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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.29% 5.00% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.40% 7.32% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 5
Average daily rate
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£454 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
125 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.65% 68.33% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 21 26
Average daily rate £450 £438 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.98% -16.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £33.10 £39.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 39 (84.78%) DV Cleared
1 39 (84.78%) Security Cleared
2 35 (76.09%) Perl
2 35 (76.09%) Python
3 33 (71.74%) ClearCase
3 33 (71.74%) OO
3 33 (71.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 33 (71.74%) Subversion
4 31 (67.39%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (65.22%) Release Management
6 25 (54.35%) Ruby
6 25 (54.35%) Bash Shell
7 22 (47.83%) C++
8 21 (45.65%) UNIX
9 20 (43.48%) Java
10 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
11 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
12 17 (36.96%) PHP
13 15 (32.61%) Ant
13 15 (32.61%) Lua
13 15 (32.61%) Maven
13 15 (32.61%) Apache Ivy
14 14 (30.43%) OOD
14 14 (30.43%) Scrum
15 12 (26.09%) PL/SQL
15 12 (26.09%) SQL
16 11 (23.91%) Sun
16 11 (23.91%) Sun Certification
17 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
18 7 (15.22%) Linux

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.52%) Drupal
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) 3G
2 3 (6.52%) 2G
2 3 (6.52%) 2.5G
2 3 (6.52%) SDH
2 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.52%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (71.74%) ClearCase
1 33 (71.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 33 (71.74%) Subversion
2 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
3 15 (32.61%) Ant
3 15 (32.61%) Maven
3 15 (32.61%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (4.35%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) C++ Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) J2EE
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) STL
3 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.17%) Middleware
5 1 (2.17%) Struts
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) UNIX
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) OO
2 31 (67.39%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (65.22%) Release Management
4 14 (30.43%) OOD
4 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.52%) User Stories
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.35%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) Test Management
8 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.35%) UML
8 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.17%) Web Design
9 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) Perl
1 35 (76.09%) Python
2 25 (54.35%) Ruby
2 25 (54.35%) Bash Shell
3 22 (47.83%) C++
4 20 (43.48%) Java
5 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.96%) PHP
7 15 (32.61%) Lua
8 12 (26.09%) PL/SQL
8 12 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (84.78%) DV Cleared
1 39 (84.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) Sun Certification
3 5 (10.87%) OCPJP
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.35%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Varnish
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Sun
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
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