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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank - 70 63
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.40% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.42% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
North West

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
621 953 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.95% 94.45% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 664 374
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 50
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.74% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Time Management
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
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 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA