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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 15.53% 6.90% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 12.20% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Average daily rate £420 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £403 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
80 82 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 77.67% 56.55% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 50
Average daily rate £400 £400 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £29.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £29.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £30.00 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016, 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 18 (62.07%) Java
1 18 (62.07%) DV Cleared
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Selenium
3 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
6 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
6 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.24%) ISEB
7 5 (17.24%) Unix
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) .NET
7 5 (17.24%) J2EE
7 5 (17.24%) Marketing
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) Big Data
8 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (13.79%) Ruby
8 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (13.79%) SAP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) OrientDB
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
3 4 (13.79%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) JMeter
4 3 (10.34%) RSpec
4 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) JBehave
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Ant
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Electronics
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Test Manager
4 6 (20.69%) Tester
5 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Software Manager
5 5 (17.24%) Software Test Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Penetration Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Web Applications Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Applications Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Web Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Data Model Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 4 (13.79%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.34%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) JMS
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) JSF
5 2 (6.90%) XSLT
6 1 (3.45%) GWT
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Java EE
6 1 (3.45%) Kendo UI
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
4 5 (17.24%) BDD
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (13.79%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) V-Model
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) C++
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) VB
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
8 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) DV Cleared
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik