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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.42% 24.24% 30.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% 36.36% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 43
Median daily rate £365 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -6.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%

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
34 66 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 70.83% 66.67% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 81
Median daily rate £365 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 12 (46.15%) Python
5 10 (38.46%) JIRA
5 10 (38.46%) Hadoop
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) Ant
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Release Management
7 8 (30.77%) Maven
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) Selenium
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
9 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
10 5 (19.23%) TDD
10 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
10 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
10 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 5 (19.23%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) Anypoint
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) Mule ESB
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.85%) OrientDB
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) JIRA
2 9 (34.62%) Ant
3 8 (30.77%) Maven
4 7 (26.92%) Selenium
5 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
6 5 (19.23%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
7 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
8 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
8 3 (11.54%) Hudson
8 3 (11.54%) JUnit
9 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
9 2 (7.69%) Gradle
9 2 (7.69%) Subversion
10 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
10 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) EJB
4 4 (15.38%) Java EE
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) JMS
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (11.54%) XSLT
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) Kendo UI
6 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
1 2 (7.69%) Wiki
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) Release Management
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) DevOps
7 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 4 (15.38%) UML
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.85%) C
8 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.85%) Groovy
8 1 (3.85%) Lua
8 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) SQL
8 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) ISEB
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) CloudHub
3 1 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
1 5 (19.23%) Cloudera
1 5 (19.23%) HP
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.85%) Freescale
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.85%) Wind River
3 1 (3.85%) Zend