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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum Master
Rank 238 215 222
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 26 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 5
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£390 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
9141 7850 7972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 92.58% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5055 4213 3787
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 470 632
Average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £36.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Berkshire +13 10 £363 +11.53% 1
Hampshire - 5 £390 - 1
East Sussex +6 4 £350 -12.50%
Middlesex +1 2 - - 1
Surrey -5 1 £400 +6.66% 5
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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England

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 68 (100.00%) Scrum
2 63 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Coaching
4 16 (23.53%) Kanban
5 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
6 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (17.65%) TDD
6 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 11 (16.18%) JIRA
7 11 (16.18%) User Stories
8 10 (14.71%) .NET
9 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.29%) Project Management
10 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.82%) Velocity
12 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.35%) Retail
12 5 (7.35%) DevOps
12 5 (7.35%) BDD
12 5 (7.35%) IBM
12 5 (7.35%) Finance
12 5 (7.35%) Java
12 5 (7.35%) SQL
13 4 (5.88%) XML
13 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
13 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) MarkLogic
2 2 (2.94%) SQLite
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 5 (7.35%) Retail
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) Velocity
3 4 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) WSDL
4 2 (2.94%) JMS
4 2 (2.94%) XSD
4 2 (2.94%) XSL
4 2 (2.94%) XSLT
4 2 (2.94%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) J2EE
4 2 (2.94%) JDBC
4 2 (2.94%) RESTful
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (1.47%) WPF
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.47%) LAMP
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) User Experience
2 2 (2.94%) PMI
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Scrum
2 63 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Coaching
4 16 (23.53%) Kanban
5 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
6 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (17.65%) TDD
6 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 11 (16.18%) User Stories
8 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.35%) DevOps
10 5 (7.35%) BDD
11 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 3 (4.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) Java
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) PHP
2 2 (2.94%) C#
2 2 (2.94%) XPath
3 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) XAML
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) C++
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) IBM
3 4 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 4 (5.88%) Teradata
4 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) Progress
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