The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 176 214 205
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 22 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £516 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.83% +25.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £365
% change year-on-year
- +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5314 6820 7348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.89% 92.59% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 5000 5346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 170
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 47 (100.00%) Scrum
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.15%) Kanban
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.77%) .NET
7 5 (10.64%) Java
7 5 (10.64%) XML
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
7 5 (10.64%) Android
8 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
8 4 (8.51%) Finance
8 4 (8.51%) Retail
9 3 (6.38%) Banking
9 3 (6.38%) Publishing
9 3 (6.38%) XSLT
9 3 (6.38%) C#
9 3 (6.38%) HTML
9 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) User Stories
9 3 (6.38%) JIRA
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
10 2 (4.26%) Big Data
10 2 (4.26%) Budget Control

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (2.13%) DNN
1 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) XSLT
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) Velocity
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
1 5 (10.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Scrum
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.15%) Kanban
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) User Stories
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 2 (4.26%) Budget Control
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.13%) Wealth Management
10 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.13%) VMware
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.13%) Citrix
1 1 (2.13%) SAP
1 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
1 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow