The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 24 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.50% 0.74% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.73% 1.06% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £353 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £373 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 189 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 77.08% 69.49% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 98 100
Average daily rate £350 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.85 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.33% +18.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Agile Software Development
South East

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £325 - 3
West Malling +7 1 £400 +6.66%
Maidstone +6 1 £275 -21.42%
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Spring
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) UML
6 4 (17.39%) Web Development
6 4 (17.39%) JIRA
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.04%) WCF
7 3 (13.04%) WPF
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Ajax
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (13.04%) LINQ
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) JPA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) Ingres
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) Spring
3 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (13.04%) JPA
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 3 (13.04%) WPF
5 3 (13.04%) LINQ
5 3 (13.04%) J2SE
5 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Web Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) DSDM
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) XAML
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) OCPJP
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Foundry
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Posted: 27 days ago