Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 71 156 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 7.28% 8.37% 6.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 9.84% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 93 99
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £362 £353 £308
90th Percentile £576 £623 £514
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £46.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year -25.13% +8.72% +6.17%

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 824 1,586 1,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.51% 85.09% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 1,047 1,012
Median daily rate £475 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £287 £269
90th Percentile £615 £609 £525
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 44
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -5.66% +11.19%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £54.00 £52.50 £48.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +8.97% -2.50%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 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 64 (90.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) TDD
3 25 (35.21%) JavaScript
4 21 (29.58%) Finance
5 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
6 17 (23.94%) Azure
6 17 (23.94%) BDD
7 15 (21.13%) HTML
8 14 (19.72%) C#
8 14 (19.72%) Kanban
8 14 (19.72%) DevOps
9 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (18.31%) AWS
9 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (18.31%) Degree
9 13 (18.31%) Public Sector
10 12 (16.90%) JIRA
10 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
10 12 (16.90%) Java
10 12 (16.90%) SQL
10 12 (16.90%) .NET
10 12 (16.90%) Web Services
10 12 (16.90%) Node.js
10 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
11 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
11 11 (15.49%) Public Cloud
11 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
11 11 (15.49%) CSS
11 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (15.49%) Programme Management

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 (9.86%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
3 5 (7.04%) Confluence
4 4 (5.63%) CMS
5 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Azure
2 13 (18.31%) AWS
3 2 (2.82%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Ethernet
1 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Hadoop
2 7 (9.86%) Apache Hive
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 6 (8.45%) HBase
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) Spark SQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQLite
4 1 (1.41%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.90%) JIRA
3 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.86%) IBM UrbanCode
4 7 (9.86%) Maven
4 7 (9.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.04%) NetBeans
6 4 (5.63%) GitLab
6 4 (5.63%) MSTest
7 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.23%) JMeter
7 3 (4.23%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.82%) Selenium
8 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.41%) Gradle
9 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Public Sector
3 8 (11.27%) Electronics
3 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.27%) Marketing
3 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.45%) Banking
5 5 (7.04%) Aerospace
5 5 (7.04%) Military
6 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Developer
2 9 (12.68%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Data Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.23%) React Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Salesforce Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.23%) XML Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) HTML
2 12 (16.90%) .NET
2 12 (16.90%) Node.js
2 12 (16.90%) Web Services
3 11 (15.49%) CSS
4 8 (11.27%) Middleware
5 6 (8.45%) Kafka
5 6 (8.45%) React
5 6 (8.45%) SOAP
5 6 (8.45%) XML
6 5 (7.04%) ActiveX
6 5 (7.04%) DirectX
6 5 (7.04%) Jest
6 5 (7.04%) MFC
6 5 (7.04%) OpenGL
6 5 (7.04%) Qt
6 5 (7.04%) RESTful
6 5 (7.04%) Vue.js
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.63%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Public Cloud
2 10 (14.08%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.63%) NHS
6 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (90.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) TDD
3 17 (23.94%) BDD
4 14 (19.72%) DevOps
4 14 (19.72%) Kanban
5 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
7 11 (15.49%) Programme Management
7 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.68%) User Stories
9 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.27%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.27%) Front End Development
9 8 (11.27%) Functional Programming
9 8 (11.27%) Microservices
9 8 (11.27%) SOA
10 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.72%) C#
3 12 (16.90%) Java
3 12 (16.90%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) Scala
5 5 (7.04%) C++
5 5 (7.04%) GLSL
5 5 (7.04%) HLSL
6 4 (5.63%) C
7 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.41%) Elm
8 1 (1.41%) Groovy
8 1 (1.41%) Haskell
8 1 (1.41%) Java 8
8 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) R
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) HDFS
2 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (5.63%) Ansible
2 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.63%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Terraform
3 1 (1.41%) Grafana
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.68%) SAP
2 6 (8.45%) Hortonworks
3 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) Sybase
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau