Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 45 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 27.11% 18.67% 17.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.48% 24.14% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 28
Cheltenham median daily rate £425 £348 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -15.76% -8.33%
10th Percentile £375 £292 £313
90th Percentile £513 £382 £566
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £375 £448
% change year-on-year +26.67% -16.20% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £44.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £45.00
% 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 158 116 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 95.18% 77.33% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 114
Cheltenham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -7.98%
10th Percentile £253 £221 £290
90th Percentile £513 £568 £551
Gloucestershire median daily rate £434 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +15.67% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 16
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £36.25 £13.00 £36.88
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £44.88
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +18.67% -1.32% -4.40%

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 15 October 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 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
4 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
4 13 (28.89%) Selenium
4 13 (28.89%) Java
5 12 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.22%) DevOps
7 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (20.00%) ISEB
7 9 (20.00%) Scrum
8 8 (17.78%) Migration
8 8 (17.78%) Project Management
8 8 (17.78%) Linux
8 8 (17.78%) CRM
9 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
9 7 (15.56%) C#
9 7 (15.56%) SQL
9 7 (15.56%) .NET
9 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
10 6 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (13.33%) JIRA
10 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.33%) Windows
10 6 (13.33%) Python

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 5 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Flinto
1 1 (2.22%) InDesign
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Apache Accumulo
1 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
1 4 (8.89%) Power BI
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (13.33%) JIRA
5 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.89%) JMeter
6 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.89%) WATIR
7 3 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.44%) EasyMock
8 2 (4.44%) JUnit
9 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
9 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Data Integration Manager
7 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Control Officer
7 1 (2.22%) Software Verification Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) HTML5
3 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) EJB
5 2 (4.44%) JSF
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.22%) Guice
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.44%) Wiki
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) CentOS
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
2 12 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (22.22%) DevOps
4 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) CRM
5 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
6 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) C#
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.89%) C
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
4 4 (8.89%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) Ada
5 1 (2.22%) Java 8
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
4 9 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (8.89%) PMP
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Salt
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.44%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) Telerik