The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 291 340 346
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +6
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 116 81 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 69 51
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£450 £538 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £406 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
ScrumMaster
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
City of London +12 21 £500 -4.76% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Scrum
2 131 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (20.31%) Kanban
4 43 (16.48%) TDD
5 41 (15.71%) Project Management
5 41 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 38 (14.56%) Java
7 36 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 29 (11.11%) Finance
9 28 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (10.34%) BDD
11 25 (9.58%) User Stories
12 21 (8.05%) Velocity
12 21 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (7.66%) Retail
14 19 (7.28%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.90%) JIRA
16 17 (6.51%) Waterfall
16 17 (6.51%) Time Management
16 17 (6.51%) Publishing
17 15 (5.75%) .NET
18 13 (4.98%) SAP
18 13 (4.98%) Degree
18 13 (4.98%) Mobile App
19 12 (4.60%) Android
19 12 (4.60%) QA
19 12 (4.60%) Banking
19 12 (4.60%) XML
20 11 (4.21%) JavaScript
21 10 (3.83%) HTML

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.15%) Confluence
1 3 (1.15%) CMS
2 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.77%) Node.js
3 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.38%) DNN
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Project
3 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) MVNO
2 2 (0.77%) Internet
2 2 (0.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) SMS
3 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.53%) Big Data
2 2 (0.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (6.90%) JIRA
2 9 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.92%) Maven
5 2 (0.77%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.77%) Ant
5 2 (0.77%) JUnit
5 2 (0.77%) Urban Turtle
5 2 (0.77%) Mockito
5 2 (0.77%) EasyMock
5 2 (0.77%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) Grunt
General
1 29 (11.11%) Finance
2 20 (7.66%) Retail
3 17 (6.51%) Publishing
4 12 (4.60%) Banking
5 8 (3.07%) Games
6 6 (2.30%) Law
7 4 (1.53%) Legal
7 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Front Office
8 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.05%) Velocity
2 15 (5.75%) .NET
3 12 (4.60%) XML
4 10 (3.83%) HTML
5 5 (1.92%) J2EE
5 5 (1.92%) JSP
6 4 (1.53%) XSLT
7 3 (1.15%) CSS
7 3 (1.15%) Web Services
8 2 (0.77%) JSON
8 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.77%) SOAP
8 2 (0.77%) JMX
8 2 (0.77%) JMS
8 2 (0.77%) REST
8 2 (0.77%) RESTful
9 1 (0.38%) jQuery
9 1 (0.38%) OAuth
9 1 (0.38%) WCF
9 1 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.98%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.30%) PMI
2 6 (2.30%) Digital Media
2 6 (2.30%) Open Source
3 5 (1.92%) IPTV
4 4 (1.53%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.38%) FMCG
6 1 (0.38%) iPhone
6 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.38%) iPad
6 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.38%) DTV
6 1 (0.38%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.38%) Derivative
6 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.38%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.60%) Android
2 9 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (100.00%) Scrum
2 131 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (20.31%) Kanban
4 43 (16.48%) TDD
5 41 (15.71%) Project Management
5 41 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 28 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (10.34%) BDD
9 25 (9.58%) User Stories
10 21 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.28%) E-Commerce
12 17 (6.51%) Waterfall
12 17 (6.51%) Time Management
13 9 (3.45%) Release Management
13 9 (3.45%) Web Development
14 8 (3.07%) B2C
15 7 (2.68%) Test Automation
15 7 (2.68%) ATDD
15 7 (2.68%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.56%) Java
2 11 (4.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.07%) C#
4 3 (1.15%) SQL
5 2 (0.77%) Ruby
5 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.77%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) C++
6 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (4.98%) Degree
2 10 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.77%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Puppet
2 4 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.77%) Nagios
3 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (4.98%) SAP
2 10 (3.83%) Citrix
3 9 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.53%) IBM
6 3 (1.15%) VMware
7 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) WSO2
8 1 (0.38%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.38%) Mercator
8 1 (0.38%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.38%) Google
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