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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 11 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 15 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.77% 19.23% 34.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 30.00% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 42
Median daily rate £365 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -0.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

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 35 50 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 67.31% 64.10% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 69
Median daily rate £365 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cheltenham

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (61.11%) Scrum
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
6 5 (27.78%) Ant
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Electronics
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) OO

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.56%) Anypoint
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.56%) Mule
4 1 (5.56%) Mule ESB
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.56%) OrientDB
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Ant
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) Gradle
5 2 (11.11%) Hudson
5 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
6 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft Architect
5 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) EJB
4 3 (16.67%) Java EE
4 3 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) JMS
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
6 1 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
1 2 (11.11%) Wiki
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) CentOS
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Scrum
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 4 (22.22%) Release Management
4 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) OOD
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.56%) Groovy
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) CloudHub
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.56%) Freescale
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) Wind River