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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 407 387 432
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +45
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 150 160 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 116 58
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£436 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £446
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
43519 42217 37082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.59% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27035 25524 21725
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1808 2037
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -33 68 £450 -5.26% 13
South East -32 27 £400 -5.43% 4
East of England - 12 £463 - 1
South West +1 11 £450 - 3
East Midlands +11 9 £474 - 3
Yorkshire -17 9 £375 -11.76% 1
West Midlands 0 5 £420 - 3
North East +6 3 £455 +13.75%
North West - 3 £475 -
ScrumMaster
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ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 350 (100.00%) Scrum
2 312 (89.14%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (25.43%) Coaching
4 74 (21.14%) Mentoring
5 71 (20.29%) TDD
6 67 (19.14%) Kanban
7 64 (18.29%) User Stories
8 61 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (13.71%) Java
10 44 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 43 (12.29%) Project Management
12 40 (11.43%) Automated Testing
13 38 (10.86%) JIRA
14 35 (10.00%) Velocity
15 34 (9.71%) E-Commerce
16 31 (8.86%) Finance
17 29 (8.29%) Games
17 29 (8.29%) .NET
18 27 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (7.43%) Waterfall
20 21 (6.00%) C#
21 20 (5.71%) Telecoms
21 20 (5.71%) BDD
22 18 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
23 15 (4.29%) Security Cleared
23 15 (4.29%) ATDD
23 15 (4.29%) Microsoft
24 14 (4.00%) Software Engineering
24 14 (4.00%) Mobile App
25 13 (3.71%) Feature Driven Development

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.71%) CMS
3 5 (1.43%) Confluence
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.57%) Node.js
5 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.00%) MVNO
2 1 (0.29%) SAN
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.57%) Big Data
2 6 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.57%) SQLite
4 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.29%) Impala
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (10.86%) JIRA
2 18 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.29%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 31 (8.86%) Finance
2 29 (8.29%) Games
3 20 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.43%) Banking
5 11 (3.14%) Retail
6 8 (2.29%) Local Government
7 5 (1.43%) Marketing
8 4 (1.14%) Front Office
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
9 2 (0.57%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.00%) Velocity
2 29 (8.29%) .NET
3 11 (3.14%) HTML
4 8 (2.29%) CSS
4 8 (2.29%) Django
5 7 (2.00%) J2EE
6 6 (1.71%) RESTful
7 5 (1.43%) Middleware
7 5 (1.43%) Web Services
7 5 (1.43%) XML
8 4 (1.14%) HTML5
8 4 (1.14%) jQuery
9 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.86%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.86%) WCF
9 3 (0.86%) Spring
9 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.57%) JMS
10 2 (0.57%) XSD
10 2 (0.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.14%) Open Source
3 8 (2.29%) Blog
4 6 (1.71%) User Experience
5 4 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.29%) Wiki
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.00%) Android
2 4 (1.14%) Linux
2 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (100.00%) Scrum
2 312 (89.14%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (25.43%) Coaching
4 74 (21.14%) Mentoring
5 71 (20.29%) TDD
6 67 (19.14%) Kanban
7 64 (18.29%) User Stories
8 61 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (12.29%) Project Management
11 40 (11.43%) Automated Testing
12 34 (9.71%) E-Commerce
13 27 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (7.43%) Waterfall
15 20 (5.71%) BDD
16 15 (4.29%) ATDD
17 14 (4.00%) Software Engineering
18 13 (3.71%) Feature Driven Development
19 12 (3.43%) Mobile Application Development
19 12 (3.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.71%) Java
2 21 (6.00%) C#
3 13 (3.71%) Ruby
4 12 (3.43%) Python
5 10 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.57%) Scala
7 6 (1.71%) SQL
8 4 (1.14%) PHP
9 3 (0.86%) C
10 2 (0.57%) C++
10 2 (0.57%) XPath
10 2 (0.57%) Erlang
11 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.57%) Degree
3 6 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.14%) VCP4
5 3 (0.86%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.14%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.71%) Oracle
3 6 (1.71%) IBM
4 3 (0.86%) Google
4 3 (0.86%) Sybase
5 2 (0.57%) ATG
5 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.57%) Pega
5 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.29%) Teradata
6 1 (0.29%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.29%) VMware
6 1 (0.29%) Progress
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