The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 7 13 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 16.04% 8.18% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.54% 12.33% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £390 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.55%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 87 73 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 82.08% 66.36% 64.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 52
Median daily rate £400 £328 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.13% -17.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £130 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £9.19 £12.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.41% -58.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Gloucester

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Gloucester

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 23 (47.92%) Scrum
2 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (37.50%) Banking
4 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 14 (29.17%) Java
5 14 (29.17%) Retail
5 14 (29.17%) Retail Banking
6 11 (22.92%) Finance
6 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.83%) DevOps
7 10 (20.83%) Defect Management
8 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (14.58%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle
10 6 (12.50%) Migration
10 6 (12.50%) User Experience
11 5 (10.42%) Regulatory Compliance
11 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
11 5 (10.42%) J2EE
11 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
11 5 (10.42%) C#
11 5 (10.42%) HTML
11 5 (10.42%) CSS
11 5 (10.42%) Linux
11 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
12 4 (8.33%) MVC
12 4 (8.33%) Electronics
12 4 (8.33%) Telecoms

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.25%) SAS
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) CPLEX
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) InDesign
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) ATM
2 1 (2.08%) Skype
2 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) OrientDB
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (37.50%) Banking
2 14 (29.17%) Retail
2 14 (29.17%) Retail Banking
3 11 (22.92%) Finance
4 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
4 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (8.33%) Electronics
5 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Manager
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Web Services
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) J2EE
3 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.25%) Spring
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) CSS3
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) JPA
5 2 (4.17%) Kendo UI
5 2 (4.17%) REST
5 2 (4.17%) SignalR
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Scrum
2 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.83%) Defect Management
3 10 (20.83%) DevOps
3 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.33%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.25%) Analytics
7 3 (6.25%) Kanban
7 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.25%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
7 3 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.17%) Test Management
8 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) MISRA
2 1 (2.08%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) CloudHub
1 1 (2.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) ILOG
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe