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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.91% 5.26% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 6.60% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 11
Median daily rate £525 £343 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.28% +7.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +14.37%
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
183 197 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 77.22% 79.76% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 132 96
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 17
Median hourly rate £9.61 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Maidstone +6 2 £350 -12.50% 2
Chatham - 2 £500 -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Tonbridge - 1 £550 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 6 (26.09%) Spring
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) User Experience
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Subversion
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Middleware
5 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (17.39%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (17.39%) Maven
5 4 (17.39%) WCAG
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Publishing
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) JUnit
5 4 (17.39%) JSP
5 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
5 4 (17.39%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development

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 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.35%) InDesign
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Bluemix
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.70%) jMock
5 2 (8.70%) Mockito
6 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
6 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Designer
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Content Designer
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum Master
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) J2EE
3 4 (17.39%) JSP
3 4 (17.39%) Middleware
4 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.04%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) JDBC
5 2 (8.70%) JPA
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) Servlets
5 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.35%) DHTML
6 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) UML
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) AOP
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) RUP
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) AspectJ
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) WCAG
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Infragistics
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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