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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 37 9
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 66 5 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.92% 1.73% 14.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.70% 3.29% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 3 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £243 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
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
335 152 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.56% 52.60% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 79 133
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £209 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +10 33 £454 +65.00% 11
Gloucester +4 6 £400 - 5
Cirencester - 2 £350 - 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £260 - 1
Dursley - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 76 (67.26%) Security Cleared
2 67 (59.29%) DV Cleared
3 51 (45.13%) Java
4 45 (39.82%) OO
5 44 (38.94%) Python
5 44 (38.94%) Scrum
6 41 (36.28%) C++
7 40 (35.40%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (34.51%) Perl
8 39 (34.51%) Subversion
9 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
9 38 (33.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 38 (33.63%) ClearCase
10 36 (31.86%) Release Management
11 34 (30.09%) Bash Shell
12 32 (28.32%) Ruby
13 28 (24.78%) SQL
14 24 (21.24%) UNIX
15 23 (20.35%) C
15 23 (20.35%) Oracle
15 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
16 22 (19.47%) Maven
17 20 (17.70%) Linux
18 18 (15.93%) J2EE
18 18 (15.93%) Ant
18 18 (15.93%) Apache Ivy
19 17 (15.04%) PHP
20 16 (14.16%) OOD
21 15 (13.27%) Web Services
21 15 (13.27%) JBoss

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (13.27%) JBoss
2 5 (4.42%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.65%) Drupal
3 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.77%) Mule
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.54%) 3G
2 3 (2.65%) 2G
2 3 (2.65%) 2.5G
2 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.65%) 4G
2 3 (2.65%) SDH
3 2 (1.77%) SSL
3 2 (1.77%) IPv4
3 2 (1.77%) IPv6
3 2 (1.77%) AMQP
3 2 (1.77%) DHCP
3 2 (1.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) LTE
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) UMTS
4 1 (0.88%) LDAP
4 1 (0.88%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.77%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.77%) MySQL
7 2 (1.77%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.88%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.88%) Big Data
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) OLTP
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 39 (34.51%) Subversion
2 38 (33.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 38 (33.63%) ClearCase
3 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
4 22 (19.47%) Maven
5 18 (15.93%) Ant
5 18 (15.93%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (7.08%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.19%) JUnit
8 5 (4.42%) Gerrit
9 3 (2.65%) GCC
9 3 (2.65%) GDB
9 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.65%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (2.65%) JIRA
9 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.65%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.77%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.77%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (65.49%) Developer
2 33 (29.20%) Java Developer
3 32 (28.32%) C++ Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.19%) C++/Java Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Consultant
9 3 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.93%) J2EE
2 15 (13.27%) Web Services
3 14 (12.39%) XML
3 14 (12.39%) Hibernate
4 13 (11.50%) jQuery
5 12 (10.62%) JPA
5 12 (10.62%) HTML
5 12 (10.62%) EJB
6 11 (9.73%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (7.96%) CSS
8 8 (7.08%) .NET
9 7 (6.19%) SOAP
9 7 (6.19%) STL
9 7 (6.19%) Spring
9 7 (6.19%) JSF
9 7 (6.19%) JAXB
9 7 (6.19%) HTML5
9 7 (6.19%) JAX-RS
9 7 (6.19%) PrimeFaces
10 6 (5.31%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) User Experience
2 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.54%) Clustering
3 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.77%) Open Source
4 2 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.88%) W3C
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) UNIX
2 20 (17.70%) Linux
3 7 (6.19%) Windows
4 4 (3.54%) Android
4 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) OO
2 44 (38.94%) Scrum
3 40 (35.40%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (31.86%) Release Management
5 16 (14.16%) OOD
6 13 (11.50%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.62%) UML
8 11 (9.73%) Software Testing
8 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.85%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (7.96%) Workflow
10 9 (7.96%) TDD
11 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.31%) User Stories
12 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.42%) Test Scripting
13 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.42%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.13%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) Python
3 41 (36.28%) C++
4 39 (34.51%) Perl
5 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
6 34 (30.09%) Bash Shell
7 32 (28.32%) Ruby
8 28 (24.78%) SQL
9 23 (20.35%) C
10 17 (15.04%) PHP
11 15 (13.27%) Lua
12 14 (12.39%) PL/SQL
13 7 (6.19%) C#
14 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.77%) XPath
15 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 76 (67.26%) Security Cleared
2 67 (59.29%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) Sun Certification
4 5 (4.42%) OCPJP
5 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.54%) ISEB
5 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) Degree
7 2 (1.77%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) vSphere
2 2 (1.77%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.88%) Varnish
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.88%) Nagios
1 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Oracle
2 12 (10.62%) Sun
3 4 (3.54%) IBM
4 3 (2.65%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) hybris
6 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.88%) Sybase
6 1 (0.88%) Software AG
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) ATG
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