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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.22% 6.45% 13.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.33% 8.00% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £388 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £403 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £38.90
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.25%
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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
150 150 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 73.17% 80.65% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 81 89
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £271 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £23.80 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (81.25%) C#
2 25 (78.13%) .NET
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
5 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (40.63%) TDD
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 12 (37.50%) HTML5
7 12 (37.50%) UNIX
7 12 (37.50%) Linux
7 12 (37.50%) MVC
7 12 (37.50%) Objective-C
8 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
8 11 (34.38%) Web Services
8 11 (34.38%) Apple iOS
8 11 (34.38%) Node.js
9 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.00%) CSS
10 8 (25.00%) RESTful
11 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (21.88%) iPhone
11 7 (21.88%) Multithreading
11 7 (21.88%) iOS SDK
11 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
11 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (21.88%) User Experience

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (34.38%) Node.js
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) S/MIME
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) SMTP
2 2 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.50%) Gerrit
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) Moq
6 1 (3.13%) MSTest
6 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) iOS Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Lead Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) HTML5
4 11 (34.38%) Web Services
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) RESTful
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.88%) iOS SDK
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (21.88%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) XML
8 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (9.38%) WCF
11 2 (6.25%) WPF
11 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) iPhone
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 5 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) UNIX
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) MVC
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) Multithreading
5 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
5 7 (21.88%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) MVVM
8 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Objective-C
5 7 (21.88%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) C
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) Python
7 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.25%) VB6
8 2 (6.25%) VB
8 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Ektron
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin