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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank - 8 11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon - 7.50% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.68% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £488 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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
39 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 81.25% 77.50% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
Average daily rate £375 £438 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £438 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Average hourly rate £32.65 £32.75 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £24.12 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £37.70 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) B2C
4 2 (40.00%) EclipseLink
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XHTML
1 2 (40.00%) TopLink
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
1 2 (40.00%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe