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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South East / Kent
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 45 75 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.63% 16.48% 15.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.44% 21.80% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 68 26
Median daily rate £413 £340 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.32% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £274 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £597 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 244 344 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.72% 75.60% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 264 105
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 5 - - 1
Maidstone -1 5 £375 +7.14% 1
West Malling -1 4 £425 +13.33% 1
Folkestone -6 1 - - 2
Faversham - 1 £525 -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development.

1 34 (36.17%) .NET
2 29 (30.85%) Finance
3 27 (28.72%) HTML
4 25 (26.60%) Java
4 25 (26.60%) Scrum
5 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 24 (25.53%) C#
5 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 20 (21.28%) Mobile App
7 19 (20.21%) Oracle
7 19 (20.21%) CSS
8 18 (19.15%) MVC
9 17 (18.09%) XML
9 17 (18.09%) Web Development
10 16 (17.02%) Project Management
11 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
11 14 (14.89%) Web Services
11 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.89%) Android
12 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
13 12 (12.77%) REST
13 12 (12.77%) JIRA
13 12 (12.77%) Degree
13 12 (12.77%) TDD
14 11 (11.70%) Advertising
14 11 (11.70%) OpenGL
14 11 (11.70%) UML
14 11 (11.70%) .NET Framework
14 11 (11.70%) Spring
14 11 (11.70%) Memory Management

Agile Software Development
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 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) InDesign
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Workday HCM
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.06%) Big Data
5 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.06%) HBase
5 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.06%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) JIRA
3 10 (10.64%) JUnit
4 9 (9.57%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.26%) jMock
5 4 (4.26%) Maven
5 4 (4.26%) Mockito
5 4 (4.26%) Selenium
5 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.26%) Subversion
6 3 (3.19%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (2.13%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Advertising
3 4 (4.26%) Local Government
3 4 (4.26%) Publishing
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (54.26%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Android Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Java Android Developer
7 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Designer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) WPF Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Development Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Programme Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) UX Designer
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) .NET
2 27 (28.72%) HTML
3 19 (20.21%) CSS
4 17 (18.09%) XML
5 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
5 14 (14.89%) Web Services
6 12 (12.77%) REST
7 11 (11.70%) .NET Framework
7 11 (11.70%) Android SDK
7 11 (11.70%) OpenGL
7 11 (11.70%) Spring
8 10 (10.64%) JSON
9 9 (9.57%) HTML5
9 9 (9.57%) Middleware
10 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.45%) CSS3
12 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (6.38%) JSP
12 6 (6.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.51%) User Experience
4 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Android
2 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Scrum
2 18 (19.15%) MVC
3 17 (18.09%) Web Development
4 16 (17.02%) Project Management
5 12 (12.77%) TDD
6 11 (11.70%) Android Development
6 11 (11.70%) Memory Management
6 11 (11.70%) UML
7 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.57%) Mobile Development
7 9 (9.57%) OO
8 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.51%) SDLC
9 6 (6.38%) Manual Testing
9 6 (6.38%) MVVM
9 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.32%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) Java
2 24 (25.53%) C#
2 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.51%) SQL
4 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
4 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) COBOL
5 1 (1.06%) LINC
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.06%) Scala
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.06%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) OCPJP
3 2 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) CBAP
4 1 (1.06%) ISEB
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.13%) WCAG
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Adobe
3 4 (4.26%) Infragistics
4 3 (3.19%) Workday
5 1 (1.06%) Apple
5 1 (1.06%) Citrix
5 1 (1.06%) VMware
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