The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 12 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.62% - 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
36 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 62.07% 80.00% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 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%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Knutsford region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) OOP
3 6 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) C
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 6 (66.67%) WSDL
3 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (66.67%) Java EE
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 6 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Mac OS
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) WSDL
1 6 (66.67%) Java EE
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
1 6 (66.67%) HTML5
1 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) JNDI
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) JDBC
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 6 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) OOP
3 6 (66.67%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle