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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 13.58% 12.70% 28.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.33% 17.02% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 36
Median daily rate £313 £460 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.06% -3.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £338 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £641 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 60 94 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 74.07% 74.60% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 163 309
Median daily rate £410 £413 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -7.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £292 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £688 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.82% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £38.63 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.08 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 28 June 2017, 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 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) SAS
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management

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 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SAS EBI
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Redshift Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Kendo UI
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) Qt
3 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
1 2 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Borland
2 1 (7.14%) Freescale
2 1 (7.14%) Telerik
2 1 (7.14%) Wind River
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £390 per day 6 months
Posted: 16 hours ago
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