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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 273 338 348
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +10
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 143 51 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 48 60
Average daily rate £450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.11%
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
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 26 £475 -9.95% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £308 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Scrum
2 144 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (20.51%) Kanban
4 43 (18.38%) Finance
5 42 (17.95%) Project Management
6 38 (16.24%) Java
7 32 (13.68%) PRINCE2
8 30 (12.82%) TDD
9 28 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (10.68%) Banking
11 24 (10.26%) BDD
12 23 (9.83%) Waterfall
12 23 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (8.12%) User Stories
14 17 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (7.26%) Publishing
15 15 (6.41%) Velocity
16 14 (5.98%) Retail
16 14 (5.98%) .NET
16 14 (5.98%) E-Commerce
17 12 (5.13%) XML
17 12 (5.13%) Degree
18 11 (4.70%) Web Development
18 11 (4.70%) Microsoft
18 11 (4.70%) Time Management
19 10 (4.27%) QA
19 10 (4.27%) HTML
20 9 (3.85%) C#
20 9 (3.85%) JavaScript
20 9 (3.85%) Games

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.28%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.43%) DNN
3 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) Node.js
3 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Endur
2 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.43%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.71%) Internet
2 3 (1.28%) MVNO
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) JIRA
2 7 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.85%) Ant
4 2 (0.85%) JUnit
4 2 (0.85%) Maven
4 2 (0.85%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.85%) Urban Turtle
4 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.85%) EasyMock
4 2 (0.85%) Mockito
4 2 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 43 (18.38%) Finance
2 25 (10.68%) Banking
3 17 (7.26%) Publishing
4 14 (5.98%) Retail
5 9 (3.85%) Games
5 9 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.71%) Law
8 3 (1.28%) Front Office
8 3 (1.28%) Back Office
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.41%) Velocity
2 14 (5.98%) .NET
3 12 (5.13%) XML
4 10 (4.27%) HTML
5 7 (2.99%) J2EE
6 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.14%) JSP
7 4 (1.71%) XSLT
8 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.28%) Web Services
9 2 (0.85%) JMS
9 2 (0.85%) JMX
9 2 (0.85%) Middleware
9 2 (0.85%) SOAP
9 2 (0.85%) CSS
9 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (0.85%) REST
9 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.42%) Open Source
2 6 (2.56%) PMI
3 5 (2.14%) Digital Media
3 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.85%) IPTV
6 2 (0.85%) FMCG
6 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.85%) Swaptions
7 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) iPhone
7 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.43%) New Media
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.43%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.85%) Android
2 6 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (100.00%) Scrum
2 144 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (20.51%) Kanban
4 42 (17.95%) Project Management
5 32 (13.68%) PRINCE2
6 30 (12.82%) TDD
7 28 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (10.26%) BDD
9 23 (9.83%) Waterfall
9 23 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (8.12%) User Stories
11 17 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.98%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.70%) Web Development
13 11 (4.70%) Time Management
14 9 (3.85%) Pair Programming
15 7 (2.99%) Software Engineering
16 6 (2.56%) Project Planning
16 6 (2.56%) Content Management
16 6 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.24%) Java
2 9 (3.85%) C#
2 9 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.56%) PHP
4 3 (1.28%) SQL
5 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.85%) Ruby
5 2 (0.85%) Groovy
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.13%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.99%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.28%) PMP
6 2 (0.85%) MBA
6 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.27%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.85%) Nagios
1 2 (0.85%) Capistrano
1 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (4.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.14%) ServiceNow
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle
4 3 (1.28%) SAP
4 3 (1.28%) IBM
5 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.85%) Microgen
6 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.43%) WSO2
6 1 (0.43%) Google
6 1 (0.43%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.43%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.43%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.43%) Murex
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