Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 31 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 20.95% 18.58% 14.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.68% 22.52% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 22
Cheltenham median daily rate £415 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +7.81% -11.11%
10th Percentile £307 £319 £316
90th Percentile £554 £574 £481
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% -7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate £44.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £42.00 - £41.25
90th Percentile £46.00 - £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £53.27
% change year-on-year -38.89% -15.52% -

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 112 151 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 75.68% 82.51% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 89 81
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -2.50% -6.16%
10th Percentile £306 £280 £294
90th Percentile £663 £543 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 13
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £14.60 £41.25 £41.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.35 £44.15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% -29.41% +8.97%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Cheltenham

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cheltenham

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Cheltenham

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 16 (51.61%) Scrum
2 11 (35.48%) CA Agile Central
3 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.81%) Validation
5 8 (25.81%) SAP
6 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (22.58%) Aerospace
6 7 (22.58%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 6 (19.35%) SAS EBI
7 6 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (19.35%) MuleSoft
7 6 (19.35%) Tableau
7 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
7 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (19.35%) ETL
7 6 (19.35%) SAS
7 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (19.35%) Java
8 5 (16.13%) C
8 5 (16.13%) C++
8 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
8 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) SAS
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (19.35%) SAS EBI
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
2 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.68%) EasyMock
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) C++Builder
General
1 7 (22.58%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.68%) Avionics
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
3 4 (12.90%) AWS Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Redshift Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Redshift Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Redshift Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XForms
1 4 (12.90%) XML
1 4 (12.90%) XSD
1 4 (12.90%) XSL
2 3 (9.68%) EJB
2 3 (9.68%) JSF
2 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) EDI
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) CentOS
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Scrum
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Validation
5 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (19.35%) ETL
7 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
7 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Workflow
9 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
2 5 (16.13%) C
2 5 (16.13%) C++
3 4 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) XPath
3 4 (12.90%) XQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Ada
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) ISEB
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) CA Agile Central
2 8 (25.81%) SAP
3 6 (19.35%) MuleSoft
3 6 (19.35%) Tableau
4 4 (12.90%) Freescale
4 4 (12.90%) Wind River
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Borland
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Serena