Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 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 40 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 19.80% 28.75% 33.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.95% 35.38% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 36
Knutsford median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £324 £335 £384
90th Percentile £404 £510 £509
Cheshire median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +69.23% -

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 167 130 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 82.67% 81.25% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 84 82
Knutsford median daily rate £398 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.93% -5.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £316 £306 £313
90th Percentile £444 £496 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £401 £424
% change year-on-year -0.31% -5.31% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £14.25 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.33% -42.93%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Banking
4 14 (35.00%) DevOps
5 13 (32.50%) SDLC
6 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (25.00%) Migration
7 10 (25.00%) Project Management
7 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.00%) Unix
7 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (22.50%) Linux
8 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
9 8 (20.00%) Scrum
9 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
10 7 (17.50%) Law
10 7 (17.50%) Change Management
10 7 (17.50%) ITIL
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle
11 6 (15.00%) SQL
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) RUP
11 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
11 6 (15.00%) Spring
11 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (15.00%) Test Automation

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 (7.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.50%) OpenShift
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.50%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Gatling
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Gradle
4 1 (2.50%) JMeter
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Mockito
4 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Law
4 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) Spring
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
4 4 (10.00%) Middleware
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.50%) Android SDK
5 3 (7.50%) Express
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) iOS SDK
6 2 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (5.00%) PhoneGap
6 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) PMI
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.50%) Fintech
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Unix
3 9 (22.50%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Android
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) DevOps
2 13 (32.50%) SDLC
3 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) Migration
4 10 (25.00%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (17.50%) Change Management
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) RUP
8 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
9 5 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 5 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (12.50%) Wealth Management
10 4 (10.00%) OO
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) C
4 4 (10.00%) Go
4 4 (10.00%) Java 8
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) Groovy
5 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Tcl
7 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) QEMU
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec