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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 276 307 357
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +50
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 142 126 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.57% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 89 60
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in London

ScrumMaster
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ScrumMaster Hourly Rate Trend 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 28 August 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
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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 +5 29 £559 +17.63% 4
Docklands, London - 1 £490 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Scrum
2 229 (90.16%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (24.80%) TDD
3 63 (24.80%) Kanban
4 48 (18.90%) Finance
5 46 (18.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (17.72%) Banking
7 44 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (17.32%) Coaching
8 43 (16.93%) Java
9 37 (14.57%) User Stories
10 31 (12.20%) JIRA
11 28 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (10.63%) JavaScript
13 25 (9.84%) Microsoft
14 24 (9.45%) .NET
14 24 (9.45%) Automated Testing
14 24 (9.45%) BDD
15 23 (9.06%) E-Commerce
16 22 (8.66%) SDLC
17 21 (8.27%) Project Management
18 20 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (7.48%) Web Development
19 19 (7.48%) Mentoring
20 18 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
21 16 (6.30%) Degree
21 16 (6.30%) C#
22 15 (5.91%) Investment Banking
22 15 (5.91%) Games
22 15 (5.91%) Feature Driven Development

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (4.33%) Node.js
2 7 (2.76%) Drupal
3 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.57%) CMS
3 4 (1.57%) Confluence
4 3 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Documentum
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.39%) Jetty
6 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) DSL
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.57%) Big Data
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (12.20%) JIRA
2 12 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.54%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.15%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.79%) Ant
5 2 (0.79%) JUnit
5 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) Mockito
6 1 (0.39%) Mocha
6 1 (0.39%) Hudson
6 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (18.90%) Finance
2 45 (17.72%) Banking
3 15 (5.91%) Investment Banking
3 15 (5.91%) Games
4 12 (4.72%) Retail
5 5 (1.97%) Publishing
5 5 (1.97%) Law
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.45%) .NET
2 14 (5.51%) Velocity
3 11 (4.33%) HTML
4 9 (3.54%) HTML5
5 7 (2.76%) CSS
6 3 (1.18%) Web Services
6 3 (1.18%) J2EE
6 3 (1.18%) Spring
6 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.79%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (0.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (0.79%) LINQ
7 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.79%) Middleware
8 1 (0.39%) JMS
8 1 (0.39%) EJB
8 1 (0.39%) Grails
8 1 (0.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.33%) User Experience
2 7 (2.76%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (2.36%) Wiki
4 4 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.18%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.18%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.18%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.79%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.36%) Linux
2 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (100.00%) Scrum
2 229 (90.16%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (24.80%) TDD
3 63 (24.80%) Kanban
4 46 (18.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (17.32%) Coaching
6 37 (14.57%) User Stories
7 28 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (9.45%) BDD
8 24 (9.45%) Automated Testing
9 23 (9.06%) E-Commerce
10 22 (8.66%) SDLC
11 21 (8.27%) Project Management
12 20 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (7.48%) Web Development
13 19 (7.48%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (5.91%) Feature Driven Development
16 12 (4.72%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.93%) Java
2 27 (10.63%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.30%) C#
4 8 (3.15%) SQL
5 5 (1.97%) C++
6 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.39%) VB
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.30%) Degree
2 6 (2.36%) PMP
2 6 (2.36%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) QA
2 5 (1.97%) EMIR
3 4 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) BladeLogic
1 5 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.72%) Oracle
2 12 (4.72%) Google
3 7 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.36%) Sybase
4 6 (2.36%) IBM
5 5 (1.97%) Serena
6 3 (1.18%) Endeca
6 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix
8 1 (0.39%) Cognizant
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago