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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.07% 10.42% 18.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.18% 12.20% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
85 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 75.89% 85.42% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 12
Average daily rate £425 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -39.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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
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 22 October 2014, 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 20 (74.07%) Perl
1 20 (74.07%) Python
1 20 (74.07%) DV Cleared
1 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (70.37%) OO
3 18 (66.67%) ClearCase
3 18 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 18 (66.67%) Subversion
3 18 (66.67%) Release Management
3 18 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (62.96%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
6 12 (44.44%) UNIX
7 11 (40.74%) PHP
7 11 (40.74%) Ant
7 11 (40.74%) Maven
7 11 (40.74%) Lua
7 11 (40.74%) Apache Ivy
8 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
8 10 (37.04%) Ruby
9 9 (33.33%) C++
10 8 (29.63%) Sun
10 8 (29.63%) Sun Certification
11 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
12 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
12 6 (22.22%) SQL
13 5 (18.52%) J2EE
14 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
14 4 (14.81%) Scrum

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 18 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 18 (66.67%) Subversion
2 11 (40.74%) Ant
2 11 (40.74%) Maven
2 11 (40.74%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
2 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
2 4 (14.81%) Spring
2 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) Struts
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSL
5 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) OO
2 18 (66.67%) Release Management
2 18 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Use Case
7 1 (3.70%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.70%) System Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Perl
1 20 (74.07%) Python
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) PHP
4 11 (40.74%) Lua
5 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
5 10 (37.04%) Ruby
6 9 (33.33%) C++
7 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) DV Cleared
1 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.41%) OCPJP
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Sun
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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