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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 384 418 403
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -15
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 202 134 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 95 106
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ScrumMaster
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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 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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +39 101 £450 -6.49% 8
South East -28 27 £395 -12.22% 8
North East -9 21 £455 +13.75%
East of England +1 15 £500 +50.94%
North West -4 9 £365 -11.51% 1
East Midlands +12 8 £550 +25.71%
West Midlands +2 8 £288 - 1
South West -22 7 £425 +28.78% 1
Yorkshire -22 6 £538 +58.67% 3
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ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 425 (100.00%) Scrum
2 389 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (24.24%) Coaching
4 94 (22.12%) TDD
5 82 (19.29%) Kanban
6 81 (19.06%) Mentoring
7 75 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (16.47%) Project Management
9 68 (16.00%) User Stories
10 54 (12.71%) JIRA
11 53 (12.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 48 (11.29%) Java
13 40 (9.41%) Automated Testing
13 40 (9.41%) .NET
14 37 (8.71%) Finance
14 37 (8.71%) BDD
15 36 (8.47%) Velocity
16 34 (8.00%) E-Commerce
17 32 (7.53%) Games
18 27 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (5.18%) C#
20 21 (4.94%) Mobile App
21 20 (4.71%) Agile Project Management
22 19 (4.47%) Security Cleared
22 19 (4.47%) PRINCE2
22 19 (4.47%) Retail
23 18 (4.24%) Software Engineering
23 18 (4.24%) QA
23 18 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
24 17 (4.00%) ATDD

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (1.65%) WebSphere
1 7 (1.65%) Confluence
2 6 (1.41%) CMS
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.24%) Node.js
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.94%) MS Project
2 4 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) MS Office
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.12%) MVNO
2 2 (0.47%) HTTP
2 2 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.41%) Big Data
3 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.47%) SQLite
4 2 (0.47%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.24%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (12.71%) JIRA
2 18 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.12%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.12%) Maven
4 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (8.71%) Finance
2 32 (7.53%) Games
3 19 (4.47%) Retail
4 17 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.82%) Publishing
6 11 (2.59%) Banking
7 8 (1.88%) Local Government
8 4 (0.94%) Marketing
8 4 (0.94%) Front Office
8 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.71%) Law
9 3 (0.71%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.41%) .NET
2 36 (8.47%) Velocity
3 13 (3.06%) HTML
4 10 (2.35%) CSS
5 9 (2.12%) RESTful
6 8 (1.88%) Django
6 8 (1.88%) J2EE
7 7 (1.65%) XML
8 6 (1.41%) Web Services
8 6 (1.41%) Middleware
9 4 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.94%) jQuery
10 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.71%) HTML5
10 3 (0.71%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.71%) WCF
10 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.47%) JDBC
11 2 (0.47%) XSD
11 2 (0.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.94%) Mobile App
2 15 (3.53%) Open Source
3 9 (2.12%) User Experience
4 8 (1.88%) Blog
4 8 (1.88%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.71%) PMI
7 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.24%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.24%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.24%) IPTV
8 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.24%) NHS
8 1 (0.24%) Wiki
8 1 (0.24%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.24%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.88%) Android
2 6 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (100.00%) Scrum
2 389 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (24.24%) Coaching
4 94 (22.12%) TDD
5 82 (19.29%) Kanban
6 81 (19.06%) Mentoring
7 75 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (16.47%) Project Management
9 68 (16.00%) User Stories
10 53 (12.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (9.41%) Automated Testing
12 37 (8.71%) BDD
13 34 (8.00%) E-Commerce
14 27 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (4.71%) Agile Project Management
16 19 (4.47%) PRINCE2
17 18 (4.24%) Software Engineering
18 17 (4.00%) ATDD
19 16 (3.76%) DevOps
20 15 (3.53%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.29%) Java
2 22 (5.18%) C#
3 14 (3.29%) Scala
4 13 (3.06%) Ruby
5 11 (2.59%) Python
6 10 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.65%) SQL
8 5 (1.18%) PHP
9 4 (0.94%) C
10 3 (0.71%) C++
11 2 (0.47%) XPath
11 2 (0.47%) Erlang
12 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (4.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.06%) Degree
3 11 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.94%) PMP
6 3 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.24%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (3.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.29%) SAP
3 13 (3.06%) Oracle
3 13 (3.06%) Citrix
4 8 (1.88%) VMware
4 8 (1.88%) IBM
5 6 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.94%) Ab Initio
6 4 (0.94%) Teradata
7 3 (0.71%) Sybase
8 2 (0.47%) Google
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.24%) Progress
9 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.24%) Mercator
9 1 (0.24%) ATG
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