Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 58 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 33.92% 21.84% 20.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.46% 26.76% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 31
Knutsford median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £304 £300 £330
90th Percentile £505 £481 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.26% - -

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147 71 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 85.96% 81.61% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 44 122
Knutsford median daily rate £386 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% +0.59% +0.72%
10th Percentile £280 £306 £289
90th Percentile £488 £471 £521
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Knutsford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Knutsford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 35 (60.34%) Banking
2 27 (46.55%) Java
2 27 (46.55%) Finance
3 24 (41.38%) Scrum
4 18 (31.03%) Web Services
4 18 (31.03%) Spring
5 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
5 17 (29.31%) OO
6 16 (27.59%) Waterfall
7 15 (25.86%) TDD
7 15 (25.86%) Jenkins
8 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
8 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
9 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
10 11 (18.97%) Maven
10 11 (18.97%) HTML
10 11 (18.97%) SQL
10 11 (18.97%) Oracle
10 11 (18.97%) JUnit
10 11 (18.97%) REST
10 11 (18.97%) Gradle
10 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
11 10 (17.24%) Spring Boot
11 10 (17.24%) SOAP
11 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
11 10 (17.24%) RDBMS
11 10 (17.24%) Perforce
11 10 (17.24%) JPA
11 10 (17.24%) RESTful
12 9 (15.52%) Java EE

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) Apache
1 3 (5.17%) Confluence
1 3 (5.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
2 10 (17.24%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.86%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.97%) Gradle
3 11 (18.97%) JUnit
3 11 (18.97%) Maven
4 7 (12.07%) JIRA
5 5 (8.62%) SonarQube
6 4 (6.90%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.17%) Ant
7 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.17%) JProfiler
7 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.72%) JMeter
9 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 35 (60.34%) Banking
2 27 (46.55%) Finance
3 8 (13.79%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Law
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Mortgage Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) Spring
1 18 (31.03%) Web Services
2 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
3 11 (18.97%) HTML
3 11 (18.97%) REST
4 10 (17.24%) JPA
4 10 (17.24%) RESTful
4 10 (17.24%) SOAP
4 10 (17.24%) Spring Boot
5 9 (15.52%) Java EE
6 4 (6.90%) Middleware
7 3 (5.17%) JSON
8 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.45%) CSS
8 2 (3.45%) CSS3
8 2 (3.45%) HTML5
8 2 (3.45%) J2EE
8 2 (3.45%) jQuery
8 2 (3.45%) XML
9 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Animation
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Scrum
2 17 (29.31%) OO
3 16 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 15 (25.86%) TDD
5 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
6 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
8 8 (13.79%) Microservices
8 8 (13.79%) OOP
9 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
9 7 (12.07%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (10.34%) DevOps
11 5 (8.62%) Project Management
11 5 (8.62%) User Stories
12 4 (6.90%) BDD
12 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.90%) ITIL
12 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (5.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) Jython
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Perforce
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) Apple
4 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow