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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 305 332 308
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 101 79 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 79
Average daily rate £500 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £527 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £436 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 +42 7 £550 +10.00% 3
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Scrum Master
England

Scrum Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Scrum
2 210 (95.02%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (23.98%) TDD
4 43 (19.46%) Kanban
5 41 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (17.19%) Coaching
7 37 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (16.74%) Finance
8 34 (15.38%) Java
9 31 (14.03%) JIRA
10 26 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 26 (11.76%) User Stories
11 25 (11.31%) SDLC
11 25 (11.31%) BDD
12 24 (10.86%) Banking
13 22 (9.95%) Security Cleared
14 21 (9.50%) Project Management
15 18 (8.14%) E-Commerce
15 18 (8.14%) Games
16 17 (7.69%) Automated Testing
17 16 (7.24%) DevOps
18 15 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (6.79%) Pair Programming
19 14 (6.33%) J2EE
20 13 (5.88%) Line Management
20 13 (5.88%) Confluence
21 12 (5.43%) Atlassian
21 12 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
21 12 (5.43%) Software Delivery
22 11 (4.98%) User Experience

Scrum Master
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 13 (5.88%) Confluence
2 6 (2.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.26%) CMS
3 5 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.81%) Node.js
5 2 (0.90%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.90%) Documentum
5 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) SAS
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.90%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) Skype
2 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (14.03%) JIRA
2 8 (3.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.62%) Maven
3 7 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.81%) Mockito
6 3 (1.36%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (1.36%) Selenium
7 1 (0.45%) Ant
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) JBehave
7 1 (0.45%) JUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 37 (16.74%) Finance
2 24 (10.86%) Banking
3 18 (8.14%) Games
4 11 (4.98%) Retail
5 6 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.26%) Publishing
7 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Front Office
8 3 (1.36%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.33%) J2EE
2 10 (4.52%) Hibernate
2 10 (4.52%) Spring
2 10 (4.52%) Velocity
3 9 (4.07%) Spring MVC
4 8 (3.62%) CSS
4 8 (3.62%) RESTful
5 6 (2.71%) .NET
5 6 (2.71%) HTML
6 5 (2.26%) jQuery
7 3 (1.36%) EJB
7 3 (1.36%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.36%) HTML5
7 3 (1.36%) JMS
7 3 (1.36%) JSP
7 3 (1.36%) PowerMock
7 3 (1.36%) Sass
7 3 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.90%) Mason
8 2 (0.90%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.98%) Mobile App
1 11 (4.98%) User Experience
2 7 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.36%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.90%) IPTV
5 2 (0.90%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.45%) Blog
6 1 (0.45%) Derivative
6 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.45%) FMCG
6 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.45%) New Media
6 1 (0.45%) Online Games
6 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.36%) Android
3 2 (0.90%) Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Solaris
4 1 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (100.00%) Scrum
2 210 (95.02%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (23.98%) TDD
4 43 (19.46%) Kanban
5 41 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (17.19%) Coaching
7 37 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 26 (11.76%) User Stories
9 25 (11.31%) BDD
9 25 (11.31%) SDLC
10 21 (9.50%) Project Management
11 18 (8.14%) E-Commerce
12 17 (7.69%) Automated Testing
13 16 (7.24%) DevOps
14 15 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (6.79%) Pair Programming
15 13 (5.88%) Line Management
16 12 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (5.43%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.38%) Java
2 8 (3.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.81%) SQL
4 3 (1.36%) Ruby
5 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) Python
6 1 (0.45%) Scala
6 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.26%) Degree
4 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.36%) Docker
2 3 (1.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (5.43%) Atlassian
2 6 (2.71%) VMware
3 5 (2.26%) Adobe
4 4 (1.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.36%) Charles River
5 3 (1.36%) Google
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle
6 2 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.45%) BEA
7 1 (0.45%) Endeca
7 1 (0.45%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) Pega
7 1 (0.45%) Sybase
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