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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 9 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 32 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.64% 12.97% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.84% 21.09% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 4
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£425 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £468 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
202 147 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.45% 61.51% 55.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 94
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% +35.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Dover - 4 £450 - 2
Maidstone +4 3 £350 - 6
Folkestone -2 1 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £290 - 6
West Malling - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 2
Faversham - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 2
Dartford - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 30 (43.48%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) Scrum
3 25 (36.23%) Finance
4 23 (33.33%) C#
5 22 (31.88%) TDD
6 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
7 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
8 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
9 17 (24.64%) MVC
10 16 (23.19%) SQL
10 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
11 15 (21.74%) HTML
11 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (18.84%) jQuery
12 13 (18.84%) Web Services
13 12 (17.39%) CSS
14 11 (15.94%) Windows
14 11 (15.94%) BDD
15 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (14.49%) XML
15 10 (14.49%) MySQL
16 9 (13.04%) PHP
16 9 (13.04%) OO
16 9 (13.04%) VMware
17 8 (11.59%) Migration
17 8 (11.59%) Classic ASP
17 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
17 8 (11.59%) HTML5
17 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (7.25%) Subversion
4 4 (5.80%) JIRA
5 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.35%) Maven
5 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.90%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.90%) Zend Studio
7 1 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.45%) NUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.45%) Moq
7 1 (1.45%) MSTest
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) Developer
2 24 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 17 (24.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
8 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Manager
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
11 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (43.48%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 15 (21.74%) HTML
4 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (18.84%) jQuery
5 13 (18.84%) Web Services
6 12 (17.39%) CSS
7 10 (14.49%) XML
8 8 (11.59%) Classic ASP
8 8 (11.59%) HTML5
8 8 (11.59%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (8.70%) WCF
11 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.25%) XSL
11 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
11 5 (7.25%) SOAP
11 5 (7.25%) CSS3
11 5 (7.25%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) DTV
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Tandem
4 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.90%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Scrum
2 22 (31.88%) TDD
3 17 (24.64%) MVC
4 11 (15.94%) BDD
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.04%) OO
7 8 (11.59%) Migration
7 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.70%) DevOps
8 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Project Management
9 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) Build Automation
10 4 (5.80%) SOA
10 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.80%) CRM
10 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) C#
2 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.19%) SQL
4 9 (13.04%) PHP
5 5 (7.25%) Java
5 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) PHP5
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) Zend
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) Remedy
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover, Kent
LA International
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dover
People Source
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago