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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 185 195 172
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 11 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 19
Average daily rate
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£500 £469 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £403 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £530 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 40 (100.00%) Scrum
2 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) .NET
4 11 (27.50%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (22.50%) C#
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (22.50%) Coaching
6 8 (20.00%) Kanban
7 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 7 (17.50%) Finance
8 6 (15.00%) Velocity
8 6 (15.00%) BDD
9 5 (12.50%) User Stories
9 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.50%) Android
9 5 (12.50%) JIRA
10 4 (10.00%) QA
10 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (10.00%) RESTful
10 4 (10.00%) Games
10 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.50%) CSS
11 3 (7.50%) Java
11 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.50%) Retail
11 3 (7.50%) ATDD
11 3 (7.50%) Feature Driven Development
12 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) French Language
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) Velocity
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) JSON
6 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) User Experience
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Scrum
2 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) TDD
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (22.50%) Coaching
5 8 (20.00%) Kanban
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) BDD
8 5 (12.50%) User Stories
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.50%) ATDD
10 3 (7.50%) Feature Driven Development
11 2 (5.00%) Dependency Management
11 2 (5.00%) DevOps
11 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
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