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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.68% 1.79% 11.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.93% 2.63% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
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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
119 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.41% 67.86% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 18 26
Average daily rate £450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.39% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 41 (74.55%) DV Cleared
1 41 (74.55%) Security Cleared
2 37 (67.27%) OO
2 37 (67.27%) Python
3 36 (65.45%) Perl
4 34 (61.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 34 (61.82%) ClearCase
4 34 (61.82%) Subversion
5 33 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (56.36%) Release Management
7 26 (47.27%) Ruby
7 26 (47.27%) Bash Shell
7 26 (47.27%) Java
8 24 (43.64%) UNIX
9 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
10 21 (38.18%) C++
10 21 (38.18%) PHP
11 17 (30.91%) Ant
11 17 (30.91%) Scrum
11 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
11 17 (30.91%) Maven
11 17 (30.91%) Lua
11 17 (30.91%) Apache Ivy
12 16 (29.09%) OOD
13 14 (25.45%) SQL
14 12 (21.82%) J2EE
14 12 (21.82%) Sun
14 12 (21.82%) Sun Certification
15 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
16 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (7.27%) Drupal
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) 4G
2 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
2 4 (7.27%) 2G
2 4 (7.27%) 2.5G
2 4 (7.27%) SDH
2 4 (7.27%) 3G
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) Modbus
3 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (61.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 34 (61.82%) ClearCase
1 34 (61.82%) Subversion
2 17 (30.91%) Ant
2 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 17 (30.91%) Maven
2 17 (30.91%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (3.64%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) ERwin
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 22 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (30.91%) C++ Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Designer
8 1 (1.82%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) Database Designer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) J2EE
2 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.91%) Spring
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) HTML5
5 4 (7.27%) STL
6 3 (5.45%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.64%) jQuery
7 2 (3.64%) JPA
7 2 (3.64%) Web Services
7 2 (3.64%) CSS
8 1 (1.82%) Struts
8 1 (1.82%) .NET
8 1 (1.82%) CSS3
8 1 (1.82%) RESTful
8 1 (1.82%) JSF
8 1 (1.82%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) UNIX
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) OO
2 33 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (56.36%) Release Management
4 17 (30.91%) Scrum
5 16 (29.09%) OOD
6 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.09%) User Stories
9 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.27%) TDD
10 3 (5.45%) UML
11 2 (3.64%) Test Management
11 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.64%) Functional Testing
11 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.64%) Web Design
11 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) Python
2 36 (65.45%) Perl
3 26 (47.27%) Ruby
3 26 (47.27%) Bash Shell
3 26 (47.27%) Java
4 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
5 21 (38.18%) C++
5 21 (38.18%) PHP
6 17 (30.91%) Lua
7 14 (25.45%) SQL
8 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (74.55%) DV Cleared
1 41 (74.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) Sun Certification
3 7 (12.73%) OCPJP
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Varnish
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Sun
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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