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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 28 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 4 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.41% 1.97% 23.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 2.94% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 56
Average daily rate
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£285 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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
190 136 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 78.19% 67.00% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 75 140
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £152 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £13.43 £21.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) JAXB
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) Gerrit
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) Gerrit
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) JAXB
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Xbox
2 1 (9.09%) PlayStation
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) DSDM
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Ektron
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
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