Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 23 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 66 59 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 5.99% 7.34% 8.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 8.66% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 91
10th Percentile £350 £367 £325
25th Percentile £413 £416 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £496 £450
Median % change year-on-year -9.32% +10.28% +12.50%
75th Percentile £519 £550 £575
90th Percentile £733 £587 £613
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

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 937 681 1,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 85.10% 84.70% 84.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 483 1,049
10th Percentile £313 £307 £285
25th Percentile £375 £378 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £438
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
75th Percentile £525 £563 £538
90th Percentile £600 £606 £600
South West median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 50
10th Percentile £12.39 £12.91 £11.85
25th Percentile £17.75 £20.00 £18.19
Median hourly rate £39.60 £27.50 £38.38
Median % change year-on-year +44.00% -28.34% +2.20%
75th Percentile £52.81 £50.00 £46.22
90th Percentile £57.30 £54.00 £52.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.18 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.29% -3.12% +6.25%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Bristol

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Scrum in Bristol

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Bristol over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bristol

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Scrum in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 61 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) DevOps
3 19 (28.79%) Kanban
4 17 (25.76%) Finance
4 17 (25.76%) C#
4 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.70%) Azure
6 12 (18.18%) SDLC
6 12 (18.18%) SQL
7 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (16.67%) Marketing
7 11 (16.67%) User Stories
8 10 (15.15%) TypeScript
8 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (15.15%) TDD
8 10 (15.15%) .NET
8 10 (15.15%) Manufacturing
9 9 (13.64%) C++
9 9 (13.64%) HTML
9 9 (13.64%) SAP
9 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.12%) Validation
10 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
10 8 (12.12%) Visualisation
10 8 (12.12%) Public Sector
10 8 (12.12%) Synthetic Environment
11 7 (10.61%) Social Skills

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 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
1 2 (3.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Azure
2 5 (7.58%) AWS
3 4 (6.06%) GCP
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon Cognito
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.03%) Serverless
5 1 (1.52%) npm
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) IPv4
1 1 (1.52%) IPv6
1 1 (1.52%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Big Data
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.03%) BigQuery
2 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.03%) HBase
2 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.03%) GitLab
2 2 (3.03%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Maven
2 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.52%) ESLint
3 1 (1.52%) git-flow
3 1 (1.52%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Marketing
3 10 (15.15%) Manufacturing
4 8 (12.12%) Public Sector
4 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
5 7 (10.61%) Electronics
5 7 (10.61%) Social Skills
6 3 (4.55%) Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.03%) Back Office
7 2 (3.03%) Local Government
8 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.52%) Law
8 1 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Developer
2 8 (12.12%) Analyst
2 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
2 8 (12.12%) C# Software Developer
2 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Development Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Scrum Master
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) DevOps Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.09%) XML
5 5 (7.58%) React
6 4 (6.06%) Node.js
7 3 (4.55%) CSS
7 3 (4.55%) Velocity
8 2 (3.03%) .NET Core
8 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.03%) gRPC
8 2 (3.03%) Kafka
8 2 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (3.03%) Web Services
9 1 (1.52%) Apache Thrift
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (1.52%) Redux
9 1 (1.52%) RxSwift
9 1 (1.52%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Native
2 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) CentOS
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) DevOps
3 19 (28.79%) Kanban
4 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (18.18%) SDLC
7 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 11 (16.67%) User Stories
8 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (15.15%) TDD
9 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.12%) Synthetic Environment
9 8 (12.12%) Validation
9 8 (12.12%) Visualisation
10 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.61%) Coaching
10 7 (10.61%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
10 7 (10.61%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) C#
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 10 (15.15%) TypeScript
4 9 (13.64%) C++
5 5 (7.58%) C
5 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) Java
7 3 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) Go
8 2 (3.03%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
1 2 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Google
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.03%) Sparx
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.52%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (1.52%) hybris
5 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle