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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 10.95% 3.23% 13.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.65% 4.32% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 23
Average daily rate
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£404 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £388 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £403 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.52%
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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
157 162 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 74.76% 74.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 92 110
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.69 £14.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015, 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 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) C#
3 22 (61.11%) .NET
4 18 (50.00%) HTML
5 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
6 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 15 (41.67%) TDD
8 14 (38.89%) SQL
8 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (36.11%) Web Services
10 12 (33.33%) UNIX
10 12 (33.33%) Linux
10 12 (33.33%) Objective-C
10 12 (33.33%) HTML5
11 11 (30.56%) Apple iOS
11 11 (30.56%) Node.js
11 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
12 9 (25.00%) MVC
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
13 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
13 8 (22.22%) RESTful
13 8 (22.22%) XML
14 7 (19.44%) CSS
14 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
14 7 (19.44%) C++
14 7 (19.44%) iPhone
14 7 (19.44%) Multithreading

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (30.56%) Node.js
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) S/MIME
2 2 (5.56%) SMTP
2 2 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
5 6 (16.67%) Gerrit
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.78%) MSTest
7 1 (2.78%) JIRA
7 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) iOS Developer
4 5 (13.89%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (13.89%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (36.11%) Web Services
4 12 (33.33%) HTML5
5 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.22%) RESTful
6 8 (22.22%) XML
7 7 (19.44%) CSS
7 7 (19.44%) iOS SDK
7 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (16.67%) jQuery
8 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (8.33%) WCF
11 2 (5.56%) WPF
11 2 (5.56%) Silverlight
11 2 (5.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 7 (19.44%) iPhone
3 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) UNIX
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) TDD
3 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.00%) MVC
5 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
5 7 (19.44%) iOS Development
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.89%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) System Testing
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) MVVM
9 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 7 (19.44%) C++
6 6 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) C
7 4 (11.11%) Python
7 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.56%) VB6
8 2 (5.56%) VB
9 1 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Ektron
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin