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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 46 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.44% 12.32% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.33% 16.13% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 17
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£360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
238 217 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.87% 76.41% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 141 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 15
Average hourly rate £9.00 £32.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.09% +17.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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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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 +8 17 £350 +7.69% 5
Dover - 8 £500 -
Tonbridge +1 2 £375 -46.42% 1
Folkestone 0 2 £325 -
Chatham - 2 £400 -
Maidstone -8 1 £350 -50.00% 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 33 (37.50%) C#
1 33 (37.50%) .NET
2 29 (32.95%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.55%) AngularJS
4 25 (28.41%) TDD
5 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 24 (27.27%) Finance
5 24 (27.27%) Scrum
6 23 (26.14%) SQL
7 22 (25.00%) HTML
8 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 20 (22.73%) OpenGL
10 18 (20.45%) MVC
10 18 (20.45%) Apple iOS
11 17 (19.32%) CSS
11 17 (19.32%) OOP
12 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 16 (18.18%) jQuery
13 15 (17.05%) Web Services
14 14 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (14.77%) iOS Development
16 11 (12.50%) CSS3
16 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
16 11 (12.50%) REST
16 11 (12.50%) HTML5
16 11 (12.50%) Android
16 11 (12.50%) OO
17 10 (11.36%) SOA
17 10 (11.36%) XML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.27%) MS Access
5 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.95%) Xcode
2 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.82%) Subversion
4 5 (5.68%) JIRA
4 5 (5.68%) ReSharper
4 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.41%) Selenium
6 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.14%) NCover
8 1 (1.14%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Moq
8 1 (1.14%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.14%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.14%) PowerBuilder
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Legal
2 1 (1.14%) Banking
2 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (77.27%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) .NET Developer
3 22 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 21 (23.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (14.77%) Analyst
6 12 (13.64%) iOS Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.23%) PHP Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Android Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Agile Test Analyst
12 3 (3.41%) Oracle Developer
13 2 (2.27%) IT Business Analyst
13 2 (2.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) .NET
2 26 (29.55%) AngularJS
3 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 22 (25.00%) HTML
5 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (22.73%) OpenGL
7 17 (19.32%) CSS
8 16 (18.18%) jQuery
9 15 (17.05%) Web Services
10 14 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (12.50%) HTML5
11 11 (12.50%) REST
11 11 (12.50%) CSS3
12 10 (11.36%) XML
12 10 (11.36%) JSON
13 8 (9.09%) Classic ASP
13 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (7.95%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (7.95%) Cocoa Touch
14 7 (7.95%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.95%) iPhone
3 7 (7.95%) iPad
4 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Tandem
5 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Apple iOS
2 11 (12.50%) Android
3 9 (10.23%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) UNIX
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) TDD
2 24 (27.27%) Scrum
3 18 (20.45%) MVC
4 17 (19.32%) OOP
5 13 (14.77%) iOS Development
6 11 (12.50%) OO
7 10 (11.36%) SOA
7 10 (11.36%) Migration
7 10 (11.36%) Android Development
7 10 (11.36%) Mobile Development
7 10 (11.36%) Memory Management
8 8 (9.09%) Open Source
9 5 (5.68%) BDD
9 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Project Management
10 4 (4.55%) UML
10 4 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (3.41%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) C#
2 29 (32.95%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.14%) SQL
4 10 (11.36%) Java
5 9 (10.23%) PHP
6 7 (7.95%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.41%) VB
8 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 9 (10.23%) ISEB
3 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (3.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Zend
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Progress
4 1 (1.14%) Informatica
4 1 (1.14%) webMethods
4 1 (1.14%) Teradata