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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 16 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.83% 5.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £433 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +5.40%
Software Engineering
Cheshire

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
77 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 74.76% 64.79% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 26 35
Average daily rate £425 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £310 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) Objective-C
4 7 (63.64%) Banking
4 7 (63.64%) Subversion
4 7 (63.64%) Java EE
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
4 7 (63.64%) JSON
4 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
4 7 (63.64%) Mac OS
4 7 (63.64%) AIX
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) OOP
4 7 (63.64%) OO
4 7 (63.64%) C
4 7 (63.64%) C++
4 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 7 (63.64%) Java
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
4 7 (63.64%) WSDL
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 7 (63.64%) Waterfall

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
3 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) HTML5
1 7 (63.64%) Java EE
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
1 7 (63.64%) JSON
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
1 7 (63.64%) WSDL
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) AIX
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Mac OS
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
2 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
2 7 (63.64%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) OOP
2 7 (63.64%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Code Coverage
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CCEA
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix