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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 16 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.56% - 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
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
44 80 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 61.11% 74.07% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 25
Average daily rate £400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £496 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) iPlanet
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) JNDI
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (42.86%) iPlanet
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) CICS
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) ATM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) JNDI
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) AWK
3 1 (14.29%) Jython
3 1 (14.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft