Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 21 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 14.38% 19.23% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.58% 23.32% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 22
Cheltenham median daily rate £348 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.78% +7.46% -6.94%
10th Percentile £303 £316 £351
90th Percentile £386 £575 £514
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £44.00 - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £54.90
% change year-on-year -38.89% -18.03% +29.17%

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 113 193 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 77.40% 82.48% 70.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 107 112
Cheltenham median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +1.59%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £266
90th Percentile £663 £563 £503
Gloucestershire median daily rate £404 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £15.20 £41.25 £40.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -17.11% -9.52% +16.67%

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 24 November 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 12 (57.14%) CA Agile Central
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) Validation
4 7 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 7 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (28.57%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) C
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) XSD
6 5 (23.81%) XSL
6 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (23.81%) XQuery
6 5 (23.81%) XForms
6 5 (23.81%) Assembly Language
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
6 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) XPath
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) DO-178B
6 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance

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 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) SAS EBI
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) C++Builder
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (14.29%) Avionics
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Redshift Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Redshift Developer
6 1 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XForms
1 5 (23.81%) XML
1 5 (23.81%) XSD
1 5 (23.81%) XSL
2 2 (9.52%) Qt
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Scrum
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Validation
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Sequence Diagram
6 2 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) Assembly Language
2 5 (23.81%) C
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) XPath
2 5 (23.81%) XQuery
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Ada
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (19.05%) Freescale
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Wind River
3 3 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 3 (14.29%) Tableau
4 2 (9.52%) Borland
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Serena