The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.31% 9.86% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.78% 13.73% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
Agile Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 102 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 69.23% 71.83% 59.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 26
Average daily rate £425 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £252 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £481 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) JDBC
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
5 4 (26.67%) JSP
5 4 (26.67%) JMS
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) CICS
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) JNDI
5 4 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) iPlanet

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (26.67%) CICS
2 3 (20.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Coach
4 1 (6.67%) ATM Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
1 6 (40.00%) JDBC
2 4 (26.67%) JSP
2 4 (26.67%) JMS
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) JNDI
3 2 (13.33%) Apache CXF
3 2 (13.33%) JAX-RS
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) EJB
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
1 4 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) AWK
5 1 (6.67%) Jython
5 1 (6.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Sybase