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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.47% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Engineering
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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
47 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 79.66% 72.73% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 48
Average daily rate £375 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 May 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 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) OOP
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) WSDL
3 6 (54.55%) Objective-C
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 6 (54.55%) Java EE
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Vista
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) AngularJS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) ATM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) WSDL
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) XML
1 6 (54.55%) Java EE
1 6 (54.55%) JSON
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) JNDI
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) JDBC
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Vista
2 6 (54.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) OOP
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Objective-C
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft