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 28 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.

Agile Software Development
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 81 78 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 24.40% 17.29% 21.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.62% 22.94% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 68
Median daily rate £418 £419 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £324 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.13 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.05% -  
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 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 283 340 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 85.24% 75.39% 75.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 172 217
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +6 17 £388 -8.82% 7
Cheltenham -6 3 £365 -13.35% 13
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 93 (48.95%) Scrum
1 93 (48.95%) Security Cleared
2 76 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 68 (35.79%) Java
4 52 (27.37%) C
5 51 (26.84%) Web Services
6 43 (22.63%) Software Engineering
7 41 (21.58%) Finance
8 40 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 40 (21.05%) Python
9 37 (19.47%) J2EE
10 36 (18.95%) Oracle
11 31 (16.32%) Linux
12 25 (13.16%) JIRA
13 24 (12.63%) C++
14 23 (12.11%) XML
14 23 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (12.11%) SDLC
15 22 (11.58%) AngularJS
15 22 (11.58%) ISEB
15 22 (11.58%) HTML
15 22 (11.58%) Banking
16 21 (11.05%) Software Testing
16 21 (11.05%) PRINCE2
16 21 (11.05%) DevOps
17 20 (10.53%) User Experience
17 20 (10.53%) CSS
17 20 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (9.47%) Retail Banking
18 18 (9.47%) Retail

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 14 (7.37%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.32%) Confluence
3 9 (4.74%) JBoss
4 6 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.63%) Apache
6 4 (2.11%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.58%) Apache Qpid
7 3 (1.58%) Mule
7 3 (1.58%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.58%) SAS
7 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.05%) Anypoint
8 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.05%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.58%) CPLEX
3 3 (1.58%) MS Project
4 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) InDesign
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (7.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.58%) Primavera
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.21%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.11%) VoIP
3 3 (1.58%) AMQP
3 3 (1.58%) ATM
3 3 (1.58%) SSH
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) Skype
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.42%) Hadoop
2 15 (7.89%) Big Data
2 15 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.11%) MySQL
5 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.11%) Redis
6 3 (1.58%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.05%) dBASE
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.05%) OrientDB
7 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (13.16%) JIRA
2 16 (8.42%) Selenium
3 15 (7.89%) JUnit
4 12 (6.32%) Cucumber
4 12 (6.32%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.32%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (4.74%) Bitbucket
7 8 (4.21%) Ant
8 6 (3.16%) Maven
8 6 (3.16%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.11%) CMake
10 4 (2.11%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.11%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.58%) GoogleTest
11 3 (1.58%) Gradle
11 3 (1.58%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (21.58%) Finance
2 22 (11.58%) Banking
3 18 (9.47%) Retail
3 18 (9.47%) Retail Banking
4 15 (7.89%) Manufacturing
5 14 (7.37%) Electronics
5 14 (7.37%) Marketing
5 14 (7.37%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.58%) Games
8 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (41.05%) Developer
2 43 (22.63%) Java Developer
3 39 (20.53%) Analyst
4 25 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.42%) Applications Developer
6 14 (7.37%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 13 (6.84%) Test Analyst
8 11 (5.79%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Test Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.68%) Java Engineer
12 6 (3.16%) Architect
12 6 (3.16%) Banking Analyst
12 6 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.84%) Web Services
2 37 (19.47%) J2EE
3 23 (12.11%) XML
4 22 (11.58%) AngularJS
4 22 (11.58%) HTML
5 20 (10.53%) CSS
6 17 (8.95%) Hibernate
6 17 (8.95%) REST
7 14 (7.37%) EJB
8 13 (6.84%) .NET
8 13 (6.84%) JPA
8 13 (6.84%) XSLT
9 12 (6.32%) SOAP
9 12 (6.32%) XSD
10 11 (5.79%) HTML5
10 11 (5.79%) RESTful
11 10 (5.26%) JSF
11 10 (5.26%) Spring
12 9 (4.74%) ASP.NET
12 9 (4.74%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.53%) User Experience
2 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.58%) Wiki
4 2 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.32%) Linux
2 14 (7.37%) Windows
3 10 (5.26%) Android
3 10 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.58%) CentOS
6 2 (1.05%) AIX
6 2 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (48.95%) Scrum
2 43 (22.63%) Software Engineering
3 23 (12.11%) SDLC
3 23 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (11.05%) DevOps
4 21 (11.05%) PRINCE2
4 21 (11.05%) Software Testing
5 20 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.95%) Business Analysis
6 17 (8.95%) Programme Management
7 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.42%) Waterfall
8 15 (7.89%) Defect Management
8 15 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 15 (7.89%) UML
9 14 (7.37%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (7.37%) MVC
9 14 (7.37%) PRINCE
9 14 (7.37%) Workflow
10 13 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.79%) Java
2 52 (27.37%) C
3 40 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 40 (21.05%) Python
4 24 (12.63%) C++
5 16 (8.42%) C#
5 16 (8.42%) Perl
6 15 (7.89%) SQL
7 10 (5.26%) Ruby
8 9 (4.74%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.16%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.63%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.11%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.58%) Scala
12 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.05%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 93 (48.95%) Security Cleared
2 76 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 22 (11.58%) ISEB
4 14 (7.37%) APMG
5 11 (5.79%) Degree
5 11 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.63%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) PMO
3 2 (1.05%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) MISRA
4 1 (0.53%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (3.68%) Docker
2 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) CloudHub
1 3 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (18.95%) Oracle
2 14 (7.37%) SAP
3 10 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.68%) IBM
5 6 (3.16%) HP
6 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.58%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.58%) Google
7 3 (1.58%) ILOG
8 2 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.05%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.05%) Freescale
8 2 (1.05%) Wind River
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe
9 1 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) Kofax
9 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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