Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 52 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 19.69% 31.90% 13.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.89% 36.62% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 8
Knutsford median daily rate £400 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +10.45% -21.18%
10th Percentile £362 £301 £300
90th Percentile £455 £510 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -6.59% +13.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -10.26% -

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 166 142 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 86.01% 87.12% 78.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 81 37
Knutsford median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £300
90th Percentile £449 £488 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £9.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.17 £20.14
% change year-on-year +8.23% -19.72% +13.35%

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 18 December 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 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (31.58%) DevOps
3 12 (31.58%) Scrum
4 11 (28.95%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 9 (23.68%) Android
5 9 (23.68%) SDLC
6 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 8 (21.05%) Banking
6 8 (21.05%) SOAP
7 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.79%) REST
8 6 (15.79%) Android Development
8 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
9 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
9 5 (13.16%) Android SDK
9 5 (13.16%) Kotlin
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.16%) Windows
9 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
9 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
9 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.63%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) ATM
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Android Studio
3 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.53%) JUnit
3 4 (10.53%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) Zephyr
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) Appium
6 1 (2.63%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Tester
3 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Android Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Manual Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management Officer
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) SOAP
2 6 (15.79%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) Android SDK
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) JSON
4 4 (10.53%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) JSP
6 2 (5.26%) React
6 2 (5.26%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.63%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (2.63%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.89%) Handset
4 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
5 2 (5.26%) PMI
6 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Android
2 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (31.58%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
3 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
3 9 (23.68%) SDLC
4 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
4 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.79%) Android Development
5 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) OOD
7 4 (10.53%) Process Management
7 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) DSDM
8 3 (7.89%) Use Case
8 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) Kotlin
3 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Java 8
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Pega
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter