The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 361 371 458
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +87
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 252 209 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.46% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 152 82
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £550 £636
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £406
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ScrumMaster
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in England

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in England

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in England

ScrumMaster
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ScrumMaster across the England region.

ScrumMaster Hourly Rate Trend in England

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
London +19 140 £495 +10.00% 30
South East -25 33 £429 +3.93% 11
South West +4 17 £350 -22.22%
East of England +2 17 £475 +46.15% 3
North East -14 13 £450 +20.00% 2
North West -23 12 £438 +6.56%
Yorkshire -17 11 £395 -1.25% 7
West Midlands +3 5 - - 1
East Midlands +1 5 £475 +17.28% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
ScrumMaster
UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 435 (100.00%) Scrum
2 386 (88.74%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (20.92%) Coaching
4 85 (19.54%) Finance
5 83 (19.08%) Kanban
6 77 (17.70%) TDD
7 70 (16.09%) Project Management
8 64 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (14.25%) Java
10 58 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (12.64%) User Stories
12 50 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 50 (11.49%) JIRA
13 49 (11.26%) Banking
14 47 (10.80%) E-Commerce
15 44 (10.11%) .NET
16 37 (8.51%) Velocity
17 36 (8.28%) Waterfall
17 36 (8.28%) BDD
18 34 (7.82%) C#
18 34 (7.82%) Mentoring
19 33 (7.59%) Automated Testing
20 32 (7.36%) SDLC
21 26 (5.98%) Software Delivery
22 25 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
23 24 (5.52%) JavaScript
23 24 (5.52%) Microsoft
24 22 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
25 21 (4.83%) PRINCE2
25 21 (4.83%) Security Cleared

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (2.30%) Node.js
2 9 (2.07%) Confluence
3 7 (1.61%) Drupal
4 3 (0.69%) CMS
4 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.23%) Jetty
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (1.84%) MS Project
2 7 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.61%) Google Apps
2 6 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.15%) Big Data
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.23%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Impala
6 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (11.49%) JIRA
2 13 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.76%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.38%) Subversion
6 3 (0.69%) Maven
7 2 (0.46%) Ant
7 2 (0.46%) JUnit
7 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.23%) Mockito
8 1 (0.23%) Mocha
8 1 (0.23%) Hudson
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 85 (19.54%) Finance
2 49 (11.26%) Banking
3 18 (4.14%) Retail
4 16 (3.68%) Games
5 13 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.38%) Marketing
8 5 (1.15%) Law
9 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.92%) Advertising
9 4 (0.92%) Publishing
10 3 (0.69%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.11%) .NET
2 37 (8.51%) Velocity
3 11 (2.53%) HTML
4 6 (1.38%) Web Services
4 6 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.38%) HTML5
5 5 (1.15%) J2EE
5 5 (1.15%) CSS
6 4 (0.92%) Spring
6 4 (0.92%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.46%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (0.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (0.46%) LINQ
9 1 (0.23%) Grails
9 1 (0.23%) jQuery
9 1 (0.23%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.45%) User Experience
2 6 (1.38%) Wiki
2 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
4 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
4 4 (0.92%) Fixed Income
5 3 (0.69%) DTV
5 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.46%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.46%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.23%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.23%) SCADA
7 1 (0.23%) CMDB
7 1 (0.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.23%) NHS
7 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.84%) Linux
2 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.23%) UNIX
4 1 (0.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (100.00%) Scrum
2 386 (88.74%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (20.92%) Coaching
4 83 (19.08%) Kanban
5 77 (17.70%) TDD
6 70 (16.09%) Project Management
7 64 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (12.64%) User Stories
10 50 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 47 (10.80%) E-Commerce
12 36 (8.28%) Waterfall
12 36 (8.28%) BDD
13 34 (7.82%) Mentoring
14 33 (7.59%) Automated Testing
15 32 (7.36%) SDLC
16 26 (5.98%) Software Delivery
17 25 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (4.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 62 (14.25%) Java
2 34 (7.82%) C#
3 24 (5.52%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.30%) SQL
5 5 (1.15%) C++
6 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.69%) VB
7 2 (0.46%) Python
7 2 (0.46%) VBScript
7 2 (0.46%) RPG
7 2 (0.46%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) C
8 1 (0.23%) Perl
8 1 (0.23%) Ruby
8 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.37%) Degree
3 10 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.15%) PMP
5 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.68%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) EMIR
3 4 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) BladeLogic
1 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (5.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.60%) Oracle
3 12 (2.76%) Google
4 7 (1.61%) IBM
5 6 (1.38%) Sybase
5 6 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.69%) SAP
6 3 (0.69%) Serena
6 3 (0.69%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.46%) Pega
7 2 (0.46%) Endeca
7 2 (0.46%) ATG
7 2 (0.46%) Progress
7 2 (0.46%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (0.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix
8 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.23%) hybris
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