Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 202 126 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.17% 6.46% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.81% 7.87% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 91 95
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £296
90th Percentile £525 £488 £545
South West median daily rate £460 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -8.54% -4.09%

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 1,869 1,602 1,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.84% 82.15% 85.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,299 1,065 1,004
Bristol median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £280 £256 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 47 69
Bristol median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.57% -8.00% +40.85%
10th Percentile £15.30 £11.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £65.85 £48.50 £46.70
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%

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 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 198 (98.02%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 62 (30.69%) Finance
4 61 (30.20%) Test Automation
5 57 (28.22%) C#
5 57 (28.22%) .NET
6 56 (27.72%) SQL
7 55 (27.23%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (24.26%) HTML
8 49 (24.26%) CSS
8 49 (24.26%) MVC
9 48 (23.76%) Java
10 47 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (22.77%) TDD
12 45 (22.28%) ASP.NET
13 41 (20.30%) Unit Testing
13 41 (20.30%) Git (software)
14 39 (19.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (19.31%) DevOps
14 39 (19.31%) JIRA
15 38 (18.81%) BDD
16 37 (18.32%) Oracle
16 37 (18.32%) SQL Server
17 34 (16.83%) Microsoft
17 34 (16.83%) JSON
18 33 (16.34%) Jenkins
19 30 (14.85%) Kanban
19 30 (14.85%) Self-Motivation
20 29 (14.36%) User Stories

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 24 (11.88%) Confluence
2 11 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.96%) JBoss
4 7 (3.47%) Apache
5 6 (2.97%) CMS
6 4 (1.98%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.98%) Jetty
7 3 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.99%) Drupal
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.50%) Mule
9 1 (0.50%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.42%) npm
3 13 (6.44%) NuGet
4 8 (3.96%) PaaS
5 6 (2.97%) IaaS
6 5 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.48%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.98%) SaaS
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.50%) GitHub
9 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) OpenFlow
2 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.50%) SSL
2 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.95%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.97%) SQLite
6 5 (2.48%) Power BI
7 4 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.98%) GIS
7 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.49%) MySQL
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.99%) DB2
9 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.50%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 41 (20.30%) Git (software)
2 39 (19.31%) JIRA
3 33 (16.34%) Jenkins
4 25 (12.38%) Selenium
5 24 (11.88%) JUnit
6 23 (11.39%) SpecFlow
7 22 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (8.91%) Hudson
9 17 (8.42%) Subversion
10 14 (6.93%) XMLUnit
11 13 (6.44%) Cucumber
11 13 (6.44%) Moq
11 13 (6.44%) xUnit.net
12 12 (5.94%) CruiseControl
12 12 (5.94%) Maven
13 10 (4.95%) Ant
13 10 (4.95%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 7 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (3.47%) TeamCity
15 6 (2.97%) NUnit
General
1 62 (30.69%) Finance
2 13 (6.44%) Marketing
2 13 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.94%) Electronics
3 12 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.96%) Banking
5 6 (2.97%) Advertising
5 6 (2.97%) Back Office
6 4 (1.98%) Publishing
7 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.49%) Games
8 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (47.52%) Developer
2 35 (17.33%) Analyst
3 32 (15.84%) .NET Developer
4 27 (13.37%) Scrum Master
5 17 (8.42%) Business Analyst
6 15 (7.43%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.44%) Test Analyst
9 12 (5.94%) Agile Developer
9 12 (5.94%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.45%) Scala Developer
11 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Automation Test Analyst
12 9 (4.46%) Lead Developer
13 8 (3.96%) Agile Scrum Master
13 8 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (3.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.22%) .NET
2 49 (24.26%) CSS
2 49 (24.26%) HTML
3 45 (22.28%) ASP.NET
4 39 (19.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (16.83%) JSON
6 28 (13.86%) Node.js
6 28 (13.86%) REST
7 27 (13.37%) Spring
8 26 (12.87%) RESTful
9 21 (10.40%) AngularJS
10 19 (9.41%) .NET Framework
10 19 (9.41%) XML
11 17 (8.42%) Entity Framework
11 17 (8.42%) SOAP
12 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (7.92%) jQuery
13 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET Core
13 15 (7.43%) Spring MVC
14 14 (6.93%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (14.85%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.45%) User Experience
4 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.46%) Fintech
6 8 (3.96%) Wiki
7 7 (3.47%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.98%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.49%) Blog
10 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.89%) Linux
2 9 (4.46%) Unix
2 9 (4.46%) Windows
3 7 (3.47%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (98.02%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.20%) Test Automation
3 55 (27.23%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (24.26%) MVC
5 47 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (22.77%) TDD
7 41 (20.30%) Unit Testing
8 39 (19.31%) DevOps
9 38 (18.81%) BDD
10 30 (14.85%) Kanban
11 29 (14.36%) User Stories
12 21 (10.40%) Project Management
13 20 (9.90%) Open Source
14 19 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (9.41%) OO
15 18 (8.91%) Web Development
16 15 (7.43%) ETL
16 15 (7.43%) Microservices
17 14 (6.93%) Dependency Injection
17 14 (6.93%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 66 (32.67%) JavaScript
2 57 (28.22%) C#
3 56 (27.72%) SQL
4 48 (23.76%) Java
5 12 (5.94%) Ruby
6 11 (5.45%) Scala
7 8 (3.96%) Python
8 6 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.48%) Korn
9 5 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.98%) PHP
11 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.99%) C++
12 2 (0.99%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.50%) Erlang
13 1 (0.50%) Perl
13 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.92%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.49%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) HL7
2 3 (1.49%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (9.90%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (7.43%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.44%) Ansible
3 8 (3.96%) Puppet
4 6 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.98%) Terraform
6 2 (0.99%) Packer
Vendors
1 37 (18.32%) Oracle
2 34 (16.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.93%) Google
4 12 (5.94%) SAP
5 6 (2.97%) Cadence
6 5 (2.48%) Perforce
7 4 (1.98%) Adobe
7 4 (1.98%) Tableau
8 2 (0.99%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.99%) Citrix
8 2 (0.99%) Coverity
8 2 (0.99%) Informatica
8 2 (0.99%) MKS
8 2 (0.99%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco
9 1 (0.50%) Cognos
9 1 (0.50%) hybris
9 1 (0.50%) Juniper
9 1 (0.50%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (0.50%) Talend