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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 416 385 436
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +51
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 169 194 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.43% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 141 67
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
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
46715 45592 39854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.44% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28913 27925 23439
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1846 1926 2117
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -41 75 £450 - 9
South East -40 32 £408 -3.66% 5
South West +10 13 £450 - 4
East of England - 13 £419 - 2
Yorkshire -1 11 £375 -
East Midlands +2 10 £470 +56.66% 2
West Midlands -2 6 £400 - 1
North West - 3 £420 - 2
North East +6 2 £403 -
ScrumMaster
UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Scrum
2 318 (88.58%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (23.68%) Coaching
4 74 (20.61%) Kanban
5 69 (19.22%) Mentoring
6 57 (15.88%) TDD
7 55 (15.32%) User Stories
8 48 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (13.09%) Java
10 46 (12.81%) Project Management
11 44 (12.26%) JIRA
11 44 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (10.03%) Finance
13 35 (9.75%) Waterfall
14 32 (8.91%) E-Commerce
15 31 (8.64%) Velocity
16 30 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (7.80%) Automated Testing
18 27 (7.52%) .NET
19 22 (6.13%) Games
20 18 (5.01%) BDD
20 18 (5.01%) Continuous Delivery
21 17 (4.74%) C#
21 17 (4.74%) Microsoft
22 16 (4.46%) Telecoms
22 16 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
23 14 (3.90%) Banking
23 14 (3.90%) Retail
24 13 (3.62%) Software Engineering
24 13 (3.62%) Ruby

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.39%) CMS
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (0.84%) Confluence
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.56%) Node.js
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.28%) MVNO
1 1 (0.28%) SAN
1 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.11%) Big Data
2 3 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.56%) SQLite
3 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.28%) Impala
4 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (12.26%) JIRA
2 16 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 36 (10.03%) Finance
2 22 (6.13%) Games
3 16 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.90%) Banking
4 14 (3.90%) Retail
5 8 (2.23%) Local Government
6 5 (1.39%) Marketing
7 4 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.84%) Front Office
8 3 (0.84%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.64%) Velocity
2 27 (7.52%) .NET
3 8 (2.23%) Django
4 7 (1.95%) J2EE
4 7 (1.95%) HTML
5 5 (1.39%) CSS
6 4 (1.11%) XML
6 4 (1.11%) HTML5
7 3 (0.84%) RESTful
7 3 (0.84%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.84%) Spring
7 3 (0.84%) Middleware
7 3 (0.84%) Web Services
8 2 (0.56%) JDBC
8 2 (0.56%) XSD
8 2 (0.56%) XSL
8 2 (0.56%) XSLT
8 2 (0.56%) JMS
8 2 (0.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.62%) Mobile App
2 12 (3.34%) Open Source
3 8 (2.23%) Blog
4 6 (1.67%) User Experience
5 3 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.56%) NHS
6 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.28%) Online Games
7 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.67%) Android
2 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (100.00%) Scrum
2 318 (88.58%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (23.68%) Coaching
4 74 (20.61%) Kanban
5 69 (19.22%) Mentoring
6 57 (15.88%) TDD
7 55 (15.32%) User Stories
8 48 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (12.81%) Project Management
10 44 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 35 (9.75%) Waterfall
12 32 (8.91%) E-Commerce
13 30 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (7.80%) Automated Testing
15 18 (5.01%) BDD
15 18 (5.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (3.62%) Software Engineering
16 13 (3.62%) PRINCE2
16 13 (3.62%) Feature Driven Development
16 13 (3.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.09%) Java
2 17 (4.74%) C#
3 13 (3.62%) Ruby
4 12 (3.34%) Python
4 12 (3.34%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.51%) Scala
6 5 (1.39%) SQL
7 3 (0.84%) C
7 3 (0.84%) PHP
8 2 (0.56%) C++
8 2 (0.56%) XPath
8 2 (0.56%) Erlang
9 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (3.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.06%) Degree
3 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (0.84%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) PMP
5 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.67%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (4.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.34%) Oracle
3 6 (1.67%) IBM
4 3 (0.84%) Google
4 3 (0.84%) Sybase
5 2 (0.56%) ATG
5 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.56%) Pega
5 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
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Rate: £475 - £550 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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Rate: £425 - £475 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago