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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 78 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.63% 17.36% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.74% 25.00% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 22 10
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £559 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
343 168 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.13% 69.42% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 81 88
Average daily rate £375 £340 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+750.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells -3 17 £338 +6.29% 5
West Malling - 9 £400 - 2
Folkestone 0 7 £318 - 1
Tonbridge -5 5 £613 +42.44%
Maidstone 0 4 £375 +10.29% 2
Canterbury +3 3 £440 +41.93% 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 49 (44.95%) .NET
2 45 (41.28%) Finance
3 43 (39.45%) HTML
4 42 (38.53%) C#
4 42 (38.53%) SQL
5 40 (36.70%) MVC
6 38 (34.86%) CSS
7 37 (33.94%) JavaScript
8 36 (33.03%) ASP.NET
8 36 (33.03%) Scrum
9 33 (30.28%) TDD
10 32 (29.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (28.44%) Waterfall
11 31 (28.44%) Software Engineering
12 26 (23.85%) Web Development
13 23 (21.10%) Java
14 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
15 21 (19.27%) jQuery
15 21 (19.27%) HTML5
15 21 (19.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (18.35%) CSS3
16 20 (18.35%) .NET Framework
16 20 (18.35%) E-Commerce
16 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (17.43%) Entity Framework
18 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 17 (15.60%) XML
20 15 (13.76%) DevOps
21 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
22 12 (11.01%) Project Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (10.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (7.34%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) SAS
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) PaaS
2 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.26%) Heroku
4 2 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) AMQP
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.50%) Redis
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.83%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.92%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.92%) MySQL
8 1 (0.92%) OLTP
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.50%) Subversion
3 5 (4.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.67%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.75%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.75%) Selenium
5 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.75%) Xcode
6 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.83%) MSTest
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) JMeter
7 1 (0.92%) Moq
7 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.92%) WatiN
General
1 45 (41.28%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.83%) Games
4 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (44.95%) Developer
2 30 (27.52%) C# Developer
3 29 (26.61%) .NET Developer
4 26 (23.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 25 (22.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (15.60%) C# Web Developer
6 17 (15.60%) Web Developer
7 14 (12.84%) .NET Web Developer
7 14 (12.84%) Analyst
7 14 (12.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (11.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (11.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (11.93%) HTML CSS Developer
8 13 (11.93%) HTML Developer
9 10 (9.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (9.17%) Project Manager
9 10 (9.17%) Software Engineer
10 9 (8.26%) Java Engineer
11 8 (7.34%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (7.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.95%) .NET
2 43 (39.45%) HTML
3 38 (34.86%) CSS
4 36 (33.03%) ASP.NET
5 32 (29.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (19.27%) HTML5
6 21 (19.27%) jQuery
7 20 (18.35%) .NET Framework
7 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (18.35%) CSS3
8 19 (17.43%) Entity Framework
9 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 17 (15.60%) XML
11 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 9 (8.26%) Web Services
13 8 (7.34%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (4.59%) Gherkin
14 5 (4.59%) REST
14 5 (4.59%) WCF
15 4 (3.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.83%) iPad
5 2 (1.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Android
1 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (3.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) MVC
2 36 (33.03%) Scrum
3 33 (30.28%) TDD
4 31 (28.44%) Software Engineering
4 31 (28.44%) Waterfall
5 26 (23.85%) Web Development
6 20 (18.35%) E-Commerce
7 15 (13.76%) DevOps
8 12 (11.01%) Project Management
9 9 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (8.26%) SDLC
10 8 (7.34%) Asset Management
10 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.59%) Pair Programming
11 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.59%) Test Management
11 5 (4.59%) User Stories
12 4 (3.67%) Analytics
12 4 (3.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) C#
1 42 (38.53%) SQL
2 37 (33.94%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.10%) Java
4 11 (10.09%) Ruby
5 10 (9.17%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.34%) Go
7 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.67%) VBScript
9 3 (2.75%) VB
10 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.92%) Python
11 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) ISEB
3 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.67%) PMP
4 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Docker
2 5 (4.59%) vSphere
3 2 (1.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.92%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.83%) HP
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.92%) Foundry
3 1 (0.92%) Infragistics
3 1 (0.92%) New Relic
3 1 (0.92%) Splunk
3 1 (0.92%) VMware
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: 18 hours ago
West Malling
Capita plc
Posted: Yesterday