Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 29.45% 8.93% 18.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.05% 14.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 21
Cheltenham median daily rate £414 £365 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.36% -12.57% -7.22%
10th Percentile £304 £323 £330
90th Percentile £569 £407 £488
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +0.61% -0.60% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £42.88 £41.38 £41.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.13 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -32.94% -2.30% -

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 113 70 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 77.40% 62.50% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 63
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £302 £245 £308
90th Percentile £663 £475 £518
Gloucestershire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 13
Cheltenham median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £14.13 £41.83 £39.40
90th Percentile £54.75 £48.63 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.31% -23.53% +3.66%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
3 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
3 16 (37.21%) DevOps
4 15 (34.88%) Java
4 15 (34.88%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (27.91%) C#
6 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
7 10 (23.26%) Selenium
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) OO
8 8 (18.60%) ISEB
8 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
8 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
9 7 (16.28%) Confluence
9 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
9 7 (16.28%) Bitbucket
9 7 (16.28%) JIRA
9 7 (16.28%) Wiki
9 7 (16.28%) EasyMock
9 7 (16.28%) CentOS
9 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (16.28%) OOD
9 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.28%) EJB
9 7 (16.28%) .NET
9 7 (16.28%) JUnit
9 7 (16.28%) Red Hat

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 7 (16.28%) Confluence
2 5 (11.63%) SAS
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon Redshift
1 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.63%) SAS EBI
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Selenium
2 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
3 7 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (16.28%) Bitbucket
3 7 (16.28%) EasyMock
3 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 7 (16.28%) JUnit
4 5 (11.63%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.65%) NUnit
6 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) AWS Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Redshift Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Delivery Director
6 2 (4.65%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Redshift Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
1 7 (16.28%) EJB
1 7 (16.28%) JSF
1 7 (16.28%) Spring
2 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.98%) CSS
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Core
6 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) EDI
7 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Wiki
2 3 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) CentOS
2 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 16 (37.21%) DevOps
3 15 (34.88%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.60%) OO
6 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (16.28%) MVC
6 7 (16.28%) OOD
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL
9 2 (4.65%) Open Source
9 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) TDD
9 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.65%) User Stories
9 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Ada
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) ISEB
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.95%) MuleSoft
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 5 (11.63%) Tableau
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Ericsson