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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 8 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.11% 2.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% 3.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
43 126 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 79.63% 77.30% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 32
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £471 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) iPlanet
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JNDI
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) AWK
4 1 (16.67%) Jython
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft