Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 197 205
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.66% 23.18% 34.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.52% 26.80% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 129 103
Median daily rate £515 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% +7.95% +15.41%
10th Percentile £211 £318 £305
90th Percentile £650 £594 £563
South West median daily rate £494 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +3.95% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +57.89% -35.23%
10th Percentile £25.90 £40.00 £26.30
90th Percentile £28.75 £63.50 £47.43
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +4.65% +3.61%

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 210 735 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 80.15% 86.47% 88.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 408 282
Median daily rate £499 £463 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +13.78% +8.40%
10th Percentile £228 £300 £263
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 115 57
Median hourly rate £27.50 £46.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.86% +9.41% -2.30%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.80 £17.54
90th Percentile £51.88 £55.00 £51.45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -

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 August 2020.

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
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 August 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 0 32 £650 +30.00% 11
Gloucester -1 9 £350 -30.00% 12
Cirencester 0 2 £775 +63.16% 7
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 41 (66.13%) Security Cleared
2 38 (61.29%) DV Cleared
3 27 (43.55%) Scrum
4 24 (38.71%) Java
5 23 (37.10%) Confluence
5 23 (37.10%) JIRA
6 19 (30.65%) DevOps
7 17 (27.42%) C
7 17 (27.42%) Docker
8 16 (25.81%) Linux
8 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
8 16 (25.81%) Kafka
9 15 (24.19%) Apache Accumulo
9 15 (24.19%) Ansible
9 15 (24.19%) Open Source
9 15 (24.19%) Python
9 15 (24.19%) PKI
9 15 (24.19%) Incident Management
9 15 (24.19%) Apache NiFi
10 14 (22.58%) Red Hat
10 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
10 14 (22.58%) Hadoop
10 14 (22.58%) CentOS
10 14 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (22.58%) Bitbucket
11 13 (20.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
11 13 (20.97%) Perl
11 13 (20.97%) VMware
11 13 (20.97%) Aerospace

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 23 (37.10%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) AWS
1 3 (4.84%) Azure
1 3 (4.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 3 (4.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (3.23%) Force.com
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) IPsec
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) Apache Accumulo
2 14 (22.58%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) JIRA
2 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 14 (22.58%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.45%) Rational Team Concert
5 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.84%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (3.23%) Ant
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) JUnit
7 1 (1.61%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.61%) TestRail
General
1 13 (20.97%) Aerospace
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Military
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 3 (4.84%) Publishing
5 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Administrator
1 14 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (20.97%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (20.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 13 (20.97%) Systems Administration Leader
3 11 (17.74%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Project Control Officer
8 3 (4.84%) Project Officer
8 3 (4.84%) Scrum Master
9 2 (3.23%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Kafka
2 15 (24.19%) Apache NiFi
3 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.84%) Spring
3 3 (4.84%) Web Services
4 2 (3.23%) J2EE
4 2 (3.23%) JPA
4 2 (3.23%) Laravel
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
4 2 (3.23%) REST
4 2 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) CSS3
5 1 (1.61%) EJB
5 1 (1.61%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (1.61%) React
5 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) PKI
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) TMS320
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) CentOS
2 14 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Scrum
2 19 (30.65%) DevOps
3 15 (24.19%) Incident Management
3 15 (24.19%) Open Source
4 13 (20.97%) Technical Leadership
5 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 11 (17.74%) Information Assurance
6 11 (17.74%) PRINCE2
6 11 (17.74%) Project Planning
6 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.13%) Migration
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.29%) Change Control
9 7 (11.29%) Document Management
9 7 (11.29%) Process Improvement
9 7 (11.29%) Project Management
9 7 (11.29%) Requirements Management
9 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
9 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.68%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) C
3 15 (24.19%) Python
4 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
5 13 (20.97%) Perl
6 4 (6.45%) SQL
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) C#
9 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (66.13%) Security Cleared
2 38 (61.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
3 5 (8.06%) PMP
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) CISSP
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.61%) APMP
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) CCSP
6 1 (1.61%) CEH
6 1 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.61%) CISM
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) MISRA
1 3 (4.84%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.23%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) NCSC
3 1 (1.61%) NIST
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) Docker
2 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 13 (20.97%) VMware
3 9 (14.52%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.61%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.61%) Talend
6 1 (1.61%) Twitter