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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 182 172 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.22% 18.88% 15.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.04% 23.15% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 137 94
Median daily rate £425 £375 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 649 743 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.24% 81.56% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 536 471
Median daily rate £396 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (31.64%) Scrum
2 98 (26.27%) JavaScript
3 91 (24.40%) .NET
4 88 (23.59%) HTML
4 88 (23.59%) Finance
5 78 (20.91%) C#
5 78 (20.91%) CSS
6 71 (19.03%) Java
7 55 (14.75%) Microsoft
8 53 (14.21%) TDD
9 49 (13.14%) Marketing
10 46 (12.33%) Security Cleared
11 44 (11.80%) Git (software)
12 43 (11.53%) BDD
13 42 (11.26%) QA
13 42 (11.26%) MVC
13 42 (11.26%) Telecoms
13 42 (11.26%) SQL
13 42 (11.26%) DevOps
13 42 (11.26%) User Experience
14 39 (10.46%) AngularJS
15 38 (10.19%) SQL Server
16 37 (9.92%) Banking
17 36 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (9.65%) SAP
17 36 (9.65%) ASP.NET
18 34 (9.12%) Programme Management
18 34 (9.12%) HTML5
19 33 (8.85%) Waterfall
19 33 (8.85%) Selenium

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 17 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.29%) Confluence
3 8 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.88%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.34%) Apache
6 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.34%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.07%) CMS
8 3 (0.80%) Drupal
8 3 (0.80%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.54%) IIS
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.27%) PowerExchange
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.61%) MS Project
4 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.54%) MS Office
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (8.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (7.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.07%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.41%) GitHub
4 5 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (1.34%) SaaS
5 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.07%) IaaS
6 3 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.80%) Route 53
7 2 (0.54%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.68%) Internet
2 9 (2.41%) DNS
3 8 (2.14%) HTTP
4 5 (1.34%) Skype
5 4 (1.07%) LAN
5 4 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.07%) WAN
6 3 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.54%) Intranet
7 2 (0.54%) LDAP
7 2 (0.54%) Modbus
7 2 (0.54%) SSL
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 13 (3.49%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.95%) Big Data
5 8 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.07%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.07%) MySQL
9 4 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.85%) Selenium
3 32 (8.58%) Cucumber
3 32 (8.58%) JIRA
4 23 (6.17%) TeamCity
5 21 (5.63%) WebDriver
6 18 (4.83%) Visual Studio
7 17 (4.56%) Jenkins
8 16 (4.29%) Ant
9 12 (3.22%) Maven
9 12 (3.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (2.95%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.41%) JMeter
11 9 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.14%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.88%) Axure RP
13 7 (1.88%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.88%) Selenium IDE
14 6 (1.61%) Gradle
15 3 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 88 (23.59%) Finance
2 49 (13.14%) Marketing
3 42 (11.26%) Telecoms
4 37 (9.92%) Banking
5 32 (8.58%) Manufacturing
6 31 (8.31%) Electronics
7 16 (4.29%) Retail
8 10 (2.68%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.34%) Legal
10 4 (1.07%) Advertising
11 3 (0.80%) Publishing
12 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.54%) Games
12 2 (0.54%) Military
13 1 (0.27%) Law
13 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 149 (39.95%) Developer
2 39 (10.46%) Java Developer
3 38 (10.19%) Analyst
4 30 (8.04%) .NET Developer
5 29 (7.77%) Architect
6 27 (7.24%) C# Developer
6 27 (7.24%) Tester
7 24 (6.43%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (4.56%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (3.49%) QA Tester
11 12 (3.22%) CRM Developer
11 12 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 12 (3.22%) UI Developer
12 11 (2.95%) Agile Business Analyst
12 11 (2.95%) C++ Developer
12 11 (2.95%) Microsoft Developer
12 11 (2.95%) Senior Developer
12 11 (2.95%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (24.40%) .NET
2 88 (23.59%) HTML
3 78 (20.91%) CSS
4 39 (10.46%) AngularJS
5 36 (9.65%) ASP.NET
6 34 (9.12%) HTML5
7 32 (8.58%) REST
8 29 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (7.77%) jQuery
9 28 (7.51%) SOAP
10 26 (6.97%) .NET Framework
10 26 (6.97%) Web Services
10 26 (6.97%) XML
11 23 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (6.17%) Spring
12 19 (5.09%) WCF
13 18 (4.83%) CSS3
14 16 (4.29%) JSON
15 15 (4.02%) Node.js
15 15 (4.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.26%) User Experience
2 22 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.07%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.80%) Blog
6 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.80%) iPad
6 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.80%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.54%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.54%) FMCG
7 2 (0.54%) Social Media
7 2 (0.54%) STB
8 1 (0.27%) CESG
8 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.90%) Linux
2 21 (5.63%) Windows
3 11 (2.95%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.88%) Unix
6 7 (1.88%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.80%) Android
8 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.80%) CentOS
9 2 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (31.64%) Scrum
2 53 (14.21%) TDD
3 43 (11.53%) BDD
4 42 (11.26%) DevOps
4 42 (11.26%) MVC
5 36 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (9.12%) Programme Management
7 33 (8.85%) Digital Marketing
7 33 (8.85%) Waterfall
8 31 (8.31%) Project Management
9 30 (8.04%) Test Scripting
10 29 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (7.77%) SDLC
11 28 (7.51%) CRM
12 27 (7.24%) E-Commerce
13 25 (6.70%) User Stories
14 24 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (6.17%) Front End Development
16 22 (5.90%) Unit Testing
17 20 (5.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 98 (26.27%) JavaScript
2 78 (20.91%) C#
3 71 (19.03%) Java
4 42 (11.26%) SQL
5 24 (6.43%) Python
6 15 (4.02%) C++
6 15 (4.02%) Ruby
7 11 (2.95%) Scala
7 11 (2.95%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.68%) Apex Code
8 10 (2.68%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.14%) PHP
10 5 (1.34%) C
10 5 (1.34%) VB
11 4 (1.07%) Perl
11 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.07%) VB6
12 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.22%) Degree
4 9 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.34%) APMP
5 5 (1.34%) ISEB
5 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.54%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.54%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.54%) MCITP
7 2 (0.54%) MCPD
7 2 (0.54%) MCSA
7 2 (0.54%) MCSD
7 2 (0.54%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) CLAS
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.26%) QA
2 12 (3.22%) PMO
3 5 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.07%) DFS Replication
3 4 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.54%) Docker
5 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.14%) Puppet
2 6 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.80%) Ansible
3 3 (0.80%) Terraform
4 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.27%) SELinux
5 1 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.65%) SAP
3 24 (6.43%) Oracle
4 10 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.14%) Cloudera
6 7 (1.88%) Google
6 7 (1.88%) hybris
6 7 (1.88%) VMware
7 6 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.07%) Splunk
9 3 (0.80%) ATG
9 3 (0.80%) BT
9 3 (0.80%) Huawei
9 3 (0.80%) MapR
9 3 (0.80%) Nuix
9 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco
10 2 (0.54%) HP
10 2 (0.54%) Telerik
10 2 (0.54%) Workday
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