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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 143 187 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.43% 21.67% 12.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.34% 28.81% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 146 57
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
703 649 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 75.20% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 461 319
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.70 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 109 (34.06%) Scrum
2 93 (29.06%) TDD
3 88 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 68 (21.25%) HTML
4 68 (21.25%) .NET
5 59 (18.44%) CSS
5 59 (18.44%) E-Commerce
6 54 (16.88%) Software Engineering
7 53 (16.56%) Web Services
8 52 (16.25%) Apple iOS
9 50 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (14.69%) Finance
11 46 (14.38%) C#
12 45 (14.06%) Java
12 45 (14.06%) Git (software)
13 42 (13.13%) Android
14 41 (12.81%) Objective-C
15 40 (12.50%) Linux
16 39 (12.19%) MVC
17 38 (11.88%) iOS Development
18 36 (11.25%) PHP
19 35 (10.94%) SQL
19 35 (10.94%) AngularJS
19 35 (10.94%) BDD
20 33 (10.31%) HTML5
20 33 (10.31%) Android Development
20 33 (10.31%) Project Management
21 30 (9.38%) SQL Server
21 30 (9.38%) User Experience
21 30 (9.38%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (9.38%) Node.js
2 15 (4.69%) Apache
3 8 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.88%) IIS
5 5 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.94%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Drupal
8 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.31%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.31%) Liferay
8 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Project
3 2 (0.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.63%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.44%) SaaS
3 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Route 53
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.06%) Internet
2 3 (0.94%) WAN
3 2 (0.63%) Broadband
3 2 (0.63%) DVB
3 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) Telnet
4 1 (0.31%) SSH
4 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) PBX
4 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.13%) MySQL
3 19 (5.94%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.06%) SQLite
5 11 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.81%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.25%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.63%) OLTP
11 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.75%) Selenium
4 11 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.13%) JIRA
5 10 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.19%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.88%) Grunt
7 6 (1.88%) PHPUnit
8 5 (1.56%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.56%) Mechanoid
8 5 (1.56%) Robolectric
8 5 (1.56%) Robotium
9 4 (1.25%) Behat
9 4 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.25%) Mocha
9 4 (1.25%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.25%) gulp
10 3 (0.94%) PhpStorm
General
1 47 (14.69%) Finance
2 16 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.00%) Marketing
3 10 (3.13%) Retail
4 8 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.50%) Electronics
5 6 (1.88%) Banking
6 5 (1.56%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 132 (41.25%) Developer
2 36 (11.25%) Analyst
3 33 (10.31%) Software Engineer
4 28 (8.75%) Project Manager
5 23 (7.19%) iOS Developer
6 20 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.63%) Android Developer
8 17 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (5.31%) Architect
9 16 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.00%) PHP Developer
10 15 (4.69%) .NET Developer
11 13 (4.06%) Test Analyst
11 13 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.75%) Tester
13 11 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.44%) AWS Developer
13 11 (3.44%) Agile Business Analyst
14 10 (3.13%) Android Software Engineer
15 9 (2.81%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.25%) HTML
1 68 (21.25%) .NET
2 59 (18.44%) CSS
3 53 (16.56%) Web Services
4 35 (10.94%) AngularJS
5 33 (10.31%) HTML5
6 30 (9.38%) REST
7 26 (8.13%) jQuery
8 24 (7.50%) ASP.NET
9 20 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (5.63%) .NET Framework
11 17 (5.31%) JSON
12 15 (4.69%) CSS3
13 14 (4.38%) Doctrine
14 13 (4.06%) Android SDK
15 12 (3.75%) Cocoa Touch
15 12 (3.75%) Cocoa
16 11 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (3.13%) Sass
18 9 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.38%) User Experience
2 26 (8.13%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.69%) Mobile Payment
4 13 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.13%) DTV
6 9 (2.81%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.88%) iPad
8 6 (1.88%) iPhone
8 6 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.25%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.94%) FMCG
12 2 (0.63%) IPTV
12 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.63%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.63%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.25%) Apple iOS
2 42 (13.13%) Android
3 40 (12.50%) Linux
4 24 (7.50%) Windows
5 17 (5.31%) CentOS
6 15 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.44%) Windows Phone
8 9 (2.81%) Windows Phone 7
9 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.88%) Fedora
10 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (34.06%) Scrum
2 93 (29.06%) TDD
3 59 (18.44%) E-Commerce
4 54 (16.88%) Software Engineering
5 50 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (12.19%) MVC
7 38 (11.88%) iOS Development
8 35 (10.94%) BDD
9 33 (10.31%) Android Development
9 33 (10.31%) Project Management
10 26 (8.13%) Open Source
11 25 (7.81%) OO
12 23 (7.19%) PRINCE2
12 23 (7.19%) Unit Testing
13 22 (6.88%) API Integration
14 21 (6.56%) DevOps
15 20 (6.25%) Kanban
16 19 (5.94%) Configuration Management
17 18 (5.63%) Waterfall
17 18 (5.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.50%) JavaScript
2 46 (14.38%) C#
3 45 (14.06%) Java
4 41 (12.81%) Objective-C
5 36 (11.25%) PHP
6 35 (10.94%) SQL
7 24 (7.50%) Apple Swift
8 19 (5.94%) Ruby
9 17 (5.31%) Python
10 11 (3.44%) C
11 8 (2.50%) Perl
12 6 (1.88%) C++
12 6 (1.88%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.56%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.25%) PHP5
15 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
16 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.75%) ISEB
3 8 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.25%) APMP
5 4 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.63%) Degree
7 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.63%) PMP
7 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.06%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) TickIT
2 2 (0.63%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (5.94%) Puppet
3 16 (5.00%) Ansible
4 8 (2.50%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.63%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.63%) yum
6 1 (0.31%) Nagios
6 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (6.56%) Oracle
1 21 (6.56%) Red Hat
2 19 (5.94%) VMware
2 19 (5.94%) Zend
2 19 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.81%) SAP
3 9 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.50%) Lotus
5 6 (1.88%) OpenText
5 6 (1.88%) Google
6 5 (1.56%) NetApp
7 4 (1.25%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.94%) Tableau
8 3 (0.94%) Citrix
8 3 (0.94%) IBM
9 2 (0.63%) Siebel
9 2 (0.63%) HP
9 2 (0.63%) Dell
9 2 (0.63%) Eloqua
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