Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 27 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 138 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.55% 5.99% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 7.25% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 80 84
Bristol median daily rate £410 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% -3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £514 £525 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.33% +8.31%

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 1,529 1,421 1,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.69% 82.66% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 961 1,116
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £273 £250 £260
90th Percentile £530 £530 £538
South West median daily rate £413 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 58
Bristol median hourly rate £39.75 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.91% -9.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.60 £48.11 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.92% +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 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 124 (89.86%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.33%) HTML
2 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 42 (30.43%) CSS
4 40 (28.99%) Finance
5 36 (26.09%) C#
5 36 (26.09%) .NET
6 35 (25.36%) SQL Server
7 33 (23.91%) Java
8 31 (22.46%) Oracle
8 31 (22.46%) MVC
8 31 (22.46%) Git (software)
9 30 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (21.74%) Selenium
9 30 (21.74%) SQL
10 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET
11 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (20.29%) Jenkins
12 27 (19.57%) DevOps
13 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
14 24 (17.39%) Test Automation
15 23 (16.67%) XML
15 23 (16.67%) REST
16 22 (15.94%) AngularJS
16 22 (15.94%) Microservices
16 22 (15.94%) Ant
16 22 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (15.94%) Kanban
16 22 (15.94%) JIRA
17 21 (15.22%) TDD

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 17 (12.32%) Confluence
2 11 (7.97%) JBoss
3 10 (7.25%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (5.80%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.72%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (5.80%) npm
5 8 (5.80%) NuGet
6 6 (4.35%) PaaS
7 2 (1.45%) Heroku
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.72%) GitHub
8 1 (0.72%) IaaS
8 1 (0.72%) Office 365
8 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.80%) DB2
4 7 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.35%) Power BI
6 4 (2.90%) DTS
7 3 (2.17%) Big Data
7 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.72%) DataStage
9 1 (0.72%) GIS
9 1 (0.72%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.72%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.72%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 31 (22.46%) Git (software)
2 30 (21.74%) Selenium
3 28 (20.29%) Jenkins
4 22 (15.94%) Ant
4 22 (15.94%) JIRA
5 18 (13.04%) TeamCity
6 16 (11.59%) SpecFlow
7 12 (8.70%) Artifactory
8 11 (7.97%) Maven
9 10 (7.25%) Cucumber
10 9 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (6.52%) Travis CI
10 9 (6.52%) Vagrant
11 8 (5.80%) Eclipse
11 8 (5.80%) Moq
11 8 (5.80%) XMLUnit
11 8 (5.80%) xUnit.net
12 6 (4.35%) CruiseControl
12 6 (4.35%) JUnit
13 5 (3.62%) NUnit
General
1 40 (28.99%) Finance
2 21 (15.22%) Banking
3 14 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.42%) Electronics
4 13 (9.42%) Manufacturing
4 13 (9.42%) Marketing
5 4 (2.90%) Advertising
5 4 (2.90%) Back Office
6 3 (2.17%) Legal
6 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (44.93%) Developer
2 23 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 23 (16.67%) Analyst
3 19 (13.77%) Scrum Master
4 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 14 (10.14%) Business Analyst
6 14 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (9.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Designer
9 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (5.80%) UX Designer
10 7 (5.07%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (5.07%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Angular Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.62%) MicroStrategy Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Pensions Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.33%) HTML
2 42 (30.43%) CSS
3 36 (26.09%) .NET
4 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET
5 23 (16.67%) REST
5 23 (16.67%) XML
6 22 (15.94%) AngularJS
7 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (14.49%) jQuery
8 20 (14.49%) JSON
8 20 (14.49%) SOAP
9 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (13.04%) JSP
11 16 (11.59%) HTML5
12 15 (10.87%) CSS3
13 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
13 13 (9.42%) DHTML
14 12 (8.70%) Entity Framework
14 12 (8.70%) Spring
15 11 (7.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.49%) User Experience
3 13 (9.42%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.52%) Fat Client
4 9 (6.52%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.90%) Fintech
7 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) Unix
2 11 (7.97%) Windows
3 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (89.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.46%) MVC
3 30 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (19.57%) DevOps
5 24 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 22 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (15.94%) Kanban
6 22 (15.94%) Microservices
7 21 (15.22%) TDD
8 19 (13.77%) Unit Testing
9 18 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (13.04%) User Stories
10 15 (10.87%) BDD
11 13 (9.42%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (9.42%) OO
11 13 (9.42%) Programme Management
12 12 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 12 (8.70%) Web Development
13 10 (7.25%) Change Management
13 10 (7.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 36 (26.09%) C#
3 33 (23.91%) Java
4 30 (21.74%) SQL
5 9 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.90%) Python
6 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.17%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.45%) Java 8
8 2 (1.45%) Korn
8 2 (1.45%) PHP
8 2 (1.45%) Ruby
8 2 (1.45%) Scala
9 1 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.07%) Degree
4 4 (2.90%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) GCP
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.07%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) Puppet
2 11 (7.97%) Ansible
3 9 (6.52%) Packer
3 9 (6.52%) Terraform
4 6 (4.35%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.72%) Grafana
6 1 (0.72%) Graphite
6 1 (0.72%) Graylog
6 1 (0.72%) Icinga
Vendors
1 31 (22.46%) Oracle
2 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.42%) SAP
4 11 (7.97%) Google
5 10 (7.25%) VMware
6 9 (6.52%) Citrix
6 9 (6.52%) MKS
7 6 (4.35%) Adobe
8 5 (3.62%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.90%) Cadence
10 2 (1.45%) Coverity
10 2 (1.45%) Informatica
11 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.72%) Cognos
11 1 (0.72%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.72%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.72%) hybris
11 1 (0.72%) IBM
11 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.72%) Sybase