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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 329 378 410
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 327 255 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.52% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 176 125
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £367 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.21%
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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -7 140 £488 - 17
South East +12 49 £450 +4.04% 5
West Midlands +5 36 £475 +75.92% 1
Yorkshire +17 25 £430 +8.73% 4
South West +7 24 £525 +40.00% 2
East Midlands +17 20 £475 - 2
East of England +18 17 £451 -5.00% 3
North West -6 11 £463 +5.53% 2
North East -44 6 £400 -11.11% 1
Midlands -4 2 £450 -
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 644 (100.00%) Scrum
2 563 (87.42%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (23.60%) Coaching
4 126 (19.57%) Kanban
5 123 (19.10%) Finance
6 116 (18.01%) Java
7 113 (17.55%) TDD
8 103 (15.99%) Project Management
9 97 (15.06%) Mentoring
10 89 (13.82%) User Stories
11 85 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
12 83 (12.89%) BDD
13 80 (12.42%) JIRA
14 76 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (8.07%) Velocity
17 49 (7.61%) Security Cleared
18 47 (7.30%) Banking
19 45 (6.99%) SDLC
20 42 (6.52%) Waterfall
21 41 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
22 40 (6.21%) .NET
23 39 (6.06%) J2EE
24 38 (5.90%) Web Development
25 36 (5.59%) Retail
26 35 (5.43%) Software Delivery
26 35 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
26 35 (5.43%) User Experience
27 34 (5.28%) Mobile App
27 34 (5.28%) Software Engineering

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 21 (3.26%) Confluence
2 15 (2.33%) CMS
3 7 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.62%) Apache
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.31%) Mule
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.40%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.78%) MS Project
4 4 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.47%) MS Office
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.24%) Lucidchart
4 8 (1.24%) Trello
5 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.09%) SaaS
6 4 (0.62%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.09%) Internet
2 6 (0.93%) Network Security
3 3 (0.47%) ATM
3 3 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.40%) Hadoop
3 9 (1.40%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.09%) Big Data
5 7 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.78%) OLAP
7 4 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.16%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 80 (12.42%) JIRA
2 22 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.02%) JIRA Agile
4 10 (1.55%) VersionOne
5 6 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.78%) Mockito
7 4 (0.62%) JBehave
7 4 (0.62%) JUnit
8 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.47%) Maven
9 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 123 (19.10%) Finance
2 47 (7.30%) Banking
3 36 (5.59%) Retail
4 29 (4.50%) Games
5 13 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.09%) Legal
7 7 (1.09%) Publishing
8 6 (0.93%) Back Office
8 6 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.78%) Front Office
9 5 (0.78%) Marketing
10 4 (0.62%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.07%) Velocity
2 40 (6.21%) .NET
3 39 (6.06%) J2EE
4 24 (3.73%) JMS
5 23 (3.57%) HTML
6 22 (3.42%) EJB
7 13 (2.02%) Hibernate
7 13 (2.02%) Spring
7 13 (2.02%) Spring MVC
8 11 (1.71%) RESTful
8 11 (1.71%) XML
9 9 (1.40%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.40%) CSS
10 8 (1.24%) jQuery
10 8 (1.24%) JSP
10 8 (1.24%) Web Services
11 6 (0.93%) Apache Camel
11 6 (0.93%) Mason
11 6 (0.93%) REST
11 6 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
1 35 (5.43%) User Experience
2 34 (5.28%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 11 (1.71%) Equities
5 11 (1.71%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.40%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.62%) Fintech
8 4 (0.62%) Internet of Things
8 4 (0.62%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (0.62%) PMI
8 4 (0.62%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.47%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.31%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.31%) iPad
10 2 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.40%) Apple iOS
2 5 (0.78%) Android
3 4 (0.62%) Windows
4 2 (0.31%) Unix
4 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.16%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (100.00%) Scrum
2 563 (87.42%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (23.60%) Coaching
4 126 (19.57%) Kanban
5 113 (17.55%) TDD
6 103 (15.99%) Project Management
7 97 (15.06%) Mentoring
8 89 (13.82%) User Stories
9 85 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (12.89%) BDD
11 76 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 57 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 45 (6.99%) SDLC
14 42 (6.52%) Waterfall
15 41 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (5.90%) Web Development
17 35 (5.43%) Software Delivery
18 34 (5.28%) Software Engineering
19 33 (5.12%) Agile Project Management
20 31 (4.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 116 (18.01%) Java
2 29 (4.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (2.80%) C#
4 15 (2.33%) SQL
5 11 (1.71%) PHP
6 10 (1.55%) C
7 7 (1.09%) C++
8 6 (0.93%) COBOL
8 6 (0.93%) Python
9 4 (0.62%) PL/1
9 4 (0.62%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.47%) Scala
11 1 (0.16%) Ruby
11 1 (0.16%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 49 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.40%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.24%) Degree
5 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.47%) PMP
8 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) CLAS
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.33%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.31%) FATCA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (1.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (4.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.04%) Google
3 25 (3.88%) Atlassian
4 15 (2.33%) Oracle
5 9 (1.40%) Rally
6 8 (1.24%) Adobe
7 6 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (0.93%) Tableau
8 5 (0.78%) Progress
8 5 (0.78%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.62%) Pega
9 4 (0.62%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.62%) StatPro
10 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.47%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.31%) CA
11 2 (0.31%) HP
11 2 (0.31%) IBM
11 2 (0.31%) Micro Focus
11 2 (0.31%) WSO2
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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