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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 23.73% 7.02% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.84% 8.89% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£375 £445 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +20.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
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
38 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 64.41% 78.95% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 43
Average daily rate £375 £410 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +19.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £266 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.64 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 20 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Banking
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) OOP
6 8 (32.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) Subversion
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) Mac OS
8 6 (24.00%) BDD
8 6 (24.00%) Java EE
8 6 (24.00%) HTML5
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) JBoss
8 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (24.00%) WSDL
8 6 (24.00%) IBM
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) AIX
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 5 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) Subversion
3 5 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (12.00%) PhpStorm
5 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) ATM Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) XML
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) Java EE
3 6 (24.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (24.00%) WSDL
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) JSON
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) Spring
4 5 (20.00%) JNDI
4 5 (20.00%) J2EE
4 5 (20.00%) JDBC
4 5 (20.00%) JSP
4 5 (20.00%) JMS
4 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 5 (20.00%) JAX-RS
4 5 (20.00%) Apache CXF
5 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) AIX
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
2 9 (36.00%) OOP
3 7 (28.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) BDD
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) B2B
8 1 (4.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) PHP5
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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