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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.94% 12.69% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.46% 17.71% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
52 96 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 81.25% 71.64% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 30
Average daily rate £365 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £231 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) JDBC
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) JNDI
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) JSP
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) iPlanet
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) JMS
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) EJB

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (30.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) J2EE
1 5 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (30.00%) JNDI
2 3 (30.00%) JSP
2 3 (30.00%) JMS
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) IVR
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) sed
5 1 (10.00%) AWK
5 1 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft