Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 40 32 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 21.62% 29.63% 36.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.03% 35.96% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 54
Knutsford median daily rate £365 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £315 £319 £381
90th Percentile £443 £488 £519
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +2.94% -4.49% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £25.02
% change year-on-year -33.33% +109.83% -

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 148 89 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 80.00% 82.41% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 112
Knutsford median daily rate £378 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £312 £304 £313
90th Percentile £466 £488 £519
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - £37.13 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -43.33% +57.89% -2.31%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Banking
3 16 (40.00%) SDLC
4 15 (37.50%) DevOps
5 14 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 13 (32.50%) Project Management
7 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (27.50%) Windows
8 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
9 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
10 9 (22.50%) Unix
10 9 (22.50%) Migration
11 8 (20.00%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
11 8 (20.00%) Wealth Management
11 8 (20.00%) Law
11 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (17.50%) OpenShift
12 7 (17.50%) Change Management
12 7 (17.50%) PMI
12 7 (17.50%) PMI Certification
12 7 (17.50%) ITIL
12 7 (17.50%) RUP

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 6 (15.00%) JBoss
1 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.50%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Spatial Data
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.00%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (7.50%) CA Release Automation
5 3 (7.50%) gulp
5 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.00%) Gradle
7 1 (2.50%) Gatling
7 1 (2.50%) JMeter
7 1 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (2.50%) Mockito
7 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Service Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.00%) Spring Boot
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.50%) Express
5 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
6 2 (5.00%) Ajax
6 2 (5.00%) Android SDK
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) PMI
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) SDLC
2 15 (37.50%) DevOps
3 14 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
6 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (22.50%) Migration
8 8 (20.00%) TDD
8 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.00%) Wealth Management
9 7 (17.50%) Change Management
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL
9 7 (17.50%) RUP
10 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
10 6 (15.00%) Supplier Management
11 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (12.50%) Microservices
11 5 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Go
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 4 (10.00%) Groovy
6 4 (10.00%) Java 8
7 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.50%) C
7 3 (7.50%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.00%) C#
8 2 (5.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.50%) Clojure
9 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
1 3 (7.50%) QEMU
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.50%) logstash
3 1 (2.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
1 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.50%) Ab Initio
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.50%) Apple
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter