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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 25 14 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.29% 7.66% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.06% 12.41% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
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£405 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
276 137 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.35% 61.71% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 71 158
Average daily rate £393 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.81 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.59% -56.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 6 £405 +11.72% 5
Cirencester -9 1 £475 - 2
Gloucester - 1 - - 3
Tetbury - - - - 2
Berkeley - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (65.71%) Java
1 23 (65.71%) DV Cleared
1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (60.00%) OO
3 14 (40.00%) Subversion
3 14 (40.00%) Python
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (37.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (37.14%) ClearCase
5 12 (34.29%) C++
5 12 (34.29%) Maven
6 11 (31.43%) Release Management
6 11 (31.43%) C
6 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 10 (28.57%) Perl
7 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 9 (25.71%) Linux
9 8 (22.86%) Ant
9 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
9 8 (22.86%) Scrum
9 8 (22.86%) jQuery
9 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.86%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (20.00%) JPA
10 7 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (20.00%) JBoss
10 7 (20.00%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) J2EE
10 7 (20.00%) PHP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) AMQP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.43%) Big Data
4 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Subversion
2 13 (37.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (37.14%) ClearCase
3 12 (34.29%) Maven
4 8 (22.86%) Ant
4 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (22.86%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (11.43%) Gerrit
5 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.57%) JUnit
7 2 (5.71%) Metasploit
8 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 3 (8.57%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Requirements Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.86%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (2.86%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
1 8 (22.86%) jQuery
2 7 (20.00%) JPA
2 7 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (20.00%) J2EE
2 7 (20.00%) EJB
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) XML
4 5 (14.29%) Spring
4 5 (14.29%) Struts
5 4 (11.43%) HornetQ
5 4 (11.43%) JMS
5 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) HTML
6 3 (8.57%) JSF
6 3 (8.57%) JAXB
6 3 (8.57%) JAX-RS
6 3 (8.57%) PrimeFaces
7 2 (5.71%) Spring Batch
7 2 (5.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) OO
2 11 (31.43%) Release Management
3 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (11.43%) UML
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.86%) System Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Kanban
9 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Python
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) C++
4 11 (31.43%) C
5 10 (28.57%) Perl
6 7 (20.00%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) PHP
7 6 (17.14%) Ruby
8 5 (14.29%) Lua
9 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
10 3 (8.57%) C#
11 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) DV Cleared
1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Sun
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
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