Period
to 15 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 42 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 19.81% 16.67% 19.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.60% 20.49% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 26
Cheltenham median daily rate £443 £348 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.34% -19.42% +2.99%
10th Percentile £375 £305 £316
90th Percentile £513 £454 £569
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £425 £448
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.03% +7.83%
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% -18.03%

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 178 122 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 83.96% 81.33% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 42 98
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +19.35% -3.13%
10th Percentile £288 £228 £271
90th Percentile £535 £663 £529
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 16
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £22.75 £41.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.25 £46.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -18.42% -10.59%

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 December 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 December 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 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 21 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 13 (30.95%) Selenium
4 12 (28.57%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
6 10 (23.81%) TDD
7 9 (21.43%) ISEB
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (16.67%) JIRA
9 7 (16.67%) C#
9 7 (16.67%) .NET
9 7 (16.67%) CSS
9 7 (16.67%) DevOps
10 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.29%) Python
10 6 (14.29%) Migration
10 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.90%) Kanban
11 5 (11.90%) OO
11 5 (11.90%) Project Management
11 5 (11.90%) Finance
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
11 5 (11.90%) Windows

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 4 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Flinto
1 1 (2.38%) InDesign
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DHCP
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) VLAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.52%) Power BI
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 7 (16.67%) JIRA
4 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.52%) JMeter
5 4 (9.52%) WATIR
6 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.38%) Gradle
8 1 (2.38%) Maven
8 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Test Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum Master
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.38%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
1 7 (16.67%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) HTML5
5 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (4.76%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.38%) Guice
7 1 (2.38%) Laravel
7 1 (2.38%) Material Design
7 1 (2.38%) React
7 1 (2.38%) RESTful
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
7 1 (2.38%) Vert.x
7 1 (2.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) DevOps
7 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) Kanban
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
8 5 (11.90%) OO
8 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 4 (9.52%) CRM
9 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.52%) OOP
9 4 (9.52%) People Management
10 3 (7.14%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 3 (7.14%) Microservices
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Ada
7 1 (2.38%) Java 8
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 21 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
3 9 (21.43%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GDPR
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Tableau