The table below looks at the statistics for the Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 285 324 285
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 154 95 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.42% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.44% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 67 119
Average daily rate £500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in London

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in London

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in London

Scrum Master
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum Master across the London region.

Scrum Master Hourly Rate Trend in London

Scrum Master
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 Scrum Master within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 +46 13 £475 -13.63% 1
Croydon -13 1 £550 +29.41%
Ilford - 1 £475 -
Osterley - 1 £515 -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title.

1 255 (100.00%) Scrum
2 224 (87.84%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (29.80%) Java
4 61 (23.92%) TDD
5 55 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (19.61%) Kanban
7 47 (18.43%) Coaching
8 46 (18.04%) BDD
9 43 (16.86%) Finance
9 43 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (14.51%) JIRA
11 35 (13.73%) J2EE
12 32 (12.55%) Mentoring
13 29 (11.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (10.59%) E-Commerce
14 27 (10.59%) Pair Programming
15 26 (10.20%) Banking
16 25 (9.80%) Project Management
16 25 (9.80%) Atlassian
17 24 (9.41%) Security Cleared
18 23 (9.02%) DevOps
18 23 (9.02%) Mobile App
19 22 (8.63%) User Stories
20 21 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
21 19 (7.45%) Games
22 18 (7.06%) Hibernate
22 18 (7.06%) MVC
22 18 (7.06%) Spring
22 18 (7.06%) Mobile Application Development
22 18 (7.06%) Line Management

Scrum Master
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.88%) Confluence
2 9 (3.53%) CMS
3 8 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.78%) Commerce Server
4 2 (0.78%) Documentum
4 2 (0.78%) Node.js
4 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) Mule
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.14%) Lucidchart
5 7 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.57%) Google App Engine
6 4 (1.57%) SaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) HTTP
1 1 (0.39%) Internet
1 1 (0.39%) Skype
1 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (14.51%) JIRA
2 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.14%) Mockito
3 7 (2.75%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (1.57%) JBehave
5 4 (1.57%) JUnit
6 3 (1.18%) Maven
6 3 (1.18%) Selenium
6 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.39%) Ant
8 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (16.86%) Finance
2 26 (10.20%) Banking
3 19 (7.45%) Games
4 13 (5.10%) Retail
5 7 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.57%) Law
7 4 (1.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.73%) J2EE
2 18 (7.06%) Hibernate
2 18 (7.06%) Spring
3 17 (6.67%) Spring MVC
4 15 (5.88%) HTML
4 15 (5.88%) JMS
5 14 (5.49%) EJB
6 13 (5.10%) RESTful
7 11 (4.31%) .NET
7 11 (4.31%) jQuery
8 10 (3.92%) CSS
9 9 (3.53%) Velocity
10 6 (2.35%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.35%) JSP
10 6 (2.35%) Mason
10 6 (2.35%) XML
11 4 (1.57%) Drools
11 4 (1.57%) PowerMock
11 4 (1.57%) REST
11 4 (1.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.02%) Mobile App
2 21 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.27%) User Experience
4 3 (1.18%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.78%) IPTV
5 2 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.39%) Derivative
6 1 (0.39%) FMCG
6 1 (0.39%) New Media
6 1 (0.39%) Online Games
6 1 (0.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.57%) Android
3 3 (1.18%) Unix
4 2 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (100.00%) Scrum
2 224 (87.84%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (23.92%) TDD
4 55 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (19.61%) Kanban
6 47 (18.43%) Coaching
7 46 (18.04%) BDD
8 43 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (12.55%) Mentoring
10 29 (11.37%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (10.59%) E-Commerce
11 27 (10.59%) Pair Programming
12 25 (9.80%) Project Management
13 23 (9.02%) DevOps
14 22 (8.63%) User Stories
15 18 (7.06%) Line Management
15 18 (7.06%) Mobile Application Development
15 18 (7.06%) MVC
16 16 (6.27%) ITIL
17 15 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 76 (29.80%) Java
2 15 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.14%) SQL
4 4 (1.57%) PHP
4 4 (1.57%) Python
5 3 (1.18%) C
6 2 (0.78%) C#
6 2 (0.78%) C++
7 1 (0.39%) Scala
7 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) Degree
3 3 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) Docker
2 3 (1.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (9.80%) Atlassian
2 16 (6.27%) Google
3 9 (3.53%) Adobe
4 4 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle
4 4 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.78%) Tableau
7 1 (0.39%) BEA
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.39%) Pega
7 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago