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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 218 224 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.58% 26.67% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.01% 34.51% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 183 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.01 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -5.33%
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
703 649 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 79.26% 77.26% 68.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 463 209
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 9
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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.

1 115 (32.49%) Scrum
2 84 (23.73%) TDD
3 82 (23.16%) JavaScript
4 68 (19.21%) HTML
5 64 (18.08%) Java
6 57 (16.10%) .NET
6 57 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (15.54%) Software Engineering
8 54 (15.25%) Git (software)
9 52 (14.69%) Web Services
9 52 (14.69%) E-Commerce
10 51 (14.41%) CSS
11 49 (13.84%) PHP
12 45 (12.71%) Linux
12 45 (12.71%) Finance
13 43 (12.15%) Security Cleared
14 41 (11.58%) HTML5
14 41 (11.58%) Apple iOS
14 41 (11.58%) C#
15 40 (11.30%) SQL
16 38 (10.73%) MVC
17 36 (10.17%) Project Management
17 36 (10.17%) jQuery
18 35 (9.89%) Open Source
18 35 (9.89%) MySQL
19 34 (9.60%) Objective-C
20 32 (9.04%) SQL Server
21 31 (8.76%) Microsoft
21 31 (8.76%) iOS Development
22 30 (8.47%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 24 (6.78%) Node.js
2 20 (5.65%) Apache
3 8 (2.26%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.69%) IIS
6 4 (1.13%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.85%) Drupal
7 3 (0.85%) Liferay
8 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.56%) Mule
8 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.56%) CMS
8 2 (0.56%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.26%) MS Project
3 7 (1.98%) MS Office
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.11%) SaaS
3 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.56%) PaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Route 53
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) Internet
2 5 (1.41%) HTTP
3 4 (1.13%) GSM
3 4 (1.13%) SDH
3 4 (1.13%) UMTS
3 4 (1.13%) ATM
3 4 (1.13%) RNC
3 4 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (1.13%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
5 1 (0.28%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.89%) MySQL
2 32 (9.04%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.37%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.82%) SQLite
6 9 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.69%) MS Access
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.13%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 54 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.65%) Selenium
4 18 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.67%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.39%) PHPUnit
7 12 (3.39%) JIRA
8 7 (1.98%) Subversion
8 7 (1.98%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.69%) Grunt
9 6 (1.69%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.41%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.13%) gulp
11 4 (1.13%) Behat
11 4 (1.13%) Mocha
12 3 (0.85%) Robotium
12 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.85%) GitLab
General
1 45 (12.71%) Finance
2 13 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.39%) Retail
3 12 (3.39%) Marketing
4 9 (2.54%) Legal
5 7 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.98%) Electronics
5 7 (1.98%) Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Publishing
7 2 (0.56%) Military
7 2 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 141 (39.83%) Developer
2 39 (11.02%) Analyst
3 31 (8.76%) Project Manager
4 30 (8.47%) Software Engineer
5 24 (6.78%) PHP Developer
6 22 (6.21%) Business Analyst
7 20 (5.65%) Architect
8 19 (5.37%) Senior Developer
8 19 (5.37%) .NET Developer
9 18 (5.08%) iOS Developer
10 15 (4.24%) Agile Business Analyst
11 14 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.39%) Test Analyst
14 11 (3.11%) Java Developer
15 10 (2.82%) Tester
15 10 (2.82%) Android Developer
16 9 (2.54%) Senior Software Engineer
17 8 (2.26%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.21%) HTML
2 57 (16.10%) .NET
3 52 (14.69%) Web Services
4 51 (14.41%) CSS
5 41 (11.58%) HTML5
6 36 (10.17%) jQuery
7 28 (7.91%) AngularJS
7 28 (7.91%) ASP.NET
8 27 (7.63%) REST
9 21 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (5.93%) Doctrine
10 17 (4.80%) Spring
11 15 (4.24%) JSON
12 14 (3.95%) Zend Framework
13 12 (3.39%) CSS3
13 12 (3.39%) XML
14 11 (3.11%) Cocoa
14 11 (3.11%) Cocoa Touch
15 10 (2.82%) Android SDK
15 10 (2.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.19%) User Experience
2 27 (7.63%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.82%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.26%) DTV
7 7 (1.98%) iPad
7 7 (1.98%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.41%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.13%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.85%) FMCG
11 3 (0.85%) iPhone
12 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.28%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.71%) Linux
2 41 (11.58%) Apple iOS
3 26 (7.34%) Android
4 25 (7.06%) CentOS
5 19 (5.37%) Windows
6 14 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.26%) Fedora
8 6 (1.69%) Windows Phone
9 5 (1.41%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Debian
12 1 (0.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (32.49%) Scrum
2 84 (23.73%) TDD
3 57 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (15.54%) Software Engineering
5 52 (14.69%) E-Commerce
6 38 (10.73%) MVC
7 36 (10.17%) Project Management
8 35 (9.89%) Open Source
9 31 (8.76%) iOS Development
10 30 (8.47%) BDD
11 25 (7.06%) DevOps
12 24 (6.78%) PRINCE2
12 24 (6.78%) Configuration Management
13 23 (6.50%) Unit Testing
13 23 (6.50%) Mentoring
14 22 (6.21%) Waterfall
14 22 (6.21%) OO
14 22 (6.21%) SOA
14 22 (6.21%) CRM
15 20 (5.65%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.16%) JavaScript
2 64 (18.08%) Java
3 49 (13.84%) PHP
4 41 (11.58%) C#
5 40 (11.30%) SQL
6 34 (9.60%) Objective-C
7 28 (7.91%) Ruby
8 22 (6.21%) Apple Swift
9 12 (3.39%) Python
10 9 (2.54%) PHP5
10 9 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.26%) C
11 8 (2.26%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.69%) VBA
13 6 (1.69%) Perl
14 5 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.82%) ISEB
3 10 (2.82%) Degree
4 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.13%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.13%) APMP
5 4 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) PMP
7 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.52%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (5.08%) Puppet
3 15 (4.24%) Ansible
4 8 (2.26%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.56%) yum
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.63%) Zend
3 24 (6.78%) Oracle
4 21 (5.93%) Red Hat
5 18 (5.08%) VMware
6 9 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.26%) Lotus
7 8 (2.26%) SAP
8 5 (1.41%) NetApp
9 4 (1.13%) Ericsson
9 4 (1.13%) Google
9 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (1.13%) hybris
10 3 (0.85%) IBM
10 3 (0.85%) Citrix
10 3 (0.85%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe
11 2 (0.56%) Tableau
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