The table below looks at the statistics for the Scrum Master role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum Master in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 118 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 3 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.59% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.63% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate - £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Scrum Master
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2315 2525 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.11% 93.10% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1244 1230
Average daily rate £400 £398 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 68 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £36.20 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum Master across the Berkshire region.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Scrum Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Release Management
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
8 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
8 1 (7.69%) Line Management
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
8 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) .NET
8 1 (7.69%) J2EE
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.69%) MS Project
8 1 (7.69%) JSP
8 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server

Scrum Master
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Scrum Master 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 Scrum Master in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) Release Management
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Line Management
8 1 (7.69%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft