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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 30 19 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 21 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.62% 4.96% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 8.33% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
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£405 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -8.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 144 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.88% 59.50% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 88 185
Average daily rate £390 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -37.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -5 8 £405 +11.72% 3
Gloucester - 2 - - 3
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (68.97%) OO
2 18 (62.07%) DV Cleared
2 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
3 16 (55.17%) Java
4 13 (44.83%) Python
4 13 (44.83%) Subversion
5 12 (41.38%) ClearCase
5 12 (41.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
6 11 (37.93%) Maven
7 10 (34.48%) Release Management
7 10 (34.48%) Linux
8 9 (31.03%) Perl
8 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
9 8 (27.59%) Oracle
10 7 (24.14%) Ant
10 7 (24.14%) C++
10 7 (24.14%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
10 7 (24.14%) jQuery
11 6 (20.69%) C
11 6 (20.69%) PHP
11 6 (20.69%) UNIX
12 5 (17.24%) Scrum
12 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
13 4 (13.79%) HornetQ
13 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
13 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
13 4 (13.79%) JPA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) AMQP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.34%) Big Data
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Subversion
2 12 (41.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (41.38%) ClearCase
3 11 (37.93%) Maven
4 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (24.14%) Ant
5 7 (24.14%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) GUI Developer
5 1 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) EJB
2 4 (13.79%) JMS
2 4 (13.79%) JPA
2 4 (13.79%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (13.79%) HornetQ
3 3 (10.34%) GWT
3 3 (10.34%) J2EE
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) Struts
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Wiki
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) OO
2 10 (34.48%) Release Management
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) UML
5 4 (13.79%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) OOP
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) Python
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) Perl
5 7 (24.14%) C++
6 6 (20.69%) C
6 6 (20.69%) PHP
7 4 (13.79%) Ruby
7 4 (13.79%) Lua
7 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
8 3 (10.34%) C#
9 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (6.90%) SQL
10 1 (3.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) DV Cleared
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
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