The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Scrum Master featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 147 178 178
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 25 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 12
Median daily rate £475 £568 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.29% +26.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £665 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Scrum Master
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3293 5137 5567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.09% 95.15% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 4010 4012
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Scrum Master
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum Master across the City of London region.

Scrum Master Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 City of London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Scrum
2 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) Finance
4 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (28.95%) JIRA
6 10 (26.32%) Kanban
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) Project Management
8 8 (21.05%) TDD
8 8 (21.05%) Banking
8 8 (21.05%) Coaching
9 7 (18.42%) Retail
9 7 (18.42%) Legal
9 7 (18.42%) Velocity
9 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (18.42%) Java
10 6 (15.79%) Financial Institution
10 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.79%) BDD
10 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
11 5 (13.16%) Tableau
11 5 (13.16%) Data Governance
11 5 (13.16%) Big Data
11 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
11 5 (13.16%) User Stories
11 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.16%) Analytics
11 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
11 5 (13.16%) Fintech

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.63%) Lucidchart
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (28.95%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) JBehave
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Mockito
5 1 (2.63%) VersionOne
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Legal
3 7 (18.42%) Retail
4 6 (15.79%) Financial Institution
5 4 (10.53%) Front Office
6 2 (5.26%) Marketing
7 1 (2.63%) Games
7 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Velocity
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) Drools
4 1 (2.63%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) Kafka
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) React
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Equities
1 5 (13.16%) Fintech
1 5 (13.16%) Fixed Income
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Scrum
2 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Kanban
4 8 (21.05%) Coaching
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
7 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) Data Governance
7 5 (13.16%) ETL
7 5 (13.16%) Information Security
7 5 (13.16%) SDLC
7 5 (13.16%) Service Design
7 5 (13.16%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (13.16%) Tableau
3 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Rally