The table below looks at the statistics for Basecamp skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basecamp over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basecamp
Rank 410 402 406
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Basecamp 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.051% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £410 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Basecamp
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1947 1246 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.21% 5.98% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 874 525
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 11
Average hourly rate £25.63 £28.13 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +65.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £39.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Basecamp
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Basecamp across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Basecamp Jobs Demand Trend in London

Basecamp
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Basecamp across the London region.

Basecamp Daily Rate Trend in London

Basecamp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Basecamp 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 Basecamp.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) W3C
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Trello
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) WCAG
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) GitHub
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Basecamp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Basecamp 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 Basecamp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Trello
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Coach
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (14.29%) UI Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) W3C
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow Management
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Creative Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore