The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 212 218 245
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 38 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.23% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.25% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 2
Average daily rate £425 £412 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% -8.55%
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
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 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
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 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
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Job
Vacancies
Surrey +7 27 £425 +2.22% 3
Berkshire -6 4 £425 +13.33% 3
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) Scrum
2 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 24 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (23.75%) .NET
6 17 (21.25%) Finance
7 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 15 (18.75%) Project Management
8 15 (18.75%) C#
9 12 (15.00%) Velocity
9 12 (15.00%) Kanban
10 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.25%) OO
12 8 (10.00%) Oracle
12 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (10.00%) TDD
12 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
13 7 (8.75%) Publishing
13 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
14 6 (7.50%) Product Management
14 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (7.50%) NUnit
14 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
14 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
14 6 (7.50%) SOA
15 5 (6.25%) Content Management Server
15 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (6.25%) Content Management
15 5 (6.25%) Mobile App

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (6.25%) Content Management Server
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.00%) Kentico
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) NUnit
1 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) WebStorm
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Publishing
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) .NET
2 12 (15.00%) Velocity
3 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.75%) XML
5 1 (1.25%) XSLT
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) HTML5
5 1 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Scrum
2 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 24 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 15 (18.75%) Project Management
7 12 (15.00%) Kanban
8 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.25%) OO
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.00%) TDD
11 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.50%) Product Management
12 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.50%) SOA
13 5 (6.25%) Content Management
14 3 (3.75%) Data Modelling
14 3 (3.75%) BDD
15 2 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
15 2 (2.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) C#
2 4 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) hybris
3 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.50%) Mercator
4 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.25%) Teradata
4 1 (1.25%) Assembla
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