The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England 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 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 345 396 389
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 301 268 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 181 151
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £596 £525
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Scrum Master
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Scrum Master Jobs Demand Trend in England

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Scrum Master Daily Rate Trend in England

Scrum Master
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum Master across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Scrum Master Daily Rate Histogram in England

Scrum Master
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Scrum Master Hourly Rate Trend in England

Scrum Master
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum Master within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 127 £488 -2.50% 16
South East +15 45 £425 -0.87% 6
Yorkshire +30 34 £433 -6.48% 5
West Midlands -8 29 £488 - 1
East Midlands +10 18 £425 -10.52% 3
South West +14 17 £500 +33.33% 2
North West +14 16 £475 +2.53% 9
East of England +18 12 £464 -2.36%
North East -36 6 £369 -18.05% 1
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Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 645 (100.00%) Scrum
2 572 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (25.12%) Coaching
4 128 (19.84%) Kanban
5 122 (18.91%) Finance
6 112 (17.36%) Project Management
7 104 (16.12%) TDD
8 97 (15.04%) User Stories
9 96 (14.88%) Java
10 92 (14.26%) Mentoring
11 90 (13.95%) JIRA
12 84 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (11.78%) BDD
14 74 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (8.68%) Velocity
16 55 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (7.75%) SDLC
18 48 (7.44%) Banking
19 45 (6.98%) Waterfall
20 43 (6.67%) Security Cleared
21 41 (6.36%) Retail
22 40 (6.20%) Software Delivery
23 38 (5.89%) Agile Project Management
23 38 (5.89%) Software Engineering
23 38 (5.89%) Web Development
24 37 (5.74%) User Experience
25 36 (5.58%) Continuous Delivery
25 36 (5.58%) .NET
26 33 (5.12%) JavaScript
27 32 (4.96%) Automated Testing

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 26 (4.03%) Confluence
2 13 (2.02%) CMS
3 9 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.62%) Mule
7 3 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.31%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) Liferay
8 2 (0.31%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.47%) MS Project
3 3 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.31%) InDesign
4 2 (0.31%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.09%) Trello
4 6 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.93%) SaaS
5 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.62%) Lucidchart
7 3 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.09%) Internet
1 7 (1.09%) Network Security
2 3 (0.47%) HTTP
3 2 (0.31%) ATM
4 1 (0.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.55%) Big Data
2 10 (1.55%) Hadoop
3 9 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.78%) OLAP
7 4 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.16%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 90 (13.95%) JIRA
2 24 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.86%) JIRA Agile
4 8 (1.24%) VersionOne
5 6 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.31%) Mockito
8 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.16%) JBehave
9 1 (0.16%) JUnit
9 1 (0.16%) Maven
9 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.16%) Selenium
9 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 122 (18.91%) Finance
2 48 (7.44%) Banking
3 41 (6.36%) Retail
4 30 (4.65%) Games
5 15 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.09%) Legal
7 7 (1.09%) Marketing
7 7 (1.09%) Publishing
8 6 (0.93%) Back Office
8 6 (0.93%) Front Office
9 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Local Government
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.68%) Velocity
2 36 (5.58%) .NET
3 23 (3.57%) J2EE
4 22 (3.41%) HTML
5 20 (3.10%) JMS
6 17 (2.64%) EJB
7 10 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.40%) JSP
9 8 (1.24%) JSON
9 8 (1.24%) Web Services
9 8 (1.24%) XML
10 6 (0.93%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.93%) CSS
10 6 (0.93%) HTML5
11 5 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.78%) Apache Camel
11 5 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.78%) jQuery
11 5 (0.78%) RESTful
12 4 (0.62%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.74%) User Experience
2 29 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 28 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.64%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.02%) Equities
6 13 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.55%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.09%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.09%) PMI
9 6 (0.93%) Fintech
10 5 (0.78%) Statistics
11 4 (0.62%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.62%) Minimum Viable Product
11 4 (0.62%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.47%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.31%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
2 4 (0.62%) Windows
3 3 (0.47%) Android
3 3 (0.47%) Unix
4 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (100.00%) Scrum
2 572 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (25.12%) Coaching
4 128 (19.84%) Kanban
5 112 (17.36%) Project Management
6 104 (16.12%) TDD
7 97 (15.04%) User Stories
8 92 (14.26%) Mentoring
9 84 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
10 76 (11.78%) BDD
11 74 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 50 (7.75%) SDLC
14 45 (6.98%) Waterfall
15 40 (6.20%) Software Delivery
16 38 (5.89%) Agile Project Management
16 38 (5.89%) Software Engineering
16 38 (5.89%) Web Development
17 36 (5.58%) Continuous Delivery
18 32 (4.96%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (14.88%) Java
2 33 (5.12%) JavaScript
3 16 (2.48%) SQL
4 14 (2.17%) C#
5 12 (1.86%) PHP
6 4 (0.62%) C
7 3 (0.47%) C++
8 2 (0.31%) Python
8 2 (0.31%) Scala
9 1 (0.16%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 43 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.09%) Degree
4 7 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.93%) PMP
6 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.16%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) CLAS
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.10%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.47%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.31%) FATCA
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 20 (3.10%) Google
4 16 (2.48%) Rally
5 14 (2.17%) Oracle
6 10 (1.55%) Adobe
7 8 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (1.24%) Tableau
8 5 (0.78%) Progress
8 5 (0.78%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.62%) Pega
9 4 (0.62%) StatPro
10 3 (0.47%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.31%) CA
11 2 (0.31%) EMC
11 2 (0.31%) HP
11 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.31%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.16%) Avaya
12 1 (0.16%) Genesys
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