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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 4 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 73 112 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.73% 24.51% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.53% 31.91% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 73 18
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £359 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £387 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.01% +1.42%
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
339 351 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.06% 76.81% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 208 134
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 34
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +5 12 £388 -8.82% 9
Cheltenham -6 12 £475 +5.55% 25
Tewkesbury - 2 £325 - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 115 (69.28%) Security Cleared
2 110 (66.27%) DV Cleared
3 92 (55.42%) Java
4 61 (36.75%) Scrum
5 40 (24.10%) JavaScript
6 35 (21.08%) DevOps
7 34 (20.48%) Linux
8 30 (18.07%) OO
8 30 (18.07%) SQL
8 30 (18.07%) Jenkins
9 29 (17.47%) Python
10 27 (16.27%) Web Services
11 26 (15.66%) Software Engineering
12 25 (15.06%) JIRA
13 24 (14.46%) Oracle
13 24 (14.46%) Finance
14 23 (13.86%) Unix
14 23 (13.86%) Ruby
14 23 (13.86%) Spring
14 23 (13.86%) TDD
15 22 (13.25%) Perl
15 22 (13.25%) C
16 21 (12.65%) Relational Database
17 20 (12.05%) Git (software)
17 20 (12.05%) ITIL
17 20 (12.05%) Selenium
18 19 (11.45%) Java EE
18 19 (11.45%) J2EE
18 19 (11.45%) Big Data
19 18 (10.84%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.84%) JBoss
2 16 (9.64%) Confluence
3 14 (8.43%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.83%) Apache
5 10 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.82%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.81%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.81%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.20%) Node.js
8 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) HTTP
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) SAN
2 2 (1.20%) SSH
3 1 (0.60%) AMQP
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) Relational Database
2 19 (11.45%) Big Data
3 17 (10.24%) MySQL
4 13 (7.83%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.63%) Oracle Database
5 11 (6.63%) OrientDB
6 10 (6.02%) Neo4j
6 10 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (4.82%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.81%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.60%) HBase
11 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.60%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.60%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 30 (18.07%) Jenkins
2 25 (15.06%) JIRA
3 20 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.05%) Selenium
4 16 (9.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (9.04%) Maven
6 14 (8.43%) Cucumber
6 14 (8.43%) Eclipse
7 13 (7.83%) Subversion
8 12 (7.23%) Bitbucket
9 11 (6.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (6.02%) ClearCase
11 9 (5.42%) JUnit
12 8 (4.82%) Ant
12 8 (4.82%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (4.82%) LoadRunner
13 6 (3.61%) IntelliJ
13 6 (3.61%) Protractor
14 4 (2.41%) HP UFT
15 3 (1.81%) Hudson
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 15 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.83%) Marketing
4 10 (6.02%) Electronics
4 10 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (50.00%) Developer
2 60 (36.14%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.65%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 16 (9.64%) Analyst
4 16 (9.64%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.23%) Software Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Test Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.42%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.82%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Tester
10 6 (3.61%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 6 (3.61%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Linux Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.27%) Web Services
2 23 (13.86%) Spring
3 19 (11.45%) J2EE
3 19 (11.45%) Java EE
4 17 (10.24%) HTML
4 17 (10.24%) JSF
4 17 (10.24%) XML
5 16 (9.64%) Hibernate
6 15 (9.04%) CSS
7 13 (7.83%) jQuery
8 11 (6.63%) .NET
9 9 (5.42%) Apache Camel
9 9 (5.42%) EJB
10 8 (4.82%) Ajax
10 8 (4.82%) JSP
10 8 (4.82%) RichFaces
10 8 (4.82%) SOAP
10 8 (4.82%) Struts
11 7 (4.22%) JPA
11 7 (4.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Wiki
2 8 (4.82%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.60%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.60%) VHDL
6 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.48%) Linux
2 23 (13.86%) Unix
3 11 (6.63%) Windows
4 4 (2.41%) CentOS
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.75%) Scrum
2 35 (21.08%) DevOps
3 30 (18.07%) OO
4 26 (15.66%) Software Engineering
5 23 (13.86%) TDD
6 20 (12.05%) ITIL
7 18 (10.84%) BDD
7 18 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (10.84%) Test Automation
8 15 (9.04%) Programme Management
8 15 (9.04%) UML
9 14 (8.43%) Open Source
9 14 (8.43%) SDLC
10 13 (7.83%) Integration Testing
10 13 (7.83%) OOD
11 12 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (6.63%) Project Management
12 11 (6.63%) Service Delivery
12 11 (6.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 92 (55.42%) Java
2 40 (24.10%) JavaScript
3 30 (18.07%) SQL
4 29 (17.47%) Python
5 23 (13.86%) Ruby
6 22 (13.25%) C
6 22 (13.25%) Perl
7 18 (10.84%) C++
8 15 (9.04%) PL/SQL
9 14 (8.43%) Bash Shell
10 12 (7.23%) Scala
11 11 (6.63%) PHP
12 10 (6.02%) C#
13 9 (5.42%) Lua
14 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.81%) VB
14 3 (1.81%) XPath
15 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.20%) VC++
15 2 (1.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 115 (69.28%) Security Cleared
2 110 (66.27%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.23%) ISEB
4 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.82%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.01%) Sun Certification
7 4 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.20%) Degree
8 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CBAP
9 1 (0.60%) MCPD
9 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.60%) HDFS
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.01%) Puppet
2 3 (1.81%) CloudHub
3 2 (1.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (14.46%) Oracle
2 13 (7.83%) IBM
3 10 (6.02%) SAP
4 8 (4.82%) HP
5 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.01%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.01%) Sun
7 4 (2.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.41%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.81%) Rally
8 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.81%) VMware
9 2 (1.20%) Telerik
9 2 (1.20%) Zend
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.60%) EMC
10 1 (0.60%) Google
10 1 (0.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) webMethods
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