Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 143 192 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.36% 9.13% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.80% 10.71% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 138 98
Bristol median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £317 £319
90th Percentile £600 £521 £525
South West median daily rate £475 £460 £400
% change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.85% -2.50%

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 1,625 1,793 1,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.63% 85.22% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,039 1,210 1,094
Bristol median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £285 £275 £256
90th Percentile £601 £538 £531
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 60 45
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +48.21% +12.00%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.44 £12.43
90th Percentile £52.50 £67.63 £49.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.97% +19.08% +18.24%

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 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 137 (95.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (46.85%) JavaScript
3 58 (40.56%) C#
4 55 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 46 (32.17%) CSS
6 43 (30.07%) .NET
7 41 (28.67%) Security Cleared
8 39 (27.27%) Microservices
9 36 (25.17%) TypeScript
10 33 (23.08%) Java
11 32 (22.38%) Microsoft
11 32 (22.38%) Docker
11 32 (22.38%) Redux
12 28 (19.58%) SC Cleared
13 26 (18.18%) SQL
13 26 (18.18%) .NET Core
14 25 (17.48%) Degree
15 24 (16.78%) React
16 23 (16.08%) JIRA
17 22 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
18 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
18 20 (13.99%) Sass
18 20 (13.99%) Visual Studio
18 20 (13.99%) Web Services
18 20 (13.99%) Windows
18 20 (13.99%) Eclipse
19 19 (13.29%) Finance
20 18 (12.59%) HTML
20 18 (12.59%) Kanban
21 17 (11.89%) Test Automation

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 7 (4.90%) Confluence
2 5 (3.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) Mule
5 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) Sketch
2 1 (0.70%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.39%) Azure
2 8 (5.59%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (4.20%) PaaS
4 5 (3.50%) AWS
5 4 (2.80%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.80%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.40%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.40%) npm
6 2 (1.40%) Serverless
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.70%) GitHub
7 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.49%) Ethernet
1 15 (10.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) SQLite
3 2 (1.40%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.40%) Big Data
3 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.40%) HBase
3 2 (1.40%) MySQL
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.70%) Redis
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.08%) JIRA
3 22 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 20 (13.99%) Eclipse
4 20 (13.99%) Visual Studio
5 15 (10.49%) NetBeans
6 7 (4.90%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.90%) Selenium
7 6 (4.20%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.50%) AdminStudio
8 5 (3.50%) Ant
8 5 (3.50%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.50%) Bitbucket Server
8 5 (3.50%) MSI
8 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.80%) Subversion
10 3 (2.10%) Maven
11 2 (1.40%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.40%) NUnit
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Aerospace
2 15 (10.49%) Military
3 14 (9.79%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.59%) Marketing
5 6 (4.20%) Electronics
5 6 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (41.96%) Developer
2 17 (11.89%) React Developer
3 16 (11.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (11.19%) Software Developer
4 12 (8.39%) Analyst
4 12 (8.39%) C# Developer
5 11 (7.69%) Scrum Master
6 10 (6.99%) Architect
6 10 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Agile Coach
8 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Agile Scrum Master
9 5 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.17%) CSS
2 43 (30.07%) .NET
3 32 (22.38%) Redux
4 26 (18.18%) .NET Core
5 24 (16.78%) React
6 20 (13.99%) Sass
6 20 (13.99%) Web Services
7 18 (12.59%) HTML
8 16 (11.19%) Node.js
9 15 (10.49%) ActiveX
9 15 (10.49%) DirectX
9 15 (10.49%) MFC
9 15 (10.49%) OpenGL
9 15 (10.49%) Qt
10 11 (7.69%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.29%) Spring
12 8 (5.59%) SOAP
13 7 (4.90%) REST
14 6 (4.20%) HTML5
14 6 (4.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.90%) User Experience
3 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.70%) PKI
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) W3C
7 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Windows
2 15 (10.49%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (95.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.27%) Microservices
3 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
4 18 (12.59%) Kanban
5 17 (11.89%) Test Automation
5 17 (11.89%) User Stories
6 16 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.19%) TDD
7 15 (10.49%) Mathematics
8 14 (9.79%) BDD
9 12 (8.39%) Programme Management
10 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.69%) Web Development
11 10 (6.99%) Change Management
11 10 (6.99%) Project Delivery
11 10 (6.99%) Project Management
11 10 (6.99%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.99%) Workshop Facilitation
12 8 (5.59%) Coaching
12 8 (5.59%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.85%) JavaScript
2 58 (40.56%) C#
3 36 (25.17%) TypeScript
4 33 (23.08%) Java
5 26 (18.18%) SQL
6 15 (10.49%) C++
6 15 (10.49%) GLSL
6 15 (10.49%) HLSL
7 5 (3.50%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.80%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.10%) Python
10 2 (1.40%) C
10 2 (1.40%) Scala
10 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 41 (28.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.58%) SC Cleared
3 25 (17.48%) Degree
4 5 (3.50%) ISEB
5 4 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.40%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.70%) CISSP
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PMP
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.70%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (22.38%) Docker
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.50%) SCCM
3 2 (1.40%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.59%) SAP
3 5 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.80%) Pega
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle
6 2 (1.40%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.70%) BT
7 1 (0.70%) hybris
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.70%) Workday