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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 53 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.86% 4.36% 10.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.77% 8.23% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 6
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£450 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
316 158 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 64.75% 53.02% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 84 94
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 30
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +1 22 £450 +50.00% 22
Gloucester -3 2 £340 - 9
Cirencester - 1 £350 -
Dursley - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 66 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 55 (58.51%) DV Cleared
3 44 (46.81%) Java
4 35 (37.23%) OO
5 34 (36.17%) C++
5 34 (36.17%) Scrum
6 33 (35.11%) Python
7 31 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (29.79%) Subversion
9 27 (28.72%) ClearCase
9 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
9 27 (28.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 26 (27.66%) Perl
10 26 (27.66%) Release Management
11 25 (26.60%) C
12 23 (24.47%) Bash Shell
13 22 (23.40%) SQL
13 22 (23.40%) Oracle
14 21 (22.34%) Ruby
15 20 (21.28%) Maven
16 18 (19.15%) Linux
17 16 (17.02%) Ant
17 16 (17.02%) Apache Ivy
18 15 (15.96%) XML
18 15 (15.96%) UNIX
18 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
19 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
19 14 (14.89%) UML
20 12 (12.77%) Web Services
20 12 (12.77%) J2EE

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (11.70%) JBoss
2 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.06%) Drupal
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) AMQP
2 2 (2.13%) DHCP
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) SSL
2 2 (2.13%) IPv4
2 2 (2.13%) IPv6
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) 3G
3 1 (1.06%) LTE
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.06%) GSM
3 1 (1.06%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
1 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.13%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.13%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.06%) Big Data
7 1 (1.06%) TKPROF
7 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.06%) OLTP
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Subversion
2 27 (28.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 27 (28.72%) ClearCase
3 20 (21.28%) Maven
4 16 (17.02%) Ant
4 16 (17.02%) Apache Ivy
5 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
6 8 (8.51%) SoapUI
7 7 (7.45%) JUnit
8 5 (5.32%) Gerrit
9 3 (3.19%) GCC
9 3 (3.19%) GDB
9 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.19%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.19%) Selenium
9 3 (3.19%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (2.13%) Metasploit
10 2 (2.13%) Axure RP
11 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (59.57%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) Java Developer
2 25 (26.60%) C++ Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.19%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) XML
2 12 (12.77%) J2EE
2 12 (12.77%) JPA
2 12 (12.77%) Web Services
3 11 (11.70%) EJB 3.0
3 11 (11.70%) EJB
3 11 (11.70%) Hibernate
4 10 (10.64%) .NET
5 9 (9.57%) HTML
6 8 (8.51%) CSS
6 8 (8.51%) jQuery
7 7 (7.45%) PrimeFaces
7 7 (7.45%) JAX-RS
7 7 (7.45%) JAXB
7 7 (7.45%) JSF
8 6 (6.38%) JMS
9 5 (5.32%) Ajax
10 4 (4.26%) Spring
10 4 (4.26%) SOAP
10 4 (4.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) User Experience
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
2 4 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (1.06%) Wiki
4 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.06%) W3C
4 1 (1.06%) DTV
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Linux
2 15 (15.96%) UNIX
3 6 (6.38%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) OO
2 34 (36.17%) Scrum
3 31 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (27.66%) Release Management
5 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
6 14 (14.89%) UML
7 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.57%) Workflow
10 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.38%) TDD
11 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.38%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.32%) Web Development
12 5 (5.32%) OOD
12 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.32%) User Stories
13 4 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) Java
2 34 (36.17%) C++
3 33 (35.11%) Python
4 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
5 26 (27.66%) Perl
6 25 (26.60%) C
7 23 (24.47%) Bash Shell
8 22 (23.40%) SQL
9 21 (22.34%) Ruby
10 11 (11.70%) Lua
10 11 (11.70%) PHP
11 9 (9.57%) C#
12 8 (8.51%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.13%) XPath
14 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 55 (58.51%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) Sun Certification
4 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.32%) ISEB
5 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.19%) Degree
6 3 (3.19%) OCPJP
7 2 (2.13%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) vSphere
2 2 (2.13%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.06%) Nagios
1 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Oracle
2 9 (9.57%) Sun
3 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.19%) IBM
4 2 (2.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.06%) Software AG
5 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £440 - £516 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
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Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 10 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
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Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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Rate: £425 - £470 per day
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