The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.79% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.86% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
470 816 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.95% 92.62% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 522 392
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 44
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.31 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Scrum Master in the job title.

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Scrum Master
North West

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Scrum Master contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA