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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 47 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.33% 4.82% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.49% 8.28% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
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
285 145 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 62.64% 58.23% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 73 92
Average daily rate £380 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -2 17 £450 +63.63% 32
Gloucester - 2 £350 - 17
Cirencester - 1 £475 - 4
Berkeley - 1 £650 -
Stroud - - - - 3
Tetbury - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 52 (63.41%) Security Cleared
2 45 (54.88%) DV Cleared
3 43 (52.44%) Java
4 36 (43.90%) OO
5 26 (31.71%) C++
6 25 (30.49%) Python
6 25 (30.49%) Scrum
6 25 (30.49%) Subversion
7 24 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (29.27%) ClearCase
7 24 (29.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 23 (28.05%) Release Management
9 22 (26.83%) Oracle
9 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
10 21 (25.61%) C
10 21 (25.61%) SQL
11 20 (24.39%) Perl
11 20 (24.39%) Maven
12 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
12 16 (19.51%) Ant
12 16 (19.51%) Apache Ivy
13 15 (18.29%) UML
14 14 (17.07%) Linux
14 14 (17.07%) J2EE
14 14 (17.07%) XML
14 14 (17.07%) Hibernate
15 13 (15.85%) UNIX
15 13 (15.85%) Web Services
16 12 (14.63%) JBoss
16 12 (14.63%) PHP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (14.63%) JBoss
2 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) AMQP
2 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) SSL
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) 3G
3 1 (1.22%) LTE
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.22%) GSM
3 1 (1.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.66%) Big Data
7 2 (2.44%) OrientDB
7 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.44%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.22%) OLTP
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.22%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Subversion
2 24 (29.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 24 (29.27%) ClearCase
3 20 (24.39%) Maven
4 16 (19.51%) Ant
4 16 (19.51%) Apache Ivy
5 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
6 8 (9.76%) SoapUI
7 7 (8.54%) JUnit
8 5 (6.10%) Gerrit
9 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.66%) Selenium
11 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
11 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.22%) JIRA
12 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (1.22%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Developer
2 27 (32.93%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.95%) C++ Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) C++/Java Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) J2EE
1 14 (17.07%) XML
1 14 (17.07%) Hibernate
2 13 (15.85%) Web Services
3 12 (14.63%) JPA
4 11 (13.41%) EJB 3.0
4 11 (13.41%) EJB
5 10 (12.20%) .NET
5 10 (12.20%) jQuery
6 7 (8.54%) PrimeFaces
6 7 (8.54%) JAX-RS
6 7 (8.54%) Spring
6 7 (8.54%) JSF
6 7 (8.54%) JAXB
7 6 (7.32%) JMS
7 6 (7.32%) HTML
8 5 (6.10%) CSS
8 5 (6.10%) Struts
8 5 (6.10%) SOAP
9 4 (4.88%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (6.10%) User Experience
2 4 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) Open Source
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Wiki
4 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.22%) W3C
4 1 (1.22%) DTV
4 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Linux
2 13 (15.85%) UNIX
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) OO
2 25 (30.49%) Scrum
3 24 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (28.05%) Release Management
5 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 15 (18.29%) UML
7 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (8.54%) Workflow
9 7 (8.54%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.10%) User Stories
10 5 (6.10%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.88%) ITIL
11 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) Web Development
11 4 (4.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) Java
2 26 (31.71%) C++
3 25 (30.49%) Python
4 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 21 (25.61%) C
5 21 (25.61%) SQL
6 20 (24.39%) Perl
7 12 (14.63%) PHP
7 12 (14.63%) Ruby
8 11 (13.41%) Lua
8 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
9 10 (12.20%) C#
10 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.22%) Delphi
11 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.22%) XPath
11 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (63.41%) Security Cleared
2 45 (54.88%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.66%) ISEB
6 2 (2.44%) OCPJP
6 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) Sun
3 3 (3.66%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.66%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Software AG
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
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