Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 101 114 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.57% 22.05% 19.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.77% 27.54% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 82 58
Kent median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £364 £332 £263
90th Percentile £576 £675 £538
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 351 414 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.40% 80.08% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 315 287
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £193
90th Percentile £601 £625 £559
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 7
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +22.33% -19.23%
10th Percentile £11.24 £20.61 £15.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £46.00 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.27% -9.00% +0.60%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Kent

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Kent

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Kent over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Kent

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Kent

Agile Software Development
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 Agile Software Development within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +3 13 £413 +20.44% 6
Tunbridge Wells +2 11 £368 +8.09% 6
Maidstone +11 10 £400 -5.88% 14
Chatham 0 4 £450 -21.74% 1
Tonbridge +1 2 £448 -31.15% 4
Canterbury - 2 £475 - 8
Dartford - 2 £390 - 7
Dover -2 1 £450 +22.45%
Folkestone -2 1 - - 2
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £750 - 2
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 77 (76.24%) .NET
2 69 (68.32%) C#
3 59 (58.42%) .NET Framework
4 57 (56.44%) Scrum
5 55 (54.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (48.51%) TDD
7 45 (44.55%) SQL
8 42 (41.58%) CMS
8 42 (41.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 41 (40.59%) Entity Framework
10 36 (35.64%) ASP.NET
11 34 (33.66%) Sitecore
12 28 (27.72%) AngularJS
13 26 (25.74%) E-Commerce
14 25 (24.75%) Sitecore CMS
15 24 (23.76%) API Development
15 24 (23.76%) Finance
16 22 (21.78%) MVC
16 22 (21.78%) OAuth
16 22 (21.78%) RESTful
17 21 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (18.81%) BDD
19 18 (17.82%) Test Automation
19 18 (17.82%) TeamCity
20 17 (16.83%) SOA
20 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
21 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
22 14 (13.86%) Deployment Automation
22 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC
23 13 (12.87%) HTML

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring 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 42 (41.58%) CMS
2 25 (24.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.99%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.99%) GitHub
3 1 (0.99%) Slack
3 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) HTTP
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.99%) Lumira
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Power BI
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) TeamCity
2 10 (9.90%) Selenium
3 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.92%) WebDriver
4 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.96%) JIRA
6 4 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.97%) MSTest
7 3 (2.97%) NUnit
7 3 (2.97%) Subversion
8 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.98%) JMeter
8 2 (1.98%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Advertising
3 2 (1.98%) Law
3 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Billing
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (79.21%) Developer
2 59 (58.42%) .NET Developer
3 29 (28.71%) C# Developer
4 27 (26.73%) Senior Developer
5 26 (25.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (25.74%) Senior .NET Developer
6 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (13.86%) SQL Developer
7 11 (10.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Sitecore Developer
8 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Azure Developer
10 5 (4.95%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.95%) WCF Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Agile Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (76.24%) .NET
2 59 (58.42%) .NET Framework
3 55 (54.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 41 (40.59%) Entity Framework
5 36 (35.64%) ASP.NET
6 28 (27.72%) AngularJS
7 22 (21.78%) OAuth
7 22 (21.78%) RESTful
8 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (12.87%) CSS
9 13 (12.87%) HTML
10 12 (11.88%) REST
11 11 (10.89%) .NET Core
11 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET Core
11 11 (10.89%) WCF
12 6 (5.94%) Web Services
13 5 (4.95%) jQuery
13 5 (4.95%) JSON
14 4 (3.96%) HTML5
15 3 (2.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.96%) CMDB
1 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.99%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (56.44%) Scrum
2 49 (48.51%) TDD
3 26 (25.74%) E-Commerce
4 24 (23.76%) API Development
5 22 (21.78%) MVC
6 21 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (18.81%) BDD
8 18 (17.82%) Test Automation
9 17 (16.83%) SOA
10 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (13.86%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (12.87%) OO
13 12 (11.88%) SOLID
14 11 (10.89%) Economics
15 9 (8.91%) Web Development
16 8 (7.92%) Kanban
17 6 (5.94%) Continuous Deployment
17 6 (5.94%) DevOps
18 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
18 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (68.32%) C#
2 45 (44.55%) SQL
3 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.95%) Java
4 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.98%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.99%) R
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
Vendors
1 34 (33.66%) Sitecore
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.97%) BMC
4 3 (2.97%) Remedy
5 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.99%) Anite
6 1 (0.99%) Capita
6 1 (0.99%) Facebook
6 1 (0.99%) HP
6 1 (0.99%) Workday