The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 175 164 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.71% 19.45% 10.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.17% 24.74% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 139 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.60
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
Agile Software Development
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 663 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.21% 78.65% 70.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 460 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% +80.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bristol region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bristol region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 105 (29.33%) PHP
2 100 (27.93%) Java
3 94 (26.26%) Scrum
4 93 (25.98%) JavaScript
4 93 (25.98%) HTML
5 90 (25.14%) Linux
6 85 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (22.07%) MySQL
8 76 (21.23%) jQuery
9 74 (20.67%) HTML5
10 70 (19.55%) Git (software)
11 68 (18.99%) Zend
12 64 (17.88%) Doctrine
13 63 (17.60%) Software Engineering
14 62 (17.32%) SQL
15 61 (17.04%) Apache
15 61 (17.04%) CentOS
16 56 (15.64%) Security Cleared
16 56 (15.64%) Open Source
16 56 (15.64%) Finance
17 51 (14.25%) TDD
17 51 (14.25%) PHPUnit
18 50 (13.97%) Zend Framework
19 49 (13.69%) Microsoft
20 48 (13.41%) MVC
21 41 (11.45%) Project Management
22 40 (11.17%) .NET
22 40 (11.17%) Mentoring
23 38 (10.61%) Automated Testing
24 35 (9.78%) Selenium

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (17.04%) Apache
2 10 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.12%) Drupal
4 4 (1.12%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.12%) CMS
4 4 (1.12%) JBoss
4 4 (1.12%) Node.js
5 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.84%) Liferay
6 2 (0.56%) Confluence
6 2 (0.56%) Mule
6 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.56%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) Kentico
7 1 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.31%) MS Project
3 8 (2.23%) MS Office
4 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Visualfiles
1 3 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.28%) Tridion
2 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) SaaS
2 7 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.40%) PaaS
4 4 (1.12%) Office 365
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.56%) GitHub
6 2 (0.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.96%) WAN
1 7 (1.96%) Firewall
2 6 (1.68%) LDAP
2 6 (1.68%) LAN
3 5 (1.40%) HTTP
4 4 (1.12%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.12%) SDH
4 4 (1.12%) UMTS
4 4 (1.12%) ATM
4 4 (1.12%) GSM
4 4 (1.12%) RNC
4 4 (1.12%) Internet
4 4 (1.12%) DVB
4 4 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) AMQP
6 2 (0.56%) DLNA
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.07%) MySQL
2 26 (7.26%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.07%) MS Access
6 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.12%) Redis
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.56%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 51 (14.25%) PHPUnit
3 35 (9.78%) Selenium
4 26 (7.26%) Jenkins
5 25 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.75%) WebDriver
7 16 (4.47%) Visual Studio
8 15 (4.19%) JIRA
9 13 (3.63%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.51%) Hudson
11 7 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (1.96%) Subversion
12 6 (1.68%) JMeter
13 5 (1.40%) WATIR
13 5 (1.40%) Maven
13 5 (1.40%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.12%) FitNesse
14 4 (1.12%) Behat
15 3 (0.84%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 56 (15.64%) Finance
2 9 (2.51%) Legal
3 7 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.96%) Marketing
4 4 (1.12%) Banking
4 4 (1.12%) Retail
4 4 (1.12%) Law
4 4 (1.12%) Electronics
5 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.84%) Publishing
6 2 (0.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 149 (41.62%) Developer
2 65 (18.16%) PHP Developer
3 34 (9.50%) Analyst
4 28 (7.82%) Architect
5 27 (7.54%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.42%) Software Engineer
8 22 (6.15%) PHP Zend Developer
9 20 (5.59%) Java Developer
10 18 (5.03%) .NET Developer
11 17 (4.75%) Senior PHP Developer
12 15 (4.19%) Tester
13 14 (3.91%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.63%) Programme Manager
14 13 (3.63%) Test Analyst
14 13 (3.63%) Test Engineer
15 12 (3.35%) Business Analyst
16 9 (2.51%) Programmer
17 8 (2.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (25.98%) HTML
2 76 (21.23%) jQuery
3 74 (20.67%) HTML5
4 64 (17.88%) Doctrine
5 50 (13.97%) Zend Framework
6 40 (11.17%) .NET
7 34 (9.50%) CSS
8 29 (8.10%) Web Services
9 25 (6.98%) ASP.NET
10 24 (6.70%) Spring
11 18 (5.03%) LAMP
12 17 (4.75%) RESTful
13 16 (4.47%) XML
14 15 (4.19%) Symfony
14 15 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (3.63%) Spring MVC
15 13 (3.63%) J2EE
16 10 (2.79%) JSON
17 9 (2.51%) Hibernate
17 9 (2.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.64%) Open Source
2 18 (5.03%) User Experience
3 12 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.96%) DTV
6 7 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.12%) MPEG
9 4 (1.12%) iPad
9 4 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.56%) GIS
10 2 (0.56%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.56%) Social Media
10 2 (0.56%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.28%) Replication
11 1 (0.28%) Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 90 (25.14%) Linux
2 61 (17.04%) CentOS
3 13 (3.63%) UNIX
4 11 (3.07%) Windows
5 6 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.12%) Fedora
8 3 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (26.26%) Scrum
2 85 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (17.60%) Software Engineering
4 51 (14.25%) TDD
5 48 (13.41%) MVC
6 41 (11.45%) Project Management
7 40 (11.17%) Mentoring
8 38 (10.61%) Automated Testing
9 35 (9.78%) Refactoring
10 29 (8.10%) Waterfall
11 24 (6.70%) DevOps
12 21 (5.87%) OO
13 20 (5.59%) Risk Management
14 19 (5.31%) PRINCE2
14 19 (5.31%) SOA
14 19 (5.31%) Test Scripting
15 18 (5.03%) Unit Testing
15 18 (5.03%) V-Model
15 18 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (4.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 105 (29.33%) PHP
2 100 (27.93%) Java
3 93 (25.98%) JavaScript
4 62 (17.32%) SQL
5 28 (7.82%) C#
5 28 (7.82%) Ruby
6 14 (3.91%) PHP5
7 11 (3.07%) VB.NET
8 10 (2.79%) Perl
8 10 (2.79%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.51%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.23%) VBA
10 8 (2.23%) Python
10 8 (2.23%) Scala
11 3 (0.84%) C
11 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.84%) C++
12 2 (0.56%) Groovy
13 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 56 (15.64%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.91%) Degree
4 13 (3.63%) ISEB
5 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.68%) HND
5 6 (1.68%) CCNA
5 6 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) CITP
8 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.56%) VCP4
9 1 (0.28%) SSCP
9 1 (0.28%) MCITP
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.75%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) SLA
3 3 (0.84%) BS25999
System Software
1 6 (1.68%) Samba
1 6 (1.68%) XenServer
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (3.91%) Puppet
1 14 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.68%) Salt
3 3 (0.84%) Ansible
3 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (18.99%) Zend
2 49 (13.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.63%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.35%) Oracle
5 11 (3.07%) VMware
6 7 (1.96%) Citrix
7 6 (1.68%) SAP
8 4 (1.12%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (1.12%) hybris
8 4 (1.12%) New Relic
9 3 (0.84%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.84%) Adobe
10 2 (0.56%) HP
10 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.28%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.28%) Telerik
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