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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.67% 7.55% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.43% 11.19% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £445 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
186 143 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.81% 67.45% 60.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 94 100
Average daily rate £375 £365 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -12.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Maidstone - 6 £350 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £290 - 6
Dartford +2 3 £388 -18.42% 1
Canterbury -1 1 £310 +45.88% 2
Folkestone -1 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £300 -
Faversham - 1 £563 -
Chatham - - - - 1
Rochester - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 2
Whitstable - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (60.27%) .NET
2 38 (52.05%) C#
3 33 (45.21%) Scrum
4 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
5 28 (38.36%) Finance
6 27 (36.99%) AngularJS
7 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (32.88%) MVC
7 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
8 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
9 20 (27.40%) TDD
10 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
11 18 (24.66%) SQL
12 17 (23.29%) HTML
12 17 (23.29%) Windows
13 14 (19.18%) CSS
14 13 (17.81%) Migration
15 12 (16.44%) Classic ASP
15 12 (16.44%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (15.07%) Waterfall
16 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (15.07%) Web Services
16 11 (15.07%) OO
17 10 (13.70%) OOP
17 10 (13.70%) VMware
17 10 (13.70%) HTML5
17 10 (13.70%) CSS3
18 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 9 (12.33%) jQuery
18 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.22%) Subversion
3 6 (8.22%) ReSharper
3 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
4 4 (5.48%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.74%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.74%) Zend Studio
6 2 (2.74%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.37%) JMeter
7 1 (1.37%) NUnit
7 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.37%) Moq
7 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Electronics
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Developer
2 32 (43.84%) .NET Developer
3 29 (39.73%) C# Developer
4 27 (36.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (19.18%) Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Business IT Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) IT Business Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (60.27%) .NET
2 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
3 27 (36.99%) AngularJS
4 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (23.29%) HTML
6 14 (19.18%) CSS
7 12 (16.44%) Classic ASP
7 12 (16.44%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (15.07%) Web Services
9 10 (13.70%) HTML5
9 10 (13.70%) CSS3
10 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
10 9 (12.33%) WCF
10 9 (12.33%) jQuery
10 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (9.59%) XML
13 4 (5.48%) WPF
13 4 (5.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) DTV
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Tandem
4 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) W3C
4 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) CentOS
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Scrum
2 24 (32.88%) MVC
3 20 (27.40%) TDD
4 13 (17.81%) Migration
5 11 (15.07%) OO
5 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.07%) Waterfall
6 10 (13.70%) OOP
7 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.59%) UML
9 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.22%) Regression Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.22%) BDD
9 6 (8.22%) DevOps
10 5 (6.85%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (6.85%) Build Automation
10 5 (6.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) C#
2 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.66%) SQL
4 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.48%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) ISEB
2 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) VMware
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) Zend
5 1 (1.37%) webMethods