The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 29 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.63% 3.98% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 5.43% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £332 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
273 184 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.19% 73.31% 72.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 101 105
Median daily rate £415 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £170.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1378.26% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +4 6 - - 1
Chatham - 2 £475 -
Folkestone - 2 £318 - 1
West Malling - 2 - -
Faversham - 1 £500 -
Maidstone - 1 £375 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Finance
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) .NET
4 13 (26.53%) HTML
5 12 (24.49%) C#
5 12 (24.49%) XML
5 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
5 12 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (22.45%) UML
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
6 11 (22.45%) CSS
6 11 (22.45%) MVC
7 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (18.37%) Java
8 9 (18.37%) Project Management
9 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
9 8 (16.33%) Subversion
9 8 (16.33%) Web Development
9 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (14.29%) SDLC
10 7 (14.29%) Spring
10 7 (14.29%) JSP
10 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 6 (12.24%) Eclipse
11 6 (12.24%) RUP
11 6 (12.24%) OOD
11 6 (12.24%) Linux

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.12%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Bluemix
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) OLTP
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.33%) Subversion
3 6 (12.24%) Ant
3 6 (12.24%) Eclipse
3 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) Maven
4 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) MSTest
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum Master
5 5 (10.20%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.12%) Office 365 Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 12 (24.49%) XML
4 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (14.29%) JSP
7 7 (14.29%) Spring
8 6 (12.24%) J2EE
8 6 (12.24%) JDBC
8 6 (12.24%) JSON
8 6 (12.24%) Servlets
9 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
10 3 (6.12%) SOAP
11 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.08%) CSS3
11 2 (4.08%) DHTML
11 2 (4.08%) Ember.js
11 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) MVC
2 11 (22.45%) UML
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) Web Development
5 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) AOP
6 6 (12.24%) OOD
6 6 (12.24%) OOP
6 6 (12.24%) RUP
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Test Management
8 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Defect Management
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) Java
4 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.24%) AspectJ
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
1 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.16%) PMP
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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