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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 110 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.68% 7.40% 11.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.47% 10.74% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 22 33
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
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
361 270 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.43% 68.88% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 142 144
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 19
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 51 £425 +6.25% 20
Gloucester -7 5 £418 -1.76% 5
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 3
Berkeley - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 103 (56.28%) Security Cleared
2 92 (50.27%) DV Cleared
3 83 (45.36%) Java
4 80 (43.72%) Scrum
5 67 (36.61%) Python
6 62 (33.88%) JavaScript
7 51 (27.87%) J2EE
8 45 (24.59%) Web Services
8 45 (24.59%) OO
9 43 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (22.95%) Perl
11 41 (22.40%) SQL
11 41 (22.40%) Bash Shell
12 38 (20.77%) Subversion
12 38 (20.77%) Ruby
13 36 (19.67%) C++
13 36 (19.67%) HTML
13 36 (19.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 36 (19.67%) ClearCase
14 32 (17.49%) Release Management
15 30 (16.39%) Oracle
16 28 (15.30%) CSS
16 28 (15.30%) .NET
17 27 (14.75%) UNIX
18 25 (13.66%) Linux
18 25 (13.66%) OOD
18 25 (13.66%) Hibernate
19 24 (13.11%) C
19 24 (13.11%) TDD
20 23 (12.57%) Git (software)

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 20 (10.93%) JBoss
2 6 (3.28%) Drupal
3 4 (2.19%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.19%) Apache
4 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.09%) Mule
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.09%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.55%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Project
1 3 (1.64%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.09%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.10%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.01%) SDH
2 11 (6.01%) Wireshark
3 10 (5.46%) 3G
3 10 (5.46%) 2G
3 10 (5.46%) 2.5G
4 9 (4.92%) 4G
5 2 (1.09%) IPv4
5 2 (1.09%) IPv6
5 2 (1.09%) DHCP
6 1 (0.55%) Modbus
6 1 (0.55%) Wireless
6 1 (0.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.38%) MySQL
3 13 (7.10%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.01%) Couchbase
4 11 (6.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (20.77%) Subversion
2 36 (19.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (19.67%) ClearCase
3 23 (12.57%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.29%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (9.29%) Maven
4 17 (9.29%) Ant
5 16 (8.74%) SoapUI
6 15 (8.20%) JIRA
7 13 (7.10%) MSTest
7 13 (7.10%) NUnit
8 6 (3.28%) JUnit
9 5 (2.73%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (2.73%) Selenium
10 4 (2.19%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (2.19%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.64%) GCC
11 3 (1.64%) GDB
12 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (4.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.83%) Retail
3 5 (2.73%) Games
4 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.64%) Electronics
5 3 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (67.21%) Developer
2 53 (28.96%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.75%) C++ Developer
4 21 (11.48%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.10%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.92%) Tester
8 8 (4.37%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.37%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.83%) Architect
9 7 (3.83%) Analyst
9 7 (3.83%) Functional Tester
10 6 (3.28%) Drupal Developer
10 6 (3.28%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.28%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (2.73%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.19%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.87%) J2EE
2 45 (24.59%) Web Services
3 36 (19.67%) HTML
4 28 (15.30%) CSS
4 28 (15.30%) .NET
5 25 (13.66%) Hibernate
6 21 (11.48%) ASP.NET
7 20 (10.93%) XML
8 18 (9.84%) JPA
8 18 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (9.29%) JSF
9 17 (9.29%) EJB
10 16 (8.74%) JAXB
10 16 (8.74%) .NET Framework
10 16 (8.74%) EJB 3.0
11 15 (8.20%) HTML5
11 15 (8.20%) jQuery
12 14 (7.65%) STL
12 14 (7.65%) REST
13 12 (6.56%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.46%) Client/Server
1 10 (5.46%) Mobile App
1 10 (5.46%) User Experience
2 3 (1.64%) DTV
3 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.75%) UNIX
2 25 (13.66%) Linux
3 11 (6.01%) Windows
4 6 (3.28%) Android
4 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.72%) Scrum
2 45 (24.59%) OO
3 43 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (17.49%) Release Management
5 25 (13.66%) OOD
6 24 (13.11%) TDD
7 22 (12.02%) MVC
8 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (8.20%) BDD
10 14 (7.65%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.10%) Functional Testing
12 12 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (6.01%) CQRS
13 11 (6.01%) Progressive Enhancement
13 11 (6.01%) SOA
14 9 (4.92%) Analytics
14 9 (4.92%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.92%) Software Testing
15 8 (4.37%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 83 (45.36%) Java
2 67 (36.61%) Python
3 62 (33.88%) JavaScript
4 42 (22.95%) Perl
5 41 (22.40%) SQL
5 41 (22.40%) Bash Shell
6 38 (20.77%) Ruby
7 36 (19.67%) C++
8 24 (13.11%) C
9 22 (12.02%) C#
9 22 (12.02%) PHP
10 15 (8.20%) Lua
11 9 (4.92%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.19%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.55%) VB
15 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 103 (56.28%) Security Cleared
2 92 (50.27%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.01%) Sun Certification
4 9 (4.92%) OCPJP
5 7 (3.83%) ISEB
6 6 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PMP
8 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) Varnish
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) Nagios
2 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (16.39%) Oracle
2 11 (6.01%) Sun
3 3 (1.64%) SAP
3 3 (1.64%) IBM
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (0.55%) hybris
4 1 (0.55%) Twitter
4 1 (0.55%) Sybase
4 1 (0.55%) ATG
4 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + OTE
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 12 days ago