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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.69% 20.83% 23.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.90% 29.85% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 32
Median daily rate £388 £400 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £360 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

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
31 67 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 59.62% 69.79% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 78
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) DV Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) JIRA
5 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
6 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 12 (35.29%) Python
7 11 (32.35%) Ant
8 10 (29.41%) Maven
8 10 (29.41%) Selenium
8 10 (29.41%) Hadoop
9 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 8 (23.53%) .NET
10 8 (23.53%) Unix
10 8 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
11 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
11 7 (20.59%) Release Management
11 7 (20.59%) Atlassian
11 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
11 7 (20.59%) Confluence
11 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
11 7 (20.59%) OO
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle
11 7 (20.59%) HTML
11 7 (20.59%) C#
11 7 (20.59%) TDD
12 6 (17.65%) Software Testing

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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.94%) Mule
4 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) HipChat
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.71%) Big Data
5 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.82%) MySQL
6 3 (8.82%) OrientDB
7 2 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) JIRA
2 11 (32.35%) Ant
3 10 (29.41%) Maven
3 10 (29.41%) Selenium
4 8 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
6 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
6 6 (17.65%) JUnit
6 6 (17.65%) LoadRunner
7 5 (14.71%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
8 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
9 3 (8.82%) ClearCase
9 3 (8.82%) Hudson
9 3 (8.82%) JMeter
10 2 (5.88%) Gradle
10 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
10 2 (5.88%) Subversion
10 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Electronics
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Architect
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) Java EE
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) EJB
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
4 4 (11.76%) REST
4 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (8.82%) HTML5
5 3 (8.82%) JMS
5 3 (8.82%) XSLT
6 2 (5.88%) Ajax
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.88%) J2EE
6 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
6 2 (5.88%) WCF
6 2 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
1 2 (5.88%) Wiki
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Scrum
2 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.59%) OO
4 7 (20.59%) Release Management
4 7 (20.59%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (17.65%) DevOps
5 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 5 (14.71%) BDD
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.76%) UML
7 4 (11.76%) User Stories
8 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.71%) Perl
7 4 (11.76%) C++
8 3 (8.82%) PHP
8 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (8.82%) SQL
8 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.94%) Groovy
9 1 (2.94%) Lua
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
9 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) ISEB
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) CloudHub
3 1 (2.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Atlassian
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) HP
3 5 (14.71%) Cloudera
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.94%) Zend
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago