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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.37% 6.25% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 9.84% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 2
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£374 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £385 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £38.90
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.46%
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
192 122 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.91% 63.54% 59.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 77 101
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £20.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -20.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Maidstone - 2 £350 -
Folkestone -2 1 - - 1
Dartford - 1 £388 - 1
Faversham - 1 £563 -
Canterbury - - - - 2
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (81.82%) .NET
3 25 (75.76%) C#
4 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
5 19 (57.58%) Finance
5 19 (57.58%) TDD
6 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 17 (51.52%) AngularJS
8 16 (48.48%) HTML
9 14 (42.42%) MVC
9 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (39.39%) CSS
11 11 (33.33%) Classic ASP
11 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (27.27%) CSS3
12 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (27.27%) HTML5
12 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
12 9 (27.27%) OO
13 8 (24.24%) Migration
13 8 (24.24%) jQuery
14 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
14 5 (15.15%) Kanban
14 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (15.15%) BDD
15 4 (12.12%) Castle Windsor
15 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (12.12%) RESTful

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) MSTest
4 1 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.03%) Moq
4 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) .NET Developer
3 18 (54.55%) C# Developer
4 16 (48.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
6 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) PowerBuilder Developer
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (6.06%) Programmer
10 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
10 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
10 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
10 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 17 (51.52%) AngularJS
4 16 (48.48%) HTML
5 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (39.39%) CSS
7 11 (33.33%) Classic ASP
7 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (27.27%) CSS3
8 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (27.27%) HTML5
9 8 (24.24%) jQuery
10 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (12.12%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (12.12%) RESTful
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (12.12%) WCF
12 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) DTV
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 14 (42.42%) MVC
4 9 (27.27%) OO
5 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Kanban
6 5 (15.15%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) SOA
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C#
2 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) webMethods
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280 - £310 per day
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