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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 16.35% 4.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.37% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
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
76 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 73.08% 52.17% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 35 21
Average daily rate £425 £385 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) HTML
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (29.17%) Selenium
8 6 (25.00%) JMeter
8 6 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) C++
8 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
8 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 6 (25.00%) JBehave
9 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) ISEB
10 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
11 3 (12.50%) User Experience
11 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
11 3 (12.50%) MVC
11 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (8.33%) JBoss
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (29.17%) Selenium
3 6 (25.00%) JBehave
3 6 (25.00%) JMeter
4 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
7 2 (8.33%) Hudson
7 2 (8.33%) JIRA
8 1 (4.17%) JUnit
8 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.17%) Mockito
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Software Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Software Test Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Change Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.17%) JSF
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) DTV
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) ISEB
4 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat