The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum 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 Scrum over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 26 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.70% 2.69% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 3.73% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £322 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £470 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
Scrum
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
173 161 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.19% 72.20% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 95 95
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Kent region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Scrum
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 Scrum within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Dover - 1 £360 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £295 - 5
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) Finance
5 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
6 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
7 13 (48.15%) HTML
7 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
8 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (44.44%) TDD
8 12 (44.44%) CSS
9 9 (33.33%) OO
9 9 (33.33%) HTML5
9 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (33.33%) CSS3
10 7 (25.93%) Classic ASP
10 7 (25.93%) MVC
11 6 (22.22%) Migration
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (14.81%) Kanban
13 4 (14.81%) jQuery
13 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
13 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
13 4 (14.81%) CRM
13 4 (14.81%) Retail
14 3 (11.11%) Marketing
14 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Scrum 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 Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
3 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 12 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) PowerBuilder Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (44.44%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (33.33%) CSS3
6 7 (25.93%) Classic ASP
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.41%) Ember.js
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (7.41%) WCF
10 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) DTV
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (25.93%) MVC
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) User Stories
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 1 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) webMethods
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle