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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
London / City of London
Rank 130 141 183
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 21 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 10
Median daily rate £473 £468 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £443 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £605 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £428
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.33%
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 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
2817 3015 4912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.91% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2229 2375 3760
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 City of London region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Scrum
2 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (45.45%) Kanban
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 12 (27.27%) Finance
6 11 (25.00%) Velocity
6 11 (25.00%) Coaching
7 10 (22.73%) BDD
7 10 (22.73%) Java
8 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (18.18%) C#
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 8 (18.18%) User Stories
9 8 (18.18%) DevOps
10 7 (15.91%) .NET
11 6 (13.64%) JIRA
12 5 (11.36%) Banking
12 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
12 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
12 5 (11.36%) DSDM
12 5 (11.36%) Project Management
12 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 4 (9.09%) ATDD
13 4 (9.09%) SDLC
13 4 (9.09%) Retail
13 4 (9.09%) Web Development
14 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
14 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing

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 1 (2.27%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) Biml
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Velocity
2 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) LINQ
3 2 (4.55%) WCF
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.27%) React
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Equities
2 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Scrum
2 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (45.45%) Kanban
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 11 (25.00%) Coaching
6 10 (22.73%) BDD
7 8 (18.18%) DevOps
7 8 (18.18%) User Stories
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) DSDM
8 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) ATDD
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.09%) Web Development
10 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.27%) Alteryx
3 1 (2.27%) Tableau