The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.10% 11.56% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 14.53% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 3
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£418 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £350 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £570 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
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 Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 117 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 61.48% 79.59% 63.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 72 30
Average daily rate £400 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Gloucester region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Gloucester region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) JBoss
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) MS Project
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) STL
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Games
7 2 (13.33%) Hibernate

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Mule
2 2 (13.33%) Mule ESB
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Liferay
3 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.67%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) IPv4
1 1 (6.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) GCC
1 2 (13.33%) GDB
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) STL
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
3 2 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) ATG
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter