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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 21 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.87% 3.93% 7.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.81% 5.36% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£345 £403 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +48.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £364 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
Scrum
Hampshire

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
148 168 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 63.52% 73.36% 75.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 45
Average daily rate £340 £403 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.52% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 17
Average hourly rate £11.35 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.57% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (86.36%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
4 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (63.64%) SQL
6 13 (59.09%) MVC
6 13 (59.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
9 6 (27.27%) HTTP
9 6 (27.27%) XML
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 6 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
10 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (22.73%) System Testing
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
11 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
11 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
11 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
11 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (18.18%) Ektron
12 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (13.64%) OO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) S/MIME
2 2 (9.09%) SMTP
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Moq
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) MSTest
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 6 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
7 2 (9.09%) WinForms
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
7 2 (9.09%) WPF
7 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
7 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 3 (13.64%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) MVVM
5 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) VB6
6 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.55%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Ektron
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin