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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 120 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.79% 8.22% 7.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.14% 12.71% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 22 18
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £381 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
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
332 236 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.11% 64.66% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 143 122
Average daily rate £420 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 55 £463 +8.82% 6
Gloucester +6 8 £438 +18.64% 2
Berkeley - 1 £445 -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 105 (50.97%) Security Cleared
2 99 (48.06%) DV Cleared
3 93 (45.15%) Java
4 75 (36.41%) Scrum
5 63 (30.58%) Python
6 59 (28.64%) JavaScript
7 55 (26.70%) J2EE
8 51 (24.76%) Web Services
9 44 (21.36%) OO
10 40 (19.42%) SQL
11 38 (18.45%) Perl
11 38 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (17.96%) Subversion
13 36 (17.48%) HTML
14 35 (16.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 35 (16.99%) ClearCase
15 32 (15.53%) Oracle
16 31 (15.05%) .NET
16 31 (15.05%) Ruby
16 31 (15.05%) Bash Shell
17 29 (14.08%) Release Management
18 28 (13.59%) C++
19 27 (13.11%) C#
20 26 (12.62%) UNIX
21 25 (12.14%) CSS
22 24 (11.65%) C
22 24 (11.65%) PHP
22 24 (11.65%) MVC
22 24 (11.65%) Hibernate
23 23 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (9.22%) JBoss
2 6 (2.91%) Drupal
3 4 (1.94%) Apache
3 4 (1.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.49%) Mule
5 1 (0.49%) Liferay
5 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.43%) MS Project
1 5 (2.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.31%) SDH
2 13 (6.31%) Wireshark
3 12 (5.83%) 2G
3 12 (5.83%) 2.5G
3 12 (5.83%) 3G
4 11 (5.34%) 4G
5 1 (0.49%) Modbus
5 1 (0.49%) Wireless
5 1 (0.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.17%) MySQL
1 23 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.31%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.34%) Couchbase
3 11 (5.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (5.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (17.96%) Subversion
2 35 (16.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 35 (16.99%) ClearCase
3 22 (10.68%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.74%) Apache Ivy
4 18 (8.74%) Ant
4 18 (8.74%) Maven
5 16 (7.77%) NUnit
5 16 (7.77%) MSTest
6 15 (7.28%) SoapUI
7 14 (6.80%) JIRA
8 12 (5.83%) Selenium
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (2.91%) JUnit
10 6 (2.91%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.94%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.46%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.46%) JMeter
13 2 (0.97%) Rational Functional Tester
13 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (7.77%) Finance
2 10 (4.85%) Retail
3 9 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.40%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.40%) Games
5 6 (2.91%) Electronics
5 6 (2.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (64.56%) Developer
2 61 (29.61%) Java Developer
3 21 (10.19%) .NET Developer
3 21 (10.19%) C++ Developer
4 15 (7.28%) Architect
4 15 (7.28%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.80%) Senior Developer
5 14 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (5.83%) Tester
7 9 (4.37%) Analyst
7 9 (4.37%) C# Developer
8 8 (3.88%) Functional Tester
9 7 (3.40%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.40%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (2.91%) Service Architect
10 6 (2.91%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (2.91%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (2.43%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.43%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (26.70%) J2EE
2 51 (24.76%) Web Services
3 36 (17.48%) HTML
4 31 (15.05%) .NET
5 25 (12.14%) CSS
6 24 (11.65%) Hibernate
7 23 (11.17%) ASP.NET
8 20 (9.71%) XML
9 18 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (8.25%) JSF
10 17 (8.25%) JPA
11 16 (7.77%) .NET Framework
11 16 (7.77%) EJB
12 15 (7.28%) JAXB
12 15 (7.28%) EJB 3.0
13 14 (6.80%) HTML5
13 14 (6.80%) Castle Windsor
13 14 (6.80%) REST
14 13 (6.31%) jQuery
14 13 (6.31%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.83%) Client/Server
1 12 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.88%) User Experience
3 6 (2.91%) DTV
4 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.49%) Replication
5 1 (0.49%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.62%) UNIX
2 21 (10.19%) Linux
3 9 (4.37%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Android
4 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (36.41%) Scrum
2 44 (21.36%) OO
3 38 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (14.08%) Release Management
5 24 (11.65%) MVC
6 23 (11.17%) OOD
6 23 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (9.71%) TDD
8 18 (8.74%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.77%) BDD
10 13 (6.31%) SOA
10 13 (6.31%) DevOps
11 12 (5.83%) Project Management
11 12 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (5.83%) Functional Testing
11 12 (5.83%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.34%) CQRS
12 11 (5.34%) Progressive Enhancement
13 10 (4.85%) Analytics
14 9 (4.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 93 (45.15%) Java
2 63 (30.58%) Python
3 59 (28.64%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.42%) SQL
5 38 (18.45%) Perl
6 31 (15.05%) Ruby
6 31 (15.05%) Bash Shell
7 28 (13.59%) C++
8 27 (13.11%) C#
9 24 (11.65%) C
9 24 (11.65%) PHP
10 17 (8.25%) Lua
11 8 (3.88%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.94%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.49%) VB
15 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 105 (50.97%) Security Cleared
2 99 (48.06%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.31%) Sun Certification
4 9 (4.37%) OCPJP
5 6 (2.91%) ISEB
6 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.97%) PMP
8 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.49%) Degree
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.94%) Varnish
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (8.74%) Puppet
2 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (15.53%) Oracle
2 13 (6.31%) Sun
3 6 (2.91%) SAP
4 3 (1.46%) IBM
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.49%) Sybase
5 1 (0.49%) Citrix
5 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.49%) ATG
5 1 (0.49%) VMware
5 1 (0.49%) hybris
5 1 (0.49%) Twitter
5 1 (0.49%) Nintex
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago