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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 295 253 327
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +74
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 108 145 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.64% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 117 61
Average daily rate
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£458 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 +4 19 £500 +0.50% 5
Ealing - 3 £385 -
Croydon - 3 £425 -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Scrum
2 154 (86.52%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.22%) Kanban
4 34 (19.10%) Java
5 30 (16.85%) TDD
6 28 (15.73%) E-Commerce
7 26 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (14.61%) User Stories
8 25 (14.04%) JIRA
9 22 (12.36%) Coaching
10 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (10.67%) Finance
12 18 (10.11%) Project Management
12 18 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (9.55%) Banking
14 15 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (8.43%) Velocity
15 13 (7.30%) .NET
15 13 (7.30%) Waterfall
16 12 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (6.74%) C#
16 12 (6.74%) Retail
17 11 (6.18%) Degree
18 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
18 10 (5.62%) BDD
19 9 (5.06%) Git (software)
19 9 (5.06%) Google
19 9 (5.06%) Automated Testing
19 9 (5.06%) Pair Programming
20 8 (4.49%) Investment Banking

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (3.93%) Drupal
2 6 (3.37%) CMS
3 5 (2.81%) Node.js
4 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) Documentum
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Jetty
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.12%) MS Project
2 1 (0.56%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) Google Apps
1 5 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) HTTP
1 2 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.25%) Big Data
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) Impala
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (14.04%) JIRA
2 9 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.56%) Mocha
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 19 (10.67%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Banking
3 12 (6.74%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.81%) Games
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
6 3 (1.69%) Publishing
6 3 (1.69%) French Language
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (1.12%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.43%) Velocity
2 13 (7.30%) .NET
3 5 (2.81%) HTML
3 5 (2.81%) J2EE
4 3 (1.69%) HTML5
5 2 (1.12%) Spring
5 2 (1.12%) CSS
5 2 (1.12%) Web Services
5 2 (1.12%) XML
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.56%) Kafka
6 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.56%) JSON
6 1 (0.56%) jQuery
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.37%) Wiki
2 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.69%) User Experience
4 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.56%) Open Source
5 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.37%) Linux
2 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (100.00%) Scrum
2 154 (86.52%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.22%) Kanban
4 30 (16.85%) TDD
5 28 (15.73%) E-Commerce
6 26 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (14.61%) User Stories
7 22 (12.36%) Coaching
8 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.11%) Project Management
9 18 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (7.30%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.62%) BDD
14 9 (5.06%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.06%) Pair Programming
15 8 (4.49%) Software Delivery
16 7 (3.93%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.10%) Java
2 12 (6.74%) C#
3 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.12%) SQL
4 2 (1.12%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) Scala
5 1 (0.56%) Perl
5 1 (0.56%) PHP
5 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) PMP
3 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) EMIR
2 4 (2.25%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 9 (5.06%) Google
2 8 (4.49%) Oracle
3 6 (3.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.37%) Sybase
3 6 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.25%) IBM
5 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.12%) ATG
6 2 (1.12%) EPiServer
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