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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.96% 14.38% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.28% 18.92% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Average daily rate
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£383 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +6.66%
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 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
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
43 111 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 79.63% 76.03% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 21
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £226 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JDBC
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) JNDI
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) JSP
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) iPlanet
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Sybase
6 2 (16.67%) HTML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (25.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) JDBC
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) JNDI
2 3 (25.00%) JSP
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
4 1 (8.33%) Apache CXF
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) AWK
5 1 (8.33%) Jython
5 1 (8.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft