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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 299 322 347
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +25
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 103 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 46
Average daily rate
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£475 £531 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £650 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £384 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -14.72%
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
21546 22422 24477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.78% 92.46% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15261 15876
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
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 398 472 642
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 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 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 23 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 +21 17 £500 -4.76% 8
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Scrum
2 127 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.72%) Kanban
4 41 (16.80%) TDD
5 40 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 39 (15.98%) Java
7 38 (15.57%) Project Management
8 36 (14.75%) PRINCE2
9 30 (12.30%) Finance
10 27 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (10.25%) BDD
12 24 (9.84%) User Stories
13 22 (9.02%) Velocity
14 20 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (7.79%) Retail
16 18 (7.38%) JIRA
16 18 (7.38%) E-Commerce
17 17 (6.97%) Time Management
17 17 (6.97%) Waterfall
18 16 (6.56%) Publishing
19 14 (5.74%) Degree
20 13 (5.33%) Banking
20 13 (5.33%) Mobile App
21 12 (4.92%) XML
21 12 (4.92%) .NET
22 11 (4.51%) JavaScript
22 11 (4.51%) QA
22 11 (4.51%) Android
23 10 (4.10%) Security Cleared
23 10 (4.10%) HTML

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (1.23%) CMS
1 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.23%) Confluence
2 2 (0.82%) Node.js
2 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.41%) DNN
3 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Internet
1 3 (1.23%) MVNO
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
3 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.64%) Big Data
2 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (7.38%) JIRA
2 9 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.05%) Maven
5 2 (0.82%) Mockito
5 2 (0.82%) Urban Turtle
5 2 (0.82%) Selenium
5 2 (0.82%) EasyMock
5 2 (0.82%) Ant
5 2 (0.82%) JUnit
5 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.82%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.41%) Grunt
General
1 30 (12.30%) Finance
2 19 (7.79%) Retail
3 16 (6.56%) Publishing
4 13 (5.33%) Banking
5 8 (3.28%) Games
6 6 (2.46%) Law
7 4 (1.64%) Legal
7 4 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.23%) Front Office
8 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.02%) Velocity
2 12 (4.92%) XML
2 12 (4.92%) .NET
3 10 (4.10%) HTML
4 6 (2.46%) J2EE
5 5 (2.05%) JSP
6 4 (1.64%) XSLT
7 3 (1.23%) CSS
7 3 (1.23%) Web Services
8 2 (0.82%) SOAP
8 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.82%) JMS
8 2 (0.82%) JMX
8 2 (0.82%) RESTful
8 2 (0.82%) REST
8 2 (0.82%) JSON
9 1 (0.41%) CSS3
9 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.41%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.46%) PMI
2 6 (2.46%) Open Source
2 6 (2.46%) Digital Media
3 5 (2.05%) IPTV
4 4 (1.64%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.41%) DTV
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.41%) STB
6 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.41%) Derivative
6 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.41%) FMCG
6 1 (0.41%) iPhone
6 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.51%) Android
2 8 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (100.00%) Scrum
2 127 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.72%) Kanban
4 41 (16.80%) TDD
5 40 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 38 (15.57%) Project Management
7 36 (14.75%) PRINCE2
8 27 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.25%) BDD
10 24 (9.84%) User Stories
11 20 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (7.38%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.97%) Waterfall
13 17 (6.97%) Time Management
14 9 (3.69%) Web Development
15 8 (3.28%) Release Management
15 8 (3.28%) B2C
16 7 (2.87%) Test Automation
16 7 (2.87%) Content Management
16 7 (2.87%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.98%) Java
2 11 (4.51%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.46%) C#
4 3 (1.23%) SQL
5 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.82%) Ruby
5 2 (0.82%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) C++
6 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (5.74%) Degree
2 10 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.87%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.82%) MBA
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.05%) Puppet
2 4 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.82%) Nagios
3 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.82%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (3.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.05%) ServiceNow
3 4 (1.64%) IBM
4 3 (1.23%) VMware
5 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.82%) SAP
5 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.41%) WSO2
6 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.41%) Google
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