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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 133 210 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.47% 22.36% 10.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.27% 28.77% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 170 52
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£388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £477 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
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
656 730 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.28% 77.74% 69.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 497 292
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 13
Average hourly rate £37.39 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.21% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £17.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 93 (28.62%) Java
1 93 (28.62%) Scrum
2 83 (25.54%) PHP
3 76 (23.38%) HTML
4 74 (22.77%) JavaScript
5 64 (19.69%) Linux
6 63 (19.38%) Git (software)
7 61 (18.77%) MySQL
8 56 (17.23%) HTML5
9 55 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (16.31%) Security Cleared
10 53 (16.31%) jQuery
10 53 (16.31%) Software Engineering
11 52 (16.00%) Finance
11 52 (16.00%) SQL
11 52 (16.00%) Open Source
12 51 (15.69%) Zend
13 47 (14.46%) Doctrine
14 41 (12.62%) TDD
15 39 (12.00%) MVC
15 39 (12.00%) CentOS
16 38 (11.69%) Microsoft
17 37 (11.38%) .NET
17 37 (11.38%) Mentoring
18 36 (11.08%) Apache
19 34 (10.46%) Zend Framework
20 33 (10.15%) PHPUnit
21 32 (9.85%) Web Services
22 31 (9.54%) Automated Testing
22 31 (9.54%) Selenium

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (11.08%) Apache
2 11 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.85%) Node.js
4 4 (1.23%) Drupal
5 3 (0.92%) Liferay
5 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.62%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.62%) JBoss
6 2 (0.62%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.62%) Confluence
6 2 (0.62%) Mule
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 20 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.69%) MS Project
3 9 (2.77%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.31%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.31%) Tridion
2 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.77%) SaaS
3 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.23%) Office 365
4 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.92%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) Route 53
6 1 (0.31%) GitHub
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) HTTP
2 4 (1.23%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.23%) ATM
2 4 (1.23%) GSM
2 4 (1.23%) SDH
2 4 (1.23%) UMTS
2 4 (1.23%) RNC
2 4 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.92%) DVB
4 2 (0.62%) Firewall
4 2 (0.62%) Internet
4 2 (0.62%) DLNA
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) LDAP
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.77%) MySQL
2 26 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.69%) MS Access
3 12 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.23%) Redis
8 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.62%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 63 (19.38%) Git (software)
2 33 (10.15%) PHPUnit
3 31 (9.54%) Selenium
4 23 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (6.77%) Jenkins
6 17 (5.23%) JIRA
7 16 (4.92%) Visual Studio
8 14 (4.31%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.15%) Subversion
11 6 (1.85%) JMeter
12 5 (1.54%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (1.54%) Maven
12 5 (1.54%) Hudson
12 5 (1.54%) WATIR
13 3 (0.92%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.92%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.92%) RSpec
13 3 (0.92%) JUnit
General
1 52 (16.00%) Finance
2 10 (3.08%) Retail
2 10 (3.08%) Marketing
3 8 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.15%) Legal
5 5 (1.54%) Electronics
6 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.23%) Banking
7 3 (0.92%) Law
7 3 (0.92%) Publishing
8 2 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Military
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 128 (39.38%) Developer
2 51 (15.69%) PHP Developer
3 37 (11.38%) Analyst
4 29 (8.92%) Architect
5 24 (7.38%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.46%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.85%) Software Engineer
8 17 (5.23%) Business Analyst
8 17 (5.23%) .NET Developer
9 16 (4.92%) Senior PHP Developer
10 14 (4.31%) Technical Architect
11 13 (4.00%) Test Analyst
11 13 (4.00%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.69%) Tester
13 10 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (2.77%) Test Engineer
14 9 (2.77%) Agile Business Analyst
15 8 (2.46%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (23.38%) HTML
2 56 (17.23%) HTML5
3 53 (16.31%) jQuery
4 47 (14.46%) Doctrine
5 37 (11.38%) .NET
6 34 (10.46%) Zend Framework
7 32 (9.85%) Web Services
8 29 (8.92%) CSS
9 24 (7.38%) ASP.NET
10 18 (5.54%) Spring
11 16 (4.92%) Symfony
12 15 (4.62%) XML
12 15 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (3.69%) RESTful
13 12 (3.69%) LAMP
14 10 (3.08%) JSON
14 10 (3.08%) J2EE
14 10 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (2.77%) SOAP
16 8 (2.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.00%) Open Source
2 22 (6.77%) User Experience
3 17 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.15%) DTV
6 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.23%) iPad
7 4 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.92%) MPEG
9 2 (0.62%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.62%) FMCG
9 2 (0.62%) GIS
9 2 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 64 (19.69%) Linux
2 39 (12.00%) CentOS
3 9 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.46%) Windows
5 7 (2.15%) UNIX
6 4 (1.23%) Fedora
6 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.92%) Android
8 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.62%) Scrum
2 55 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (16.31%) Software Engineering
4 41 (12.62%) TDD
5 39 (12.00%) MVC
6 37 (11.38%) Mentoring
7 31 (9.54%) Automated Testing
8 28 (8.62%) Waterfall
9 27 (8.31%) Refactoring
9 27 (8.31%) Project Management
10 22 (6.77%) DevOps
11 20 (6.15%) CRM
12 19 (5.85%) OO
13 18 (5.54%) SOA
13 18 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (5.54%) User Stories
14 17 (5.23%) Test Scripting
14 17 (5.23%) Configuration Management
15 15 (4.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.62%) Java
2 83 (25.54%) PHP
3 74 (22.77%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.00%) SQL
5 28 (8.62%) C#
6 25 (7.69%) Ruby
7 16 (4.92%) PHP5
8 12 (3.69%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.77%) VBA
11 8 (2.46%) Python
12 5 (1.54%) Perl
12 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.23%) Scala
14 3 (0.92%) C
14 3 (0.92%) C++
14 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.62%) Groovy
15 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (16.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.31%) Degree
4 12 (3.69%) ISEB
5 4 (1.23%) HND
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.23%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.62%) CITP
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.31%) SSCP
8 1 (0.31%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.31%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.31%) XenServer
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (4.00%) Puppet
1 13 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.15%) Ansible
3 5 (1.54%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) Salt
5 1 (0.31%) Nagios
5 1 (0.31%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 51 (15.69%) Zend
2 38 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.31%) Red Hat
4 13 (4.00%) Oracle
5 10 (3.08%) VMware
6 7 (2.15%) SAP
7 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (1.23%) hybris
7 4 (1.23%) New Relic
7 4 (1.23%) Ericsson
8 3 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.92%) Adobe
9 2 (0.62%) HP
10 1 (0.31%) EMC
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix
10 1 (0.31%) Siebel
10 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
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