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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South East / Kent
Rank 20 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.45% 4.15% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 5.41% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 13
Median daily rate £413 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £161 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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
203 185 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.61% 76.76% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 144 107
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 12
Median hourly rate £9.61 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.52% -15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +4 3 £381 +90.62% 2
Chatham - 3 £500 -
Faversham - 3 £525 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) JIRA
3 11 (42.31%) UML
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) Spring
5 9 (34.62%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) OO
5 9 (34.62%) JUnit
5 9 (34.62%) Middleware
6 8 (30.77%) Project Management
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) Web Development
8 6 (23.08%) JPA
8 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 6 (23.08%) JSP
8 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) CSS
10 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
10 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (11.54%) Build Automation
11 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
11 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
11 3 (11.54%) SDLC

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 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) InDesign
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JIRA
2 9 (34.62%) JUnit
3 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.54%) jMock
4 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) Mockito
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
6 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE Applications Developer
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum Master
6 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Middleware
1 9 (34.62%) Spring
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 6 (23.08%) JPA
3 6 (23.08%) JSP
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) UML
3 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) Web Development
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) Build Automation
9 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
9 3 (11.54%) Investment Management
9 3 (11.54%) SDLC
10 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) QA Automation
10 2 (7.69%) User Stories
10 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) OCPJP
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
Kent
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