The table below looks at the statistics for the ScrumMaster role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum Master
Rank 410 382 458
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +76
Contract jobs requiring a ScrumMaster 198 225 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 165 80
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51453 50379 44110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.31% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31274 30773 25223
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2016 1989 2173
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

ScrumMaster
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ScrumMaster Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ScrumMaster within the UK.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ScrumMaster
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

ScrumMaster Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ScrumMaster
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ScrumMaster within the UK.

ScrumMaster Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ScrumMaster within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
England -27 178 £450 - 35
London -56 87 £450 -5.26% 17
South East -10 37 £425 - 10
South West +23 13 £450 -
Hampshire - 12 £473 - 3
East of England +24 11 £368 - 1
City of London +7 11 £550 +15.78% 3
East Sussex - 9 £425 - 4
West Midlands +6 8 £375 - 2
Berkshire 0 8 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire -23 8 £393 -4.26% 1
Norfolk - 8 £318 -
Norwich - 8 £318 -
Leeds -6 7 £410 -
West Yorkshire -12 7 £410 -
East Midlands 0 5 £488 +62.58% 3
Wales -8 5 £450 -10.00% 2
Edinburgh -12 5 £538 +26.47%
West Sussex -15 5 £500 -
Scotland -17 5 £538 +26.47%
Basingstoke - 5 £404 - 1
Brighton - 5 £425 - 4
Bristol - 5 £450 -
Worthing - 5 £500 -
Gloucestershire -9 4 £533 +18.33%
Reading - 4 £420 -
North West -17 3 £420 -27.04% 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £501 -
Shropshire - 3 £440 -
Southampton - 3 £495 - 1

ScrumMaster
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 394 (100.00%) Scrum
2 344 (87.31%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (20.81%) Coaching
4 73 (18.53%) Kanban
5 62 (15.74%) Mentoring
5 62 (15.74%) User Stories
5 62 (15.74%) TDD
6 60 (15.23%) Project Management
7 57 (14.47%) JIRA
8 54 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (13.20%) Finance
10 50 (12.69%) Java
11 49 (12.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 44 (11.17%) E-Commerce
13 36 (9.14%) Waterfall
14 32 (8.12%) Velocity
15 31 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (7.61%) Automated Testing
17 28 (7.11%) .NET
18 23 (5.84%) Banking
19 20 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
20 19 (4.82%) C#
21 18 (4.57%) Oracle
21 18 (4.57%) Software Delivery
21 18 (4.57%) DevOps
21 18 (4.57%) BDD
22 16 (4.06%) Release Management
22 16 (4.06%) Microsoft
22 16 (4.06%) Games
22 16 (4.06%) Telecoms

ScrumMaster
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.27%) CMS
2 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.76%) Confluence
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.51%) Node.js
4 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.25%) Documentum
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Trello
3 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.25%) HTTP
1 1 (0.25%) SAN
1 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (1.02%) Big Data
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.25%) Impala
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (14.47%) JIRA
2 14 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 52 (13.20%) Finance
2 23 (5.84%) Banking
3 16 (4.06%) Games
3 16 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.55%) Retail
5 7 (1.78%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.27%) Marketing
6 5 (1.27%) Advertising
7 4 (1.02%) Front Office
7 4 (1.02%) Automotive
8 2 (0.51%) Law
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) French Language
8 2 (0.51%) Local Government
8 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.12%) Velocity
2 28 (7.11%) .NET
3 11 (2.79%) HTML
4 8 (2.03%) Django
5 5 (1.27%) HTML5
5 5 (1.27%) CSS
6 4 (1.02%) J2EE
7 3 (0.76%) Web Services
7 3 (0.76%) Middleware
7 3 (0.76%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.51%) RESTful
8 2 (0.51%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.51%) XML
9 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.25%) WinForms
9 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.25%) Spring
9 1 (0.25%) Ajax
9 1 (0.25%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.05%) Open Source
2 10 (2.54%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.78%) User Experience
4 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.51%) Blog
5 2 (0.51%) NHS
5 2 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.25%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.25%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.25%) Online Games
6 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.27%) Android
2 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (100.00%) Scrum
2 344 (87.31%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (20.81%) Coaching
4 73 (18.53%) Kanban
5 62 (15.74%) TDD
5 62 (15.74%) User Stories
5 62 (15.74%) Mentoring
6 60 (15.23%) Project Management
7 54 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (12.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (11.17%) E-Commerce
10 36 (9.14%) Waterfall
11 31 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (7.61%) Automated Testing
13 20 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (4.57%) Software Delivery
14 18 (4.57%) DevOps
14 18 (4.57%) BDD
15 16 (4.06%) Release Management
16 15 (3.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (12.69%) Java
2 19 (4.82%) C#
3 13 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.05%) Python
4 12 (3.05%) Ruby
5 9 (2.28%) Scala
6 4 (1.02%) SQL
7 3 (0.76%) C
7 3 (0.76%) PHP
8 2 (0.51%) C++
8 2 (0.51%) Erlang
9 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.05%) Degree
3 8 (2.03%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PMP
5 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.03%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) EMIR
2 4 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.76%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (4.57%) Oracle
2 16 (4.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.03%) Sybase
4 4 (1.02%) IBM
5 3 (0.76%) ATG
5 3 (0.76%) Google
6 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.51%) Pega
6 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
JM
Rate: £480 - £510 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago