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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 137 173 188
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 25 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.64% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 11
Median daily rate £488 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £414
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.74%
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
3210 5635 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.56% 94.75% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2597 4375 4047
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 91 97
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.66 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) Kanban
5 10 (26.32%) JIRA
5 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (26.32%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
6 8 (21.05%) Coaching
7 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
7 7 (18.42%) Velocity
7 7 (18.42%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) Project Management
8 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
8 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) User Stories
9 5 (13.16%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.16%) Retail
9 5 (13.16%) Legal
9 5 (13.16%) SDLC
10 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
10 4 (10.53%) Front Office
10 4 (10.53%) .NET
10 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (10.53%) Docker
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.53%) Waterfall

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
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Google App Engine
1 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (7.89%) Lucidchart
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
1 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.89%) JBehave
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Mockito
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) VersionOne
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 4 (10.53%) Front Office
5 2 (5.26%) Games
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Velocity
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.89%) Drools
3 3 (7.89%) Google Maps API
3 3 (7.89%) jQuery
3 3 (7.89%) REST
3 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) Kafka
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) React
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Equities
3 3 (7.89%) Fintech
3 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Scrum
2 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Kanban
4 8 (21.05%) Coaching
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
6 5 (13.16%) User Stories
7 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) ATDD
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Data Governance
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 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 4 (10.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.89%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (7.89%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Rally