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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 191 118 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.06% 16.32% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.13% 21.97% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 94 30
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£425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £297 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £429 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
679 537 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 74.27% 64.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 373 284
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 £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 21
Average hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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.

1 134 (34.54%) PHP
2 112 (28.87%) Linux
3 101 (26.03%) Java
4 99 (25.52%) JavaScript
4 99 (25.52%) HTML
5 98 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (24.23%) Scrum
7 93 (23.97%) MySQL
8 90 (23.20%) Finance
9 88 (22.68%) jQuery
10 86 (22.16%) Zend
11 82 (21.13%) Doctrine
12 78 (20.10%) CentOS
12 78 (20.10%) HTML5
13 77 (19.85%) Apache
14 76 (19.59%) Software Engineering
15 70 (18.04%) Git (software)
16 63 (16.24%) Open Source
17 61 (15.72%) PHPUnit
18 57 (14.69%) Zend Framework
19 54 (13.92%) TDD
19 54 (13.92%) SQL
20 51 (13.14%) Security Cleared
21 49 (12.63%) MVC
22 45 (11.60%) Selenium
22 45 (11.60%) Mentoring
23 42 (10.82%) Automated Testing
24 41 (10.57%) Project Management
25 40 (10.31%) Refactoring
26 38 (9.79%) Microsoft

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 77 (19.85%) Apache
2 8 (2.06%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.29%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.03%) CMS
4 4 (1.03%) JBoss
5 3 (0.77%) Drupal
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.52%) Kentico
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.52%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.26%) Liferay
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (3.87%) MS Excel
1 15 (3.87%) MS Project
2 7 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.77%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.26%) Shopify
4 1 (0.26%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.26%) Tridion
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.55%) SaaS
3 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.03%) Office 365
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.12%) Firewall
2 12 (3.09%) WAN
3 11 (2.84%) LDAP
3 11 (2.84%) LAN
4 4 (1.03%) VPN
4 4 (1.03%) Internet
4 4 (1.03%) DVB
5 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.52%) GSM
6 2 (0.52%) AMQP
6 2 (0.52%) DLNA
7 1 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.26%) PPP
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
7 1 (0.26%) RNC
7 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.26%) LTE
7 1 (0.26%) SDH
7 1 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (23.97%) MySQL
2 20 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.80%) MS Access
5 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.03%) Redis
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.77%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.52%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 61 (15.72%) PHPUnit
3 45 (11.60%) Selenium
4 36 (9.28%) Jenkins
5 24 (6.19%) WebDriver
6 18 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (4.38%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.87%) Hudson
9 12 (3.09%) JIRA
9 12 (3.09%) WATIR
9 12 (3.09%) JMeter
10 11 (2.84%) FitNesse
11 8 (2.06%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.55%) JUnit
12 6 (1.55%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.29%) Maven
13 5 (1.29%) Behat
14 4 (1.03%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
15 3 (0.77%) Ant
General
1 90 (23.20%) Finance
2 12 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.58%) Marketing
4 7 (1.80%) Electronics
4 7 (1.80%) Legal
5 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.03%) Law
7 3 (0.77%) Retail
7 3 (0.77%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 149 (38.40%) Developer
2 80 (20.62%) PHP Developer
3 42 (10.82%) Analyst
4 36 (9.28%) Project Manager
5 31 (7.99%) Tester
6 30 (7.73%) PHP Zend Developer
7 28 (7.22%) Software Engineer
8 27 (6.96%) Senior Developer
9 26 (6.70%) Java Developer
10 25 (6.44%) Architect
11 21 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (5.15%) Senior PHP Developer
13 19 (4.90%) Business Analyst
14 16 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 14 (3.61%) Technical Architect
16 13 (3.35%) Test Engineer
17 11 (2.84%) .NET Developer
18 10 (2.58%) Test Analyst
18 10 (2.58%) Project Planner
18 10 (2.58%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (25.52%) HTML
2 88 (22.68%) jQuery
3 82 (21.13%) Doctrine
4 78 (20.10%) HTML5
5 57 (14.69%) Zend Framework
6 38 (9.79%) CSS
7 30 (7.73%) .NET
7 30 (7.73%) LAMP
8 27 (6.96%) Web Services
9 22 (5.67%) RESTful
10 21 (5.41%) Spring
10 21 (5.41%) Symfony
11 17 (4.38%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.35%) Spring MVC
13 12 (3.09%) JSON
13 12 (3.09%) J2EE
14 11 (2.84%) XML
14 11 (2.84%) Hibernate
15 10 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (2.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.24%) Open Source
2 17 (4.38%) User Experience
3 14 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.58%) DTV
4 10 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.80%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.55%) Replication
7 5 (1.29%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.29%) CESG
7 5 (1.29%) Social Media
8 4 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.03%) MPEG
9 3 (0.77%) PMI
9 3 (0.77%) W3C
9 3 (0.77%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.52%) STB
10 2 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.87%) Linux
2 78 (20.10%) CentOS
3 19 (4.90%) UNIX
4 15 (3.87%) Ubuntu
5 9 (2.32%) Windows
6 6 (1.55%) Android
7 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.03%) Debian
7 4 (1.03%) Fedora
8 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
2 94 (24.23%) Scrum
3 76 (19.59%) Software Engineering
4 54 (13.92%) TDD
5 49 (12.63%) MVC
6 45 (11.60%) Mentoring
7 42 (10.82%) Automated Testing
8 41 (10.57%) Project Management
9 40 (10.31%) Refactoring
10 24 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (6.19%) PRINCE2
10 24 (6.19%) DevOps
10 24 (6.19%) Unit Testing
11 23 (5.93%) OO
12 22 (5.67%) Migration
13 21 (5.41%) Waterfall
14 19 (4.90%) Validation
15 18 (4.64%) Risk Management
15 18 (4.64%) BDD
16 17 (4.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (34.54%) PHP
2 101 (26.03%) Java
3 99 (25.52%) JavaScript
4 54 (13.92%) SQL
5 32 (8.25%) Ruby
6 24 (6.19%) C#
7 20 (5.15%) Perl
8 18 (4.64%) Bash Shell
9 17 (4.38%) PHP5
10 9 (2.32%) Python
11 8 (2.06%) Scala
12 6 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.29%) C
14 4 (1.03%) VBA
15 3 (0.77%) C++
15 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.26%) VB
17 1 (0.26%) Groovy
17 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (13.14%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.87%) ISEB
4 12 (3.09%) Degree
5 11 (2.84%) CCNA
5 11 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.32%) HND
7 8 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.29%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.52%) CITP
11 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.26%) APMP
12 1 (0.26%) SSCP
12 1 (0.26%) MCITP
12 1 (0.26%) PMP
12 1 (0.26%) HNC
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.93%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) BS25999
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (3.87%) XenServer
2 11 (2.84%) Samba
3 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (5.41%) Puppet
1 21 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.87%) Salt
3 3 (0.77%) Ansible
4 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (22.16%) Zend
2 38 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.67%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.15%) Oracle
5 18 (4.64%) VMware
6 12 (3.09%) Citrix
7 8 (2.06%) SAP
8 6 (1.55%) Casewise
9 4 (1.03%) New Relic
10 3 (0.77%) Google
10 3 (0.77%) Telerik
11 2 (0.52%) Adobe
11 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.52%) Facebook
12 1 (0.26%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 1 (0.26%) CA
12 1 (0.26%) Ericsson
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