Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 28 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 175 110 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.40% 5.79% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.98% 7.01% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 85 93
Bristol median daily rate £421 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.21% -9.38% -
10th Percentile £310 £313 £296
90th Percentile £518 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +1.91%

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 1,753 1,569 1,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.16% 82.62% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,180 1,061 1,049
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £254
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 70
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £28.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -1.15% +49.79%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £49.50 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% - -6.67%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 166 (94.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (29.14%) Finance
2 51 (29.14%) JavaScript
3 46 (26.29%) .NET
4 44 (25.14%) C#
5 43 (24.57%) HTML
5 43 (24.57%) CSS
5 43 (24.57%) Test Automation
6 42 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (24.00%) Java
6 42 (24.00%) SQL
7 41 (23.43%) DevOps
7 41 (23.43%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (22.86%) MVC
9 39 (22.29%) Git (software)
10 37 (21.14%) Oracle
10 37 (21.14%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
11 34 (19.43%) ASP.NET
12 33 (18.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 33 (18.86%) Selenium
13 32 (18.29%) Jenkins
14 29 (16.57%) TDD
14 29 (16.57%) Unit Testing
15 28 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (15.43%) JSON
17 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
17 26 (14.86%) Self-Motivation
18 25 (14.29%) JIRA
19 23 (13.14%) 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 17 (9.71%) Confluence
2 16 (9.14%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.43%) JBoss
4 7 (4.00%) Apache
5 5 (2.86%) CMS
6 4 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.29%) Jetty
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.14%) Drupal
8 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.00%) npm
4 13 (7.43%) NuGet
5 10 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (4.00%) PaaS
8 6 (3.43%) IaaS
9 5 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.86%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.71%) SaaS
11 2 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.57%) OpenFlow
2 1 (0.57%) SSL
2 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.29%) SQLite
6 3 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.71%) DB2
6 3 (1.71%) MySQL
6 3 (1.71%) Power BI
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.14%) DTS
7 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) GIS
8 1 (0.57%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (22.29%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.86%) Selenium
3 32 (18.29%) Jenkins
4 25 (14.29%) JIRA
5 22 (12.57%) SpecFlow
6 20 (11.43%) Ant
7 14 (8.00%) XMLUnit
8 13 (7.43%) JUnit
8 13 (7.43%) Moq
8 13 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (7.43%) xUnit.net
9 12 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (6.86%) Maven
9 12 (6.86%) TeamCity
10 10 (5.71%) CruiseControl
10 10 (5.71%) Cucumber
10 10 (5.71%) Hudson
11 9 (5.14%) Subversion
11 9 (5.14%) Travis CI
11 9 (5.14%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (29.14%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Banking
2 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.14%) Electronics
3 9 (5.14%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.14%) Marketing
4 6 (3.43%) Advertising
4 6 (3.43%) Back Office
5 3 (1.71%) Games
5 3 (1.71%) Publishing
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (44.00%) Developer
2 32 (18.29%) Analyst
3 25 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 22 (12.57%) Scrum Master
5 18 (10.29%) Business Analyst
6 17 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (9.14%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Pensions Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Agile Scrum Master
12 6 (3.43%) Architect
12 6 (3.43%) Pensions Business Analyst
13 5 (2.86%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.29%) .NET
2 43 (24.57%) CSS
2 43 (24.57%) HTML
3 34 (19.43%) ASP.NET
4 28 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (15.43%) JSON
6 22 (12.57%) XML
7 21 (12.00%) Node.js
7 21 (12.00%) REST
8 19 (10.86%) .NET Framework
8 19 (10.86%) AngularJS
9 17 (9.71%) Entity Framework
10 16 (9.14%) jQuery
10 16 (9.14%) Spring
11 15 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (8.57%) SOAP
12 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET Core
12 14 (8.00%) D3.js
13 13 (7.43%) Code First Entity Framework
13 13 (7.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.43%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (14.86%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (9.71%) User Experience
4 9 (5.14%) Fat Client
4 9 (5.14%) Thin Client
5 8 (4.57%) Wiki
6 6 (3.43%) Fintech
6 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.71%) Blog
8 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.86%) Linux
2 16 (9.14%) Windows
3 10 (5.71%) Unix
4 9 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.14%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.29%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (94.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.57%) Test Automation
3 42 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (23.43%) DevOps
5 40 (22.86%) MVC
6 37 (21.14%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (16.57%) TDD
7 29 (16.57%) Unit Testing
8 23 (13.14%) User Stories
9 21 (12.00%) BDD
9 21 (12.00%) Kanban
10 19 (10.86%) Web Development
11 17 (9.71%) OO
12 16 (9.14%) Microservices
13 14 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (8.00%) Open Source
13 14 (8.00%) Project Management
13 14 (8.00%) Strategic Thinking
14 13 (7.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.14%) JavaScript
2 44 (25.14%) C#
3 42 (24.00%) Java
3 42 (24.00%) SQL
4 8 (4.57%) Python
5 6 (3.43%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.43%) Korn
5 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.29%) PHP
7 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.29%) Ruby
8 3 (1.71%) Scala
8 3 (1.71%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.14%) Java 8
9 2 (1.14%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.43%) Degree
3 3 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) GDPR
2 2 (1.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (9.71%) Docker
2 9 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (9.71%) Ansible
2 16 (9.14%) Puppet
3 12 (6.86%) Kubernetes
4 10 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.71%) Terraform
5 9 (5.14%) Packer
6 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.57%) Grafana
6 1 (0.57%) Graphite
6 1 (0.57%) Graylog
6 1 (0.57%) Icinga
Vendors
1 37 (21.14%) Oracle
2 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.00%) Google
4 10 (5.71%) VMware
5 9 (5.14%) Citrix
5 9 (5.14%) MKS
5 9 (5.14%) SAP
6 6 (3.43%) Adobe
6 6 (3.43%) Cadence
7 3 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.71%) Perforce
8 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.14%) Coverity
8 2 (1.14%) hybris
8 2 (1.14%) Informatica
8 2 (1.14%) Tableau
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco
9 1 (0.57%) Juniper
9 1 (0.57%) Ruckus Wireless