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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.97% 10.99% 13.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.10% 15.31% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 23
Average daily rate £350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £321 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £700 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.62% +0.41%
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
210 196 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.67% 71.79% 61.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 113 79
Average daily rate £343 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £9.12 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidstone -4 7 £350 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +7 6 £338 +16.37% 4
West Malling - 6 £350 - 3
Folkestone - 2 £318 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £420 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £260 - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (46.48%) .NET
2 30 (42.25%) HTML
3 29 (40.85%) C#
4 27 (38.03%) CSS
5 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
6 25 (35.21%) SQL
7 24 (33.80%) Finance
8 23 (32.39%) MVC
8 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
9 19 (26.76%) Scrum
10 18 (25.35%) jQuery
11 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (22.54%) TDD
13 14 (19.72%) HTML5
14 13 (18.31%) AngularJS
14 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
15 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
15 12 (16.90%) CSS3
16 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
18 9 (12.68%) Entity Framework
19 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
20 7 (9.86%) XML
20 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
20 7 (9.86%) ETL
20 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
20 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Heroku
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Firewall
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) SMTP
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.23%) Big Data
4 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) OLTP
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.04%) Selenium
2 5 (7.04%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.23%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) Appium
5 2 (2.82%) ERwin
5 2 (2.82%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (2.82%) Rational Rose
5 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.41%) Grunt
6 1 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.41%) MSTest
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Local Government
4 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) C# Developer
3 16 (22.54%) .NET Developer
4 14 (19.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.04%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (7.04%) HTML Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Tester
9 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.23%) iOS Developer
10 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) .NET
2 30 (42.25%) HTML
3 27 (38.03%) CSS
4 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
5 18 (25.35%) jQuery
6 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (19.72%) HTML5
8 13 (18.31%) AngularJS
9 12 (16.90%) CSS3
10 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
12 9 (12.68%) Entity Framework
13 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (9.86%) Gherkin
13 7 (9.86%) WCF
13 7 (9.86%) XML
14 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 4 (5.63%) OpenGL
15 4 (5.63%) REST
15 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) User Experience
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 2 (2.82%) AS400
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) iSeries
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.45%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) MVC
2 19 (26.76%) Scrum
3 16 (22.54%) TDD
4 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
4 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
5 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
5 7 (9.86%) ETL
6 6 (8.45%) BDD
6 6 (8.45%) Front End Development
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
6 6 (8.45%) SDLC
6 6 (8.45%) Test Management
6 6 (8.45%) UML
7 5 (7.04%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.04%) iOS Development
7 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) C#
2 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
3 25 (35.21%) SQL
4 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.45%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.82%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) ISEB
2 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.41%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) Informatica
3 2 (2.82%) Sybase
4 1 (1.41%) New Relic
4 1 (1.41%) Splunk
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
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Rark Solutions
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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iKas International
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Sevenoaks
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