The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 299 277 332
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +55
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 101 142 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.61% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.66% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 116 50
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £363 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £588 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
ScrumMaster
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20761 21642 20058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 92.73% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14259 15170 13543
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 387 418
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ScrumMaster in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in London

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ScrumMaster across the London region.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in London

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in London

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +3 14 £525 +10.52% 4
Croydon - 3 £425 -
Ealing - 2 £393 -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Scrum
2 153 (88.95%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (22.67%) Kanban
4 33 (19.19%) TDD
5 30 (17.44%) Java
6 27 (15.70%) User Stories
7 26 (15.12%) E-Commerce
7 26 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (14.53%) Coaching
9 22 (12.79%) JIRA
10 20 (11.63%) Project Management
11 17 (9.88%) Finance
11 17 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (8.72%) Velocity
14 14 (8.14%) Banking
14 14 (8.14%) .NET
14 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
15 13 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (7.56%) Waterfall
15 13 (7.56%) Automated Testing
16 12 (6.98%) Retail
16 12 (6.98%) C#
17 10 (5.81%) Oracle
17 10 (5.81%) Degree
17 10 (5.81%) Games
17 10 (5.81%) BDD
17 10 (5.81%) Feature Driven Development
18 8 (4.65%) ATDD

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (3.49%) CMS
2 5 (2.91%) Drupal
3 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.74%) Node.js
5 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) Documentum
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) HTTP
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
1 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.16%) Big Data
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.58%) Impala
Development Applications
1 22 (12.79%) JIRA
2 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) Subversion
5 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (9.88%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Banking
3 12 (6.98%) Retail
4 10 (5.81%) Games
5 8 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.33%) Front Office
8 3 (1.74%) Advertising
9 2 (1.16%) Automotive
9 2 (1.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.58%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Marketing
10 1 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.72%) Velocity
2 14 (8.14%) .NET
3 7 (4.07%) HTML
4 4 (2.33%) HTML5
4 4 (2.33%) J2EE
5 3 (1.74%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.16%) XML
6 2 (1.16%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) JPA
7 1 (0.58%) jQuery
7 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.58%) Ajax
7 1 (0.58%) Web Services
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.58%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.49%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.33%) Wiki
3 3 (1.74%) User Experience
4 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.58%) Open Source
5 1 (0.58%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.33%) Linux
1 4 (2.33%) Android
2 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (100.00%) Scrum
2 153 (88.95%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (22.67%) Kanban
4 33 (19.19%) TDD
5 27 (15.70%) User Stories
6 26 (15.12%) E-Commerce
6 26 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (14.53%) Coaching
8 20 (11.63%) Project Management
9 17 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (7.56%) Waterfall
12 13 (7.56%) Automated Testing
13 10 (5.81%) BDD
13 10 (5.81%) Feature Driven Development
14 8 (4.65%) ATDD
14 8 (4.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.44%) Java
2 12 (6.98%) C#
3 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.74%) SQL
5 2 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.58%) Scala
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (5.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) QA
2 4 (2.33%) EMIR
2 4 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (5.81%) Oracle
2 8 (4.65%) Sybase
3 7 (4.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.33%) IBM
4 4 (2.33%) Google
5 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.16%) ATG
6 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.16%) EPiServer
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