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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 48 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.59% 13.79% 10.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.12% 17.17% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 21
Median daily rate £350 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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
199 233 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 81.22% 80.34% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 139 153
Median daily rate £365 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £37.50 £38.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chatham 0 6 £350 -12.50% 2
Maidstone 0 5 £420 +20.00% 4
West Malling - 3 £275 -
Tonbridge +1 2 £348 +20.86%
Tunbridge Wells -2 2 £425 +21.42% 6
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 42 (38.89%) Finance
2 30 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 25 (23.15%) .NET
4 24 (22.22%) Degree
5 23 (21.30%) SQL
6 22 (20.37%) HTML
6 22 (20.37%) Project Management
7 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 21 (19.44%) XML
7 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.44%) REST
8 20 (18.52%) CSS
9 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
9 19 (17.59%) Scrum
10 18 (16.67%) MVC
10 18 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 18 (16.67%) Web Services
10 18 (16.67%) C#
11 17 (15.74%) Computer Science
12 16 (14.81%) JSON
12 16 (14.81%) Memory Management
12 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.81%) Java
12 16 (14.81%) OpenGL
12 16 (14.81%) Mobile App
12 16 (14.81%) Mobile Development
13 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (12.04%) Web Development
14 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (12.04%) User Experience

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 (6.48%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Mule
5 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.70%) MS Office
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Heroku
2 4 (3.70%) PaaS
3 3 (2.78%) Office 365
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) AMQP
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.85%) Redis
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.19%) Subversion
4 10 (9.26%) Xcode
5 6 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.70%) JIRA
6 4 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.85%) Moq
8 2 (1.85%) MSTest
8 2 (1.85%) NUnit
8 2 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.93%) JUnit
9 1 (0.93%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (38.89%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Publishing
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (49.07%) Developer
2 16 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.96%) Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.26%) C# Developer
5 10 (9.26%) iOS Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Designer
6 9 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Umbraco Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (5.56%) Android Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Content Designer
9 6 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.63%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.15%) .NET
2 22 (20.37%) HTML
3 21 (19.44%) REST
3 21 (19.44%) XML
4 20 (18.52%) CSS
5 18 (16.67%) Web Services
6 16 (14.81%) JSON
6 16 (14.81%) OpenGL
7 10 (9.26%) Cocoa
7 10 (9.26%) Cocoa Touch
7 10 (9.26%) Core Data
8 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.48%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.56%) Android SDK
10 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.56%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.56%) WPF
11 5 (4.63%) HTML5
11 5 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 13 (12.04%) User Experience
4 10 (9.26%) iPad
4 10 (9.26%) iPhone
5 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.56%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.70%) PMI
8 2 (1.85%) AS400
8 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.85%) NHS
8 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) Informatics
9 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.93%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.41%) Windows
3 7 (6.48%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Unix
4 6 (5.56%) Android
4 6 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) Project Management
2 19 (17.59%) Scrum
3 18 (16.67%) MVC
3 18 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 16 (14.81%) Memory Management
4 16 (14.81%) Mobile Development
5 13 (12.04%) Web Development
6 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.26%) Investment Management
7 10 (9.26%) iOS Development
7 10 (9.26%) ITIL
7 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 9 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (7.41%) TDD
10 7 (6.48%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (6.48%) ITSM
10 7 (6.48%) OO
10 7 (6.48%) SDLC
10 7 (6.48%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 23 (21.30%) SQL
3 18 (16.67%) C#
4 16 (14.81%) Java
5 10 (9.26%) Objective-C
5 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.63%) VB
7 4 (3.70%) C
7 4 (3.70%) C++
7 4 (3.70%) COBOL
7 4 (3.70%) Go
7 4 (3.70%) Perl
7 4 (3.70%) Ruby
7 4 (3.70%) VBScript
8 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.85%) RPG
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.93%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) WCAG
2 4 (3.70%) FATCA
2 4 (3.70%) MiFID
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.85%) Docker
1 2 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.78%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.93%) Foundry
4 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.93%) Teradata