The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 54 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.18% 7.69% 16.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.86% 15.00% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 8 13
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Agile Software Development
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.75% 51.28% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 25 37
Average daily rate £448 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cheltenham region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cheltenham region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 49 (49.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (48.00%) DV Cleared
3 43 (43.00%) Python
4 42 (42.00%) Java
4 42 (42.00%) OO
5 38 (38.00%) Perl
5 38 (38.00%) Subversion
6 36 (36.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 36 (36.00%) ClearCase
7 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
8 31 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (30.00%) Scrum
10 29 (29.00%) Ruby
10 29 (29.00%) Bash Shell
11 28 (28.00%) Release Management
12 24 (24.00%) UNIX
13 23 (23.00%) C++
13 23 (23.00%) OOD
14 22 (22.00%) PHP
15 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
16 18 (18.00%) Apache Ivy
16 18 (18.00%) J2EE
16 18 (18.00%) Ant
16 18 (18.00%) Maven
17 17 (17.00%) HTML
17 17 (17.00%) Lua
18 16 (16.00%) .NET
18 16 (16.00%) MySQL
19 15 (15.00%) Web Services
20 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.00%) Drupal
2 3 (3.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.00%) SDH
2 13 (13.00%) 3G
2 13 (13.00%) 2G
2 13 (13.00%) 2.5G
2 13 (13.00%) Wireshark
3 12 (12.00%) 4G
4 1 (1.00%) Modbus
4 1 (1.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) MySQL
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (38.00%) Subversion
2 36 (36.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (36.00%) ClearCase
3 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (18.00%) Apache Ivy
4 18 (18.00%) Ant
4 18 (18.00%) Maven
5 10 (10.00%) NUnit
5 10 (10.00%) MSTest
6 7 (7.00%) Selenium
7 6 (6.00%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.00%) JUnit
8 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.00%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.00%) ERwin
General
1 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (72.00%) Developer
2 28 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.00%) C++ Developer
4 13 (13.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.00%) Tester
10 2 (2.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) J2EE
2 17 (17.00%) HTML
3 16 (16.00%) .NET
4 15 (15.00%) Web Services
5 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (13.00%) STL
7 10 (10.00%) CSS
7 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.00%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (7.00%) HTML5
10 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (6.00%) REST
11 5 (5.00%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.00%) Spring
12 4 (4.00%) Django
13 3 (3.00%) RESTful
13 3 (3.00%) Apache Flex
13 3 (3.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 2 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Client/Server
1 13 (13.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) Replication
3 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.00%) UNIX
2 13 (13.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) OO
2 31 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (30.00%) Scrum
4 28 (28.00%) Release Management
5 23 (23.00%) OOD
6 13 (13.00%) MVC
7 10 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.00%) TDD
9 8 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.00%) User Stories
11 6 (6.00%) SOA
11 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.00%) BDD
12 5 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (5.00%) CQRS
12 5 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
12 5 (5.00%) DevOps
12 5 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (5.00%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.00%) Python
2 42 (42.00%) Java
3 38 (38.00%) Perl
4 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
5 29 (29.00%) Ruby
5 29 (29.00%) Bash Shell
6 23 (23.00%) C++
7 22 (22.00%) PHP
8 17 (17.00%) Lua
9 14 (14.00%) C#
10 13 (13.00%) SQL
11 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.00%) C
13 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (49.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (48.00%) DV Cleared
3 12 (12.00%) Sun Certification
4 9 (9.00%) OCPJP
5 2 (2.00%) PMP
5 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.00%) ISEB
5 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Varnish
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Sun
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
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