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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 19 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.18% 3.47% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 5.11% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £360 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £410 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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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
148 137 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.68% 67.82% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 90
Average daily rate £388 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% -20.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) C#
3 19 (55.88%) .NET
4 15 (44.12%) HTML
4 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 15 (44.12%) TDD
4 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
5 13 (38.24%) SQL
6 12 (35.29%) Web Services
6 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (32.35%) HTML5
7 11 (32.35%) Apple iOS
7 11 (32.35%) Node.js
7 11 (32.35%) UNIX
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 11 (32.35%) Objective-C
8 9 (26.47%) MVC
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) XML
9 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
10 7 (20.59%) iOS SDK
10 7 (20.59%) iPhone
10 7 (20.59%) RESTful
10 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
10 7 (20.59%) C++
10 7 (20.59%) iOS Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (32.35%) Node.js
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 6 (17.65%) Gerrit
5 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (5.88%) Ant
6 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) MSTest
7 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) iOS Developer
4 5 (14.71%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) HTML
3 12 (35.29%) Web Services
4 11 (32.35%) HTML5
5 8 (23.53%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.59%) iOS SDK
6 7 (20.59%) RESTful
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 6 (17.65%) CSS
7 6 (17.65%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
10 3 (8.82%) WCF
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.88%) JAXB
11 2 (5.88%) WinForms
11 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.59%) iPhone
2 7 (20.59%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.94%) Xbox
5 1 (2.94%) Blog
5 1 (2.94%) DTV
5 1 (2.94%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Apple iOS
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) TDD
3 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 9 (26.47%) MVC
5 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
5 7 (20.59%) iOS Development
6 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) System Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Line Management
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) MVVM
9 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) Objective-C
5 7 (20.59%) C++
6 6 (17.65%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) C
7 4 (11.76%) Apple Swift
7 4 (11.76%) Python
7 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.88%) VB6
8 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Ektron
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) SAP