Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 455 647 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.89% 30.23% 20.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.79% 35.65% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 466 277
Bristol median daily rate £448 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £613 £538 £509
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 2
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -11.58% +14.46%
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.38% +19.56% -15.66%

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 1,637 1,815 1,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 82.34% 84.81% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,047 1,259 1,081
Bristol median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £256
90th Percentile £625 £538 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 67 47
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +69.57% -8.00%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.30 £11.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £68.00 £46.75
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £41.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +22.06% +3.82%

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 8 December 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 137 (30.11%) Scrum
2 116 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 91 (20.00%) C#
4 83 (18.24%) Security Cleared
5 81 (17.80%) .NET
6 74 (16.26%) CSS
7 73 (16.04%) Git (software)
8 68 (14.95%) DevOps
9 66 (14.51%) SQL
10 63 (13.85%) Finance
11 62 (13.63%) Java
11 62 (13.63%) Microsoft
11 62 (13.63%) Microservices
11 62 (13.63%) Public Sector
12 59 (12.97%) Test Automation
12 59 (12.97%) React
13 52 (11.43%) Docker
14 51 (11.21%) SC Cleared
15 47 (10.33%) JIRA
16 46 (10.11%) HTML
17 44 (9.67%) Project Management
17 44 (9.67%) TypeScript
18 42 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
19 41 (9.01%) Node.js
20 39 (8.57%) Azure
20 39 (8.57%) Degree
20 39 (8.57%) Redux
21 38 (8.35%) Project Delivery
22 36 (7.91%) CRM
22 36 (7.91%) Software Engineering

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 27 (5.93%) Confluence
2 23 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.42%) R Markdown
4 10 (2.20%) CMS
5 8 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.10%) Apache
7 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.44%) Jetty
8 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) Mule
9 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.10%) Sketch
6 3 (0.66%) Figma
6 3 (0.66%) InVision
7 2 (0.44%) Marvel
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 22 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.32%) Magento
3 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.66%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.66%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.57%) Azure
2 29 (6.37%) AWS
3 22 (4.84%) Office 365
4 10 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.54%) PaaS
6 5 (1.10%) Power Platform
7 4 (0.88%) Serverless
8 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.66%) IaaS
9 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.44%) Firebase
9 2 (0.44%) GitHub
9 2 (0.44%) npm
9 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.52%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.30%) Ethernet
3 8 (1.76%) WAN
4 7 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) DSL
5 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.32%) QlikView
2 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.10%) Apache Hive
3 5 (1.10%) HBase
4 4 (0.88%) Big Data
4 4 (0.88%) Power BI
4 4 (0.88%) SQLite
5 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.66%) MS Access
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 73 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 47 (10.33%) JIRA
3 26 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 25 (5.49%) Selenium
5 24 (5.27%) Visual Studio
6 21 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 19 (4.18%) Eclipse
8 15 (3.30%) NetBeans
9 10 (2.20%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.98%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.76%) Subversion
12 7 (1.54%) Maven
12 7 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.32%) JMeter
14 5 (1.10%) AdminStudio
14 5 (1.10%) Ant
14 5 (1.10%) MSI
14 5 (1.10%) Postman
14 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (13.85%) Finance
2 62 (13.63%) Public Sector
3 23 (5.05%) Marketing
3 23 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.96%) Military
5 17 (3.74%) Electronics
5 17 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.52%) Billing
7 15 (3.30%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.20%) Banking
8 10 (2.20%) Retail
9 5 (1.10%) Local Government
10 4 (0.88%) Legal
10 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Automotive
12 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Police
Job Titles
1 171 (37.58%) Developer
2 60 (13.19%) Analyst
3 45 (9.89%) Project Manager
4 41 (9.01%) Business Analyst
5 31 (6.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 28 (6.15%) Architect
7 21 (4.62%) React Developer
8 17 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (3.74%) Software Developer
8 17 (3.74%) Test Analyst
9 16 (3.52%) .NET Developer
9 16 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (2.86%) Java Developer
11 12 (2.64%) Test Engineer
12 11 (2.42%) Data Scientist
12 11 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (2.42%) IT Manager
12 11 (2.42%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (2.42%) Scrum Master
12 11 (2.42%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (17.80%) .NET
2 74 (16.26%) CSS
3 59 (12.97%) React
4 46 (10.11%) HTML
5 41 (9.01%) Node.js
6 39 (8.57%) Redux
7 33 (7.25%) .NET Core
7 33 (7.25%) AngularJS
7 33 (7.25%) Web Services
8 23 (5.05%) Sass
9 18 (3.96%) REST
10 17 (3.74%) HTML5
11 16 (3.52%) ASP.NET
12 15 (3.30%) ActiveX
12 15 (3.30%) DirectX
12 15 (3.30%) MFC
12 15 (3.30%) OpenGL
12 15 (3.30%) Qt
13 13 (2.86%) RESTful
14 12 (2.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (3.96%) User Experience
4 14 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.66%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.44%) Blog
8 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.44%) PKI
8 2 (0.44%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.22%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.22%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.22%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.03%) Windows
2 22 (4.84%) Linux
3 9 (1.98%) Android
4 6 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.22%) SafeRTOS
7 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.11%) Scrum
2 68 (14.95%) DevOps
3 62 (13.63%) Microservices
4 59 (12.97%) Test Automation
5 44 (9.67%) Project Management
6 42 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (8.35%) Project Delivery
8 36 (7.91%) CRM
8 36 (7.91%) Software Engineering
9 35 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (7.03%) Business Analysis
10 32 (7.03%) User Stories
11 30 (6.59%) E-Commerce
12 29 (6.37%) Change Management
12 29 (6.37%) TDD
13 27 (5.93%) Waterfall
14 26 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (5.71%) PRINCE2
14 26 (5.71%) Programme Management
14 26 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 116 (25.49%) JavaScript
2 91 (20.00%) C#
3 66 (14.51%) SQL
4 62 (13.63%) Java
5 44 (9.67%) TypeScript
6 20 (4.40%) C++
7 19 (4.18%) R
8 15 (3.30%) GLSL
8 15 (3.30%) HLSL
8 15 (3.30%) Scala
9 13 (2.86%) Python
10 9 (1.98%) C
11 8 (1.76%) Kotlin
12 6 (1.32%) PHP
12 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.10%) Ruby
14 4 (0.88%) VB
15 3 (0.66%) ES6
15 3 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (18.24%) Security Cleared
2 51 (11.21%) SC Cleared
3 39 (8.57%) Degree
4 17 (3.74%) DBS Check
5 11 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.42%) ISEB
6 10 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.54%) PMP
8 6 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.10%) APMG
9 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.66%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.66%) MBA
10 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.44%) CISSP
11 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.44%) MCSA
11 2 (0.44%) RHCE
11 2 (0.44%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.44%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.05%) QA
2 7 (1.54%) RMADS
3 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) HL7
4 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.44%) NIST
4 2 (0.44%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (11.43%) Docker
2 5 (1.10%) HDFS
2 5 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (5.27%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.42%) Terraform
3 8 (1.76%) Ansible
4 5 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (1.10%) SCCM
5 2 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.44%) Kibana
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.44%) Packer
6 1 (0.22%) Grafana
6 1 (0.22%) Graphite
6 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.22%) logstash
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (13.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.49%) SAP
3 13 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.64%) Adobe
5 10 (2.20%) hybris
6 6 (1.32%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle
7 5 (1.10%) UiPath
8 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.88%) Google
8 4 (0.88%) Pega
8 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.66%) BiZZdesign
9 3 (0.66%) Sparx
10 2 (0.44%) Intapp
10 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.44%) VMware
11 1 (0.22%) ATG
11 1 (0.22%) BT
11 1 (0.22%) Northgate