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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 357 385 471
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +86
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 268 216 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 149 81
Average daily rate
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£450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £515 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 0 131 £500 +11.11% 18
South East -14 43 £423 +1.80% 6
North East +5 31 £450 +20.00%
North West -21 18 £463 +9.64%
East of England +2 14 £450 +38.46% 1
South West -4 9 £375 -16.66% 1
West Midlands +10 7 - - 1
Yorkshire -25 7 £500 +23.07% 4
East Midlands -10 6 £475 +18.75%
ScrumMaster
UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 483 (100.00%) Scrum
2 442 (91.51%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (21.33%) TDD
3 103 (21.33%) Finance
3 103 (21.33%) Coaching
4 97 (20.08%) Kanban
5 79 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (15.94%) Project Management
7 76 (15.73%) User Stories
8 71 (14.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (14.70%) Java
9 58 (12.01%) Banking
9 58 (12.01%) JIRA
10 53 (10.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 51 (10.56%) E-Commerce
12 49 (10.14%) Mentoring
13 48 (9.94%) .NET
13 48 (9.94%) Velocity
14 47 (9.73%) BDD
14 47 (9.73%) SDLC
15 43 (8.90%) Automated Testing
16 37 (7.66%) Software Delivery
17 34 (7.04%) Waterfall
17 34 (7.04%) JavaScript
18 33 (6.83%) C#
19 29 (6.00%) Microsoft
20 28 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
21 27 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
21 27 (5.59%) Web Development
22 25 (5.18%) PRINCE2

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (3.52%) Confluence
2 11 (2.28%) Node.js
3 7 (1.45%) Drupal
4 5 (1.04%) CMS
5 4 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Jetty
8 1 (0.21%) Documentum
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.45%) MS Project
2 6 (1.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.45%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (0.41%) DSL
2 2 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.04%) Big Data
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.21%) MySQL
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (12.01%) JIRA
2 23 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.28%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.45%) Subversion
6 3 (0.62%) Maven
7 2 (0.41%) Ant
7 2 (0.41%) JUnit
7 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.21%) Mockito
8 1 (0.21%) Mocha
8 1 (0.21%) Hudson
8 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 103 (21.33%) Finance
2 58 (12.01%) Banking
3 22 (4.55%) Games
4 16 (3.31%) Retail
5 15 (3.11%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.86%) Marketing
8 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.24%) Electronics
10 5 (1.04%) Law
10 5 (1.04%) Publishing
11 4 (0.83%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.94%) .NET
1 48 (9.94%) Velocity
2 14 (2.90%) HTML
3 9 (1.86%) CSS
3 9 (1.86%) HTML5
4 6 (1.24%) Django
4 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.04%) Web Services
6 4 (0.83%) J2EE
6 4 (0.83%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.62%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.62%) Spring
8 2 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.41%) Middleware
8 2 (0.41%) RESTful
8 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.41%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (0.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.73%) User Experience
2 8 (1.66%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (1.24%) Wiki
4 6 (1.24%) DTV
5 5 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.83%) Fixed Income
6 4 (0.83%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.62%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.41%) CMDB
8 2 (0.41%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.21%) SCADA
9 1 (0.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.21%) NHS
9 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.45%) Linux
2 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.21%) UNIX
3 1 (0.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (100.00%) Scrum
2 442 (91.51%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (21.33%) TDD
3 103 (21.33%) Coaching
4 97 (20.08%) Kanban
5 79 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (15.94%) Project Management
7 76 (15.73%) User Stories
8 71 (14.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (10.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (10.56%) E-Commerce
11 49 (10.14%) Mentoring
12 47 (9.73%) SDLC
12 47 (9.73%) BDD
13 43 (8.90%) Automated Testing
14 37 (7.66%) Software Delivery
15 34 (7.04%) Waterfall
16 28 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (5.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.70%) Java
2 34 (7.04%) JavaScript
3 33 (6.83%) C#
4 11 (2.28%) SQL
5 8 (1.66%) Scala
6 7 (1.45%) Ruby
7 5 (1.04%) C++
8 4 (0.83%) Python
9 3 (0.62%) VB
9 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.41%) RPG
10 2 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.21%) Perl
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.73%) Degree
3 11 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.66%) PMP
4 8 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.52%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) EMIR
3 4 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) BladeLogic
1 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.93%) Oracle
3 12 (2.48%) Google
4 8 (1.66%) IBM
5 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.24%) Sybase
6 6 (1.24%) SAP
7 5 (1.04%) Serena
8 3 (0.62%) Endeca
8 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.41%) Allen-Bradley
9 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.41%) Progress
10 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.21%) ATG
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix
10 1 (0.21%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.21%) hybris
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