The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 82 16 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.33% 5.44% 14.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.19% 9.04% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 6 34
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £393 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 177 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 67.53% 60.20% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 90 181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +10 38 £450 -5.26% 26
Gloucester +5 12 £400 -27.27% 10
Cirencester - 2 £350 - 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £260 - 3
Dursley - - - -
Stroud - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 80 (62.99%) Security Cleared
2 68 (53.54%) DV Cleared
3 55 (43.31%) Java
4 51 (40.16%) Scrum
5 50 (39.37%) Python
6 45 (35.43%) JavaScript
7 43 (33.86%) OO
8 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (31.50%) Perl
10 39 (30.71%) C++
11 37 (29.13%) Subversion
11 37 (29.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 37 (29.13%) ClearCase
12 36 (28.35%) Release Management
12 36 (28.35%) Bash Shell
13 33 (25.98%) Ruby
14 32 (25.20%) SQL
15 28 (22.05%) J2EE
16 27 (21.26%) UNIX
17 25 (19.69%) C
18 23 (18.11%) PHP
18 23 (18.11%) Hibernate
19 21 (16.54%) Oracle
20 20 (15.75%) Web Services
21 19 (14.96%) Ant
21 19 (14.96%) Linux
21 19 (14.96%) Maven
21 19 (14.96%) Apache Ivy
22 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
23 17 (13.39%) Lua

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (11.81%) JBoss
2 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.94%) Drupal
2 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.36%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.36%) Apache
3 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.57%) Mule
4 2 (1.57%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.79%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Project
1 2 (1.57%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.15%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.15%) SDH
2 4 (3.15%) 3G
2 4 (3.15%) 2G
2 4 (3.15%) 2.5G
2 4 (3.15%) 4G
3 2 (1.57%) DHCP
3 2 (1.57%) HTTP
3 2 (1.57%) IPv4
3 2 (1.57%) IPv6
3 2 (1.57%) SSL
4 1 (0.79%) Modbus
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) AMQP
4 1 (0.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
1 7 (5.51%) MySQL
2 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.57%) OrientDB
5 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (29.13%) Subversion
1 37 (29.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 37 (29.13%) ClearCase
2 19 (14.96%) Ant
2 19 (14.96%) Maven
2 19 (14.96%) Apache Ivy
3 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.66%) SoapUI
4 11 (8.66%) JUnit
5 5 (3.94%) JIRA
6 4 (3.15%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.36%) GCC
7 3 (2.36%) GDB
7 3 (2.36%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (2.36%) Selenium
8 2 (1.57%) Metasploit
8 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.57%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) Games
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (68.50%) Developer
2 39 (30.71%) Java Developer
3 31 (24.41%) C++ Developer
4 13 (10.24%) Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) C++/Java Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.51%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (3.15%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.36%) Consultant
11 3 (2.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.05%) J2EE
2 23 (18.11%) Hibernate
3 20 (15.75%) Web Services
4 17 (13.39%) HTML
4 17 (13.39%) XML
5 13 (10.24%) JPA
6 12 (9.45%) JSF
6 12 (9.45%) jQuery
6 12 (9.45%) EJB
6 12 (9.45%) CSS
6 12 (9.45%) HTML5
7 11 (8.66%) JAXB
7 11 (8.66%) EJB 3.0
7 11 (8.66%) Spring
8 9 (7.09%) JAX-RS
8 9 (7.09%) PrimeFaces
9 8 (6.30%) .NET
10 7 (5.51%) STL
11 5 (3.94%) CSS3
11 5 (3.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) User Experience
2 5 (3.94%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.57%) Open Source
4 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) DTV
5 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.26%) UNIX
2 19 (14.96%) Linux
3 10 (7.87%) Windows
4 6 (4.72%) Android
4 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.16%) Scrum
2 43 (33.86%) OO
3 42 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (28.35%) Release Management
5 17 (13.39%) OOD
6 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing
6 13 (10.24%) Software Engineering
6 13 (10.24%) Software Testing
7 12 (9.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (8.66%) Workflow
8 11 (8.66%) TDD
9 9 (7.09%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.09%) User Stories
10 7 (5.51%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.72%) UML
11 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.94%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.94%) MVC
12 5 (3.94%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (43.31%) Java
2 50 (39.37%) Python
3 45 (35.43%) JavaScript
4 40 (31.50%) Perl
5 39 (30.71%) C++
6 36 (28.35%) Bash Shell
7 33 (25.98%) Ruby
8 32 (25.20%) SQL
9 25 (19.69%) C
10 23 (18.11%) PHP
11 17 (13.39%) Lua
12 12 (9.45%) PL/SQL
13 7 (5.51%) C#
14 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.79%) VB
15 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (62.99%) Security Cleared
2 68 (53.54%) DV Cleared
3 13 (10.24%) Sun Certification
4 7 (5.51%) OCPJP
5 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.72%) ISEB
6 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.36%) Degree
8 2 (1.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Varnish
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Oracle
2 13 (10.24%) Sun
3 5 (3.94%) IBM
4 3 (2.36%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.79%) hybris
6 1 (0.79%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) ATG
6 1 (0.79%) Software AG
6 1 (0.79%) Sybase
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
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