Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 156 194 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.19% 25.03% 30.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.26% 29.22% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 117 74
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £363 £313 £300
90th Percentile £610 £575 £563
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £51.25 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.36% - -38.89%
10th Percentile £44.25 £22.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £57.70 £47.50 £54.60
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.41% +19.56% -15.66%

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 594 664 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 84.50% 85.68% 83.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 347 230
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £239
90th Percentile £575 £563 £563
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 64 49
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.50 £40.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.56% +48.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £16.30 £14.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £56.05
South West median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -11.25% +29.03% -13.89%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor 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 24 January 2020. 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 52 £500 +11.11% 27
Gloucester -1 42 £500 +3.90% 32
Cirencester +6 3 £525 +44.83% 5
Tewkesbury 0 3 £400 +39.13% 4
Filton +3 2 - -
Stroud - 2 £425 - 2
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 76 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 63 (40.38%) DV Cleared
3 53 (33.97%) Java
4 50 (32.05%) Python
5 49 (31.41%) Software Engineering
6 44 (28.21%) C
7 37 (23.72%) Test Automation
7 37 (23.72%) DevOps
8 36 (23.08%) Cucumber
8 36 (23.08%) C#
9 34 (21.79%) Linux
10 30 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (18.59%) C++
12 28 (17.95%) JIRA
13 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 26 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 26 (16.67%) Scrum
14 24 (15.38%) Selenium
15 22 (14.10%) Jenkins
16 21 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (13.46%) .NET
17 20 (12.82%) Windows
17 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (12.82%) Ansible
18 19 (12.18%) Node.js
18 19 (12.18%) Confluence
19 18 (11.54%) TDD
20 17 (10.90%) Finance
20 17 (10.90%) OO
20 17 (10.90%) ISEB

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 19 (12.18%) Confluence
2 6 (3.85%) JBoss
3 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.28%) Anypoint
4 2 (1.28%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (1.28%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.28%) Gunicorn
4 2 (1.28%) Mule
5 1 (0.64%) Camunda
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.21%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.62%) AWS
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (2.56%) Azure
3 4 (2.56%) Serverless
4 3 (1.92%) Office 365
4 3 (1.92%) SaaS
5 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.64%) GCP
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) Internet
1 3 (1.92%) Skype
2 2 (1.28%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.64%) NAS
3 1 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) Big Data
2 7 (4.49%) Hadoop
2 7 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.92%) MySQL
3 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.28%) GIS
4 2 (1.28%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 28 (17.95%) JIRA
3 24 (15.38%) Selenium
4 22 (14.10%) Jenkins
5 21 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (9.62%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.85%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.21%) Protractor
9 4 (2.56%) Bitbucket Server
9 4 (2.56%) Gradle
10 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.92%) JUnit
10 3 (1.92%) Maven
10 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.28%) GitLab
11 2 (1.28%) PyCharm
11 2 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.28%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.28%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.64%) JIRA Agile
General
1 17 (10.90%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Public Sector
3 7 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.85%) Electronics
4 6 (3.85%) Marketing
5 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.56%) Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Avionics
7 3 (1.92%) Military
8 2 (1.28%) Advertising
8 2 (1.28%) Local Government
8 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (21.79%) Developer
1 34 (21.79%) Software Engineer
2 20 (12.82%) Analyst
3 19 (12.18%) Test Engineer
4 13 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 12 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 9 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 7 (4.49%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) C++ Developer
10 6 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.46%) .NET
2 19 (12.18%) Node.js
3 16 (10.26%) AngularJS
4 14 (8.97%) React
4 14 (8.97%) Spring
5 7 (4.49%) EJB
5 7 (4.49%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.85%) .NET Core
6 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.56%) WPF
7 4 (2.56%) XML
8 3 (1.92%) CSS
8 3 (1.92%) HTML
8 3 (1.92%) jQuery
8 3 (1.92%) Middleware
8 3 (1.92%) Vue.js
8 3 (1.92%) Web Services
8 3 (1.92%) WinForms
9 2 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (1.92%) User Experience
4 2 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.28%) Life Science
4 2 (1.28%) Wiki
5 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.64%) Analogue Electronics
5 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.64%) Robotics
5 1 (0.64%) TMS320
5 1 (0.64%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.79%) Linux
2 20 (12.82%) Windows
3 13 (8.33%) Unix
4 5 (3.21%) CentOS
5 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.41%) Software Engineering
2 37 (23.72%) DevOps
2 37 (23.72%) Test Automation
3 30 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (16.67%) Scrum
5 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (11.54%) TDD
7 17 (10.90%) OO
8 16 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 15 (9.62%) PRINCE2
10 12 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
10 12 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (7.69%) UML
10 12 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.05%) Programme Management
11 11 (7.05%) Software Testing
12 10 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.41%) Project Management
12 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.97%) Java
2 50 (32.05%) Python
3 44 (28.21%) C
4 36 (23.08%) C#
5 29 (18.59%) C++
6 26 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.77%) Ruby
9 6 (3.85%) Java 8
9 6 (3.85%) Korn
10 4 (2.56%) SQL
11 2 (1.28%) Go
11 2 (1.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.64%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.64%) Tcl
12 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 63 (40.38%) DV Cleared
3 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 17 (10.90%) ISEB
5 15 (9.62%) ISTQB
6 9 (5.77%) APMP
7 6 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.28%) Degree
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.64%) OCP
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.64%) PhD
10 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.64%) GDPR
3 1 (0.64%) MISRA
3 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (10.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
2 1 (0.64%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 20 (12.82%) Ansible
2 4 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.56%) Puppet
3 3 (1.92%) Terraform
4 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (9.62%) Atlassian
2 11 (7.05%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.21%) SAP
5 4 (2.56%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.64%) Altera
7 1 (0.64%) Apple
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco
7 1 (0.64%) Dell
7 1 (0.64%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) HP
7 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Intel
7 1 (0.64%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.64%) Xilinx