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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 204 244 229
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 39 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.046% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.049% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 13
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ScrumMaster
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - 18 £415 -
Berkshire - 9 £450 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £415 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Sussex -15 1 £350 -12.50% 2
Kent - - - - 1
ScrumMaster
England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 74 (100.00%) Scrum
2 69 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.38%) Coaching
4 19 (25.68%) Kanban
4 19 (25.68%) PRINCE2
5 18 (24.32%) Mentoring
6 16 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (21.62%) TDD
7 14 (18.92%) .NET
8 12 (16.22%) Project Management
9 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
9 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.16%) Oracle
10 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (12.16%) NUnit
10 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
10 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
11 8 (10.81%) Finance
11 8 (10.81%) C#
12 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
12 7 (9.46%) Content Management
12 7 (9.46%) User Stories
12 7 (9.46%) BDD
12 7 (9.46%) Velocity
12 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.11%) Product Management
13 6 (8.11%) Retail
14 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
14 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (5.41%) Content Management Server
2 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Kentico
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) NUnit
2 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) Velocity
3 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.70%) J2EE
4 2 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Open Source
1 3 (4.05%) User Experience
2 2 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (100.00%) Scrum
2 69 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.38%) Coaching
4 19 (25.68%) Kanban
4 19 (25.68%) PRINCE2
5 18 (24.32%) Mentoring
6 16 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (21.62%) TDD
7 12 (16.22%) Project Management
8 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
9 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.46%) Content Management
10 7 (9.46%) User Stories
10 7 (9.46%) BDD
10 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.11%) Product Management
12 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) C#
2 3 (4.05%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) XAML
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
1 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) IBM
3 3 (4.05%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.05%) Teradata
3 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.35%) Mercator
4 1 (1.35%) Progress
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago