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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 59 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.16% 17.19% 11.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.76% 22.17% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 22
Median daily rate £488 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £561 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.77 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +7.69%
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
229 221 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.35% 77.54% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 125 112
Median daily rate £456 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.13% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +1 16 - - 2
West Malling - 6 £375 - 3
Tonbridge -2 2 £613 +44.11%
Chatham - 2 £388 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £345 -
Faversham 0 1 £500 -
Canterbury - 1 £440 - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 45 (32.61%) .NET
2 44 (31.88%) HTML
2 44 (31.88%) Finance
3 43 (31.16%) SQL
4 41 (29.71%) C#
5 40 (28.99%) CSS
5 40 (28.99%) Scrum
6 37 (26.81%) MVC
6 37 (26.81%) JavaScript
7 32 (23.19%) TDD
8 31 (22.46%) Software Engineering
8 31 (22.46%) ASP.NET
8 31 (22.46%) Web Development
8 31 (22.46%) Waterfall
9 30 (21.74%) Degree
10 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (20.29%) Java
11 27 (19.57%) XML
12 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
13 23 (16.67%) Project Management
13 23 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (15.94%) HTML5
14 22 (15.94%) jQuery
15 21 (15.22%) .NET Framework
15 21 (15.22%) E-Commerce
15 21 (15.22%) CSS3
16 20 (14.49%) Web Services
17 19 (13.77%) MS Excel
17 19 (13.77%) Entity Framework
17 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET Web API

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 11 (7.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (5.80%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.62%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) Mule
6 1 (0.72%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) PaaS
2 10 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.52%) Heroku
4 3 (2.17%) Office 365
5 2 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) HTTP
2 2 (1.45%) AMQP
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.35%) Redis
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.45%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.97%) Xcode
3 10 (7.25%) Subversion
4 6 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.90%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.17%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.17%) JIRA
6 3 (2.17%) Selenium
6 3 (2.17%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.45%) MSTest
8 1 (0.72%) Grunt
8 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.72%) Moq
8 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.72%) WatiN
General
1 44 (31.88%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Banking
2 5 (3.62%) Publishing
3 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.45%) Games
4 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (44.93%) Developer
2 27 (19.57%) C# Developer
3 26 (18.84%) .NET Developer
4 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 23 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (15.22%) Web Developer
7 18 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (12.32%) C# Web Developer
8 17 (12.32%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (12.32%) HTML CSS Developer
8 17 (12.32%) HTML Developer
8 17 (12.32%) Project Manager
9 15 (10.87%) Analyst
10 14 (10.14%) .NET Web Developer
10 14 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (7.25%) iOS Developer
11 10 (7.25%) Software Engineer
12 9 (6.52%) Java Engineer
13 8 (5.80%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.61%) .NET
2 44 (31.88%) HTML
3 40 (28.99%) CSS
4 31 (22.46%) ASP.NET
5 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (19.57%) XML
7 22 (15.94%) HTML5
7 22 (15.94%) jQuery
8 21 (15.22%) .NET Framework
8 21 (15.22%) CSS3
9 20 (14.49%) Web Services
10 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (13.77%) Entity Framework
11 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (12.32%) REST
13 16 (11.59%) JSON
13 16 (11.59%) OpenGL
14 10 (7.25%) Cocoa
14 10 (7.25%) Cocoa Touch
15 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.25%) iPad
3 10 (7.25%) iPhone
3 10 (7.25%) User Experience
4 5 (3.62%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.45%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Informatics
6 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) Physics
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.97%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.07%) Android
3 6 (4.35%) Linux
4 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.62%) Unix
5 4 (2.90%) Windows
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.99%) Scrum
2 37 (26.81%) MVC
3 32 (23.19%) TDD
4 31 (22.46%) Software Engineering
4 31 (22.46%) Waterfall
4 31 (22.46%) Web Development
5 23 (16.67%) Project Management
6 21 (15.22%) E-Commerce
7 17 (12.32%) DevOps
8 16 (11.59%) Memory Management
8 16 (11.59%) Mobile Development
9 11 (7.97%) PRINCE2
10 10 (7.25%) Asset Management
10 10 (7.25%) iOS Development
11 9 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (6.52%) SDLC
12 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.07%) Investment Management
13 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.16%) SQL
2 41 (29.71%) C#
3 37 (26.81%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.29%) Java
5 11 (7.97%) Ruby
6 10 (7.25%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.80%) Go
7 8 (5.80%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.90%) VB
10 3 (2.17%) VBScript
11 1 (0.72%) Python
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.72%) VBA
11 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) ISEB
3 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.90%) PMP
4 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) QA
1 5 (3.62%) WCAG
2 4 (2.90%) FATCA
2 4 (2.90%) MiFID
3 1 (0.72%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Docker
2 5 (3.62%) vSphere
3 2 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle
3 2 (1.45%) HP
4 1 (0.72%) Foundry
4 1 (0.72%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.72%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.72%) New Relic
4 1 (0.72%) Splunk
4 1 (0.72%) Teradata
4 1 (0.72%) VMware
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
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