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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank - 16 15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 3.37% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.77% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £388 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
21 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 77.78% 58.43% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 26
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £388 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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