The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 30 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.75% 17.65% 14.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 22.36% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 36 41
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £310 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 161 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 68.81% 78.92% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 105 146
Average daily rate £350 £351 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £11.83 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Bluetooth
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (15.38%) GWT
6 2 (15.38%) Google
6 2 (15.38%) TDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Moq
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) GWT
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) PhoneGap
3 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.69%) StructureMap
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) Kindle
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum-ban
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Google