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 3 months to 23 June 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 69 77 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 21.30% 16.18% 24.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.95% 21.10% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 75
Median daily rate £350 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £323 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £628 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +17.36%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 256 365 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 79.01% 76.68% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 209 233
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 19
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester 0 23 £325 -23.97% 10
Cheltenham +2 10 £313 -32.43% 5
Tewkesbury -8 3 - -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 60 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 45 (29.80%) Scrum
3 44 (29.14%) DV Cleared
4 41 (27.15%) C
5 40 (26.49%) Java
6 34 (22.52%) Banking
7 30 (19.87%) Finance
7 30 (19.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (17.88%) Web Services
8 27 (17.88%) Software Engineering
9 26 (17.22%) Python
10 25 (16.56%) Oracle
11 24 (15.89%) Retail
11 24 (15.89%) Retail Banking
12 23 (15.23%) JavaScript
13 22 (14.57%) C++
14 21 (13.91%) J2EE
14 21 (13.91%) JIRA
14 21 (13.91%) Test Scripting
15 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
15 19 (12.58%) SDLC
16 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (11.92%) Waterfall
16 18 (11.92%) Scenario Testing
17 17 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (11.26%) Business Analysis
18 16 (10.60%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (10.60%) C#
18 16 (10.60%) Migration
19 15 (9.93%) Linux

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 9 (5.96%) Confluence
2 7 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.64%) JBoss
3 5 (3.31%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.99%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.99%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) Apache
5 2 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.66%) Drupal
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.97%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) AMQP
1 4 (2.65%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.99%) Internet
2 3 (1.99%) VoIP
3 2 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) Big Data
2 11 (7.28%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.62%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.31%) MySQL
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.32%) dBASE
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.32%) SAS EBI
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (13.91%) JIRA
2 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.64%) JUnit
4 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.97%) Selenium
6 5 (3.31%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.65%) Ant
7 4 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.99%) CMake
8 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.99%) GoogleTest
9 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.32%) Gradle
9 2 (1.32%) Hudson
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (22.52%) Banking
2 30 (19.87%) Finance
3 24 (15.89%) Retail
3 24 (15.89%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Electronics
5 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.99%) Games
5 3 (1.99%) Marketing
5 3 (1.99%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (38.41%) Analyst
2 57 (37.75%) Developer
3 29 (19.21%) Business Analyst
4 28 (18.54%) Java Developer
5 26 (17.22%) Test Analyst
6 14 (9.27%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 10 (6.62%) Applications Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Banking Analyst
7 10 (6.62%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (3.97%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.97%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Embedded Engineer
11 4 (2.65%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Junior Test Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.88%) Web Services
2 21 (13.91%) J2EE
3 14 (9.27%) XML
4 13 (8.61%) HTML
5 12 (7.95%) .NET
5 12 (7.95%) AngularJS
6 11 (7.28%) CSS
6 11 (7.28%) EJB
7 10 (6.62%) Hibernate
8 9 (5.96%) XSLT
9 8 (5.30%) JPA
9 8 (5.30%) React
9 8 (5.30%) REST
10 7 (4.64%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (4.64%) JAXB
10 7 (4.64%) JSF
10 7 (4.64%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (4.64%) RESTful
10 7 (4.64%) XSD
11 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.96%) User Experience
3 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.99%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Linux
2 7 (4.64%) Windows
3 4 (2.65%) Android
3 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.99%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) CentOS
5 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.80%) Scrum
2 30 (19.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (17.88%) Software Engineering
4 21 (13.91%) Test Scripting
5 19 (12.58%) SDLC
6 18 (11.92%) Scenario Testing
6 18 (11.92%) Waterfall
7 17 (11.26%) Business Analysis
7 17 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.60%) Migration
8 16 (10.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (9.93%) UML
10 14 (9.27%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.61%) PRINCE2
11 13 (8.61%) Workflow
12 12 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.95%) Defect Management
12 12 (7.95%) OO
13 11 (7.28%) PRINCE
13 11 (7.28%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.15%) C
2 40 (26.49%) Java
3 26 (17.22%) Python
4 23 (15.23%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.57%) C++
6 16 (10.60%) C#
7 12 (7.95%) SQL
8 9 (5.96%) Embedded C++
8 9 (5.96%) Perl
9 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.97%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.31%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.65%) Ruby
12 3 (1.99%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.66%) PHP
14 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 44 (29.14%) DV Cleared
3 13 (8.61%) ISEB
4 11 (7.28%) APMG
4 11 (7.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.64%) Degree
6 4 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) MCPD
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) PMO
3 2 (1.32%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Firmware
2 1 (0.66%) KVM
2 1 (0.66%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Grafana
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.66%) Kibana
1 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.66%) logstash
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (16.56%) Oracle
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.64%) Google
4 5 (3.31%) SAP
5 3 (1.99%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.32%) Freescale
6 2 (1.32%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.32%) Tableau
6 2 (1.32%) Wind River
7 1 (0.66%) IBM
7 1 (0.66%) Kofax
7 1 (0.66%) Telerik
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £45 to £48 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago