Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 49 13 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 37.40% 19.40% 22.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.53% 24.07% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 44
Knutsford median daily rate £366 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.69% -23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £377
90th Percentile £459 £412 £519
Cheshire median daily rate £465 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +12.73% -8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -30.00% +110.53% -32.14%

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 118 54 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 90.08% 80.60% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 127
Knutsford median daily rate £360 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £300 £295
90th Percentile £483 £459 £519
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -9.52% +18.18% -21.02%

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 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 28 (57.14%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) Scrum
3 21 (42.86%) Banking
4 19 (38.78%) Jenkins
5 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 13 (26.53%) Finance
7 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
7 12 (24.49%) HTML
7 12 (24.49%) Web Services
7 12 (24.49%) Spring
7 12 (24.49%) Gradle
7 12 (24.49%) DevOps
8 11 (22.45%) RESTful
8 11 (22.45%) Maven
8 11 (22.45%) TDD
8 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.45%) JIRA
9 10 (20.41%) OO
9 10 (20.41%) Project Management
9 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
10 9 (18.37%) Microservices
10 9 (18.37%) Docker
10 9 (18.37%) JBoss
11 8 (16.33%) Apache
11 8 (16.33%) OOP
11 8 (16.33%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) JUnit
11 8 (16.33%) OpenShift
12 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (14.29%) Linux

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 9 (18.37%) JBoss
2 8 (16.33%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) OpenShift
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 12 (24.49%) Gradle
4 11 (22.45%) JIRA
4 11 (22.45%) Maven
5 8 (16.33%) JUnit
6 5 (10.20%) SonarQube
7 4 (8.16%) Bitbucket
7 4 (8.16%) Selenium
8 3 (6.12%) Ant
8 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.12%) gulp
8 3 (6.12%) JProfiler
8 3 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
9 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.04%) JMeter
General
1 21 (42.86%) Banking
2 13 (26.53%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Scrum Master
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Release Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Assistant Project Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.04%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Project Assistant
8 1 (2.04%) Service Transition Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) HTML
1 12 (24.49%) Spring
1 12 (24.49%) Web Services
2 11 (22.45%) RESTful
3 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.20%) JSON
5 5 (10.20%) Middleware
5 5 (10.20%) REST
5 5 (10.20%) Spring Boot
6 4 (8.16%) JPA
6 4 (8.16%) jQuery
6 4 (8.16%) SOAP
7 3 (6.12%) Ajax
7 3 (6.12%) CSS
7 3 (6.12%) CSS3
7 3 (6.12%) HTML5
7 3 (6.12%) Java EE
8 2 (4.08%) Node.js
8 2 (4.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) Animation
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Scrum
2 12 (24.49%) DevOps
3 11 (22.45%) TDD
3 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.41%) OO
4 10 (20.41%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.37%) Microservices
6 8 (16.33%) OOP
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.24%) SDLC
8 6 (12.24%) Wealth Management
9 4 (8.16%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (8.16%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.12%) Jython
7 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) Go
9 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.04%) Clojure
9 1 (2.04%) Groovy
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Perforce
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk