Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 19 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 104 121 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.06% 7.61% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 9.15% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 76 85
Bristol median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £325 £323 £308
90th Percentile £494 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Bristol median hourly rate - £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% -10.81%
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -3.53% +0.59%

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 1,406 1,322 1,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.89% 83.20% 84.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 893 1,059
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -3.95%
10th Percentile £271 £250 £245
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 56
Bristol median hourly rate £19.25 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.53% -4.00% +3.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.05 £13.49
90th Percentile £47.63 £50.75 £52.38
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.79% -2.50% +23.08%

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 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 91 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 33 (31.73%) Finance
4 32 (30.77%) HTML
5 28 (26.92%) C#
5 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 27 (25.96%) Kanban
7 26 (25.00%) .NET
7 26 (25.00%) TDD
8 25 (24.04%) CSS
9 23 (22.12%) MVC
10 22 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
11 21 (20.19%) BDD
11 21 (20.19%) AngularJS
12 19 (18.27%) REST
13 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (17.31%) Banking
13 18 (17.31%) Microservices
14 17 (16.35%) Java
14 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (14.42%) User Experience
17 14 (13.46%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (13.46%) Marketing
17 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
17 14 (13.46%) HTML5
17 14 (13.46%) Electronics
17 14 (13.46%) Telecoms

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 10 (9.62%) Confluence
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Liferay
4 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.77%) GitHub
4 5 (4.81%) PaaS
5 2 (1.92%) Heroku
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.96%) npm
6 1 (0.96%) Office 365
6 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) DB2
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.85%) Power BI
5 3 (2.88%) Big Data
5 3 (2.88%) DTS
5 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.96%) DataStage
7 1 (0.96%) MySQL
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.96%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.50%) JIRA
3 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.62%) TeamCity
4 9 (8.65%) Selenium
5 8 (7.69%) Ant
5 8 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.77%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.81%) Maven
9 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.88%) Gatling
10 3 (2.88%) JMeter
10 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.88%) The Grinder
11 2 (1.92%) Appium
11 2 (1.92%) JUnit
11 2 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 33 (31.73%) Finance
2 18 (17.31%) Banking
3 14 (13.46%) Electronics
3 14 (13.46%) Manufacturing
3 14 (13.46%) Marketing
3 14 (13.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) Developer
2 15 (14.42%) .NET Developer
2 15 (14.42%) Analyst
2 15 (14.42%) Scrum Master
3 14 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Designer
5 9 (8.65%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (8.65%) UX Designer
6 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.77%) Interaction Designer
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.77%) HTML
2 26 (25.00%) .NET
3 25 (24.04%) CSS
4 21 (20.19%) AngularJS
4 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
5 19 (18.27%) REST
6 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (13.46%) HTML5
8 14 (13.46%) SOAP
9 13 (12.50%) CSS3
9 13 (12.50%) jQuery
10 10 (9.62%) XML
11 9 (8.65%) DHTML
11 9 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (8.65%) Web Services
12 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.73%) Hibernate
12 7 (6.73%) JSON
12 7 (6.73%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) User Experience
2 6 (5.77%) Blog
2 6 (5.77%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) FMCG
6 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) Unix
2 4 (3.85%) Windows
3 3 (2.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) Kanban
3 26 (25.00%) TDD
4 23 (22.12%) MVC
5 22 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (20.19%) BDD
7 18 (17.31%) Microservices
8 14 (13.46%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (13.46%) Programme Management
8 14 (13.46%) User Stories
9 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 12 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (10.58%) Coaching
11 11 (10.58%) DevOps
12 9 (8.65%) OO
12 9 (8.65%) Project Management
12 9 (8.65%) SDLC
13 8 (7.69%) Data Modelling
13 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) JavaScript
2 28 (26.92%) C#
3 17 (16.35%) Java
4 13 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.81%) Scala
7 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.88%) Python
8 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.92%) Ruby
9 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) Java 8
10 1 (0.96%) Korn
10 1 (0.96%) Perl
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) ISEB
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) CISM
4 1 (0.96%) CISSP
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.92%) P3O
3 2 (1.92%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 14 (13.46%) SAP
3 2 (1.92%) Adobe
3 2 (1.92%) Informatica
3 2 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.96%) Cognos
4 1 (0.96%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (0.96%) Hitachi
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.96%) Sybase
4 1 (0.96%) Xamarin