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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 316 408 380
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 349 209 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 135 155
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +41 161 £500 +11.11% 16
South East +4 48 £475 +8.57% 5
East Midlands +34 25 £500 +2.51%
West Midlands +12 25 £450 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +17 24 £370 -1.33% 2
South West -6 21 £563 +28.57% 1
East of England +13 17 £473 +20.00% 3
North West +3 17 £463 +29.55% 2
North East -40 8 £363 -9.93%
Midlands -4 2 £450 +38.46%
Scrum Master
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Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 609 (100.00%) Scrum
2 539 (88.51%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (21.18%) Coaching
4 109 (17.90%) Java
5 107 (17.57%) Finance
6 104 (17.08%) Kanban
7 99 (16.26%) TDD
8 98 (16.09%) Project Management
9 91 (14.94%) Mentoring
10 76 (12.48%) BDD
11 73 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 69 (11.33%) JIRA
14 67 (11.00%) User Stories
15 49 (8.05%) Banking
15 49 (8.05%) Security Cleared
16 42 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (6.73%) Velocity
17 41 (6.73%) J2EE
18 39 (6.40%) SDLC
19 37 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
20 35 (5.75%) Web Development
21 33 (5.42%) Mobile App
21 33 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
22 31 (5.09%) Atlassian
22 31 (5.09%) .NET
22 31 (5.09%) E-Commerce
22 31 (5.09%) Games
22 31 (5.09%) Waterfall
22 31 (5.09%) DevOps

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 25 (4.11%) Confluence
2 12 (1.97%) CMS
3 7 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (0.49%) Node.js
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.33%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.33%) Mule
6 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (1.97%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (0.49%) MS Project
4 2 (0.33%) MS Office
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.31%) Lucidchart
5 7 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.15%) Trello
6 5 (0.82%) SaaS
7 4 (0.66%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.33%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.99%) Network Security
2 5 (0.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.49%) ATM
3 3 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.31%) Big Data
5 6 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.82%) OLAP
6 5 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.16%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 69 (11.33%) JIRA
2 11 (1.81%) JIRA Agile
3 10 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.31%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.31%) VersionOne
5 7 (1.15%) Mockito
6 4 (0.66%) JBehave
6 4 (0.66%) JUnit
7 3 (0.49%) Ant
8 2 (0.33%) Maven
8 2 (0.33%) Selenium
9 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (17.57%) Finance
2 49 (8.05%) Banking
3 31 (5.09%) Games
4 28 (4.60%) Retail
5 14 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.99%) Publishing
8 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.66%) Law
8 4 (0.66%) Marketing
9 2 (0.33%) Legal
9 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.73%) J2EE
1 41 (6.73%) Velocity
2 31 (5.09%) .NET
3 27 (4.43%) HTML
4 20 (3.28%) JMS
5 18 (2.96%) EJB
5 18 (2.96%) Hibernate
5 18 (2.96%) Spring
6 17 (2.79%) Spring MVC
7 15 (2.46%) RESTful
8 14 (2.30%) AngularJS
9 13 (2.13%) CSS
10 12 (1.97%) XML
11 10 (1.64%) HTML5
11 10 (1.64%) jQuery
11 10 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (1.64%) Web Services
12 9 (1.48%) REST
13 8 (1.31%) JSP
14 6 (0.99%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
1 33 (5.42%) Mobile App
2 20 (3.28%) User Experience
3 13 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (0.99%) Digital Media
5 4 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.66%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.49%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.49%) Equities
6 3 (0.49%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.49%) Internet of Things
6 3 (0.49%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (0.49%) NHS
6 3 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (0.49%) PMI
6 3 (0.49%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.33%) EPoS
7 2 (0.33%) Fintech
7 2 (0.33%) iPad
7 2 (0.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.48%) Apple iOS
2 6 (0.99%) Windows
3 5 (0.82%) Android
4 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.16%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (100.00%) Scrum
2 539 (88.51%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (21.18%) Coaching
4 104 (17.08%) Kanban
5 99 (16.26%) TDD
6 98 (16.09%) Project Management
7 91 (14.94%) Mentoring
8 76 (12.48%) BDD
9 73 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (11.00%) User Stories
12 42 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (6.40%) SDLC
14 37 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
15 35 (5.75%) Web Development
16 31 (5.09%) DevOps
16 31 (5.09%) E-Commerce
16 31 (5.09%) Waterfall
17 30 (4.93%) Software Delivery
18 29 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 109 (17.90%) Java
2 30 (4.93%) JavaScript
3 14 (2.30%) SQL
4 13 (2.13%) C#
5 11 (1.81%) C
6 10 (1.64%) PHP
7 6 (0.99%) C++
7 6 (0.99%) COBOL
8 5 (0.82%) Python
9 4 (0.66%) PL/1
9 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.49%) Scala
11 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.48%) DV Cleared
4 6 (0.99%) Degree
5 5 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.30%) QA
2 7 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.33%) FATCA
3 2 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.15%) Docker
2 2 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (5.09%) Atlassian
2 23 (3.78%) Google
3 18 (2.96%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.30%) Oracle
5 9 (1.48%) Adobe
6 5 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (0.82%) Rally
7 4 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.49%) HP
8 3 (0.49%) Progress
8 3 (0.49%) Tableau
8 3 (0.49%) Twitter
8 3 (0.49%) WSO2
9 2 (0.33%) IBM
9 2 (0.33%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.33%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.16%) Capita
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (0.16%) Informatica
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