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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 54 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 42.19% 20.00% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.79% 25.58% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 4
Average daily rate £425 £353 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -20.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £309 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
113 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 88.28% 78.18% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 26 28
Average daily rate £425 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 45 (62.50%) Finance
2 38 (52.78%) Banking
3 34 (47.22%) Java
4 30 (41.67%) TDD
5 29 (40.28%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (30.56%) Scrum
7 21 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 19 (26.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (26.39%) DevOps
10 18 (25.00%) Windows
11 17 (23.61%) .NET
11 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
11 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
11 17 (23.61%) Code Coverage
12 15 (20.83%) Degree
13 14 (19.44%) SpecFlow
14 13 (18.06%) TestComplete
14 13 (18.06%) BDD
14 13 (18.06%) SDLC
15 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 12 (16.67%) Project Management
15 12 (16.67%) Oracle
15 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 12 (16.67%) JBoss
16 11 (15.28%) XML
16 11 (15.28%) Kanban
17 10 (13.89%) SQL
17 10 (13.89%) Web Services
17 10 (13.89%) J2EE

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (16.67%) JBoss
2 6 (8.33%) CICS
2 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
1 1 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) NetScreen
2 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) DB2
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) OLTP
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (19.44%) SpecFlow
3 13 (18.06%) TestComplete
4 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.89%) Subversion
6 7 (9.72%) ClearCase
6 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.33%) Gradle
8 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
9 4 (5.56%) JIRA
10 2 (2.78%) Ant
10 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.78%) JUnit
10 2 (2.78%) Mockito
10 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.39%) Selenium
11 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (62.50%) Finance
2 38 (52.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Consultant
3 9 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Scrum Master
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Agile Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Integration Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Coach
7 4 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Designer
8 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 11 (15.28%) XML
3 10 (13.89%) J2EE
3 10 (13.89%) Web Services
4 9 (12.50%) WSDL
5 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.33%) EJB
6 6 (8.33%) HTML
6 6 (8.33%) Java EE
6 6 (8.33%) JMS
6 6 (8.33%) JSP
6 6 (8.33%) Servlets
6 6 (8.33%) Struts
6 6 (8.33%) XSD
7 5 (6.94%) JSON
8 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.56%) HTML5
8 4 (5.56%) Spring
9 3 (4.17%) jQuery
10 2 (2.78%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.33%) PMI
3 5 (6.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) AIX
4 3 (4.17%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) TDD
2 29 (40.28%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (30.56%) Scrum
4 21 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 19 (26.39%) DevOps
7 17 (23.61%) Code Coverage
8 13 (18.06%) BDD
8 13 (18.06%) SDLC
9 12 (16.67%) Project Management
10 11 (15.28%) Kanban
11 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.72%) Migration
13 7 (9.72%) OO
14 6 (8.33%) CMMI
14 6 (8.33%) PRINCE
14 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
14 6 (8.33%) RUP
14 6 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) Java
2 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.89%) SQL
4 6 (8.33%) Assembly Language
4 6 (8.33%) COBOL
5 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.17%) C
6 3 (4.17%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.39%) Go
8 1 (1.39%) Jython
8 1 (1.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) CCEA
2 6 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) Chordiant
3 6 (8.33%) Citrix
4 5 (6.94%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (1.39%) F5
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Juniper
6 1 (1.39%) Rally
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) VMware