The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basildon region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 16 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 1.30% 7.27% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 8.89% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 74.03% 81.82% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 6
Average daily rate £450 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £85 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 7
Average hourly rate £45.50 £37.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £28.00 £28.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Essex

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Basildon region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Basildon region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) FatWire
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) FatWire