Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 382 558 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.33% 27.00% 23.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.11% 31.87% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 376 287
Bristol median daily rate £463 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +9.69% -
10th Percentile £350 £316 £306
90th Percentile £613 £588 £506
South West median daily rate £460 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +2.22% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 1
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +20.00%
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -14.63%

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 1,463 1,751 1,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.69% 84.71% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1,200 1,035
Bristol median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £625 £575 £528
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 64 36
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £37.53 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.73% +114.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.23 £11.21
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.18 £46.88
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -20.00%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 115 (30.10%) Scrum
2 91 (23.82%) JavaScript
3 78 (20.42%) Java
4 70 (18.32%) Security Cleared
5 69 (18.06%) Finance
6 62 (16.23%) Git (software)
7 58 (15.18%) C#
8 57 (14.92%) Public Sector
9 52 (13.61%) .NET
9 52 (13.61%) TDD
9 52 (13.61%) SC Cleared
10 51 (13.35%) Software Engineering
11 49 (12.83%) DevOps
12 47 (12.30%) CSS
13 46 (12.04%) SQL
13 46 (12.04%) Degree
13 46 (12.04%) Node.js
14 45 (11.78%) Microservices
15 44 (11.52%) Project Management
16 43 (11.26%) Project Delivery
17 42 (10.99%) Web Services
17 42 (10.99%) Microsoft
18 40 (10.47%) HTML
19 39 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 37 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
21 36 (9.42%) React
22 35 (9.16%) User Stories
23 33 (8.64%) SAP
24 32 (8.38%) Windows
24 32 (8.38%) Docker

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 16 (4.19%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.66%) R Markdown
3 13 (3.40%) Apache
3 13 (3.40%) Confluence
4 12 (3.14%) Mule
5 11 (2.88%) Red Hat Fuse
6 10 (2.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.83%) CMS
7 7 (1.83%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.79%) WordPress
10 2 (0.52%) Jetty
10 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) IIS
11 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
11 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.83%) Sketch
3 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.79%) Figma
4 3 (0.79%) InVision
5 2 (0.52%) Marvel
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Simulink
6 1 (0.26%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Magento
1 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Maximo
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.26%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.59%) AWS
2 27 (7.07%) Azure
3 9 (2.36%) Serverless
4 7 (1.83%) Office 365
5 4 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.05%) Azure Functions
5 4 (1.05%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.79%) IaaS
6 3 (0.79%) npm
6 3 (0.79%) PaaS
6 3 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Flow
7 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.52%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.97%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.71%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.05%) Internet
3 4 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) DSL
4 1 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.26%) VPN
4 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.24%) Hadoop
2 17 (4.45%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.19%) Apache Hive
3 16 (4.19%) HBase
4 15 (3.93%) Big Data
5 7 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.79%) GIS
8 3 (0.79%) PowerCenter
8 3 (0.79%) QualityStage
8 3 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.52%) DataStage
9 2 (0.52%) Power BI
9 2 (0.52%) SQLite
10 1 (0.26%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 62 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.85%) Jenkins
3 22 (5.76%) Maven
4 21 (5.50%) Visual Studio
5 18 (4.71%) Eclipse
5 18 (4.71%) NetBeans
6 17 (4.45%) JIRA
6 17 (4.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (3.66%) IBM UrbanCode
8 12 (3.14%) Selenium
9 8 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.31%) AdminStudio
11 5 (1.31%) MSI
12 4 (1.05%) Gradle
12 4 (1.05%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.79%) git-flow
13 3 (0.79%) GitLab
13 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 69 (18.06%) Finance
2 57 (14.92%) Public Sector
3 26 (6.81%) Marketing
4 25 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.28%) Electronics
5 24 (6.28%) Manufacturing
6 18 (4.71%) Aerospace
6 18 (4.71%) Military
7 10 (2.62%) Banking
8 6 (1.57%) Local Government
8 6 (1.57%) Retail
9 5 (1.31%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Publishing
11 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) Law
11 2 (0.52%) Police
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 141 (36.91%) Developer
2 39 (10.21%) Analyst
3 28 (7.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 27 (7.07%) Project Manager
5 21 (5.50%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.24%) Java Developer
7 15 (3.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (3.93%) Senior Developer
8 14 (3.66%) Big Data Engineer
8 14 (3.66%) Data Engineer
9 13 (3.40%) .NET Developer
9 13 (3.40%) Architect
9 13 (3.40%) Integration Developer
9 13 (3.40%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.14%) IT Manager
10 12 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
10 12 (3.14%) React Developer
10 12 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (2.88%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.61%) .NET
2 47 (12.30%) CSS
3 46 (12.04%) Node.js
4 42 (10.99%) Web Services
5 40 (10.47%) HTML
6 36 (9.42%) React
7 25 (6.54%) AngularJS
8 24 (6.28%) RESTful
9 20 (5.24%) Middleware
10 18 (4.71%) ActiveX
10 18 (4.71%) DirectX
10 18 (4.71%) Kafka
10 18 (4.71%) MFC
10 18 (4.71%) OpenGL
10 18 (4.71%) Qt
11 16 (4.19%) Apache Camel
12 15 (3.93%) .NET Core
12 15 (3.93%) SOAP
13 14 (3.66%) HTML5
13 14 (3.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.88%) User Experience
5 8 (2.09%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.52%) Blog
9 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.52%) PKI
9 2 (0.52%) W3C
10 1 (0.26%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.26%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.38%) Windows
2 26 (6.81%) Linux
3 6 (1.57%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.31%) Android
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) SafeRTOS
7 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (30.10%) Scrum
2 52 (13.61%) TDD
3 51 (13.35%) Software Engineering
4 49 (12.83%) DevOps
5 45 (11.78%) Microservices
6 44 (11.52%) Project Management
7 43 (11.26%) Project Delivery
8 39 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (9.16%) User Stories
11 30 (7.85%) Mentoring
11 30 (7.85%) Test Automation
12 29 (7.59%) BDD
12 29 (7.59%) PRINCE2
12 29 (7.59%) Programme Management
13 25 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (6.54%) Kanban
14 24 (6.28%) Change Management
14 24 (6.28%) Digital Marketing
14 24 (6.28%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.82%) JavaScript
2 78 (20.42%) Java
3 58 (15.18%) C#
4 46 (12.04%) SQL
5 26 (6.81%) Scala
6 25 (6.54%) C++
7 22 (5.76%) R
8 21 (5.50%) TypeScript
9 20 (5.24%) C
10 18 (4.71%) GLSL
10 18 (4.71%) HLSL
11 14 (3.66%) Python
12 9 (2.36%) Java 8
13 6 (1.57%) ES6
13 6 (1.57%) PHP
13 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.57%) XPath
14 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.05%) Groovy
14 4 (1.05%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 70 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 46 (12.04%) Degree
4 18 (4.71%) DBS Check
5 17 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.31%) APMG
7 5 (1.31%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.31%) PMP
8 3 (0.79%) MBA
9 2 (0.52%) CISSP
9 2 (0.52%) ISEB
9 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.52%) SAFe Agilist
10 1 (0.26%) CISM
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.26%) RHCE
10 1 (0.26%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.19%) QA
2 7 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.79%) NIST
3 3 (0.79%) WCAG
4 2 (0.52%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) HL7
4 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.52%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) IFRS
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.26%) RMADS
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (8.38%) Docker
2 13 (3.40%) HDFS
3 5 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (6.02%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.40%) Hadoop YARN
3 12 (3.14%) Terraform
4 7 (1.83%) Ansible
5 5 (1.31%) SCCM
6 2 (0.52%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.52%) Packer
6 2 (0.52%) Puppet
7 1 (0.26%) Consul
7 1 (0.26%) Grafana
7 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.26%) Kibana
7 1 (0.26%) logstash
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.64%) SAP
3 16 (4.19%) Hortonworks
3 16 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.93%) Oracle
5 11 (2.88%) WSO2
6 9 (2.36%) Adobe
7 6 (1.57%) hybris
8 5 (1.31%) Google
8 5 (1.31%) Talend
9 4 (1.05%) Pega
10 3 (0.79%) IBM
10 3 (0.79%) Informatica
10 3 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.79%) Trillium
10 3 (0.79%) UiPath
11 2 (0.52%) HP
12 1 (0.26%) BT
12 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.26%) VMware