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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 286 365 335
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -30
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 129 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 53 73
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £394 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
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
22549 23350 24613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.05% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15536 16044 16216
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 442 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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 +38 29 £450 -10.00% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Bromley - - - -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Scrum
2 235 (91.44%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (23.35%) Kanban
4 59 (22.96%) Coaching
5 49 (19.07%) TDD
6 43 (16.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 42 (16.34%) Mentoring
8 39 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (14.40%) User Stories
9 37 (14.40%) Project Management
10 34 (13.23%) Java
11 28 (10.89%) Velocity
12 27 (10.51%) BDD
13 25 (9.73%) JIRA
14 24 (9.34%) Finance
14 24 (9.34%) PRINCE2
15 20 (7.78%) E-Commerce
16 18 (7.00%) Mobile App
17 17 (6.61%) QA
17 17 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (6.23%) Retail
18 16 (6.23%) .NET
19 15 (5.84%) SAP
19 15 (5.84%) Publishing
20 14 (5.45%) Automated Testing
20 14 (5.45%) Android
21 13 (5.06%) Waterfall
21 13 (5.06%) Games
21 13 (5.06%) Citrix
22 12 (4.67%) Degree

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (1.56%) Confluence
2 3 (1.17%) Node.js
2 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.39%) Apache
3 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.72%) MVNO
2 3 (1.17%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.56%) Big Data
2 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (9.73%) JIRA
2 10 (3.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.50%) Maven
4 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.78%) Urban Turtle
6 1 (0.39%) Grunt
6 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (9.34%) Finance
2 16 (6.23%) Retail
3 15 (5.84%) Publishing
4 13 (5.06%) Games
5 8 (3.11%) Banking
5 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.56%) Law
7 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.17%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.89%) Velocity
2 16 (6.23%) .NET
3 6 (2.33%) HTML
4 5 (1.95%) XML
5 4 (1.56%) RESTful
6 3 (1.17%) JSON
6 3 (1.17%) J2EE
6 3 (1.17%) CSS
7 2 (0.78%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.78%) Java EE
8 1 (0.39%) Web Services
8 1 (0.39%) OpenID
8 1 (0.39%) HTML5
8 1 (0.39%) CSS3
8 1 (0.39%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.11%) Digital Media
4 7 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.72%) Open Source
5 4 (1.56%) User Experience
5 4 (1.56%) PMI
6 3 (1.17%) IPTV
6 3 (1.17%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.39%) Derivative
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.39%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.45%) Android
2 11 (4.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (100.00%) Scrum
2 235 (91.44%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (23.35%) Kanban
4 59 (22.96%) Coaching
5 49 (19.07%) TDD
6 43 (16.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 42 (16.34%) Mentoring
8 39 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (14.40%) Project Management
9 37 (14.40%) User Stories
10 27 (10.51%) BDD
11 24 (9.34%) PRINCE2
12 20 (7.78%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.45%) Automated Testing
15 13 (5.06%) Waterfall
16 12 (4.67%) Time Management
17 11 (4.28%) Project Planning
18 10 (3.89%) Pair Programming
19 9 (3.50%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.23%) Java
2 6 (2.33%) C#
2 6 (2.33%) Scala
3 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.78%) PHP
4 2 (0.78%) SQL
4 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.39%) Python
5 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (4.67%) Degree
2 8 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.95%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.78%) MBA
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.11%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (5.84%) SAP
2 13 (5.06%) Citrix
3 8 (3.11%) VMware
4 4 (1.56%) IBM
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.17%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) Mercator
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.39%) WSO2
7 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.39%) Google
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