Period
to 21 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 26 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 151 100 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.12% 5.82% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% 6.95% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 72
Bristol median daily rate £473 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £313
90th Percentile £600 £511 £500
South West median daily rate £475 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +14.46% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +8.72% +4.88% -2.96%

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 1,569 1,438 1,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.40% 83.70% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,059 925 911
Bristol median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £244
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 32
Bristol median hourly rate £36.30 £32.38 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -12.50% -1.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £12.92
90th Percentile £59.00 £47.35 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +37.10% -21.52% -1.25%

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 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 139 (92.05%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.76%) Java
3 52 (34.44%) Finance
4 46 (30.46%) JavaScript
4 46 (30.46%) Kanban
4 46 (30.46%) Test Automation
5 43 (28.48%) TDD
6 40 (26.49%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (25.83%) RESTful
8 38 (25.17%) Microsoft
9 37 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (22.52%) Git (software)
11 33 (21.85%) JIRA
11 33 (21.85%) CSS
12 31 (20.53%) BDD
12 31 (20.53%) REST
13 30 (19.87%) C#
13 30 (19.87%) Spring
14 29 (19.21%) Banking
14 29 (19.21%) .NET
15 27 (17.88%) HTML
15 27 (17.88%) Confluence
16 26 (17.22%) SQL Server
16 26 (17.22%) Jenkins
17 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (15.89%) Visual Studio
19 23 (15.23%) MVC
19 23 (15.23%) Scala
20 22 (14.57%) JSON
20 22 (14.57%) SOAP

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 27 (17.88%) Confluence
2 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.99%) JBoss
3 3 (1.99%) Mule
3 3 (1.99%) Mule ESB
3 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.32%) CMS
4 2 (1.32%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.66%) Liferay
5 1 (0.66%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Sketch
2 4 (2.65%) InVision
2 4 (2.65%) Zeplin
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.93%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (7.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (6.62%) Azure Functions
4 10 (6.62%) Serverless
5 9 (5.96%) GitHub
6 7 (4.64%) SaaS
7 6 (3.97%) npm
8 5 (3.31%) Office 365
9 1 (0.66%) Boomi
9 1 (0.66%) NuGet
9 1 (0.66%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.66%) Slack
9 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) HTTP
2 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) Internet
4 1 (0.66%) SSH
4 1 (0.66%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.58%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.30%) DB2
3 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.66%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.66%) Power BI
7 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.66%) QlikView
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (22.52%) Git (software)
2 33 (21.85%) JIRA
3 26 (17.22%) Jenkins
4 24 (15.89%) Visual Studio
5 17 (11.26%) JUnit
6 14 (9.27%) Hudson
6 14 (9.27%) Subversion
7 13 (8.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (7.95%) Selenium
9 9 (5.96%) WebDriver
10 8 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.97%) Babel
11 6 (3.97%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.97%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.97%) JMeter
11 6 (3.97%) Maven
11 6 (3.97%) webpack
12 5 (3.31%) Ant
13 4 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (2.65%) CruiseControl
General
1 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 29 (19.21%) Banking
3 18 (11.92%) Marketing
4 17 (11.26%) Electronics
4 17 (11.26%) Manufacturing
4 17 (11.26%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.32%) Law
6 2 (1.32%) Military
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (45.03%) Developer
2 25 (16.56%) Agile Developer
2 25 (16.56%) Scrum Master
3 21 (13.91%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.58%) Scala Developer
5 18 (11.92%) Analyst
5 18 (11.92%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.95%) CRM Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Azure Developer
8 9 (5.96%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.30%) Tester
10 7 (4.64%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Agile C# Developer
10 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.64%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.83%) RESTful
2 33 (21.85%) CSS
3 31 (20.53%) REST
4 30 (19.87%) Spring
5 29 (19.21%) .NET
6 27 (17.88%) HTML
7 22 (14.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (14.57%) JSON
7 22 (14.57%) SOAP
8 19 (12.58%) Play Framework
8 19 (12.58%) Web Services
9 15 (9.93%) .NET Core
9 15 (9.93%) Hibernate
9 15 (9.93%) J2EE
9 15 (9.93%) Spring MVC
10 14 (9.27%) AngularJS
11 13 (8.61%) Django
11 13 (8.61%) Guice
11 13 (8.61%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (7.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) User Experience
3 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) Fintech
6 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.60%) Linux
2 8 (5.30%) Unix
3 6 (3.97%) Windows
4 3 (1.99%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (92.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.46%) Kanban
2 46 (30.46%) Test Automation
3 43 (28.48%) TDD
4 40 (26.49%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (20.53%) BDD
7 23 (15.23%) MVC
8 21 (13.91%) Programme Management
9 20 (13.25%) Configuration Management
9 20 (13.25%) User Stories
10 18 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (11.92%) CRM
10 18 (11.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (11.92%) Web Design
10 18 (11.92%) Workflow
11 17 (11.26%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (11.26%) Web Development
12 16 (10.60%) OO
13 15 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (35.76%) Java
2 46 (30.46%) JavaScript
3 30 (19.87%) C#
4 23 (15.23%) Scala
5 19 (12.58%) Ruby
5 19 (12.58%) SQL
6 14 (9.27%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.96%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.97%) ES6
8 6 (3.97%) ES7
9 5 (3.31%) Python
9 5 (3.31%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.65%) Java 8
10 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.32%) C++
11 2 (1.32%) GLSL
11 2 (1.32%) HLSL
12 1 (0.66%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.66%) Perl
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 14 (9.27%) SC Cleared
2 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.99%) Degree
5 2 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) HL7
2 4 (2.65%) PSD2
3 2 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (8.61%) Docker
2 12 (7.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.66%) iptables
4 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.31%) Kibana
3 3 (1.99%) Ansible
3 3 (1.99%) SCCM
3 3 (1.99%) Terraform
4 1 (0.66%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 38 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.92%) Oracle
3 17 (11.26%) SAP
4 14 (9.27%) Google
5 4 (2.65%) Adobe
5 4 (2.65%) Perforce
6 3 (1.99%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.99%) CA
6 3 (1.99%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.66%) Dell
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.66%) Sitecore