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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 30 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 33 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.04% 5.26% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% 7.60% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 3
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £321 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £384 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
343 171 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.13% 69.23% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 83 87
Median daily rate £375 £338 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Median hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+750.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 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 1 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
Folkestone 0 7 £318 - 1
West Malling - 7 £400 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -2 6 £328 +11.01% 2
Maidstone 0 2 £375 +10.29%
Chatham - 2 £475 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Finance
3 20 (45.45%) .NET
4 16 (36.36%) HTML
5 15 (34.09%) C#
5 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 14 (31.82%) CSS
6 14 (31.82%) MVC
7 13 (29.55%) SQL
7 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 8 (18.18%) XML
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.18%) Web Development
11 7 (15.91%) SDLC
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (13.64%) Project Management
12 6 (13.64%) UML
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.36%) Test Management
13 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
13 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
14 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
14 4 (9.09%) Defect Management
14 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
14 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
14 4 (9.09%) Degree

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 3 (6.82%) SAS
2 2 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.55%) OLTP
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Redis
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.55%) Ant
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) MSTest
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Scrum Master
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.82%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (18.18%) XML
7 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
8 3 (6.82%) SOAP
9 2 (4.55%) CSS3
9 2 (4.55%) DHTML
9 2 (4.55%) Ember.js
9 2 (4.55%) HTML5
9 2 (4.55%) J2EE
9 2 (4.55%) JDBC
9 2 (4.55%) JSON
9 2 (4.55%) JSP
9 2 (4.55%) RESTful
9 2 (4.55%) Servlets
9 2 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) MVC
3 8 (18.18%) Web Development
4 7 (15.91%) SDLC
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) UML
6 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.36%) Test Management
7 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
8 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) C#
1 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) AspectJ
5 2 (4.55%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 4 (9.09%) PMP
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) Infragistics
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