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 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
27 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 135 176 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.00% 21.10% 10.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.53% 26.67% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 148 52
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£392 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
627 660 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.29% 79.14% 70.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 450 292
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 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 27 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 94 (28.31%) Java
2 90 (27.11%) PHP
2 90 (27.11%) Scrum
3 87 (26.20%) JavaScript
4 86 (25.90%) HTML
5 75 (22.59%) Linux
6 70 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (20.78%) MySQL
8 66 (19.88%) jQuery
8 66 (19.88%) HTML5
9 64 (19.28%) Git (software)
10 58 (17.47%) Zend
11 57 (17.17%) Open Source
12 56 (16.87%) Software Engineering
13 54 (16.27%) Finance
13 54 (16.27%) Doctrine
14 53 (15.96%) SQL
15 52 (15.66%) CentOS
16 50 (15.06%) Security Cleared
17 48 (14.46%) Apache
18 44 (13.25%) Microsoft
18 44 (13.25%) TDD
19 43 (12.95%) Zend Framework
19 43 (12.95%) PHPUnit
20 40 (12.05%) MVC
21 38 (11.45%) Mentoring
22 35 (10.54%) Automated Testing
22 35 (10.54%) .NET
23 34 (10.24%) Project Management
24 33 (9.94%) CSS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 48 (14.46%) Apache
2 10 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.81%) Node.js
4 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.20%) Drupal
5 3 (0.90%) Liferay
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 2 (0.60%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.60%) Mule
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.61%) MS Project
3 8 (2.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.90%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.30%) Tridion
3 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.71%) SaaS
3 5 (1.51%) PaaS
4 4 (1.20%) Office 365
4 4 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Route 53
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.51%) HTTP
2 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.20%) ATM
2 4 (1.20%) GSM
2 4 (1.20%) SDH
2 4 (1.20%) UMTS
2 4 (1.20%) Internet
2 4 (1.20%) DVB
2 4 (1.20%) Firewall
2 4 (1.20%) RNC
2 4 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.90%) WAN
3 3 (0.90%) LAN
3 3 (0.90%) LDAP
4 2 (0.60%) DLNA
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) AMQP
5 1 (0.30%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (20.78%) MySQL
2 26 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.61%) MS Access
3 12 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.51%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.20%) Redis
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.60%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 64 (19.28%) Git (software)
2 43 (12.95%) PHPUnit
3 32 (9.64%) Selenium
4 22 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (6.63%) Jenkins
5 16 (4.82%) JIRA
5 16 (4.82%) Visual Studio
6 14 (4.22%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.11%) Hudson
7 7 (2.11%) Subversion
8 6 (1.81%) JMeter
9 5 (1.51%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.51%) Maven
9 5 (1.51%) WATIR
10 4 (1.20%) RSpec
11 3 (0.90%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.90%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.60%) Behat
General
1 54 (16.27%) Finance
2 9 (2.71%) Legal
3 8 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.41%) Marketing
4 5 (1.51%) Electronics
5 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.20%) Law
5 4 (1.20%) Banking
5 4 (1.20%) Retail
6 3 (0.90%) Publishing
7 2 (0.60%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 132 (39.76%) Developer
2 56 (16.87%) PHP Developer
3 31 (9.34%) Architect
3 31 (9.34%) Analyst
4 25 (7.53%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.63%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.33%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.12%) Technical Architect
8 16 (4.82%) PHP Zend Developer
9 15 (4.52%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.52%) Senior PHP Developer
10 14 (4.22%) Java Developer
10 14 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.92%) Tester
11 13 (3.92%) Programme Manager
12 12 (3.61%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.31%) Test Engineer
13 11 (3.31%) Test Analyst
14 9 (2.71%) Programmer
14 9 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (25.90%) HTML
2 66 (19.88%) jQuery
2 66 (19.88%) HTML5
3 54 (16.27%) Doctrine
4 43 (12.95%) Zend Framework
5 35 (10.54%) .NET
6 33 (9.94%) CSS
7 27 (8.13%) Web Services
8 23 (6.93%) ASP.NET
9 20 (6.02%) Spring
10 16 (4.82%) XML
11 15 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.22%) LAMP
12 14 (4.22%) Symfony
13 12 (3.61%) RESTful
14 11 (3.31%) J2EE
15 10 (3.01%) JSON
15 10 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 9 (2.71%) Spring MVC
17 8 (2.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.17%) Open Source
2 19 (5.72%) User Experience
3 14 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.41%) DTV
7 7 (2.11%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.51%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.20%) MPEG
9 4 (1.20%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.20%) iPad
9 4 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.60%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) GIS
10 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.60%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.30%) Replication
11 1 (0.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.59%) Linux
2 52 (15.66%) CentOS
3 8 (2.41%) Windows
4 7 (2.11%) UNIX
4 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.51%) Fedora
6 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.90%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.11%) Scrum
2 70 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (16.87%) Software Engineering
4 44 (13.25%) TDD
5 40 (12.05%) MVC
6 38 (11.45%) Mentoring
7 35 (10.54%) Automated Testing
8 34 (10.24%) Project Management
9 32 (9.64%) Refactoring
10 29 (8.73%) Waterfall
11 24 (7.23%) DevOps
12 20 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (5.72%) OO
14 18 (5.42%) SOA
15 17 (5.12%) CRM
15 17 (5.12%) Test Scripting
15 17 (5.12%) V-Model
16 16 (4.82%) Configuration Management
17 15 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 94 (28.31%) Java
2 90 (27.11%) PHP
3 87 (26.20%) JavaScript
4 53 (15.96%) SQL
5 28 (8.43%) Ruby
6 23 (6.93%) C#
7 13 (3.92%) PHP5
8 12 (3.61%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.71%) VBA
9 9 (2.71%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.41%) Python
11 7 (2.11%) Perl
11 7 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.81%) Scala
13 3 (0.90%) C
13 3 (0.90%) C++
13 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.60%) Groovy
15 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 50 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.22%) Degree
4 11 (3.31%) ISEB
5 4 (1.20%) HND
5 4 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.90%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.90%) CCNA
6 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.60%) CITP
7 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) SSCP
8 1 (0.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.22%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) SLA
3 3 (0.90%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Samba
1 3 (0.90%) XenServer
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (4.22%) Puppet
1 14 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.51%) Ansible
3 4 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.90%) Salt
5 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (17.47%) Zend
2 44 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.22%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.61%) Oracle
5 10 (3.01%) VMware
6 7 (2.11%) SAP
7 4 (1.20%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (1.20%) hybris
7 4 (1.20%) New Relic
8 3 (0.90%) Citrix
8 3 (0.90%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.90%) Adobe
9 2 (0.60%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.30%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.30%) Telerik
10 1 (0.30%) Google
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