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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South East / Kent
Rank 6 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.23% 14.88% 13.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.37% 19.85% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 27
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £270 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%

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
222 272 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 83.77% 74.93% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 218 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.89% +325.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Maidstone +4 5 £375 +7.14% 2
Tunbridge Wells +3 5 - - 6
Chatham - 3 £500 -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
West Malling 0 1 - - 2
Folkestone -4 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £375 -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 32 (35.56%) .NET
2 31 (34.44%) Finance
3 28 (31.11%) HTML
4 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (27.78%) Java
5 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 25 (27.78%) Scrum
6 21 (23.33%) MVC
6 21 (23.33%) C#
7 19 (21.11%) CSS
8 18 (20.00%) XML
8 18 (20.00%) Web Development
9 17 (18.89%) Project Management
9 17 (18.89%) Mobile App
10 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET
11 15 (16.67%) Oracle
12 14 (15.56%) SQL
12 14 (15.56%) JIRA
13 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
13 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.44%) REST
14 12 (13.33%) Android
15 11 (12.22%) Memory Management
15 11 (12.22%) TDD
15 11 (12.22%) Spring
15 11 (12.22%) UML
15 11 (12.22%) Web Services
15 11 (12.22%) OpenGL
15 11 (12.22%) Advertising
15 11 (12.22%) Android SDK

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 7 (7.78%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.11%) JBoss
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.22%) MS Project
1 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.11%) InDesign
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.11%) HBase
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) JIRA
2 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.11%) JUnit
4 9 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.44%) jMock
6 4 (4.44%) Maven
6 4 (4.44%) Mockito
6 4 (4.44%) Selenium
6 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.44%) Subversion
7 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.22%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (2.22%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Advertising
3 4 (4.44%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Local Government
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (58.89%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Android Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Java Android Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Programme Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) .NET
2 28 (31.11%) HTML
3 19 (21.11%) CSS
4 18 (20.00%) XML
5 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET
6 13 (14.44%) REST
7 11 (12.22%) Android SDK
7 11 (12.22%) OpenGL
7 11 (12.22%) Spring
7 11 (12.22%) Web Services
8 10 (11.11%) JSON
9 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.00%) Middleware
10 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (8.89%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.78%) HTML5
12 6 (6.67%) Entity Framework
12 6 (6.67%) JPA
12 6 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Android
2 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Scrum
2 21 (23.33%) MVC
3 18 (20.00%) Web Development
4 17 (18.89%) Project Management
5 11 (12.22%) Android Development
5 11 (12.22%) Memory Management
5 11 (12.22%) TDD
5 11 (12.22%) UML
6 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 9 (10.00%) OO
6 9 (10.00%) SDLC
7 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 5 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (27.78%) Java
3 21 (23.33%) C#
4 14 (15.56%) SQL
5 4 (4.44%) C
5 4 (4.44%) C++
5 4 (4.44%) COBOL
5 4 (4.44%) Perl
5 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
7 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.11%) LINC
8 1 (1.11%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) Scala
8 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.11%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) OCPJP
3 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) CBAP
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
3 1 (1.11%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe
3 2 (2.22%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.22%) Workday
4 1 (1.11%) Apple
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix
4 1 (1.11%) VMware