The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 37 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.04% 6.61% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 9.24% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 15
Average daily rate £500 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
261 238 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.58% 71.47% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 143 357
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
South West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -10 6 £500 +11.11% 3
Cheltenham -17 1 - -
Cirencester - - - - 3
Stroud - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) C
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (23.53%) Ventyx
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) PKI
3 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) LDAP
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) JBoss
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) JPA
5 2 (11.76%) GWT
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) GWT
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) JPA
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (5.88%) Swing
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) EJB
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) UML
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) User Stories
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (5.88%) CAD
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Ventyx
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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