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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.14% 7.21% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.15% 10.00% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 10
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£438 £415 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +16.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £395 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £503 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
94 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.61% 72.07% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 29
Average daily rate £425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +178.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 33 (48.53%) Security Cleared
2 31 (45.59%) DV Cleared
2 31 (45.59%) Java
3 29 (42.65%) Python
4 25 (36.76%) Perl
5 22 (32.35%) Subversion
6 21 (30.88%) OO
7 20 (29.41%) ClearCase
7 20 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 18 (26.47%) UNIX
8 18 (26.47%) Ruby
8 18 (26.47%) Scrum
8 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
9 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 15 (22.06%) Release Management
11 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (20.59%) C++
12 13 (19.12%) Ant
12 13 (19.12%) Maven
12 13 (19.12%) Apache Ivy
13 12 (17.65%) Lua
13 12 (17.65%) PHP
14 11 (16.18%) C#
15 10 (14.71%) Sun
15 10 (14.71%) Sun Certification
16 9 (13.24%) OOD
16 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
17 8 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
17 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
17 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (1.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.29%) SDH
2 7 (10.29%) 3G
2 7 (10.29%) 2G
2 7 (10.29%) 2.5G
2 7 (10.29%) Wireshark
3 6 (8.82%) 4G
4 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Subversion
2 20 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (29.41%) ClearCase
3 13 (19.12%) Maven
3 13 (19.12%) Ant
3 13 (19.12%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.29%) SpecFlow
5 7 (10.29%) Selenium
6 5 (7.35%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (7.35%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.88%) NUnit
7 4 (5.88%) MSTest
8 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (58.82%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) C++ Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Senior Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
3 9 (13.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Data Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
1 8 (11.76%) Web Services
2 7 (10.29%) STL
2 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.82%) J2EE
4 5 (7.35%) HTML
5 4 (5.88%) Django
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.41%) CSS
6 3 (4.41%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (2.94%) HTML5
7 2 (2.94%) OC4J
7 2 (2.94%) Swing
8 1 (1.47%) XHTML
8 1 (1.47%) Middleware
8 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.47%) Java EE
8 1 (1.47%) WCF
8 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.94%) Animation
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) UNIX
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) OO
2 18 (26.47%) Scrum
3 15 (22.06%) Release Management
4 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.24%) OOD
6 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
7 7 (10.29%) MVC
7 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) Functional Testing
8 6 (8.82%) User Stories
9 5 (7.35%) DevOps
9 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Test Management
9 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) Java
2 29 (42.65%) Python
3 25 (36.76%) Perl
4 18 (26.47%) Ruby
4 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
5 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 14 (20.59%) C++
7 12 (17.65%) Lua
7 12 (17.65%) PHP
8 11 (16.18%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) SQL
10 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) Security Cleared
2 31 (45.59%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) Sun Certification
4 6 (8.82%) OCPJP
5 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
5 5 (7.35%) ISEB
6 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.94%) PMP
7 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Sun
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) IBM