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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 180 225 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.41% 27.11% 7.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.59% 34.35% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 182 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
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
677 655 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.76% 78.92% 65.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 456 206
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £16.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 107 (29.64%) Scrum
2 81 (22.44%) Java
3 72 (19.94%) JavaScript
4 70 (19.39%) PHP
5 69 (19.11%) HTML
6 68 (18.84%) TDD
7 62 (17.17%) Git (software)
8 60 (16.62%) Software Engineering
9 58 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (15.24%) Open Source
11 53 (14.68%) Security Cleared
12 50 (13.85%) MySQL
13 49 (13.57%) Linux
14 47 (13.02%) Finance
14 47 (13.02%) HTML5
15 46 (12.74%) SQL
16 45 (12.47%) jQuery
17 44 (12.19%) Zend
18 40 (11.08%) Web Services
19 39 (10.80%) .NET
19 39 (10.80%) Project Management
20 38 (10.53%) CSS
20 38 (10.53%) E-Commerce
21 37 (10.25%) Microsoft
21 37 (10.25%) MVC
21 37 (10.25%) Doctrine
22 34 (9.42%) C#
23 33 (9.14%) Mentoring
24 31 (8.59%) User Experience
24 31 (8.59%) Waterfall

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (6.93%) Apache
2 12 (3.32%) Node.js
3 9 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.83%) Drupal
4 3 (0.83%) Liferay
5 2 (0.55%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.55%) Mule
5 2 (0.55%) CMS
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.55%) Confluence
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.55%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) SAS
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.05%) MS Project
3 10 (2.77%) MS Office
4 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.22%) SaaS
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.83%) PaaS
5 3 (0.83%) Office 365
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Route 53
7 1 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.39%) HTTP
2 4 (1.11%) Internet
2 4 (1.11%) ATM
2 4 (1.11%) GSM
2 4 (1.11%) SDH
2 4 (1.11%) UMTS
2 4 (1.11%) RNC
2 4 (1.11%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) DVB
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.85%) MySQL
2 27 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.77%) MS Access
6 10 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.49%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.94%) SQLite
9 6 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.55%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.55%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 62 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.65%) Selenium
3 21 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (5.54%) PHPUnit
5 18 (4.99%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.43%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.32%) JIRA
8 10 (2.77%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.22%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.94%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (1.94%) Subversion
11 3 (0.83%) JUnit
11 3 (0.83%) JMeter
11 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.83%) RSpec
11 3 (0.83%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.83%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.83%) Calabash
12 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (13.02%) Finance
2 13 (3.60%) Marketing
3 12 (3.32%) Retail
4 10 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.77%) Legal
5 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.39%) Electronics
6 4 (1.11%) Law
6 4 (1.11%) Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Military
8 2 (0.55%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 134 (37.12%) Developer
2 43 (11.91%) Analyst
2 43 (11.91%) PHP Developer
3 33 (9.14%) Project Manager
4 24 (6.65%) Architect
4 24 (6.65%) Software Engineer
5 23 (6.37%) Senior Developer
6 22 (6.09%) Business Analyst
7 17 (4.71%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.43%) Test Analyst
9 15 (4.16%) Agile Business Analyst
10 14 (3.88%) Senior PHP Developer
10 14 (3.88%) Tester
11 12 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.05%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.77%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (2.77%) iOS Developer
14 9 (2.49%) ScrumMaster
15 8 (2.22%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.11%) HTML
2 47 (13.02%) HTML5
3 45 (12.47%) jQuery
4 40 (11.08%) Web Services
5 39 (10.80%) .NET
6 38 (10.53%) CSS
7 37 (10.25%) Doctrine
8 25 (6.93%) ASP.NET
9 22 (6.09%) Zend Framework
10 20 (5.54%) REST
11 17 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (4.71%) Spring
12 14 (3.88%) Symfony
13 13 (3.60%) AngularJS
13 13 (3.60%) JSON
13 13 (3.60%) XML
14 11 (3.05%) SOAP
15 10 (2.77%) J2EE
15 10 (2.77%) RESTful
16 9 (2.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.59%) User Experience
2 24 (6.65%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.66%) DTV
6 4 (1.11%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.11%) iPad
6 4 (1.11%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.83%) FMCG
8 2 (0.55%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.55%) GIS
8 2 (0.55%) Social Media
8 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.28%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.57%) Linux
2 29 (8.03%) CentOS
3 26 (7.20%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.71%) Android
5 10 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.66%) Windows
7 4 (1.11%) Fedora
8 3 (0.83%) UNIX
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.64%) Scrum
2 68 (18.84%) TDD
3 60 (16.62%) Software Engineering
4 58 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (15.24%) Open Source
6 39 (10.80%) Project Management
7 38 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 37 (10.25%) MVC
9 33 (9.14%) Mentoring
10 31 (8.59%) Waterfall
11 23 (6.37%) User Stories
11 23 (6.37%) CRM
11 23 (6.37%) PRINCE2
12 22 (6.09%) Automated Testing
12 22 (6.09%) DevOps
13 21 (5.82%) SOA
13 21 (5.82%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (5.54%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.44%) Java
2 72 (19.94%) JavaScript
3 70 (19.39%) PHP
4 46 (12.74%) SQL
5 34 (9.42%) C#
6 29 (8.03%) Ruby
7 21 (5.82%) Objective-C
8 16 (4.43%) Apple Swift
9 15 (4.16%) PHP5
10 11 (3.05%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.77%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.49%) VBA
12 9 (2.49%) Python
13 3 (0.83%) C
13 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.55%) Perl
15 1 (0.28%) C++
15 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 53 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.88%) ISEB
4 12 (3.32%) Degree
5 6 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.11%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.83%) HND
9 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.55%) PMP
9 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.55%) CITP
9 2 (0.55%) APMP
9 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.28%) SSCP
10 1 (0.28%) MCITP
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.99%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) SLA
3 3 (0.83%) BS25999
4 2 (0.55%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.32%) Puppet
3 8 (2.22%) Ansible
4 6 (1.66%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) yum
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 44 (12.19%) Zend
2 37 (10.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.71%) Oracle
4 14 (3.88%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.05%) VMware
6 8 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.66%) SAP
8 4 (1.11%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (1.11%) hybris
9 3 (0.83%) IBM
9 3 (0.83%) Citrix
9 3 (0.83%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.83%) Adobe
10 2 (0.55%) HP
10 2 (0.55%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.28%) Cognos
11 1 (0.28%) Siebel
11 1 (0.28%) EMC
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