Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 186 195 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 28.22% 21.04% 18.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.64% 26.53% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 111 115
Gloucestershire median daily rate £413 £448 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +6.55% -1.18%
10th Percentile £256 £313 £319
90th Percentile £563 £575 £517
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year - +3.56% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £54.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% -18.03% +29.17%
10th Percentile £22.50 £42.50 £51.63
90th Percentile £57.03 £47.50 £56.53
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £41.90
% change year-on-year -10.71% +0.24% +19.71%

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 537 735 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.49% 79.29% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 431 474
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £234 £219 £213
90th Percentile £546 £550 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 67 40
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -8.43% +15.28%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.20 £25.34
90th Percentile £56.05 £46.60 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

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 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Gloucester +2 70 £350 -22.22% 6
Cheltenham -1 22 £348 -22.78% 8
Filton - 5 £275 -
Cirencester -4 3 £588 +32.39%
Tewkesbury -3 2 £425 +19.30% 1
Berkeley - 1 - -
Stroud - 1 £338 -
Agile Software Development
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 62 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 55 (29.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (27.96%) Banking
4 51 (27.42%) Scrum
5 48 (25.81%) C
6 44 (23.66%) Finance
7 38 (20.43%) DV Cleared
8 37 (19.89%) Retail Banking
9 36 (19.35%) Java
10 34 (18.28%) Test Scripting
11 33 (17.74%) Scenario Testing
12 31 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (16.13%) Migration
14 29 (15.59%) SQL
15 28 (15.05%) ETL
16 21 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (11.29%) Web Services
17 20 (10.75%) Oracle
17 20 (10.75%) Project Management
18 19 (10.22%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (10.22%) IBM InfoSphere
18 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (9.68%) C++
19 18 (9.68%) J2EE
20 17 (9.14%) XML
20 17 (9.14%) JavaScript
20 17 (9.14%) Linux
20 17 (9.14%) Software Engineering
20 17 (9.14%) Teradata
21 15 (8.06%) JIRA

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 10 (5.38%) SAS
2 8 (4.30%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.23%) Confluence
4 4 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.08%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 6 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.08%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) HTTP
1 2 (1.08%) LAN
1 2 (1.08%) WAN
1 2 (1.08%) WLAN
2 1 (0.54%) ATM
2 1 (0.54%) DSL
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (10.22%) IBM InfoSphere
3 15 (8.06%) DataStage
4 9 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.23%) SAS EBI
8 5 (2.69%) Big Data
8 5 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.15%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.61%) QlikView
11 2 (1.08%) DB2
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.08%) QualityStage
11 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (8.06%) JIRA
2 9 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.76%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.23%) Selenium
4 6 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.69%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.69%) Subversion
6 4 (2.15%) Ant
6 4 (2.15%) JMeter
6 4 (2.15%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.61%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.61%) JUnit
7 3 (1.61%) Maven
7 3 (1.61%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (27.96%) Banking
2 44 (23.66%) Finance
3 37 (19.89%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.76%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.61%) Avionics
5 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (33.87%) Developer
2 53 (28.49%) Analyst
3 33 (17.74%) Test Analyst
4 20 (10.75%) Java Developer
5 19 (10.22%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (8.06%) Business Analyst
7 14 (7.53%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.99%) DataStage Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Applications Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Architect
9 9 (4.84%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.76%) Project Control Officer
10 7 (3.76%) Project Officer
11 5 (2.69%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (2.69%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.69%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.15%) C++/Java Developer
12 4 (2.15%) Coordinator
12 4 (2.15%) Scrum Master
12 4 (2.15%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.29%) Web Services
2 18 (9.68%) J2EE
3 17 (9.14%) XML
4 12 (6.45%) CSS
4 12 (6.45%) HTML
5 9 (4.84%) XSD
6 8 (4.30%) .NET
7 7 (3.76%) jQuery
7 7 (3.76%) JSON
8 6 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.23%) SOAP
9 5 (2.69%) CSS3
9 5 (2.69%) HTML5
9 5 (2.69%) Play Framework
9 5 (2.69%) XForms
9 5 (2.69%) XSL
10 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.61%) Node.js
11 3 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.76%) User Experience
4 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.14%) Linux
2 7 (3.76%) Windows
3 6 (3.23%) Unix
4 4 (2.15%) AIX
4 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 51 (27.42%) Scrum
3 34 (18.28%) Test Scripting
4 33 (17.74%) Scenario Testing
5 30 (16.13%) Migration
6 28 (15.05%) ETL
7 21 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (10.75%) Project Management
9 19 (10.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (9.14%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.53%) Defect Management
11 14 (7.53%) DevOps
12 13 (6.99%) Regulatory Compliance
12 13 (6.99%) SDLC
13 12 (6.45%) Analytical Thinking
13 12 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
14 11 (5.91%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.91%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.81%) C
2 36 (19.35%) Java
3 29 (15.59%) SQL
4 18 (9.68%) C++
5 17 (9.14%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.91%) C#
6 11 (5.91%) Python
7 9 (4.84%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.69%) Assembly Language
8 5 (2.69%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.69%) XPath
8 5 (2.69%) XQuery
9 4 (2.15%) VBScript
10 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.61%) VBA
11 2 (1.08%) Groovy
11 2 (1.08%) Perl
11 2 (1.08%) PHP
11 2 (1.08%) Ruby
11 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 38 (20.43%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.61%) ISEB
6 3 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.08%) Degree
8 1 (0.54%) CISM
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.54%) ISACA
8 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) QA
2 5 (2.69%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.08%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Ansible
1 2 (1.08%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (10.75%) Oracle
2 17 (9.14%) Teradata
3 12 (6.45%) CA Agile Central
4 10 (5.38%) IBM
5 8 (4.30%) SAP
6 6 (3.23%) Google
6 6 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.23%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.23%) Tableau
7 4 (2.15%) Freescale
7 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.15%) Wind River
8 2 (1.08%) Borland
8 2 (1.08%) CA
8 2 (1.08%) Cisco
8 2 (1.08%) HP
8 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.08%) Netezza
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.54%) Serena