.62%) Software Engineering
3 30 (23.08%) Microservices
4 25 (19.23%) TDD
5 23 (17.69%) Kanban
6 20 (15.38%) User Stories
7 18 (13.85%) BDD
8 16 (12.31%) Mathematics
9 15 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 15 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.00%) DevOps
11 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
12 11 (8.46%) Analytics
12 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (8.46%) Front End Development
12 11 (8.46%) Project Delivery
12 11 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.46%) Use Case
13 9 (6.92%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 62 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 49 (37.69%) C#
3 35 (26.92%) SQL
4 33 (25.38%) Java
5 32 (24.62%) TypeScript
6 18 (13.85%) C++
7 16 (12.31%) GLSL
7 16 (12.31%) HLSL
8 10 (7.69%) C
9 9 (6.92%) Scala
10 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.08%) Python
12 3 (2.31%) ES6
13 2 (1.54%) R
13 2 (1.54%) VBA
14 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.77%) Groovy
14 1 (0.77%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 36 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.54%) Degree
3 27 (20.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) MBA
5 2 (1.54%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.77%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.77%) CISSP
6 1 (0.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.77%) PMP
6 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
1 2 (1.54%) WCAG
2 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.77%) GDPR
2 1 (0.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (20.77%) Docker
2 11 (8.46%) HDFS
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (4.62%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.85%) SCCM
4 3 (2.31%) Ansible
4 3 (2.31%) Terraform
5 1 (0.77%) Grafana
5 1 (0.77%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.92%) Hortonworks
3 5 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.08%) Pega
4 4 (3.08%) SAP
5 1 (0.77%) BT
5 1 (0.77%) Google
5 1 (0.77%) HP
5 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.77%) Sybase
5 1 (0.77%) Tableau