Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 206 386 552
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 25.65% 21.52% 26.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.16% 26.28% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 276 389
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £590 £614 £588
South West median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.72% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Median hourly rate £51.25 £46.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% +8.82% +17.24%
10th Percentile £44.75 £40.75 £35.15
90th Percentile £58.50 £49.63 £64.75
South West median hourly rate £51.25 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% +41.67%

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 661 1,469 1,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 82.32% 81.88% 85.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 1,003 1,226
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £294 £313 £297
90th Percentile £594 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 65
Median hourly rate £45.50 £22.50 £37.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.22% -40.08% +114.57%
10th Percentile £15.04 £14.63 £11.85
90th Percentile £65.25 £50.50 £60.15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.20% +50.91%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bristol

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bristol over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 48 (23.30%) DevOps
2 41 (19.90%) Security Cleared
3 38 (18.45%) Finance
4 37 (17.96%) SC Cleared
5 34 (16.50%) Scrum
6 32 (15.53%) AWS
6 32 (15.53%) Public Sector
7 31 (15.05%) Microservices
8 30 (14.56%) Azure
8 30 (14.56%) TDD
9 29 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (14.08%) Java
10 28 (13.59%) SQL
11 27 (13.11%) Python
12 26 (12.62%) Software Engineering
13 25 (12.14%) Scala
14 22 (10.68%) .NET
15 18 (8.74%) Project Management
15 18 (8.74%) JavaScript
15 18 (8.74%) JIRA
16 17 (8.25%) E-Commerce
17 16 (7.77%) User Stories
18 15 (7.28%) Test Automation
18 15 (7.28%) Git (software)
19 14 (6.80%) Kubernetes
19 14 (6.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 13 (6.31%) ITIL
20 13 (6.31%) Confluence
21 12 (5.83%) Docker
21 12 (5.83%) C#

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 13 (6.31%) Confluence
2 8 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.43%) Apache
3 5 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.46%) CMS
5 3 (1.46%) FileNet
5 3 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.97%) Mule
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Magento
2 5 (2.43%) Teamcenter
3 3 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.97%) Primavera
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.53%) AWS
2 30 (14.56%) Azure
3 4 (1.94%) GitHub
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (1.46%) PaaS
4 3 (1.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.97%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (0.97%) GCP
5 2 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.97%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.49%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (0.49%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) SMS
2 1 (0.49%) SSL
2 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.37%) Hadoop
1 9 (4.37%) MySQL
1 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.88%) Big Data
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.43%) Apache Hive
4 5 (2.43%) HBase
5 4 (1.94%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.94%) Spark SQL
6 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.97%) Power BI
7 2 (0.97%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.49%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) JIRA
2 15 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.37%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.40%) IBM UrbanCode
4 7 (3.40%) Maven
5 6 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (2.43%) Subversion
7 4 (1.94%) GitLab
7 4 (1.94%) Gradle
7 4 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.46%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.46%) WiX
9 2 (0.97%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.97%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 38 (18.45%) Finance
2 32 (15.53%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.91%) Marketing
4 6 (2.91%) Military
4 6 (2.91%) Retail
5 4 (1.94%) Electronics
5 4 (1.94%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (31.55%) Developer
2 24 (11.65%) Scala Developer
3 20 (9.71%) Analyst
4 18 (8.74%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.25%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.25%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.80%) Architect
7 10 (4.85%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.37%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.88%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) AWS Software Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) Designer
11 6 (2.91%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.43%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.43%) Hadoop Developer
12 5 (2.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.43%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.43%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.68%) .NET
2 12 (5.83%) Spring
3 9 (4.37%) Node.js
3 9 (4.37%) React
3 9 (4.37%) Web Services
4 7 (3.40%) .NET Core
4 7 (3.40%) HTML
5 6 (2.91%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.91%) CSS
6 5 (2.43%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.43%) Kafka
6 5 (2.43%) SOAP
7 4 (1.94%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.94%) REST
7 4 (1.94%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.46%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.34%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.85%) User Experience
3 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.37%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.43%) Smart Home
6 4 (1.94%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.37%) Linux
2 4 (1.94%) Windows
3 3 (1.46%) Android
3 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.46%) Unix
4 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.30%) DevOps
2 34 (16.50%) Scrum
3 31 (15.05%) Microservices
4 30 (14.56%) TDD
5 29 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (12.62%) Software Engineering
7 18 (8.74%) Project Management
8 17 (8.25%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.77%) User Stories
10 15 (7.28%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 13 (6.31%) ITIL
13 12 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (4.85%) Coaching
15 10 (4.85%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (4.85%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.85%) Project Delivery
15 10 (4.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.08%) Java
2 28 (13.59%) SQL
3 27 (13.11%) Python
4 25 (12.14%) Scala
5 18 (8.74%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.83%) C#
7 9 (4.37%) C
7 9 (4.37%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.46%) Elm
9 3 (1.46%) Haskell
9 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.97%) C++
10 2 (0.97%) PHP
10 2 (0.97%) R
10 2 (0.97%) Ruby
11 1 (0.49%) Java 8
11 1 (0.49%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (19.90%) Security Cleared
2 37 (17.96%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.37%) Degree
4 4 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.97%) HND
5 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.97%) PMP
6 1 (0.49%) APMP
6 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) CISM
6 1 (0.49%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.49%) HNC
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) PMO
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) NIST
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.83%) Docker
2 6 (2.91%) HDFS
3 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (6.80%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.46%) Kibana
2 3 (1.46%) logstash
2 3 (1.46%) Oozie
3 2 (0.97%) Grafana
3 2 (0.97%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.97%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.97%) Terraform
4 1 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (3.88%) Microsoft
1 8 (3.88%) SAP
1 8 (3.88%) Sitecore
2 6 (2.91%) hybris
3 4 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.94%) Siemens
4 3 (1.46%) MuleSoft
4 3 (1.46%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.97%) Adobe
5 2 (0.97%) HP
5 2 (0.97%) IBM
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle
5 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.97%) Remedy
5 2 (0.97%) Sparx
6 1 (0.49%) BT
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco
6 1 (0.49%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.49%) Progress