The first table below looks at the demand for Basecamp skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basecamp over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Cloud Services category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basecamp
Rank 585 570 571
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Basecamp 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.28% 0.26% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £335 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1814 1156 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.32% 2.26% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 781 436
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%

Basecamp
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Basecamp Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Basecamp
Daily Rate Trend

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

Basecamp Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Basecamp
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Basecamp within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 3 £400 -
South Wales - 3 £400 -
Wales - 3 £400 -
London +6 2 £325 -13.33% 4
England -5 2 £325 -13.33% 5
Brighton - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Slough - - - -
Whyteleafe - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1

Basecamp
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Trello
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) PHP

Basecamp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Trello
2 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) SEO
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google