Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 56 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 21.68% 39.44% 10.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.22% 43.75% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 8
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £414 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% +22.59% -25.00%
10th Percentile £368 £307 £287
90th Percentile £563 £576 £377
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +13.10% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 2
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £38.75 £42.88 £41.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.25 £47.13
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +57.89% -34.86% +1.74%

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 256 128 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 89.51% 90.14% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 38 54
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +0.67% -0.67%
10th Percentile £300 £248 £245
90th Percentile £550 £529 £484
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 27 15
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £37.50 £20.62 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £54.00 £48.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 24 June 2019.

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

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 28 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 27 (43.55%) DV Cleared
3 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 18 (29.03%) Java
5 17 (27.42%) C
5 17 (27.42%) Rational DOORS
6 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
7 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (20.97%) ISTQB
8 13 (20.97%) Selenium
9 12 (19.35%) State Machine
10 11 (17.74%) DevOps
11 10 (16.13%) Windows
11 10 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
12 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
12 9 (14.52%) Rational Rhapsody
12 9 (14.52%) ISEB
12 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
12 9 (14.52%) Migration
13 8 (12.90%) Scrum
13 8 (12.90%) Python
13 8 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (12.90%) CA Agile Central
13 8 (12.90%) Serverless
14 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (11.29%) Docker
14 7 (11.29%) Puppet
14 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (11.29%) Linux

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 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.84%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (12.90%) Serverless
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (6.45%) IaaS
4 4 (6.45%) OpenShift
4 4 (6.45%) PaaS
5 3 (4.84%) Azure Stack
6 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.23%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) LAN
1 4 (6.45%) SAN
1 4 (6.45%) WAN
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 2 (3.23%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (20.97%) Selenium
3 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
3 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (8.06%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (4.84%) JMeter
6 3 (4.84%) WATIR
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Software Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Test Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Real Time Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Middleware
1 4 (6.45%) Node.js
1 4 (6.45%) Spring
2 3 (4.84%) J2EE
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) State Machine
2 5 (8.06%) TMS320
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
3 4 (6.45%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) CentOS
3 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Solaris
3 4 (6.45%) Unix
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
3 11 (17.74%) DevOps
4 10 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (14.52%) Migration
5 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Scrum
7 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.68%) Sprint Planning
9 5 (8.06%) Analytics
9 5 (8.06%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (8.06%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.06%) Validation
9 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
10 4 (6.45%) Matrix Management
10 4 (6.45%) Project Management
10 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) C
3 8 (12.90%) Python
4 5 (8.06%) Assembly Language
4 5 (8.06%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) Ruby
6 2 (3.23%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.23%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 27 (43.55%) DV Cleared
3 13 (20.97%) ISTQB
4 9 (14.52%) ISEB
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Docker
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Puppet
2 6 (9.68%) Ansible
3 4 (6.45%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.84%) SCCM
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.84%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.84%) vRealize
5 2 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (11.29%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Freescale
4 5 (8.06%) Wind River
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 3 (4.84%) Micro Focus
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.23%) Serena
8 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.61%) SAP