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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 20 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.27% 5.26% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 8.38% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 2
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£325 £406 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
204 167 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.08% 62.78% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 111
Average daily rate £350 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Folkestone +1 4 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 £225 - 1
Dover - 1 £550 -
Faversham - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
West Malling - - - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) .NET
3 19 (82.61%) C#
4 16 (69.57%) TDD
5 15 (65.22%) Finance
5 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
5 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
6 13 (56.52%) MVC
6 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
7 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
8 10 (43.48%) HTML
9 8 (34.78%) jQuery
9 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) CSS
10 7 (30.43%) Classic ASP
11 6 (26.09%) WCF
12 5 (21.74%) HTML5
12 5 (21.74%) BDD
12 5 (21.74%) RESTful
12 5 (21.74%) CSS3
13 4 (17.39%) Migration
13 4 (17.39%) SOA
13 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
13 4 (17.39%) OO
13 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (17.39%) Castle Windsor
13 4 (17.39%) Ember.js
13 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
3 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 14 (60.87%) C# Developer
4 13 (56.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (8.70%) Programmer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (30.43%) Classic ASP
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) WCF
8 5 (21.74%) RESTful
8 5 (21.74%) CSS3
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
9 4 (17.39%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (17.39%) Ember.js
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) Tandem
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 13 (56.52%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.35%) MVVM
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) SAP