Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 425 352 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.74% 21.90% 16.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.99% 26.33% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 230 230
Bristol median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £280
90th Percentile £525 £551 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.33% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -15.66% -1.78% -9.14%

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 1,417 1,337 1,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 82.48% 83.20% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 899 1,042
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £266 £243 £250
90th Percentile £525 £550 £519
South West median daily rate £403 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +6.13% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 56
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% - +3.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.79 £13.74
90th Percentile £47.40 £48.75 £52.38
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +17.92%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 115 (27.06%) Finance
2 86 (20.24%) Scrum
2 86 (20.24%) HTML
3 83 (19.53%) Java
4 76 (17.88%) CSS
5 73 (17.18%) JavaScript
6 71 (16.71%) SQL
7 59 (13.88%) C#
8 57 (13.41%) Banking
9 55 (12.94%) .NET
10 52 (12.24%) REST
11 50 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 48 (11.29%) MVC
13 47 (11.06%) TDD
13 47 (11.06%) Web Services
14 46 (10.82%) DevOps
15 44 (10.35%) Microsoft
15 44 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 43 (10.12%) Test Automation
17 42 (9.88%) Git (software)
18 41 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (9.65%) JIRA
18 41 (9.65%) jQuery
18 41 (9.65%) Microservices
19 39 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (8.94%) HTML5
20 38 (8.94%) Jenkins
21 37 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
22 36 (8.47%) XML
22 36 (8.47%) SOAP

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 28 (6.59%) Confluence
2 14 (3.29%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.59%) CMS
3 11 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.65%) IIS
4 7 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.41%) JBoss
5 6 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.18%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.94%) Apache
8 3 (0.71%) Liferay
8 3 (0.71%) SAS
9 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.47%) Kentico
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.47%) WordPress
10 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) CATIA
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.24%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.82%) PaaS
4 10 (2.35%) IaaS
5 9 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.88%) SaaS
7 6 (1.41%) GitHub
8 5 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.18%) Office 365
9 4 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.71%) Serverless
11 2 (0.47%) npm
11 2 (0.47%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.24%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.88%) Internet
2 7 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) DNS
3 2 (0.47%) Firewall
3 2 (0.47%) NAS
3 2 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.24%) BGP-4
4 1 (0.24%) DWDM
4 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.24%) GSM
4 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.24%) LTE
4 1 (0.24%) Network Security
4 1 (0.24%) NGN
4 1 (0.24%) SDH
4 1 (0.24%) SMS
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) UMTS
4 1 (0.24%) Unicast
4 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.53%) Hadoop
3 14 (3.29%) DB2
3 14 (3.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.06%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.82%) Big Data
6 11 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.35%) MySQL
8 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.88%) Power BI
9 6 (1.41%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.41%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.18%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.94%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.94%) Riak
11 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.65%) JIRA
3 38 (8.94%) Jenkins
4 30 (7.06%) TeamCity
5 28 (6.59%) Selenium
6 24 (5.65%) Ant
7 23 (5.41%) Maven
8 19 (4.47%) Artifactory
9 15 (3.53%) Cucumber
9 15 (3.53%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.65%) Travis CI
11 7 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (1.41%) Mocha
12 6 (1.41%) NUnit
12 6 (1.41%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.18%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 115 (27.06%) Finance
2 57 (13.41%) Banking
3 29 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.88%) Marketing
5 21 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 20 (4.71%) Electronics
7 11 (2.59%) Retail Banking
8 9 (2.12%) Law
8 9 (2.12%) Retail
9 5 (1.18%) Legal
10 3 (0.71%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Military
12 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 158 (37.18%) Developer
2 86 (20.24%) Analyst
3 49 (11.53%) Business Analyst
4 42 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 33 (7.76%) Project Manager
6 31 (7.29%) .NET Developer
7 30 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 17 (4.00%) Architect
9 16 (3.76%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (3.53%) Designer
11 14 (3.29%) Scrum Master
11 14 (3.29%) Test Analyst
12 12 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (2.59%) Lead Business Analyst
14 10 (2.35%) Software Developer
15 9 (2.12%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.12%) Digital Analyst
15 9 (2.12%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (20.24%) HTML
2 76 (17.88%) CSS
3 55 (12.94%) .NET
4 52 (12.24%) REST
5 47 (11.06%) Web Services
6 41 (9.65%) jQuery
7 38 (8.94%) HTML5
8 36 (8.47%) SOAP
8 36 (8.47%) XML
9 32 (7.53%) Spring
10 31 (7.29%) CSS3
11 30 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (6.82%) AngularJS
13 28 (6.59%) ASP.NET
14 26 (6.12%) Hibernate
15 25 (5.88%) J2EE
16 21 (4.94%) JSP
16 21 (4.94%) Node.js
17 20 (4.71%) DHTML
18 18 (4.24%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.06%) User Experience
2 29 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (1.88%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (0.71%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.71%) Robotics
10 2 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.47%) Blog
10 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.47%) FMCG
10 2 (0.47%) iPad
10 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.76%) Linux
2 21 (4.94%) Windows
3 20 (4.71%) Unix
4 9 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.24%) Scrum
2 48 (11.29%) MVC
3 47 (11.06%) TDD
4 46 (10.82%) DevOps
5 43 (10.12%) Test Automation
6 41 (9.65%) Microservices
6 41 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (8.47%) User Stories
9 35 (8.24%) BDD
9 35 (8.24%) Project Management
9 35 (8.24%) Unit Testing
10 34 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (7.76%) Waterfall
12 30 (7.06%) Business Analysis
13 24 (5.65%) Kanban
14 23 (5.41%) SDLC
15 22 (5.18%) PRINCE2
16 21 (4.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (19.53%) Java
2 73 (17.18%) JavaScript
3 71 (16.71%) SQL
4 59 (13.88%) C#
5 31 (7.29%) Python
6 23 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.71%) Ruby
8 11 (2.59%) Java 8
8 11 (2.59%) PHP
9 10 (2.35%) Scala
10 9 (2.12%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.12%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.18%) C++
12 5 (1.18%) Korn
13 4 (0.94%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.94%) C
13 4 (0.94%) Groovy
13 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.82%) Degree
3 26 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.65%) ISEB
5 4 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) CBAP
6 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMP
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.82%) QA
2 9 (2.12%) BS25999
3 4 (0.94%) GCP
4 3 (0.71%) GDPR
4 3 (0.71%) PMO
4 3 (0.71%) SLA
5 2 (0.47%) P3O
5 2 (0.47%) WAI
5 2 (0.47%) WCAG
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (3.53%) Docker
2 10 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) Firmware
5 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (5.41%) Puppet
2 22 (5.18%) Ansible
3 14 (3.29%) Terraform
4 13 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.35%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.18%) Packer
7 3 (0.71%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (0.71%) Salt
8 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.47%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.24%) Grafana
9 1 (0.24%) Graphite
9 1 (0.24%) Graylog
9 1 (0.24%) Icinga
9 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (10.35%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.76%) Oracle
3 20 (4.71%) SAP
4 12 (2.82%) VMware
5 9 (2.12%) Google
6 8 (1.88%) IBM
7 5 (1.18%) Automation Anywhere
7 5 (1.18%) Blue Prism
7 5 (1.18%) Citrix
7 5 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (1.18%) MKS
7 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.94%) Capita
8 4 (0.94%) Hortonworks
8 4 (0.94%) Teradata
9 3 (0.71%) Adobe
9 3 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.71%) Cisco
9 3 (0.71%) Cramer
9 3 (0.71%) Tableau