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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 160 190 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.82% 22.02% 18.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.15% 28.44% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 148 120
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 £46.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.36%
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
691 668 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.29% 77.40% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 507 430
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 96 (35.96%) HTML
2 93 (34.83%) JavaScript
3 90 (33.71%) Scrum
4 77 (28.84%) CSS
5 70 (26.22%) .NET
6 67 (25.09%) TDD
7 64 (23.97%) MVC
8 62 (23.22%) C#
9 59 (22.10%) SQL Server
10 51 (19.10%) AngularJS
11 50 (18.73%) SQL
12 46 (17.23%) ASP.NET
13 44 (16.48%) BDD
14 41 (15.36%) HTML5
14 41 (15.36%) jQuery
14 41 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (15.36%) Finance
15 35 (13.11%) Microsoft
15 35 (13.11%) Web Services
16 33 (12.36%) Project Management
17 31 (11.61%) User Experience
18 30 (11.24%) OO
18 30 (11.24%) Security Cleared
18 30 (11.24%) Waterfall
19 28 (10.49%) CSS3
20 27 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
21 26 (9.74%) Java
21 26 (9.74%) Git (software)
22 25 (9.36%) E-Commerce
22 25 (9.36%) Front End Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (5.62%) Node.js
2 6 (2.25%) Apache
3 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.50%) Confluence
5 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.37%) CMS
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) Liferay
6 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.37%) Sakai Project
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.12%) MS Project
2 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (4.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (3.00%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.12%) BigMachines
4 3 (1.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.12%) Internet
2 5 (1.87%) Broadband
2 5 (1.87%) HbbTV
2 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.50%) DVB
4 1 (0.37%) GSM
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
4 1 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.12%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.75%) MySQL
4 10 (3.75%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (2.62%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.50%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.75%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.37%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.87%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.49%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.49%) JIRA
5 11 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (3.75%) SpecFlow
7 9 (3.37%) Moq
7 9 (3.37%) NUnit
7 9 (3.37%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.00%) JUnit
8 8 (3.00%) Maven
9 5 (1.87%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.50%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.12%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.12%) Selenium
11 3 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 41 (15.36%) Finance
2 19 (7.12%) Marketing
3 18 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.87%) Electronics
4 13 (4.87%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.37%) Banking
6 8 (3.00%) Retail
7 5 (1.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Games
8 2 (0.75%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (44.57%) Developer
2 37 (13.86%) Analyst
3 29 (10.86%) .NET Developer
4 27 (10.11%) Business Analyst
5 22 (8.24%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (7.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 19 (7.12%) C# Developer
9 17 (6.37%) Angular Developer
9 17 (6.37%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.62%) Designer
10 15 (5.62%) HTML Developer
11 14 (5.24%) HTML CSS Developer
11 14 (5.24%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.24%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.87%) Agile Developer
12 13 (4.87%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (4.12%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (35.96%) HTML
2 77 (28.84%) CSS
3 70 (26.22%) .NET
4 51 (19.10%) AngularJS
5 46 (17.23%) ASP.NET
6 41 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (15.36%) HTML5
6 41 (15.36%) jQuery
7 35 (13.11%) Web Services
8 28 (10.49%) CSS3
9 22 (8.24%) WCF
10 20 (7.49%) .NET Framework
11 18 (6.74%) RESTful
12 17 (6.37%) Ajax
12 17 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (5.62%) Entity Framework
14 13 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (4.49%) REST
15 12 (4.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.61%) User Experience
2 22 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.87%) DTV
6 5 (1.87%) MPEG
7 4 (1.50%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.50%) IPTV
7 4 (1.50%) Social Media
7 4 (1.50%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.12%) Psychology
8 3 (1.12%) VLE
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.37%) Blog
10 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.25%) Android
2 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) CentOS
4 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.71%) Scrum
2 67 (25.09%) TDD
3 64 (23.97%) MVC
4 44 (16.48%) BDD
5 33 (12.36%) Project Management
6 30 (11.24%) OO
6 30 (11.24%) Waterfall
7 25 (9.36%) E-Commerce
7 25 (9.36%) Front End Development
8 24 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (8.24%) SDLC
10 20 (7.49%) Kanban
10 20 (7.49%) Software Engineering
11 19 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.74%) Software Delivery
13 17 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (5.62%) Programme Management
14 15 (5.62%) Unit Testing
15 14 (5.24%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (34.83%) JavaScript
2 62 (23.22%) C#
3 50 (18.73%) SQL
4 26 (9.74%) Java
5 20 (7.49%) Ruby
6 19 (7.12%) Python
7 12 (4.49%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.37%) Perl
8 9 (3.37%) PHP
9 5 (1.87%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.12%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.12%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) Haskell
11 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
11 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.62%) Degree
3 12 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.25%) ISEB
5 3 (1.12%) APMP
6 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.12%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) OIPF
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.12%) yum
3 2 (0.75%) Ansible
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) DBAmp
4 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) logstash
4 1 (0.37%) Mesos
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.37%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 35 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.87%) Oracle
2 13 (4.87%) SAP
3 9 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.62%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.87%) Rally
6 3 (1.12%) Blackboard
6 3 (1.12%) Cognos
6 3 (1.12%) IBM
6 3 (1.12%) Siebel
6 3 (1.12%) Tableau
6 3 (1.12%) Zend
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.75%) EMC
7 2 (0.75%) Google
7 2 (0.75%) Teradata
7 2 (0.75%) Twitter
8 1 (0.37%) Facebook
8 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
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