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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 31 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.53% 8.62% 12.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.52% 12.66% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 11
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£463 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £398 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
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
105 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 72.92% 68.10% 56.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 31
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +213.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 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 July 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 38 (45.78%) Security Cleared
2 37 (44.58%) DV Cleared
2 37 (44.58%) Java
3 31 (37.35%) Python
4 27 (32.53%) Perl
5 26 (31.33%) OO
5 26 (31.33%) Scrum
6 25 (30.12%) Subversion
6 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
7 23 (27.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 23 (27.71%) ClearCase
8 21 (25.30%) Ruby
8 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
9 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (21.69%) UNIX
10 17 (20.48%) Release Management
11 16 (19.28%) C++
12 15 (18.07%) C#
12 15 (18.07%) .NET
13 14 (16.87%) J2EE
13 14 (16.87%) Ant
13 14 (16.87%) PHP
13 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
13 14 (16.87%) Maven
13 14 (16.87%) Apache Ivy
14 13 (15.66%) Lua
14 13 (15.66%) MVC
14 13 (15.66%) Web Services
14 13 (15.66%) HTML
14 13 (15.66%) OOD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.20%) IIS
1 1 (1.20%) Apache
1 1 (1.20%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.20%) Drupal
1 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) 3G
1 10 (12.05%) 2G
1 10 (12.05%) 2.5G
1 10 (12.05%) Wireshark
1 10 (12.05%) SDH
1 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.84%) 4G
3 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) MySQL
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.02%) Couchbase
3 5 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (30.12%) Subversion
2 23 (27.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 23 (27.71%) ClearCase
3 14 (16.87%) Ant
3 14 (16.87%) Maven
3 14 (16.87%) Apache Ivy
4 11 (13.25%) NUnit
4 11 (13.25%) MSTest
5 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
6 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
6 7 (8.43%) Selenium
7 4 (4.82%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (4.82%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Games
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (63.86%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.05%) C++ Developer
4 9 (10.84%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Data Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.61%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) .NET
2 14 (16.87%) J2EE
2 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
3 13 (15.66%) Web Services
3 13 (15.66%) HTML
4 10 (12.05%) STL
4 10 (12.05%) CSS
4 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (9.64%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (7.23%) REST
6 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.82%) Django
8 3 (3.61%) RESTful
8 3 (3.61%) HTML5
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (2.41%) OC4J
9 2 (2.41%) WCF
9 2 (2.41%) Java EE
9 2 (2.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Client/Server
1 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) UNIX
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) OO
1 26 (31.33%) Scrum
2 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (20.48%) Release Management
4 13 (15.66%) OOD
4 13 (15.66%) MVC
5 8 (9.64%) Data Modelling
5 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
5 8 (9.64%) User Stories
5 8 (9.64%) Logical Data Model
6 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting
6 7 (8.43%) TDD
7 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.23%) SOA
7 6 (7.23%) Functional Testing
7 6 (7.23%) BDD
8 5 (6.02%) Progressive Enhancement
8 5 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (6.02%) CQRS
8 5 (6.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) Java
2 31 (37.35%) Python
3 27 (32.53%) Perl
4 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
5 21 (25.30%) Ruby
5 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
6 16 (19.28%) C++
7 15 (18.07%) C#
8 14 (16.87%) PHP
9 13 (15.66%) Lua
10 5 (6.02%) SQL
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) Security Cleared
2 37 (44.58%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) Sun Certification
4 8 (9.64%) OCPJP
5 4 (4.82%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.82%) ISEB
6 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.41%) PMP
7 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Sun
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) IBM
3 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Franklin Bates
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