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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.64% 4.10% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 5.08% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £320 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £367 £440
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 £46.25 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.71% +1.60%
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
225 236 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.67% 80.55% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 140 129
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
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 25 July 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 - 7 - - 1
Chatham - 1 £450 -
Faversham - 1 £500 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Finance
3 16 (32.00%) .NET
4 15 (30.00%) SQL
5 13 (26.00%) HTML
6 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (24.00%) XML
7 11 (22.00%) UML
7 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (22.00%) Java
7 11 (22.00%) C#
7 11 (22.00%) MVC
7 11 (22.00%) Subversion
7 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (20.00%) CSS
9 9 (18.00%) JSP
9 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
9 9 (18.00%) Spring
9 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (16.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (16.00%) Maven
10 8 (16.00%) AspectJ
10 8 (16.00%) AOP
10 8 (16.00%) Web Development
10 8 (16.00%) JSON
10 8 (16.00%) JIRA
10 8 (16.00%) OOP
10 8 (16.00%) 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 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Bluemix
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Subversion
1 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (16.00%) Ant
2 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum Master
7 4 (8.00%) Content Designer
7 4 (8.00%) Designer
8 3 (6.00%) Office 365 Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Rollout Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) HTML
3 12 (24.00%) XML
4 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (20.00%) CSS
6 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (18.00%) JSP
6 9 (18.00%) Spring
7 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (16.00%) J2EE
7 8 (16.00%) JDBC
7 8 (16.00%) JSON
7 8 (16.00%) Servlets
8 3 (6.00%) DHTML
8 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
9 2 (4.00%) WinForms
9 2 (4.00%) WPF
10 1 (2.00%) Middleware
10 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) MVC
2 11 (22.00%) UML
3 8 (16.00%) AOP
3 8 (16.00%) OOD
3 8 (16.00%) OOP
3 8 (16.00%) Project Management
3 8 (16.00%) RUP
3 8 (16.00%) Web Development
4 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.00%) SDLC
5 4 (8.00%) Test Management
5 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (6.00%) BDD
6 3 (6.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) AspectJ
5 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.00%) VBScript
7 2 (4.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
1 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.00%) PMP
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) WCAG
2 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) IBM
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle