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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 148 192 187
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 14 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.21% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 20
Median daily rate £481 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £660 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
3283 5236 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.94% 95.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3965 4336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.21 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
4 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) Coaching
5 5 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Kanban
6 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
7 3 (13.04%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) ATDD
7 3 (13.04%) Drools
7 3 (13.04%) Google App Engine
7 3 (13.04%) JBehave
7 3 (13.04%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) Google Maps API
7 3 (13.04%) Google
7 3 (13.04%) JUnit
7 3 (13.04%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) Python
7 3 (13.04%) MS Visio

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 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Google App Engine
1 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (13.04%) Lucidchart
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) JBehave
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Mockito
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.04%) Drools
1 3 (13.04%) Google Maps API
1 3 (13.04%) jQuery
1 3 (13.04%) REST
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Coaching
4 5 (21.74%) Kanban
4 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) ATDD
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Rally