The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 9 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 12.20% - 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£481 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +40.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 80.49% 70.00% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Average daily rate £463 £538 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +152.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.10% -14.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) FatWire
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) RUP
3 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Web 2.0
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe
4 3 (37.50%) SEO
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) RAD
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) CMS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XHTML
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) RUP
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) RAD
3 3 (37.50%) SEO
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) B2C
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) FatWire
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
Basildon, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago