Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 22 June 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.

Scrum
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 40 26
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 36 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.74% 4.51% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 5.27% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 29
Kent median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £383 £350 £309
90th Percentile £541 £519 £588
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £414
% change year-on-year +2.78% +8.76% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.25 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.72% +2.22% +20.00%

Scrum 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 361 455 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 77.63% 85.53% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 332 450
Kent median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £296 £203 £187
90th Percentile £610 £538 £588
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 14
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £24.95 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.32% -31.17% +93.33%
10th Percentile £15.78 £10.65 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.80 £29.92 £175.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.71% +18.83%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Kent

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Kent

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Kent over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum 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 6 months to 22 June 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
Maidstone +2 4 £413 - 1
West Malling - 4 £413 - 5
Rochester - 3 £548 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) .NET
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 11 (30.56%) HTML
4 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 9 (25.00%) CMS
6 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.00%) Kanban
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 8 (22.22%) HTML5
7 8 (22.22%) TDD
7 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 7 (19.44%) API Development
8 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
8 7 (19.44%) OAuth
8 7 (19.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (19.44%) Sitecore
9 6 (16.67%) User Stories
9 6 (16.67%) Sass
9 6 (16.67%) Coaching
9 6 (16.67%) SDLC
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET

Scrum
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 9 (25.00%) CMS
2 7 (19.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.33%) OLAP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (8.33%) Power BI
3 3 (8.33%) PowerPivot
3 3 (8.33%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Appium
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) MSTest
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Angular Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (19.44%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (19.44%) HTML Developer
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum Master
5 6 (16.67%) UI Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (30.56%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 8 (22.22%) HTML5
6 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
6 7 (19.44%) OAuth
7 6 (16.67%) Sass
8 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.56%) CSS3
11 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
11 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.78%) RESTful
11 1 (2.78%) ServiceStack
11 1 (2.78%) WCF
11 1 (2.78%) WPF
11 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Fintech
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.00%) Kanban
4 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 8 (22.22%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) API Development
6 6 (16.67%) Coaching
6 6 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 6 (16.67%) SDLC
6 6 (16.67%) User Stories
7 4 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 4 (11.11%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.33%) ERP
8 3 (8.33%) ETL
8 3 (8.33%) ETL Development
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.56%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Postgraduate
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Sitecore
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.78%) Anite
5 1 (2.78%) Infragistics