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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 169 214 193
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -21
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 30 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 18
Average daily rate
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£463 £500 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +39.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £360 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +19.86%
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
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 49 (100.00%) Scrum
2 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Coaching
4 9 (18.37%) Kanban
4 9 (18.37%) .NET
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) Finance
6 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
7 6 (12.24%) Android
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Java
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
9 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.16%) BDD
9 4 (8.16%) Velocity
9 4 (8.16%) Banking
9 4 (8.16%) Retail
10 3 (6.12%) JIRA
10 3 (6.12%) C#
10 3 (6.12%) RESTful
10 3 (6.12%) User Stories
11 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (4.08%) Big Data
11 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.08%) DevOps
11 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.04%) Node.js
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Velocity
3 3 (6.12%) RESTful
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
1 6 (12.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Scrum
2 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Coaching
4 9 (18.37%) Kanban
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.16%) BDD
10 3 (6.12%) User Stories
11 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (4.08%) DevOps
11 2 (4.08%) Budget Control
11 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.08%) SOA
11 2 (4.08%) Migration
11 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) VMware
1 1 (2.04%) Citrix
1 1 (2.04%) SAP
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