Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 239 518 494
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 26.01% 27.54% 27.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.72% 32.40% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 357 350
Median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £300
90th Percentile £600 £625 £526
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -10.61% +27.86%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +4.65% +3.61%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 778 1,599 1,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.66% 85.01% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 1,052 1,011
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £269
90th Percentile £615 £600 £531
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -4.40% +13.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £49.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 66 (27.62%) Public Sector
2 64 (26.78%) Finance
3 62 (25.94%) Java
4 59 (24.69%) Scrum
5 56 (23.43%) TDD
6 49 (20.50%) Programme Management
6 49 (20.50%) Web Services
7 45 (18.83%) SAP
8 44 (18.41%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (18.41%) Azure
9 42 (17.57%) DevOps
10 40 (16.74%) SOAP
11 39 (16.32%) Middleware
12 38 (15.90%) Manufacturing
12 38 (15.90%) Electronics
12 38 (15.90%) Telecoms
12 38 (15.90%) Maven
12 38 (15.90%) Marketing
12 38 (15.90%) Digital Marketing
13 36 (15.06%) SOA
13 36 (15.06%) Apache Camel
14 35 (14.64%) Security Cleared
14 35 (14.64%) Project Management
15 34 (14.23%) AWS
15 34 (14.23%) RESTful
16 30 (12.55%) XML
17 29 (12.13%) C#
17 29 (12.13%) JSON
17 29 (12.13%) SC Cleared
18 27 (11.30%) XPath

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (10.46%) Mule
1 25 (10.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 25 (10.46%) Red Hat Fuse
2 24 (10.04%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (2.93%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.93%) Confluence
4 6 (2.51%) Apache
5 4 (1.67%) CMS
5 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.26%) WordPress
7 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.84%) Jetty
7 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.26%) Magento
2 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.84%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 44 (18.41%) Azure
2 34 (14.23%) AWS
3 8 (3.35%) Office 365
4 7 (2.93%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.51%) Serverless
6 4 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (1.67%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.84%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.84%) IaaS
8 2 (0.84%) PaaS
8 2 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.42%) GCP
9 1 (0.42%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.51%) LAN
1 6 (2.51%) VoIP
1 6 (2.51%) WAN
2 4 (1.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.84%) HTTP
3 2 (0.84%) Intranet
3 2 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.60%) Hadoop
2 9 (3.77%) Apache Hive
3 8 (3.35%) HBase
3 8 (3.35%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.93%) Big Data
5 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.84%) SSDT
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.42%) DB2
6 1 (0.42%) GIS
6 1 (0.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.42%) Power BI
6 1 (0.42%) Spark SQL
6 1 (0.42%) SQLite
6 1 (0.42%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 38 (15.90%) Maven
2 23 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 22 (9.21%) Git (software)
4 21 (8.79%) JIRA
5 10 (4.18%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.35%) JMeter
7 7 (2.93%) IBM UrbanCode
7 7 (2.93%) Selenium
7 7 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.51%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.51%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.09%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.09%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 4 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.67%) MSTest
10 4 (1.67%) NetBeans
10 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.26%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (27.62%) Public Sector
2 64 (26.78%) Finance
3 38 (15.90%) Electronics
3 38 (15.90%) Manufacturing
3 38 (15.90%) Marketing
3 38 (15.90%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.18%) Banking
5 5 (2.09%) Military
6 4 (1.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.84%) Billing
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (32.22%) Developer
2 38 (15.90%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.30%) Analyst
4 26 (10.88%) Delivery Manager
5 25 (10.46%) Senior Developer
6 23 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (8.79%) Integration Developer
8 15 (6.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.28%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 14 (5.86%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.86%) Senior Integration Developer
10 12 (5.02%) Lead Developer
10 12 (5.02%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (4.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 10 (4.18%) Lead Java Developer
13 9 (3.77%) Architect
13 9 (3.77%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.50%) Web Services
2 40 (16.74%) SOAP
3 39 (16.32%) Middleware
4 36 (15.06%) Apache Camel
5 34 (14.23%) RESTful
6 30 (12.55%) XML
7 29 (12.13%) JSON
8 27 (11.30%) XSLT
9 26 (10.88%) HTML
9 26 (10.88%) Swagger
9 26 (10.88%) WireMock
10 22 (9.21%) CSS
11 15 (6.28%) .NET
12 13 (5.44%) Spring
13 10 (4.18%) Node.js
13 10 (4.18%) Spring Boot
14 8 (3.35%) Kafka
15 7 (2.93%) HTML5
16 6 (2.51%) CSS3
16 6 (2.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.04%) Public Cloud
2 16 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.77%) User Experience
5 7 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.67%) NHS
7 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.84%) PKI
8 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.28%) Linux
2 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (1.67%) Windows
3 2 (0.84%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) CentOS
4 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.69%) Scrum
2 56 (23.43%) TDD
3 49 (20.50%) Programme Management
4 44 (18.41%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (17.57%) DevOps
6 38 (15.90%) Digital Marketing
7 36 (15.06%) SOA
8 35 (14.64%) Project Management
9 25 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (10.04%) Service Delivery
11 23 (9.62%) Migration
11 23 (9.62%) Waterfall
12 22 (9.21%) Microservices
13 21 (8.79%) BDD
13 21 (8.79%) Service Management
14 19 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (7.95%) Software Engineering
14 19 (7.95%) User Stories
15 17 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (7.11%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.94%) Java
2 29 (12.13%) C#
3 27 (11.30%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.30%) XPath
4 21 (8.79%) SQL
5 12 (5.02%) Python
5 12 (5.02%) Scala
6 10 (4.18%) C
7 6 (2.51%) Java 8
8 5 (2.09%) Groovy
9 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.67%) C++
9 4 (1.67%) GLSL
9 4 (1.67%) Go
9 4 (1.67%) Haskell
9 4 (1.67%) HLSL
10 3 (1.26%) Ruby
10 3 (1.26%) Rust
11 2 (0.84%) PHP
11 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (14.64%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.13%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.28%) Degree
4 7 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.67%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) ISEB
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.84%) MCSA
7 2 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.42%) IIBA
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) MBA
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.35%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.84%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.84%) HL7
3 2 (0.84%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.42%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) IFRS
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.42%) NIST
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.44%) Docker
2 6 (2.51%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (5.86%) Kubernetes
2 12 (5.02%) Terraform
3 6 (2.51%) Ansible
3 6 (2.51%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.67%) Puppet
5 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.42%) Consul
6 1 (0.42%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (18.83%) SAP
2 27 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.30%) Oracle
3 25 (10.46%) WSO2
4 23 (9.62%) Talend
5 13 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.35%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.67%) hybris
8 2 (0.84%) Google
8 2 (0.84%) ILOG
8 2 (0.84%) Tableau
9 1 (0.42%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.42%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.42%) Sybase
9 1 (0.42%) VMware