Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 47 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 21.56% 28.40% 28.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.40% 34.07% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 24
Knutsford median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £305
90th Percentile £450 £513 £477
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +41.03% -

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 178 135 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 81.65% 83.33% 87.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 87 55
Knutsford median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £280 £311
90th Percentile £446 £493 £480
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £410
% change year-on-year -2.44% - -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £9.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -11.63% +34.38% -8.57%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (34.04%) SDLC
3 16 (34.04%) Project Management
4 13 (27.66%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
6 11 (23.40%) DevOps
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (23.40%) Banking
7 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
7 10 (21.28%) Windows
7 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
8 9 (19.15%) Android
9 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (17.02%) Change Management
9 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
10 7 (14.89%) Unix
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle
10 7 (14.89%) SOAP
10 7 (14.89%) RUP
11 6 (12.77%) Web Services
11 6 (12.77%) Linux
11 6 (12.77%) ITIL
11 6 (12.77%) PMI
11 6 (12.77%) PRINCE
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
11 6 (12.77%) Jenkins

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 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) JUnit
3 4 (8.51%) Android Studio
3 4 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Subversion
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.13%) Appium
5 1 (2.13%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (2.13%) Mockito
5 1 (2.13%) TestNG
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Law
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Tester
3 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Android Developer
4 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Manual Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Mobile Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) SOAP
2 6 (12.77%) REST
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 5 (10.64%) Android SDK
3 5 (10.64%) JSON
3 5 (10.64%) XML
4 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.51%) CSS
4 4 (8.51%) HTML
5 3 (6.38%) jQuery
5 3 (6.38%) JSP
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) CSS3
6 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.26%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) React
6 2 (4.26%) Servlets
6 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) PMI
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) Handset
5 3 (6.38%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.26%) User Experience
7 1 (2.13%) Fintech
7 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Android
3 7 (14.89%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (34.04%) Project Management
2 16 (34.04%) SDLC
3 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
4 11 (23.40%) DevOps
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
5 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
6 8 (17.02%) Change Management
7 7 (14.89%) RUP
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 6 (12.77%) PRINCE
8 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
9 5 (10.64%) Android Development
9 5 (10.64%) Mobile Development
9 5 (10.64%) MVC
9 5 (10.64%) OOD
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) Kotlin
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) C
5 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.13%) Java 8
5 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Tcl
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 2 (4.26%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
1 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Pega
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Sybase
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter