The first table below looks at the demand for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 30 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 Milton Keynes 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 57 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.89% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £406 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
814 672 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.44% 94.25% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 334 299
Average daily rate £351 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 58 52
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.38 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) NUnit
3 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (66.67%) Product Management
4 6 (66.67%) Velocity
5 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 4 (44.44%) Content Management Server
6 4 (44.44%) Content Management
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (33.33%) Kanban
7 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (33.33%) CMS
7 3 (33.33%) OO
8 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 2 (22.22%) PMI
8 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
8 2 (22.22%) IBM
8 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 2 (22.22%) J2EE

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (44.44%) Content Management Server
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (11.11%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Velocity
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Product Management
5 4 (44.44%) Content Management
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Kanban
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
8 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM