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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 401 444 401
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -43
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 197 107 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 76 118
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £302 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £600 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
47128 44016 44499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.58% 92.83% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30301 27208 25510
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1945 1919 2403
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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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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 +43 109 £450 -5.26% 17
South East -13 25 £383 -4.37% 6
North East - 16 £450 - 2
East of England -5 12 £500 +29.03% 9
Yorkshire -10 10 £469 +70.45% 5
East Midlands +2 7 £550 +22.22%
West Midlands -5 7 £288 - 2
South West -24 7 £425 +28.78% 4
North West -5 4 £365 -11.51% 2
ScrumMaster
UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 414 (100.00%) Scrum
2 380 (91.79%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (24.15%) TDD
4 96 (23.19%) Coaching
5 84 (20.29%) Kanban
6 77 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (18.12%) Mentoring
8 71 (17.15%) Project Management
9 68 (16.43%) User Stories
10 59 (14.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 50 (12.08%) JIRA
12 47 (11.35%) Java
13 43 (10.39%) Automated Testing
14 40 (9.66%) .NET
15 38 (9.18%) Finance
16 36 (8.70%) E-Commerce
16 36 (8.70%) BDD
17 33 (7.97%) Velocity
18 30 (7.25%) Games
19 28 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (5.56%) Mobile App
20 23 (5.56%) C#
21 22 (5.31%) Retail
21 22 (5.31%) Security Cleared
22 21 (5.07%) Agile Project Management
23 20 (4.83%) PRINCE2
23 20 (4.83%) Microsoft
23 20 (4.83%) DevOps
24 18 (4.35%) QA
24 18 (4.35%) Software Engineering

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (2.17%) Confluence
2 8 (1.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.45%) CMS
4 3 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.48%) Node.js
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 11 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.97%) MS Project
2 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.72%) MS Office
4 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.48%) SaaS
2 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.17%) MVNO
2 2 (0.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.69%) Big Data
3 6 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.48%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.48%) SQLite
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.24%) OrientDB
6 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (12.08%) JIRA
2 15 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.66%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.42%) Maven
5 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.45%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Grunt
General
1 38 (9.18%) Finance
2 30 (7.25%) Games
3 22 (5.31%) Retail
4 14 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.90%) Publishing
5 12 (2.90%) Banking
6 8 (1.93%) Local Government
7 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.97%) Law
8 4 (0.97%) Front Office
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.66%) .NET
2 33 (7.97%) Velocity
3 12 (2.90%) HTML
4 9 (2.17%) J2EE
5 8 (1.93%) Django
6 7 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (1.69%) RESTful
6 7 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.69%) CSS
6 7 (1.69%) XML
7 6 (1.45%) Web Services
7 6 (1.45%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.97%) HTML5
8 4 (0.97%) jQuery
9 3 (0.72%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.72%) WCF
9 3 (0.72%) Middleware
10 2 (0.48%) WSDL
10 2 (0.48%) JMS
10 2 (0.48%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.38%) Open Source
3 9 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 9 (2.17%) User Experience
4 8 (1.93%) Blog
5 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.21%) PMI
7 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.48%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.48%) IPTV
9 1 (0.24%) Wiki
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.24%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.24%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.42%) Android
2 8 (1.93%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (100.00%) Scrum
2 380 (91.79%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (24.15%) TDD
4 96 (23.19%) Coaching
5 84 (20.29%) Kanban
6 77 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (18.12%) Mentoring
8 71 (17.15%) Project Management
9 68 (16.43%) User Stories
10 59 (14.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 43 (10.39%) Automated Testing
12 36 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 36 (8.70%) BDD
13 28 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (5.07%) Agile Project Management
15 20 (4.83%) PRINCE2
15 20 (4.83%) DevOps
16 18 (4.35%) Software Engineering
17 17 (4.11%) Project Planning
18 14 (3.38%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.35%) Java
2 23 (5.56%) C#
3 14 (3.38%) Scala
4 12 (2.90%) Ruby
5 10 (2.42%) Python
6 8 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.69%) SQL
8 3 (0.72%) PHP
9 2 (0.48%) C
9 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.48%) XPath
10 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.24%) XAML
10 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.14%) SC Cleared
2 13 (3.14%) Degree
3 8 (1.93%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.72%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.72%) PMP
6 2 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.17%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (4.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.62%) Oracle
3 14 (3.38%) SAP
4 13 (3.14%) Citrix
5 9 (2.17%) VMware
5 9 (2.17%) IBM
6 6 (1.45%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.97%) Ab Initio
7 4 (0.97%) Teradata
7 4 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.72%) Sybase
9 1 (0.24%) Progress
9 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.24%) Mercator
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