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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 382 359 386
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 181 180 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 126 100
Average daily rate
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£453 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £330 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
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 - - -
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
42688 41191 38318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27233 25100 22188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 1864 2310
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 -13 78 £450 -7.69% 15
South East -42 30 £400 -8.57% 10
East of England +16 18 £500 +50.94% 4
North East +1 18 £468 +16.87%
East Midlands +17 13 £540 +23.42% 1
North West 0 8 £373 -
Yorkshire -11 7 £375 +10.70% 4
South West -23 5 £413 +5.76% 2
West Midlands +2 4 £195 - 1
ScrumMaster
UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 379 (100.00%) Scrum
2 348 (91.82%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (26.12%) Coaching
4 82 (21.64%) TDD
5 79 (20.84%) Mentoring
6 71 (18.73%) User Stories
6 71 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (18.73%) Kanban
7 55 (14.51%) Project Management
8 52 (13.72%) Java
9 51 (13.46%) JIRA
10 49 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 43 (11.35%) Automated Testing
12 41 (10.82%) Velocity
13 37 (9.76%) .NET
14 33 (8.71%) Games
15 31 (8.18%) E-Commerce
16 30 (7.92%) Finance
17 26 (6.86%) BDD
18 23 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (5.54%) Waterfall
19 21 (5.54%) Telecoms
19 21 (5.54%) C#
20 18 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
21 17 (4.49%) Security Cleared
21 17 (4.49%) Mobile App
21 17 (4.49%) Software Engineering
22 16 (4.22%) ATDD
23 15 (3.96%) Microsoft
24 14 (3.69%) SAP

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (1.58%) CMS
1 6 (1.58%) WebSphere
1 6 (1.58%) Confluence
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.26%) Node.js
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.37%) MVNO
2 2 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (2.11%) Big Data
2 6 (1.58%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.53%) SQLite
4 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.26%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.26%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.26%) OrientDB
4 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (13.46%) JIRA
2 18 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.85%) Maven
4 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.26%) Subversion
6 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (8.71%) Games
2 30 (7.92%) Finance
3 21 (5.54%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.17%) Retail
5 11 (2.90%) Banking
6 8 (2.11%) Local Government
7 6 (1.58%) Publishing
8 5 (1.32%) Marketing
9 4 (1.06%) Front Office
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.82%) Velocity
2 37 (9.76%) .NET
3 13 (3.43%) HTML
4 10 (2.64%) CSS
5 8 (2.11%) RESTful
5 8 (2.11%) Django
6 7 (1.85%) J2EE
7 6 (1.58%) Middleware
8 5 (1.32%) Web Services
8 5 (1.32%) XML
9 4 (1.06%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.06%) jQuery
10 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.79%) HTML5
10 3 (0.79%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.79%) WCF
10 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.53%) JDBC
11 2 (0.53%) XSD
11 2 (0.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.49%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.43%) Open Source
3 8 (2.11%) Blog
4 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.58%) User Experience
5 5 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.26%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.26%) NHS
8 1 (0.26%) Wiki
8 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.85%) Android
2 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (100.00%) Scrum
2 348 (91.82%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (26.12%) Coaching
4 82 (21.64%) TDD
5 79 (20.84%) Mentoring
6 71 (18.73%) User Stories
6 71 (18.73%) Kanban
6 71 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (14.51%) Project Management
8 49 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 43 (11.35%) Automated Testing
10 31 (8.18%) E-Commerce
11 26 (6.86%) BDD
12 23 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (5.54%) Waterfall
14 17 (4.49%) Software Engineering
15 16 (4.22%) ATDD
16 14 (3.69%) Agile Project Management
16 14 (3.69%) DevOps
17 13 (3.43%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.72%) Java
2 21 (5.54%) C#
3 14 (3.69%) Scala
4 13 (3.43%) Ruby
5 11 (2.90%) Python
6 10 (2.64%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.85%) SQL
8 5 (1.32%) PHP
9 4 (1.06%) C
10 3 (0.79%) C++
11 2 (0.53%) XPath
11 2 (0.53%) Erlang
12 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.11%) Degree
4 3 (0.79%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.53%) PMP
5 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.43%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (3.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.69%) SAP
3 13 (3.43%) Citrix
4 12 (3.17%) Oracle
5 6 (1.58%) VMware
6 5 (1.32%) IBM
7 4 (1.06%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.06%) Teradata
8 3 (0.79%) Sybase
9 2 (0.53%) Google
9 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.26%) Progress
10 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.26%) Mercator
10 1 (0.26%) ATG
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