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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 9 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 29 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.03% 10.20% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.18% 14.49% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 3
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£394 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
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
220 207 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 76.12% 70.41% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 124 112
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.80 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £43.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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
West Malling +2 6 £400 +10.34%
Maidstone +3 5 £225 -30.76% 3
Dartford +6 1 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £325 - 7
Tonbridge - - - -
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 4
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.11%) .NET
3 22 (38.60%) TDD
4 21 (36.84%) HTML
5 16 (28.07%) C#
5 16 (28.07%) Finance
6 14 (24.56%) MVC
6 14 (24.56%) jQuery
7 13 (22.81%) Java
8 12 (21.05%) SQL
8 12 (21.05%) CSS
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
8 12 (21.05%) Scrum
9 11 (19.30%) XML
9 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 9 (15.79%) BDD
12 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
12 8 (14.04%) Spring
13 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
13 7 (12.28%) JIRA
13 7 (12.28%) OO
13 7 (12.28%) MySQL
13 7 (12.28%) Perl
13 7 (12.28%) PHP
13 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (10.53%) JPA
14 6 (10.53%) HTML5
14 6 (10.53%) AngularJS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (8.77%) Apache
1 5 (8.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) PaaS
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.28%) MySQL
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) Ingres
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) JUnit
3 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.26%) Maven
3 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 12 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) .NET
2 21 (36.84%) HTML
3 14 (24.56%) jQuery
4 12 (21.05%) CSS
4 12 (21.05%) Web Services
5 11 (19.30%) XML
6 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
7 8 (14.04%) Spring
8 6 (10.53%) JPA
8 6 (10.53%) HTML5
8 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.77%) Laravel
9 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.77%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (8.77%) WCF
10 4 (7.02%) J2SE
10 4 (7.02%) REST
10 4 (7.02%) XSL
10 4 (7.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Open Source
1 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) TDD
2 14 (24.56%) MVC
3 12 (21.05%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) BDD
5 7 (12.28%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.77%) OOD
7 4 (7.02%) UML
7 4 (7.02%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Test Management
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Migration
8 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.51%) System Testing
9 2 (3.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) C#
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) Perl
5 7 (12.28%) PHP
6 5 (8.77%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) C
9 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) OCPJP
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
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