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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 194 140 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.58% 17.93% 9.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.41% 23.57% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 113 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £310 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £446 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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 £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
638 594 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.27% 76.06% 66.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 403 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.16% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 132 (32.84%) PHP
2 115 (28.61%) Linux
3 109 (27.11%) Java
4 105 (26.12%) JavaScript
5 104 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (25.62%) HTML
6 103 (25.62%) Scrum
7 92 (22.89%) MySQL
8 91 (22.64%) jQuery
9 86 (21.39%) Zend
10 84 (20.90%) HTML5
11 81 (20.15%) Finance
12 80 (19.90%) Doctrine
13 79 (19.65%) Apache
14 78 (19.40%) Software Engineering
14 78 (19.40%) CentOS
15 77 (19.15%) Git (software)
16 68 (16.92%) Open Source
17 62 (15.42%) PHPUnit
18 59 (14.68%) Zend Framework
19 58 (14.43%) Security Cleared
20 57 (14.18%) TDD
21 56 (13.93%) SQL
22 50 (12.44%) MVC
23 45 (11.19%) Project Management
23 45 (11.19%) Microsoft
23 45 (11.19%) Mentoring
24 44 (10.95%) Selenium
25 41 (10.20%) Automated Testing
26 40 (9.95%) Refactoring

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 79 (19.65%) Apache
2 10 (2.49%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.24%) CMS
4 5 (1.24%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.00%) JBoss
5 4 (1.00%) Drupal
6 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.75%) Node.js
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.50%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.50%) Liferay
7 2 (0.50%) Kentico
8 1 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.98%) MS Project
3 6 (1.49%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.75%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.25%) Tridion
3 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.25%) Shopify
3 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.24%) SaaS
2 5 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.00%) PaaS
3 4 (1.00%) Office 365
4 2 (0.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.99%) WAN
1 12 (2.99%) Firewall
2 11 (2.74%) LDAP
2 11 (2.74%) LAN
3 4 (1.00%) Internet
3 4 (1.00%) DVB
4 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.75%) RNC
4 3 (0.75%) SDH
4 3 (0.75%) UMTS
4 3 (0.75%) ATM
4 3 (0.75%) GSM
4 3 (0.75%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.75%) HTTP
5 2 (0.50%) AMQP
5 2 (0.50%) DLNA
6 1 (0.25%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.89%) MySQL
2 20 (4.98%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.24%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.99%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.74%) MS Access
7 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.00%) Redis
9 4 (1.00%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 62 (15.42%) PHPUnit
3 44 (10.95%) Selenium
4 38 (9.45%) Jenkins
5 22 (5.47%) WebDriver
6 20 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (4.73%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.73%) Hudson
8 15 (3.73%) JIRA
9 11 (2.74%) FitNesse
9 11 (2.74%) WATIR
10 10 (2.49%) JMeter
11 9 (2.24%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.74%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.74%) Maven
13 6 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (1.24%) JUnit
14 5 (1.24%) Behat
15 4 (1.00%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 81 (20.15%) Finance
2 13 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.74%) Marketing
4 9 (2.24%) Legal
5 7 (1.74%) Electronics
6 6 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.00%) Publishing
7 4 (1.00%) Law
8 3 (0.75%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 167 (41.54%) Developer
2 81 (20.15%) PHP Developer
3 41 (10.20%) Analyst
4 32 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 30 (7.46%) PHP Zend Developer
6 29 (7.21%) Java Developer
7 28 (6.97%) Senior Developer
8 27 (6.72%) Software Engineer
9 26 (6.47%) Architect
10 25 (6.22%) Tester
11 20 (4.98%) Business Analyst
11 20 (4.98%) Senior PHP Developer
12 19 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.48%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.48%) .NET Developer
14 13 (3.23%) Test Engineer
14 13 (3.23%) Test Analyst
14 13 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.99%) Programme Manager
16 11 (2.74%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (25.62%) HTML
2 91 (22.64%) jQuery
3 84 (20.90%) HTML5
4 80 (19.90%) Doctrine
5 59 (14.68%) Zend Framework
6 39 (9.70%) CSS
7 34 (8.46%) .NET
8 29 (7.21%) Web Services
9 28 (6.97%) LAMP
10 26 (6.47%) Spring
11 24 (5.97%) RESTful
12 19 (4.73%) Symfony
12 19 (4.73%) ASP.NET
13 14 (3.48%) J2EE
14 13 (3.23%) XML
14 13 (3.23%) Spring MVC
15 11 (2.74%) JSON
15 11 (2.74%) Hibernate
15 11 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (2.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (16.92%) Open Source
2 20 (4.98%) User Experience
3 11 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.49%) DTV
4 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.49%) Social Media
5 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.24%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.00%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.00%) MPEG
8 3 (0.75%) W3C
8 3 (0.75%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.50%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.50%) GIS
9 2 (0.50%) STB
9 2 (0.50%) iPad
9 2 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 115 (28.61%) Linux
2 78 (19.40%) CentOS
3 20 (4.98%) UNIX
4 11 (2.74%) Windows
4 11 (2.74%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.49%) Fedora
6 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.00%) Android
8 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
2 103 (25.62%) Scrum
3 78 (19.40%) Software Engineering
4 57 (14.18%) TDD
5 50 (12.44%) MVC
6 45 (11.19%) Project Management
6 45 (11.19%) Mentoring
7 41 (10.20%) Automated Testing
8 40 (9.95%) Refactoring
9 28 (6.97%) OO
10 26 (6.47%) Unit Testing
10 26 (6.47%) Waterfall
11 24 (5.97%) DevOps
12 21 (5.22%) PRINCE2
12 21 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (4.73%) Risk Management
14 18 (4.48%) BDD
14 18 (4.48%) Test Scripting
15 16 (3.98%) Migration
15 16 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 132 (32.84%) PHP
2 109 (27.11%) Java
3 105 (26.12%) JavaScript
4 56 (13.93%) SQL
5 33 (8.21%) Ruby
6 25 (6.22%) C#
7 19 (4.73%) PHP5
8 16 (3.98%) Perl
9 15 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.74%) Python
11 8 (1.99%) Scala
12 7 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.00%) VBA
13 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.00%) C
14 3 (0.75%) C++
15 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.50%) Groovy
16 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.23%) Degree
3 13 (3.23%) ISEB
4 11 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.74%) CCNA
5 8 (1.99%) HND
6 7 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.50%) CITP
8 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) SSCP
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.47%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) BS25999
System Software
1 11 (2.74%) Samba
1 11 (2.74%) XenServer
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (4.73%) Puppet
1 19 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.74%) Salt
3 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.75%) Ansible
4 3 (0.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 86 (21.39%) Zend
2 45 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.98%) Oracle
3 20 (4.98%) Red Hat
4 16 (3.98%) VMware
5 12 (2.99%) Citrix
6 9 (2.24%) SAP
7 4 (1.00%) New Relic
8 3 (0.75%) Google
8 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (0.75%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.50%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.50%) Adobe
9 2 (0.50%) HP
9 2 (0.50%) hybris
9 2 (0.50%) Facebook
9 2 (0.50%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.25%) Rackspace
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