The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Knutsford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.26% - 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 77.19% 81.01% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 20
Average daily rate £410 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
Cheshire

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) JSON

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) DOM
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OpenID
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
2 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory