Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 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 640 401 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.46% 20.31% 19.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.85% 24.63% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 293 272
Bristol median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £288
90th Percentile £538 £513 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 2
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +18.01% -24.24%
10th Percentile £35.10 £43.25 £38.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.75 £42.88
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +10.75% -9.64% -0.95%

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 1,785 1,628 1,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.96% 82.47% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,215 1,107 1,069
Bristol median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £259 £255
90th Percentile £538 £531 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 72
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.43% -8.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £15.39 £11.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £48.50 £46.45
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.11%

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 17 November 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 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 186 (29.06%) Scrum
2 155 (24.22%) Java
3 134 (20.94%) .NET
4 128 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 126 (19.69%) Finance
6 121 (18.91%) TDD
7 119 (18.59%) C#
8 117 (18.28%) Test Automation
9 114 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
9 114 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 113 (17.66%) HTML
11 108 (16.88%) SQL
12 106 (16.56%) Oracle
13 105 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
14 104 (16.25%) SQL Server
15 103 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
16 101 (15.78%) CSS
17 91 (14.22%) MVC
18 89 (13.91%) ASP.NET
18 89 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
19 88 (13.75%) Migration
20 84 (13.13%) Git (software)
21 82 (12.81%) Microsoft
22 78 (12.19%) DevOps
23 75 (11.72%) OO
24 68 (10.63%) Puppet
25 67 (10.47%) Ansible
26 66 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
26 66 (10.31%) Unit Testing
27 65 (10.16%) 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 55 (8.59%) Tomcat
2 42 (6.56%) OpenStack
2 42 (6.56%) WebLogic
2 42 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 28 (4.38%) Confluence
4 21 (3.28%) CMS
5 12 (1.88%) Drupal
5 12 (1.88%) JBoss
6 8 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.09%) Apache
7 7 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.63%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.63%) Jetty
9 4 (0.63%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.47%) WordPress
11 2 (0.31%) IIS
11 2 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 114 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.66%) npm
4 14 (2.19%) Office 365
5 13 (2.03%) NuGet
6 10 (1.56%) PaaS
7 9 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.41%) IaaS
8 7 (1.09%) GitHub
8 7 (1.09%) SaaS
9 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.84%) HTTP
2 13 (2.03%) WAN
3 6 (0.94%) Firewall
4 3 (0.47%) Intranet
5 2 (0.31%) Internet
5 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.16%) Network Security
6 1 (0.16%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.91%) MySQL
3 45 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.88%) Power BI
8 11 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.56%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.09%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.09%) Big Data
12 6 (0.94%) HBase
12 6 (0.94%) MarkLogic
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.78%) GIS
13 5 (0.78%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 84 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 65 (10.16%) Selenium
3 54 (8.44%) NUnit
4 47 (7.34%) JIRA
5 46 (7.19%) Jenkins
6 42 (6.56%) MSTest
7 34 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (5.16%) Cucumber
9 29 (4.53%) JUnit
9 29 (4.53%) SpecFlow
10 26 (4.06%) Maven
11 16 (2.50%) XMLUnit
12 15 (2.34%) TeamCity
13 14 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (2.19%) Hudson
14 13 (2.03%) Ant
14 13 (2.03%) Moq
14 13 (2.03%) SoapUI
14 13 (2.03%) xUnit.net
15 12 (1.88%) Subversion
General
1 126 (19.69%) Finance
2 35 (5.47%) Banking
3 27 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.28%) Marketing
5 17 (2.66%) Electronics
6 14 (2.19%) Retail
7 9 (1.41%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.25%) Advertising
8 8 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.94%) Back Office
9 6 (0.94%) Law
10 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.63%) Publishing
11 3 (0.47%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Billing
12 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Avionics
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 295 (46.09%) Developer
2 86 (13.44%) Java Developer
3 84 (13.13%) .NET Developer
4 82 (12.81%) Analyst
5 48 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 34 (5.31%) Business Analyst
7 32 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 31 (4.84%) Test Analyst
9 30 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 29 (4.53%) Software Developer
11 26 (4.06%) C# Developer
11 26 (4.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 25 (3.91%) Scrum Master
13 22 (3.44%) .NET Software Developer
13 22 (3.44%) Architect
14 19 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (2.97%) Tester
15 18 (2.81%) AWS Developer
15 18 (2.81%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (20.94%) .NET
2 113 (17.66%) HTML
3 101 (15.78%) CSS
4 89 (13.91%) ASP.NET
5 66 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 57 (8.91%) Node.js
7 41 (6.41%) Spring
8 40 (6.25%) React
9 39 (6.09%) AngularJS
10 38 (5.94%) REST
10 38 (5.94%) RESTful
11 36 (5.63%) jQuery
11 36 (5.63%) XML
12 33 (5.16%) JSON
13 30 (4.69%) .NET Framework
13 30 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (4.53%) Gherkin
14 29 (4.53%) Web Services
15 28 (4.38%) HTML5
16 19 (2.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (4.84%) User Experience
4 17 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.34%) Fintech
6 13 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.25%) Wiki
9 6 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.78%) PMI
10 5 (0.78%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.47%) Blog
12 3 (0.47%) Clustering
12 3 (0.47%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.84%) Linux
2 32 (5.00%) Windows
3 24 (3.75%) Unix
4 11 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.41%) Android
5 9 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.94%) CentOS
7 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.31%) MVS
9 2 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (29.06%) Scrum
2 121 (18.91%) TDD
3 117 (18.28%) Test Automation
4 114 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
6 91 (14.22%) MVC
7 88 (13.75%) Migration
8 78 (12.19%) DevOps
9 75 (11.72%) OO
10 66 (10.31%) Unit Testing
11 57 (8.91%) Microservices
11 57 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (7.81%) Project Management
14 44 (6.88%) BDD
15 40 (6.25%) User Stories
16 38 (5.94%) Waterfall
17 37 (5.78%) SDLC
18 35 (5.47%) PRINCE2
19 34 (5.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (24.22%) Java
2 128 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 119 (18.59%) C#
4 108 (16.88%) SQL
5 32 (5.00%) Python
6 24 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 22 (3.44%) PHP
8 14 (2.19%) Java 8
8 14 (2.19%) Scala
9 13 (2.03%) Ruby
10 11 (1.72%) C++
11 10 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.41%) C
12 9 (1.41%) VBScript
13 8 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.78%) Korn
15 5 (0.78%) Perl
16 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.78%) Degree
4 18 (2.81%) ISEB
5 13 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.78%) PMP
10 4 (0.63%) MBA
11 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.31%) APMP
12 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.16%) QA
2 9 (1.41%) WCAG
3 8 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.78%) PMO
5 4 (0.63%) GDPR
6 3 (0.47%) ARP4754
7 2 (0.31%) HL7
7 2 (0.31%) IFRS
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) BS25999
8 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.16%) EMIR
8 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (6.88%) Docker
2 8 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.31%) Firmware
5 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.31%) Xen
6 1 (0.16%) KVM
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 68 (10.63%) Puppet
2 67 (10.47%) Ansible
3 53 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.97%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.72%) Terraform
6 9 (1.41%) WMI
7 5 (0.78%) Packer
8 3 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.16%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.16%) Suricata
9 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 106 (16.56%) Oracle
2 82 (12.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.97%) SAP
4 18 (2.81%) Google
5 12 (1.88%) Tableau
6 10 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.56%) VMware
7 7 (1.09%) Cadence
8 5 (0.78%) Citrix
8 5 (0.78%) Hortonworks
8 5 (0.78%) IBM
8 5 (0.78%) MKS
9 4 (0.63%) Adobe
9 4 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.63%) Cisco
10 3 (0.47%) Cramer
10 3 (0.47%) hybris
10 3 (0.47%) Perforce
10 3 (0.47%) Teradata
11 2 (0.31%) Splunk