The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.38% 10.92% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.87% 17.71% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 14
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£340 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Agile Software Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 175 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.72% 61.62% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 100 109
Average daily rate £350 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Kent region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Kent region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 4 - - 1
Maidstone +3 3 £340 +13.33% 1
Dover - 3 £425 - 1
Faversham - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 4
Dartford - - - - 2
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 4
West Malling - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 32 (50.79%) .NET
2 26 (41.27%) TDD
3 24 (38.10%) C#
3 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (34.92%) Scrum
5 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
6 20 (31.75%) Finance
7 19 (30.16%) MVC
8 18 (28.57%) HTML
9 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
10 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 14 (22.22%) jQuery
13 13 (20.63%) SQL
14 12 (19.05%) CSS
14 12 (19.05%) Web Services
14 12 (19.05%) BDD
15 11 (17.46%) MySQL
16 10 (15.87%) PHP
16 10 (15.87%) HTML5
17 9 (14.29%) XML
18 8 (12.70%) OO
18 8 (12.70%) Classic ASP
18 8 (12.70%) KnockoutJS
19 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 7 (11.11%) WCF
19 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
19 7 (11.11%) Windows
19 7 (11.11%) Migration

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.59%) MS Access
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) Subversion
4 4 (6.35%) JIRA
5 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.17%) Zend Studio
6 2 (3.17%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.17%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.59%) Moq
7 1 (1.59%) MSTest
7 1 (1.59%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Developer
2 26 (41.27%) .NET Developer
3 19 (30.16%) C# Developer
4 18 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) .NET
2 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.57%) HTML
4 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
5 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (22.22%) jQuery
7 12 (19.05%) CSS
7 12 (19.05%) Web Services
8 10 (15.87%) HTML5
9 9 (14.29%) XML
10 8 (12.70%) Classic ASP
10 8 (12.70%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (11.11%) WCF
12 6 (9.52%) CSS3
13 5 (7.94%) RESTful
13 5 (7.94%) Laravel
13 5 (7.94%) SOAP
14 4 (6.35%) LAMP
14 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Clustering
1 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
1 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.17%) Open Source
1 2 (3.17%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.59%) W3C
2 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) CentOS
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) TDD
2 22 (34.92%) Scrum
3 19 (30.16%) MVC
4 12 (19.05%) BDD
5 8 (12.70%) OO
6 7 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.35%) SOA
8 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.76%) Test Management
9 3 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.76%) UML
9 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.17%) Validation
10 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) C#
1 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.63%) SQL
3 10 (15.87%) PHP
4 6 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) PHP5
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Zend
2 3 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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