The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 44 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.68% 18.41% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 22.34% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 37 2
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£350 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £245 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 197 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 63.16% 82.43% 64.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 116 43
Average daily rate £368 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.54 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) TDD
1 9 (60.00%) Pair Programming
1 9 (60.00%) Kanban
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) SaaS
3 7 (46.67%) Twitter
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (33.33%) Xbox
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (33.33%) Test-First Development
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 5 (33.33%) Blog
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) SaaS
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
1 7 (46.67%) jQuery
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) GWT
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) Sass
4 2 (13.33%) LESS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blog
1 5 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (33.33%) Xbox
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Pair Programming
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) TDD
1 9 (60.00%) Kanban
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Test-First Development
4 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum-ban
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Twitter
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) webMethods
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago