The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 222 181 215
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +34
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 31 52 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.62% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.68% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 2
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£420 £444 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £504 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8480 7678 7048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.45% 91.42% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4587 4007 3392
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 456 611
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ScrumMaster
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Berkshire +8 13 £410 +9.33% 8
East Sussex - 7 - -
Hampshire - 4 £390 -
Surrey -23 3 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (100.00%) Scrum
2 45 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) JIRA
4 10 (20.83%) Coaching
5 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.75%) Kanban
5 9 (18.75%) .NET
6 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) User Stories
7 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (14.58%) Velocity
8 6 (12.50%) Finance
8 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.42%) SOA
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Teradata
10 4 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (8.33%) Ab Initio
10 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 4 (8.33%) RESTful
10 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
10 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQLite
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) JIRA
2 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) Velocity
3 4 (8.33%) RESTful
4 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (4.17%) XSD
5 2 (4.17%) XSL
5 2 (4.17%) XSLT
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) JDBC
5 2 (4.17%) WSDL
5 2 (4.17%) JMS
5 2 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (2.08%) LAMP
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Scrum
2 45 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Coaching
4 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.75%) Kanban
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) User Stories
6 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.42%) SOA
8 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (6.25%) Time Management
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) PHP
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.17%) C
2 2 (4.17%) C++
2 2 (4.17%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) XPath
2 2 (4.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Teradata
2 4 (8.33%) Ab Initio
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Progress
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