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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 29 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.29% 1.41% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.77% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £525 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +1.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.44 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -6.87%
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
200 226 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 82.30% 79.86% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 136 152
Median daily rate £375 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £30.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -45.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 - 1 - - 4
Tonbridge - 1 £550 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 2
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) UML
3 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (30.00%) JSP
3 9 (30.00%) XML
3 9 (30.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Subversion
3 9 (30.00%) Spring
3 9 (30.00%) JIRA
3 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (26.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (26.67%) Maven
4 8 (26.67%) AspectJ
4 8 (26.67%) AOP
4 8 (26.67%) OOD
4 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 8 (26.67%) J2EE
4 8 (26.67%) Ant
4 8 (26.67%) JDBC
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 8 (26.67%) Servlets
4 8 (26.67%) OOP
4 8 (26.67%) RUP
4 8 (26.67%) JSON
5 7 (23.33%) IBM Cloud
5 7 (23.33%) MySQL
5 7 (23.33%) IBM
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 7 (23.33%) Finance

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 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (26.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Bluemix
1 7 (23.33%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (30.00%) JIRA
1 9 (30.00%) Subversion
2 8 (26.67%) Ant
2 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 8 (26.67%) Maven
3 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (23.33%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Content Designer
6 4 (13.33%) Designer
7 3 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Project Office Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Rollout Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Rollout Project Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum Master
8 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) JSP
1 9 (30.00%) Spring
1 9 (30.00%) XML
2 8 (26.67%) J2EE
2 8 (26.67%) JDBC
2 8 (26.67%) JSON
2 8 (26.67%) Servlets
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.33%) DHTML
5 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) JPA
5 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) UML
3 8 (26.67%) AOP
3 8 (26.67%) OOD
3 8 (26.67%) OOP
3 8 (26.67%) RUP
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.67%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) Unified Process
9 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) AspectJ
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.33%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Infragistics