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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 34 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.83% 31.48% 7.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.78% 40.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £320 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Agile Software Development
Cheshire

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
36 85 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 75.00% 78.70% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 59 31
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (56.52%) Test Automation
2 26 (56.52%) DevOps
3 24 (52.17%) TDD
4 23 (50.00%) Java
5 21 (45.65%) .NET
5 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
5 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
5 21 (45.65%) Code Coverage
5 21 (45.65%) Software Engineering
5 21 (45.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (45.65%) Degree
6 20 (43.48%) Windows
7 19 (41.30%) SpecFlow
8 18 (39.13%) TestComplete
8 18 (39.13%) Banking
8 18 (39.13%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
9 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
10 9 (19.57%) Scrum
11 8 (17.39%) Puppet
12 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.04%) Gradle
12 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
13 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
13 5 (10.87%) Migration
13 5 (10.87%) Ruby
13 5 (10.87%) Python

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.35%) JBoss
1 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.35%) Engine Yard
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
1 2 (4.35%) Heroku
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) OLTP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (41.30%) SpecFlow
3 18 (39.13%) TestComplete
4 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
4 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.04%) Gradle
6 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
6 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
7 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
7 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (4.35%) JIRA
8 2 (4.35%) Xcode
9 1 (2.17%) Android Studio
9 1 (2.17%) Ant
9 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 18 (39.13%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Consultant
2 14 (30.43%) DevOps Consultant
3 10 (21.74%) Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Integration Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum Master
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) MCollective
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) XMPP
3 1 (2.17%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) CentOS
3 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
1 26 (56.52%) DevOps
1 26 (56.52%) Test Automation
2 24 (52.17%) TDD
3 21 (45.65%) Code Coverage
3 21 (45.65%) Software Engineering
4 18 (39.13%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) BDD
8 3 (6.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Kanban
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
8 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.35%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.35%) Prototyping
9 2 (4.35%) Wireframes
9 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) Python
2 5 (10.87%) Ruby
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) CCEA
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
3 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) BMC
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) VMware