The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 79 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £431 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +18.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ScrumMaster
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1133 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 94.26% 90.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 581 630
Average daily rate £325 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 90 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ScrumMaster in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ScrumMaster across the Manchester region.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
Salford -3 1 - -
Rochdale - - - -
ScrumMaster
North West

ScrumMaster
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) DSDM
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) DSDM
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore