Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 401 324 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.39% 19.15% 16.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.57% 23.03% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 264 240
Bristol median daily rate £388 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +4.58% -4.38%
10th Percentile £298 £290 £305
90th Percentile £513 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £40.25 £53.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.01% -24.24% +14.86%
10th Percentile £43.25 £38.63 £42.31
90th Percentile £49.75 £42.88 £69.44
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% - +20.00%

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 1568 1407 1387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.72% 83.16% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 1019 1080
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £535
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 66 37
Bristol median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.58% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.25 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

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 November 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 118 (29.43%) Scrum
2 111 (27.68%) C#
3 109 (27.18%) .NET
3 109 (27.18%) Finance
4 107 (26.68%) JavaScript
5 91 (22.69%) HTML
6 87 (21.70%) CSS
7 77 (19.20%) Java
8 71 (17.71%) MVC
9 64 (15.96%) BDD
9 64 (15.96%) REST
10 63 (15.71%) TDD
11 62 (15.46%) AngularJS
12 59 (14.71%) ASP.NET
12 59 (14.71%) SOAP
13 58 (14.46%) SQL Server
13 58 (14.46%) Microsoft
14 57 (14.21%) SQL
15 56 (13.97%) Banking
15 56 (13.97%) Test Automation
16 52 (12.97%) Marketing
17 50 (12.47%) ASP.NET Web API
18 49 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
19 48 (11.97%) Git (software)
20 46 (11.47%) SAP
20 46 (11.47%) Telecoms
21 45 (11.22%) Electronics
22 44 (10.97%) Manufacturing
22 44 (10.97%) Programme Management
22 44 (10.97%) OO

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 15 (3.74%) CMS
2 8 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (2.00%) Apache
3 7 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.25%) Confluence
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.75%) Drupal
6 3 (0.75%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.75%) Jetty
6 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.50%) IIS
7 2 (0.50%) nginx
7 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Liferay
8 1 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.74%) GitHub
4 6 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.25%) Office 365
6 4 (1.00%) SaaS
7 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.75%) IaaS
7 3 (0.75%) PaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.25%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.25%) Route 53
9 1 (0.25%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.00%) Internet
2 4 (1.00%) HTTP
2 4 (1.00%) SMS
3 3 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.75%) DHCP
3 3 (0.75%) DNS
3 3 (0.75%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.75%) Skype
3 3 (0.75%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.50%) Firewall
4 2 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.50%) LDAP
4 2 (0.50%) Network Security
4 2 (0.50%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) Extranet
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.99%) MySQL
4 13 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.49%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.00%) Big Data
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.75%) HBase
12 2 (0.50%) DB2
12 2 (0.50%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.50%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 48 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 44 (10.97%) Selenium
3 30 (7.48%) Cucumber
4 26 (6.48%) SoapUI
5 24 (5.99%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.99%) Maven
5 24 (5.99%) Visual Studio
6 22 (5.49%) TeamCity
6 22 (5.49%) WebDriver
7 20 (4.99%) JIRA
8 17 (4.24%) SpecFlow
9 12 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.49%) GitLab
11 9 (2.24%) Mockito
11 9 (2.24%) PhpStorm
12 8 (2.00%) SonarQube
12 8 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (1.75%) Ant
13 7 (1.75%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 109 (27.18%) Finance
2 56 (13.97%) Banking
3 52 (12.97%) Marketing
4 46 (11.47%) Telecoms
5 45 (11.22%) Electronics
6 44 (10.97%) Manufacturing
7 22 (5.49%) Retail Banking
8 11 (2.74%) Retail
9 4 (1.00%) Law
9 4 (1.00%) Legal
10 3 (0.75%) Advertising
10 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.75%) Local Government
11 2 (0.50%) Back Office
11 2 (0.50%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 182 (45.39%) Developer
2 68 (16.96%) .NET Developer
2 68 (16.96%) Analyst
3 42 (10.47%) C# Developer
4 34 (8.48%) Test Analyst
5 30 (7.48%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (6.48%) Architect
8 24 (5.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (5.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (5.74%) Business Analyst
10 22 (5.49%) Banking Analyst
11 20 (4.99%) Agile Developer
12 19 (4.74%) Tester
13 18 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 17 (4.24%) Agile C# Developer
14 17 (4.24%) Project Manager
14 17 (4.24%) Software Developer
15 16 (3.99%) Agile .NET Developer
15 16 (3.99%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (27.18%) .NET
2 91 (22.69%) HTML
3 87 (21.70%) CSS
4 64 (15.96%) REST
5 62 (15.46%) AngularJS
6 59 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 59 (14.71%) SOAP
7 50 (12.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 44 (10.97%) jQuery
9 43 (10.72%) JSON
10 42 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 31 (7.73%) Web Services
12 24 (5.99%) React
13 16 (3.99%) HTML5
14 14 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (3.24%) Sass
16 12 (2.99%) CSS3
16 12 (2.99%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (5.49%) User Experience
3 18 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.49%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.00%) Blog
5 8 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.75%) Fintech
11 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.50%) PKI
11 2 (0.50%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.99%) Linux
2 11 (2.74%) Windows
3 6 (1.50%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.50%) Unix
4 5 (1.25%) Android
5 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.50%) Debian
7 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.43%) Scrum
2 71 (17.71%) MVC
3 64 (15.96%) BDD
4 63 (15.71%) TDD
5 56 (13.97%) Test Automation
6 49 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (10.97%) OO
7 44 (10.97%) Programme Management
8 43 (10.72%) Digital Marketing
9 40 (9.98%) Test Scripting
10 35 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (8.48%) OOD
12 32 (7.98%) SDLC
12 32 (7.98%) Waterfall
13 31 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (7.73%) Kanban
14 28 (6.98%) DevOps
15 27 (6.73%) Project Management
16 26 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (6.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (27.68%) C#
2 107 (26.68%) JavaScript
3 77 (19.20%) Java
4 57 (14.21%) SQL
5 22 (5.49%) PHP
6 18 (4.49%) Python
7 12 (2.99%) Scala
8 9 (2.24%) Apex Code
8 9 (2.24%) Ruby
9 7 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.00%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.00%) C++
11 4 (1.00%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.75%) C
12 3 (0.75%) ES6
12 3 (0.75%) PHP 5
12 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.49%) Degree
3 10 (2.49%) ISEB
4 6 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.75%) CCIE
7 3 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.75%) CISM
7 3 (0.75%) CISSP
7 3 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.50%) OSCP
8 2 (0.50%) SANS
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CIMA
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.98%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) PMO
4 2 (0.50%) COBIT
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.50%) GDPR
4 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) FINREP
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) Docker
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.50%) IAG
5 1 (0.25%) HDFS
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.75%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.25%) Kibana
4 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.25%) logstash
4 1 (0.25%) Rancher
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) Terraform
4 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 46 (11.47%) SAP
3 41 (10.22%) Oracle
4 9 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.24%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.00%) Adobe
5 8 (2.00%) Coverity
6 6 (1.50%) hybris
7 3 (0.75%) ATG
7 3 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.75%) Cisco
7 3 (0.75%) CyberArk
7 3 (0.75%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.75%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.75%) Teradata
8 2 (0.50%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.50%) MapR
8 2 (0.50%) Nuix
8 2 (0.50%) Splunk
8 2 (0.50%) Tableau