Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 567 315 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.94% 18.30% 16.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.50% 22.15% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 222 240
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £311 £290 £305
90th Percentile £525 £525 £539
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.26% -
10th Percentile £26.25 £34.00 £38.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £36.00 £39.50
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +1.18% +0.59% +6.62%

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 1,597 1,422 1,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.32% 82.63% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,094 948 1,080
Bristol median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £273 £251 £250
90th Percentile £538 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 63
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -6.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.69 £46.90
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

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 19 August 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

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 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 142 (25.04%) Scrum
2 137 (24.16%) Finance
3 128 (22.57%) Java
4 124 (21.87%) HTML
5 113 (19.93%) JavaScript
5 113 (19.93%) C#
6 109 (19.22%) .NET
7 102 (17.99%) CSS
8 97 (17.11%) SQL Server
8 97 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 96 (16.93%) Oracle
10 90 (15.87%) SQL
11 89 (15.70%) Test Automation
12 87 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
13 85 (14.99%) Amazon AWS
13 85 (14.99%) TDD
14 78 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
15 76 (13.40%) MVC
16 75 (13.23%) Git (software)
17 72 (12.70%) ASP.NET
18 71 (12.52%) Puppet
19 70 (12.35%) OO
19 70 (12.35%) Microsoft
20 68 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
21 67 (11.82%) Ansible
21 67 (11.82%) Selenium
22 63 (11.11%) DevOps
23 60 (10.58%) Unit Testing
24 56 (9.88%) Security Cleared
24 56 (9.88%) Migration

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 44 (7.76%) Tomcat
2 43 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 34 (6.00%) OpenStack
3 34 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 26 (4.59%) Confluence
5 19 (3.35%) CMS
6 12 (2.12%) Drupal
7 11 (1.94%) JBoss
8 8 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.06%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.88%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.71%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.71%) Kentico
12 3 (0.53%) SAS
12 3 (0.53%) WordPress
13 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 97 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (14.99%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.47%) npm
4 13 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (2.29%) NuGet
5 12 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.06%) GitHub
7 5 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.71%) PaaS
9 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.53%) Office 365
9 3 (0.53%) Serverless
10 2 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.35%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.35%) SaaS
10 2 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.41%) HTTP
2 7 (1.23%) Firewall
3 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.35%) NAS
4 2 (0.35%) Network Security
4 2 (0.35%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) Anycast
5 1 (0.18%) BGP-4
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) DWDM
5 1 (0.18%) GSM
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.18%) LTE
5 1 (0.18%) Multicast
5 1 (0.18%) NGN
5 1 (0.18%) SDH
5 1 (0.18%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) Unicast
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.29%) MySQL
3 38 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.00%) Hadoop
7 14 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.29%) Big Data
9 12 (2.12%) Power BI
10 9 (1.59%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.59%) DB2
11 8 (1.41%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.06%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.06%) MarkLogic
12 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.53%) HBase
15 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 75 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 67 (11.82%) Selenium
3 49 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 49 (8.64%) NUnit
4 45 (7.94%) JIRA
5 34 (6.00%) MSTest
6 29 (5.11%) SpecFlow
7 27 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 27 (4.76%) Maven
7 27 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 25 (4.41%) Ant
9 23 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (2.82%) JUnit
11 15 (2.65%) XMLUnit
12 14 (2.47%) Artifactory
13 13 (2.29%) Moq
13 13 (2.29%) xUnit.net
14 12 (2.12%) SoapUI
14 12 (2.12%) WebDriver
General
1 137 (24.16%) Finance
2 45 (7.94%) Banking
3 32 (5.64%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.94%) Marketing
5 25 (4.41%) Manufacturing
6 23 (4.06%) Electronics
7 11 (1.94%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.23%) Advertising
8 7 (1.23%) Back Office
9 6 (1.06%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.88%) Retail
11 3 (0.53%) Law
11 3 (0.53%) Legal
12 2 (0.35%) Military
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 258 (45.50%) Developer
2 92 (16.23%) Analyst
3 76 (13.40%) Java Developer
4 69 (12.17%) .NET Developer
5 46 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 41 (7.23%) Project Manager
7 36 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 26 (4.59%) Test Analyst
9 25 (4.41%) Software Developer
10 21 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 21 (3.70%) Scrum Master
11 20 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 20 (3.53%) Tester
12 18 (3.17%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (3.00%) PHP Developer
13 17 (3.00%) Senior Developer
14 16 (2.82%) Agile Business Analyst
15 15 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (21.87%) HTML
2 109 (19.22%) .NET
3 102 (17.99%) CSS
4 72 (12.70%) ASP.NET
5 53 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 51 (8.99%) XML
7 43 (7.58%) REST
8 42 (7.41%) HTML5
9 39 (6.88%) jQuery
10 38 (6.70%) Node.js
11 37 (6.53%) AngularJS
12 34 (6.00%) JSON
13 33 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (5.64%) Spring
15 30 (5.29%) SOAP
15 30 (5.29%) Web Services
16 29 (5.11%) CSS3
17 26 (4.59%) .NET Framework
18 24 (4.23%) Gherkin
19 23 (4.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (5.64%) User Experience
4 14 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (1.76%) Fintech
6 9 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 5 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.71%) Robotics
9 3 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.53%) Wiki
10 2 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.35%) PMI
10 2 (0.35%) W3C
11 1 (0.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.11%) Linux
2 30 (5.29%) Windows
3 22 (3.88%) Unix
4 12 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.06%) CentOS
8 2 (0.35%) Android
8 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (25.04%) Scrum
2 89 (15.70%) Test Automation
3 87 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (14.99%) TDD
5 78 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
6 76 (13.40%) MVC
7 70 (12.35%) OO
8 63 (11.11%) DevOps
9 60 (10.58%) Unit Testing
10 56 (9.88%) Migration
11 54 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (8.82%) Microservices
13 48 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (7.23%) User Stories
15 34 (6.00%) Project Management
15 34 (6.00%) SDLC
15 34 (6.00%) Waterfall
16 32 (5.64%) Business Analysis
17 30 (5.29%) Web Development
18 29 (5.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (22.57%) Java
2 113 (19.93%) C#
2 113 (19.93%) JavaScript
3 90 (15.87%) SQL
4 29 (5.11%) Python
5 23 (4.06%) PHP
6 21 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.29%) C++
9 11 (1.94%) Java 8
10 10 (1.76%) C
11 9 (1.59%) Ruby
11 9 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.59%) VBScript
12 7 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.06%) Korn
14 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.53%) Scala
16 2 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 56 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.47%) Degree
4 14 (2.47%) ISEB
5 8 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.53%) PMP
8 2 (0.35%) APMP
8 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.59%) QA
2 9 (1.59%) WCAG
3 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.71%) GDPR
5 3 (0.53%) GCP
6 2 (0.35%) IFRS
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.35%) SLA
6 2 (0.35%) WAI
7 1 (0.18%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.18%) BS25999
7 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 34 (6.00%) Docker
2 14 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 71 (12.52%) Puppet
2 67 (11.82%) Ansible
3 52 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.17%) Terraform
5 16 (2.82%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.59%) Packer
6 9 (1.59%) WMI
7 5 (0.88%) Amdocs OSS
8 3 (0.53%) Salt
9 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.18%) Grafana
10 1 (0.18%) Graphite
10 1 (0.18%) Graylog
10 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.18%) Icinga
Vendors
1 96 (16.93%) Oracle
2 70 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.06%) SAP
4 15 (2.65%) VMware
5 14 (2.47%) Google
6 9 (1.59%) Citrix
6 9 (1.59%) MKS
7 8 (1.41%) Tableau
8 7 (1.23%) IBM
8 7 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.06%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.06%) Cadence
10 5 (0.88%) Adobe
10 5 (0.88%) Cramer
11 4 (0.71%) Cisco
11 4 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.53%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.53%) Informatica
12 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.53%) ServiceNow