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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 31.65% 36.00% 30.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.06% 40.30% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 15
Median daily rate £400 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £423 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £501 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 64 67 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 81.01% 89.33% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 47
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 30 (81.08%) Banking
2 19 (51.35%) Finance
3 13 (35.14%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
5 10 (27.03%) Java
5 10 (27.03%) Spring
6 9 (24.32%) TDD
6 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) SOAP
8 7 (18.92%) JIRA
9 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
9 6 (16.22%) JPA
9 6 (16.22%) Ajax
9 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
10 5 (13.51%) BDD
10 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Gradle
10 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.51%) JSON
10 5 (13.51%) jQuery
10 5 (13.51%) Struts
10 5 (13.51%) Web Services
10 5 (13.51%) EJB
10 5 (13.51%) J2EE
10 5 (13.51%) JavaScript

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 (8.11%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
1 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) Gradle
4 4 (10.81%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Grunt
6 1 (2.70%) gulp
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (81.08%) Banking
2 19 (51.35%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Law
6 1 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Business Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Spring
2 7 (18.92%) SOAP
3 6 (16.22%) Ajax
3 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
3 6 (16.22%) JPA
4 5 (13.51%) EJB
4 5 (13.51%) J2EE
4 5 (13.51%) jQuery
4 5 (13.51%) JSON
4 5 (13.51%) JSP
4 5 (13.51%) Servlets
4 5 (13.51%) Struts
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) Java EE
5 3 (8.11%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Scrum
2 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
3 9 (24.32%) TDD
4 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.51%) BDD
5 5 (13.51%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.41%) Data Lineage
8 2 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Control-M
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Perforce
3 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio
3 2 (5.41%) Teradata
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Kony
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) Yahoo!
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago