Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 35.92% 11.27% 13.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.16% 16.16% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 18
Cheltenham median daily rate £413 £349 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.28% -20.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £305 £296 £325
90th Percentile £475 £380 £562
Gloucestershire median daily rate £439 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +17.00% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -31.43% +0.57% -

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 127 99 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 89.44% 69.72% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 74
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £278 £248 £236
90th Percentile £509 £481 £536
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 12
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £21.56 £14.75 £33.38
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.50 £45.78
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +4.94%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 21 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 17 (33.33%) Java
3 17 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (31.37%) C#
4 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
5 14 (27.45%) Selenium
5 14 (27.45%) Scrum
6 13 (25.49%) DevOps
7 12 (23.53%) .NET
7 12 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 10 (19.61%) Linux
8 10 (19.61%) MVC
8 10 (19.61%) ISEB
8 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
9 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 9 (17.65%) SQL
10 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
10 8 (15.69%) JIRA
10 8 (15.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (13.73%) Spring
11 7 (13.73%) OO
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (11.76%) Confluence
12 6 (11.76%) Bitbucket
12 6 (11.76%) OOD
12 6 (11.76%) EJB
12 6 (11.76%) JUnit

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 (11.76%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Selenium
2 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
3 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (15.69%) JIRA
5 6 (11.76%) Bitbucket
5 6 (11.76%) EasyMock
5 6 (11.76%) JUnit
5 6 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.92%) JMeter
8 2 (3.92%) NUnit
8 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.92%) WATIR
9 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.96%) Automotive
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Umbraco Developer
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Verification Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Business Change Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (13.73%) Spring
4 6 (11.76%) EJB
4 6 (11.76%) JSF
5 5 (9.80%) jQuery
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.88%) CSS
7 3 (5.88%) HTML
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Core
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.96%) Guice
9 1 (1.96%) HTML5
9 1 (1.96%) REST
9 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.96%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Wiki
2 4 (7.84%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) CentOS
2 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
3 14 (27.45%) Scrum
4 13 (25.49%) DevOps
5 10 (19.61%) MVC
6 7 (13.73%) OO
7 6 (11.76%) OOD
7 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.84%) CRM
9 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.88%) Microservices
10 3 (5.88%) Project Management
10 3 (5.88%) TDD
11 2 (3.92%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (3.92%) Scenario Testing
11 2 (3.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) C#
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Ada
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) C
6 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) Java 8
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 21 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 10 (19.61%) ISEB
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) PMP
7 2 (3.92%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.96%) Degree
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.96%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.96%) Capita
4 1 (1.96%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.96%) Tableau
4 1 (1.96%) Telerik