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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank - 17 15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 4.76% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.88% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +14.28%

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
29 85 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 87.88% 80.95% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 61 26
Median daily rate £338 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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