The first table below looks at the demand for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 10 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 North West 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £381 £525
% change year-on-year
+8.85% -27.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 2350 2898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.48% 92.70% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1105 1470
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £205 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 171 208
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 4 £411 -
Manchester - 1 £400 - 1
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) DSDM
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) PMI
6 1 (12.50%) PMP
6 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (12.50%) Product Management
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
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