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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 52 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.37% 6.25% 18.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.44% 9.09% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 5 11
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£425 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.00%
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
117 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.59% 68.75% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 27 33
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 52 (61.18%) DV Cleared
1 52 (61.18%) Security Cleared
2 43 (50.59%) Python
2 43 (50.59%) OO
3 42 (49.41%) Perl
4 40 (47.06%) Subversion
5 38 (44.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 38 (44.71%) ClearCase
6 37 (43.53%) Java
7 36 (42.35%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (41.18%) Bash Shell
8 35 (41.18%) Ruby
9 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
10 32 (37.65%) Scrum
10 32 (37.65%) Release Management
11 29 (34.12%) C++
12 27 (31.76%) UNIX
13 24 (28.24%) OOD
14 22 (25.88%) PHP
15 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
16 20 (23.53%) J2EE
17 17 (20.00%) Ant
17 17 (20.00%) Lua
17 17 (20.00%) Maven
17 17 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
18 16 (18.82%) SQL
18 16 (18.82%) HTML
19 12 (14.12%) MySQL
19 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
20 11 (12.94%) Sun

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (5.88%) Drupal
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.76%) 3G
2 10 (11.76%) 2G
2 10 (11.76%) 2.5G
2 10 (11.76%) Wireshark
2 10 (11.76%) SDH
3 9 (10.59%) 4G
4 1 (1.18%) Modbus
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) MySQL
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.88%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (47.06%) Subversion
2 38 (44.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 38 (44.71%) ClearCase
3 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
4 17 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (20.00%) Ant
4 17 (20.00%) Maven
5 7 (8.24%) MSTest
5 7 (8.24%) NUnit
6 4 (4.71%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.35%) JUnit
7 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.18%) Selenium
8 1 (1.18%) ERwin
8 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (76.47%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Java Developer
3 21 (24.71%) C++ Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Designer
10 2 (2.35%) C++ Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Linux Specialist
10 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) J2EE
2 16 (18.82%) HTML
3 11 (12.94%) .NET
3 11 (12.94%) CSS
4 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 10 (11.76%) STL
5 9 (10.59%) Web Services
5 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.06%) HTML5
6 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.06%) REST
6 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.06%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.88%) Spring
7 5 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (3.53%) RESTful
8 3 (3.53%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.35%) XML
9 2 (2.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) UNIX
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) OO
2 36 (42.35%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (37.65%) Release Management
3 32 (37.65%) Scrum
4 24 (28.24%) OOD
5 11 (12.94%) TDD
6 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.59%) MVC
8 8 (9.41%) User Stories
9 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Functional Testing
10 6 (7.06%) BDD
11 5 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.88%) CQRS
11 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.88%) SOA
12 4 (4.71%) UML
12 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
12 4 (4.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) Python
2 42 (49.41%) Perl
3 37 (43.53%) Java
4 35 (41.18%) Ruby
4 35 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
6 29 (34.12%) C++
7 22 (25.88%) PHP
8 17 (20.00%) Lua
9 16 (18.82%) SQL
10 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL
11 7 (8.24%) C#
12 2 (2.35%) C
13 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 52 (61.18%) DV Cleared
1 52 (61.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) Sun Certification
3 10 (11.76%) OCPJP
4 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.71%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Varnish
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Sun
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) TIBCO