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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South East / Kent
Rank 3 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 51 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.69% 10.96% 13.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.64% 14.20% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 27
Median daily rate £400 £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.44% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £253 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £583 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
207 176 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.92% 77.19% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 136 109
Median daily rate £375 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 12
Median hourly rate £9.61 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.52% -15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - - 2
West Malling +1 6 - - 4
Maidstone +5 4 £350 +22.80% 6
Chatham - 4 £500 - 1
Faversham - 3 £525 -
Canterbury - 1 £375 - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 33 (39.76%) .NET
2 31 (37.35%) Finance
3 27 (32.53%) Java
4 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
4 25 (30.12%) HTML
5 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.92%) Scrum
6 21 (25.30%) MVC
7 19 (22.89%) C#
7 19 (22.89%) CSS
8 17 (20.48%) XML
9 16 (19.28%) Web Development
9 16 (19.28%) Mobile App
10 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
11 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
11 14 (16.87%) Oracle
11 14 (16.87%) SQL
12 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
12 13 (15.66%) REST
12 13 (15.66%) JIRA
13 12 (14.46%) Android
14 11 (13.25%) Android SDK
14 11 (13.25%) Android Development
14 11 (13.25%) Memory Management
14 11 (13.25%) OpenGL
14 11 (13.25%) UML
15 10 (12.05%) Project Management
15 10 (12.05%) Web Services
15 10 (12.05%) TDD
15 10 (12.05%) Spring

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (7.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) InDesign
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.20%) HBase
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.66%) JIRA
3 9 (10.84%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.84%) JUnit
3 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.82%) Selenium
4 4 (4.82%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.82%) Subversion
5 3 (3.61%) jMock
5 3 (3.61%) Maven
5 3 (3.61%) Mockito
5 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.41%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (37.35%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Advertising
3 5 (6.02%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (60.24%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) Android Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.84%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (9.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Java Android Developer
9 7 (8.43%) Project Manager
9 7 (8.43%) Test Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Business Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 5 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
12 4 (4.82%) C++ Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.76%) .NET
2 25 (30.12%) HTML
3 19 (22.89%) CSS
4 17 (20.48%) XML
5 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
6 13 (15.66%) REST
7 11 (13.25%) Android SDK
7 11 (13.25%) OpenGL
8 10 (12.05%) JSON
8 10 (12.05%) Spring
8 10 (12.05%) Web Services
9 9 (10.84%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.84%) Middleware
10 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.43%) Entity Framework
11 7 (8.43%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.43%) HTML5
12 6 (7.23%) JPA
12 6 (7.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.61%) PMI
5 3 (3.61%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.20%) AS400
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Android
2 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Scrum
2 21 (25.30%) MVC
3 16 (19.28%) Web Development
4 11 (13.25%) Android Development
4 11 (13.25%) Memory Management
4 11 (13.25%) UML
5 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.05%) Project Management
5 10 (12.05%) TDD
6 9 (10.84%) Mobile Development
6 9 (10.84%) OO
6 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.43%) SDLC
9 6 (7.23%) Manual Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.82%) Functional Testing
11 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.53%) Java
2 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.89%) C#
4 14 (16.87%) SQL
5 4 (4.82%) C
5 4 (4.82%) C++
5 4 (4.82%) COBOL
5 4 (4.82%) Perl
5 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.20%) RPG
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
8 1 (1.20%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.61%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.87%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Apple
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix
4 1 (1.20%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
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