The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ScrumMaster in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 77 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.095% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ScrumMaster
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1113 968 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.60% 92.37% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 485 451
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 69 78
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £42.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ScrumMaster in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes +5 2 - -
High Wycombe - - - -
ScrumMaster
South East

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited ScrumMaster in their job title 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 with ScrumMaster in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) NUnit
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
3 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
4 7 (63.64%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) Product Management
5 6 (54.55%) Velocity
6 4 (36.36%) Content Management
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) Content Management Server
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Kanban
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) CMS
8 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (18.18%) Retail

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited ScrumMaster in their job title 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 with ScrumMaster in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Content Management Server
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Kentico
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) NUnit
2 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Velocity
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) Product Management
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Content Management
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Kanban
8 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 2 (18.18%) Time Management
8 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) IBM