Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 425 375 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.58% 23.12% 17.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.24% 28.05% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 270 232
Bristol median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £307 £270 £289
90th Percentile £509 £544 £490
South West median daily rate £413 £396 £388
% change year-on-year +4.10% +2.26% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Bristol median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £53.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -29.41% +14.86%
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.25 £42.31
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.35 £69.44
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £43.34
% change year-on-year -14.63% -5.39% +21.39%

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 1,505 1,337 1,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.97% 82.43% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 928 1,057
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -5.30%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £546 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 50 50
Bristol median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -24.24% -16.46%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.85 £12.95
90th Percentile £47.25 £48.90 £52.28
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -19.33% -6.25% +33.33%

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 23 February 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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 105 (24.71%) Finance
2 100 (23.53%) Scrum
3 96 (22.59%) Java
4 87 (20.47%) C#
4 87 (20.47%) .NET
5 77 (18.12%) BDD
6 74 (17.41%) HTML
7 73 (17.18%) JavaScript
7 73 (17.18%) CSS
8 71 (16.71%) TDD
9 69 (16.24%) Banking
10 68 (16.00%) SQL
11 63 (14.82%) MVC
12 61 (14.35%) Test Automation
13 58 (13.65%) REST
14 52 (12.24%) SOAP
15 49 (11.53%) Web Services
16 46 (10.82%) Git (software)
17 43 (10.12%) Selenium
18 40 (9.41%) Test Scripting
18 40 (9.41%) SQL Server
18 40 (9.41%) Microsoft
18 40 (9.41%) AngularJS
19 39 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
20 38 (8.94%) ASP.NET
20 38 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
20 38 (8.94%) DevOps
20 38 (8.94%) Microservices
21 37 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
21 37 (8.71%) Continuous Integration

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 (4.00%) CMS
2 16 (3.76%) Confluence
3 9 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (1.88%) IIS
5 7 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.65%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.41%) Apache
7 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.71%) Liferay
7 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.47%) Drupal
8 2 (0.47%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.47%) Jetty
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.47%) WordPress
9 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.82%) GitHub
4 11 (2.59%) SaaS
5 10 (2.35%) IaaS
6 9 (2.12%) PaaS
7 7 (1.65%) Office 365
8 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.47%) npm
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.24%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.24%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.24%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.29%) Internet
2 5 (1.18%) HTTP
3 4 (0.94%) DNS
3 4 (0.94%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.71%) DHCP
4 3 (0.71%) Firewall
4 3 (0.71%) Skype
4 3 (0.71%) SMS
4 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.47%) Network Security
6 1 (0.24%) Extranet
6 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.47%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.12%) MySQL
6 9 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.65%) DB2
7 7 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.94%) CouchDB
8 4 (0.94%) Neo4j
8 4 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.94%) Riak
8 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.71%) Big Data
9 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.12%) Selenium
3 33 (7.76%) Cucumber
4 31 (7.29%) Jenkins
5 30 (7.06%) Maven
5 30 (7.06%) TeamCity
6 28 (6.59%) JIRA
7 22 (5.18%) WebDriver
8 20 (4.71%) SoapUI
9 13 (3.06%) SonarQube
10 12 (2.82%) SpecFlow
10 12 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.35%) Mockito
12 9 (2.12%) Ant
12 9 (2.12%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.88%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.88%) JMeter
13 8 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.65%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.65%) Grunt
General
1 105 (24.71%) Finance
2 69 (16.24%) Banking
3 34 (8.00%) Marketing
3 34 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.35%) Electronics
4 27 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 21 (4.94%) Retail Banking
6 16 (3.76%) Retail
7 13 (3.06%) Law
8 4 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (39.06%) Developer
2 80 (18.82%) Analyst
3 45 (10.59%) Java Developer
4 43 (10.12%) .NET Developer
5 34 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 28 (6.59%) Test Analyst
7 26 (6.12%) Architect
8 22 (5.18%) Banking Analyst
8 22 (5.18%) Project Manager
9 19 (4.47%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 15 (3.53%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (3.53%) Tester
12 13 (3.06%) Designer
12 13 (3.06%) Technical Architect
13 12 (2.82%) Digital Analyst
14 11 (2.59%) Salesforce Developer
15 10 (2.35%) Agile Business Analyst
15 10 (2.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (20.47%) .NET
2 74 (17.41%) HTML
3 73 (17.18%) CSS
4 58 (13.65%) REST
5 52 (12.24%) SOAP
6 49 (11.53%) Web Services
7 40 (9.41%) AngularJS
8 38 (8.94%) ASP.NET
8 38 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (8.47%) jQuery
10 25 (5.88%) JSON
11 24 (5.65%) Spring
12 23 (5.41%) HTML5
13 21 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (4.94%) CSS3
14 18 (4.24%) Ajax
14 18 (4.24%) J2EE
14 18 (4.24%) React
15 17 (4.00%) Hibernate
16 16 (3.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.06%) User Experience
2 26 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.35%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.41%) Blog
5 6 (1.41%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (0.71%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.71%) Fintech
8 3 (0.71%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.71%) iPad
9 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.47%) PKI
9 2 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.65%) Linux
2 20 (4.71%) Windows
3 11 (2.59%) Unix
4 4 (0.94%) Android
4 4 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (23.53%) Scrum
2 77 (18.12%) BDD
3 71 (16.71%) TDD
4 63 (14.82%) MVC
5 61 (14.35%) Test Automation
6 40 (9.41%) Test Scripting
7 39 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (8.94%) DevOps
8 38 (8.94%) Microservices
9 37 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (8.00%) Project Management
10 34 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 33 (7.76%) Kanban
11 33 (7.76%) SDLC
12 29 (6.82%) User Stories
13 28 (6.59%) Programme Management
14 27 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
15 26 (6.12%) Software Engineering
16 25 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 96 (22.59%) Java
2 87 (20.47%) C#
3 73 (17.18%) JavaScript
4 68 (16.00%) SQL
5 22 (5.18%) Python
6 15 (3.53%) Ruby
6 15 (3.53%) Scala
7 13 (3.06%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.59%) Apex Code
8 11 (2.59%) PHP
9 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.18%) Groovy
11 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.71%) C++
11 3 (0.71%) ES6
12 2 (0.47%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.47%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (5.65%) Degree
2 19 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.41%) ISEB
5 3 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.71%) CCIE
5 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.71%) CISM
5 3 (0.71%) CISSP
5 3 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.47%) OSCP
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.47%) SANS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) CBAP
7 1 (0.24%) CIPD
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.06%) QA
2 9 (2.12%) BS25999
3 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.18%) PMO
4 4 (0.94%) GDPR
5 2 (0.47%) P3O
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.47%) WCAG
6 1 (0.24%) GCP
6 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.12%) Docker
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.47%) IAG
4 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.88%) Ansible
1 8 (1.88%) Puppet
2 6 (1.41%) Terraform
3 5 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.47%) Salt
5 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.24%) Rancher
6 1 (0.24%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.06%) Oracle
2 30 (7.06%) SAP
3 11 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.35%) Adobe
5 8 (1.88%) Coverity
5 8 (1.88%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.41%) Teradata
7 5 (1.18%) Capita
8 4 (0.94%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.71%) Cisco
9 3 (0.71%) CyberArk
9 3 (0.71%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.71%) hybris
9 3 (0.71%) IBM
10 2 (0.47%) CA
10 2 (0.47%) Google
10 2 (0.47%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.47%) VMware