Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 14 June 2021 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 90 87 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.64% 24.58% 24.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% 28.71% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 104
10th Percentile £413 £363 £313
25th Percentile £425 £475 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £470
Median % change year-on-year - +11.70% +11.90%
75th Percentile £588 £616 £525
90th Percentile £675 £650 £575
South West median daily rate £500 £481 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.21% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 28
10th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £38.75
25th Percentile £30.00 £46.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +57.89%
75th Percentile £52.50 " £47.50
90th Percentile £55.50 " £53.02
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 390 303 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.45% 85.59% 86.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 201 346
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
25th Percentile £406 £363 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £519
90th Percentile £657 £650 £575
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 117
10th Percentile £24.15 £16.25 £14.56
25th Percentile £43.13 £22.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.00 £52.90
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £34.80 £42.50
% change year-on-year +29.33% -18.13% +16.44%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 14 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 44 £516 -15.80% 14
Gloucester +2 10 £475 +2.70% 17
Tewkesbury - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 64 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 47 (52.22%) DV Cleared
3 40 (44.44%) Java
4 35 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 31 (34.44%) Software Engineering
6 27 (30.00%) C
7 25 (27.78%) JIRA
7 25 (27.78%) DevOps
8 23 (25.56%) Big Data
8 23 (25.56%) Kafka
8 23 (25.56%) Apache NiFi
9 22 (24.44%) Microservices
9 22 (24.44%) Scrum
10 21 (23.33%) Linux
11 20 (22.22%) SDLC
12 19 (21.11%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (20.00%) Confluence
13 18 (20.00%) Serverless
14 17 (18.89%) Apache
14 17 (18.89%) Python
15 15 (16.67%) Ansible
16 14 (15.56%) Technical Leadership
17 13 (14.44%) Windows
17 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
17 13 (14.44%) Finance
18 12 (13.33%) Docker
18 12 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 11 (12.22%) Azure
19 11 (12.22%) Degree
19 11 (12.22%) C++

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 18 (20.00%) Confluence
2 17 (18.89%) Apache
3 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.11%) Primavera
2 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Serverless
2 11 (12.22%) Azure
3 9 (10.00%) AWS
3 9 (10.00%) SaaS
4 8 (8.89%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (7.78%) IaaS
5 7 (7.78%) PaaS
6 5 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (4.44%) Boomi
7 4 (4.44%) GitHub
8 3 (3.33%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.22%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.22%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.22%) Trello
10 1 (1.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 2 (2.22%) Network Security
2 2 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) WAAS
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) Big Data
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) Tableau
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) Power BI
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (27.78%) JIRA
2 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.67%) Selenium
4 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (3.33%) Rational Team Concert
6 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.22%) Postman
6 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.11%) Appium
7 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.11%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.11%) JUnit
7 1 (1.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.11%) TestRail
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Social Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.44%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Avionics
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Software Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Developer
2 13 (14.44%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Architect
4 10 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Project Control Officer
8 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Project Officer
8 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.56%) Apache NiFi
1 23 (25.56%) Kafka
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) .NET
3 4 (4.44%) Spring
3 4 (4.44%) Spring Boot
3 4 (4.44%) WinForms
4 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.22%) OAuth
5 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.22%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) SAML
6 1 (1.11%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.11%) HTML
6 1 (1.11%) JSON
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.11%) SOAP
6 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Linux
2 13 (14.44%) Windows
3 8 (8.89%) CentOS
4 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Software Engineering
2 25 (27.78%) DevOps
3 22 (24.44%) Microservices
3 22 (24.44%) Scrum
4 20 (22.22%) SDLC
5 19 (21.11%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (15.56%) Technical Leadership
7 12 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.00%) Project Management
8 9 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.89%) Information Assurance
9 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.89%) Open Source
9 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.78%) Change Control
10 7 (7.78%) Kanban
10 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) Java
2 27 (30.00%) C
3 17 (18.89%) Python
4 11 (12.22%) C++
5 9 (10.00%) SQL
6 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.78%) C#
7 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.44%) VB
10 3 (3.33%) Assembly Language
10 3 (3.33%) VBScript
11 2 (2.22%) VBA
12 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 47 (52.22%) DV Cleared
3 35 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.22%) Degree
5 4 (4.44%) SAFe Agilist
5 4 (4.44%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.22%) APMP
7 2 (2.22%) CISM
7 2 (2.22%) CISSP
7 2 (2.22%) ISEB
8 1 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) PMO
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Docker
2 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Ansible
2 4 (4.44%) Terraform
3 3 (3.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.33%) SCCM
4 2 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.11%) Grafana
5 1 (1.11%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.11%) Kibana
5 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.44%) Dell
6 3 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 3 (3.33%) Wind River
7 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.11%) HP