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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 30 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.69% 3.11% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 4.43% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
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£363 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £408 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +9.47%
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
225 203 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.25% 70.24% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 124 99
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £36.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 27 August 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
Maidstone +1 4 £213 -34.61%
West Malling +7 3 £388 +3.33%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £325 - 3
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) XML
6 7 (24.14%) C#
6 7 (24.14%) JIRA
6 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
7 6 (20.69%) Spring
7 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) JPA
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) Perl
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Banking
9 4 (13.79%) Subversion
9 4 (13.79%) Web Development
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) XSL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
1 3 (10.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Ingres
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 11 (37.93%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) Web Services
4 10 (34.48%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
6 6 (20.69%) Spring
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.69%) JPA
7 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) REST
8 4 (13.79%) PhoneGap
8 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 4 (13.79%) PrimeFaces
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (13.79%) XSL
9 3 (10.34%) DOM
9 3 (10.34%) JSF
9 3 (10.34%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) OO
1 6 (20.69%) MVC
1 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) TDD
2 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) UML
3 4 (13.79%) OOD
3 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) DSDM
5 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.90%) System Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) XAML
6 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) OCPJP
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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