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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 172 184 188
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 19 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £419 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £389
% change year-on-year
+0.23% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
5002 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Scrum
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Kanban
4 9 (30.00%) JIRA
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Banking
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) Google
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Velocity
8 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
8 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.67%) DNA
9 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (6.67%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (6.67%) ATDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (3.33%) Drupal
1 1 (3.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Games
4 2 (6.67%) French Language
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Velocity
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
1 1 (3.33%) Wiki
1 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Scrum
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Kanban
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
6 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.67%) DNA
7 2 (6.67%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (6.67%) ATDD
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Sybase
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