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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 13 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 6.38% 1.89% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 2.86% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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
42 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 89.36% 66.04% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 12
Average daily rate £525 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Average hourly rate £47.00 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.02% +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) B2C
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) FatWire
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) RUP
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe CQ

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) CMS Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XHTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (25.00%) WebCenter
4 2 (25.00%) TopLink
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) 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%) B2C
3 3 (37.50%) RUP
3 3 (37.50%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) OCP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) FatWire
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft