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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 302 341 306
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -35
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 101 76 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 69
Average daily rate
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£450 £481 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +10 21 £475 - 2
Bromley - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Scrum
2 219 (92.80%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (27.54%) TDD
4 57 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (21.61%) Kanban
5 51 (21.61%) Coaching
6 47 (19.92%) User Stories
7 36 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (13.56%) Automated Testing
8 32 (13.56%) Mentoring
9 30 (12.71%) Project Management
10 29 (12.29%) Games
10 29 (12.29%) BDD
11 25 (10.59%) Velocity
11 25 (10.59%) Java
12 21 (8.90%) .NET
12 21 (8.90%) JIRA
13 18 (7.63%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.20%) Finance
15 16 (6.78%) Mobile App
16 14 (5.93%) C#
16 14 (5.93%) SAP
17 13 (5.51%) Citrix
17 13 (5.51%) QA
17 13 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (5.51%) Retail
18 12 (5.08%) ATDD
18 12 (5.08%) Security Cleared
19 10 (4.24%) Pair Programming
20 9 (3.81%) Maven

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.27%) CMS
1 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.27%) Confluence
2 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) Node.js
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) MVNO
2 2 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.54%) Big Data
2 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (8.90%) JIRA
2 9 (3.81%) Maven
2 9 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.42%) Subversion
5 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (12.29%) Games
2 17 (7.20%) Finance
3 13 (5.51%) Retail
4 9 (3.81%) Publishing
4 9 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.39%) Local Government
6 4 (1.69%) Front Office
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Law
7 2 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.59%) Velocity
2 21 (8.90%) .NET
3 6 (2.54%) HTML
4 5 (2.12%) J2EE
4 5 (2.12%) RESTful
5 4 (1.69%) CSS
6 3 (1.27%) XML
6 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.27%) HTML5
6 3 (1.27%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.85%) Java EE
7 2 (0.85%) JSON
8 1 (0.42%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.42%) Web Services
8 1 (0.42%) jQuery
8 1 (0.42%) JPA
8 1 (0.42%) REST
8 1 (0.42%) CSS3
8 1 (0.42%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.78%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.39%) Digital Media
2 8 (3.39%) Blog
3 6 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.69%) User Experience
5 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.85%) Open Source
7 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.42%) PMI
7 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.42%) IPTV
7 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.97%) Android
2 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (100.00%) Scrum
2 219 (92.80%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (27.54%) TDD
4 57 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (21.61%) Kanban
5 51 (21.61%) Coaching
6 47 (19.92%) User Stories
7 36 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (13.56%) Automated Testing
8 32 (13.56%) Mentoring
9 30 (12.71%) Project Management
10 29 (12.29%) BDD
11 18 (7.63%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (5.08%) ATDD
14 10 (4.24%) Pair Programming
15 9 (3.81%) Feature Driven Development
16 8 (3.39%) Agile Project Management
16 8 (3.39%) Mobile Application Development
17 7 (2.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.59%) Java
2 14 (5.93%) C#
3 6 (2.54%) Scala
4 4 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.85%) SQL
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.54%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.54%) Degree
3 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.27%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (5.93%) SAP
2 13 (5.51%) Citrix
3 8 (3.39%) Oracle
3 8 (3.39%) VMware
4 3 (1.27%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.27%) Sybase
4 3 (1.27%) IBM
4 3 (1.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.42%) Mercator
6 1 (0.42%) ATG
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