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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 320 395 401
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 323 254 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 159 158
Median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +24 141 £500 - 20
South East +20 56 £425 - 6
Yorkshire +44 39 £440 -12.10% 6
West Midlands 0 23 £450 -
East Midlands +6 20 £425 -10.52% 1
North West +7 16 £475 +5.55% 7
East of England +13 12 £500 +17.64% 5
South West +18 8 £438 +16.66%
North East -44 7 £388 -13.88% 1
Midlands - 1 £425 -
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 638 (100.00%) Scrum
2 576 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (25.55%) Coaching
4 139 (21.79%) Finance
5 134 (21.00%) Kanban
6 117 (18.34%) Project Management
7 104 (16.30%) JIRA
8 102 (15.99%) TDD
9 89 (13.95%) Java
9 89 (13.95%) User Stories
10 87 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 73 (11.44%) BDD
12 71 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 57 (8.93%) Banking
16 55 (8.62%) Velocity
17 50 (7.84%) SDLC
18 49 (7.68%) Security Cleared
19 48 (7.52%) Waterfall
20 44 (6.90%) Retail
21 43 (6.74%) Agile Project Management
22 41 (6.43%) Software Engineering
23 40 (6.27%) Software Delivery
24 38 (5.96%) User Experience
25 36 (5.64%) SC Cleared
26 34 (5.33%) Web Development
27 33 (5.17%) .NET
28 31 (4.86%) Games
28 31 (4.86%) Service Delivery

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 29 (4.55%) Confluence
2 11 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.41%) CMS
4 6 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.63%) Mule
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.47%) Apache
7 2 (0.31%) JBoss
7 2 (0.31%) Liferay
7 2 (0.31%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.94%) MS Office
2 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Project
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.31%) InDesign
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.10%) Trello
4 3 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.94%) Network Security
2 5 (0.78%) Internet
3 2 (0.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) LDAP
4 1 (0.16%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.72%) Big Data
2 11 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.31%) OLAP
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.16%) Biml
8 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.16%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.16%) Power BI
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.16%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 104 (16.30%) JIRA
2 24 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.88%) JIRA Agile
4 9 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.94%) VersionOne
6 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.47%) Selenium
8 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.31%) Maven
8 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 139 (21.79%) Finance
2 57 (8.93%) Banking
3 44 (6.90%) Retail
4 31 (4.86%) Games
5 17 (2.66%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.72%) Marketing
7 8 (1.25%) Front Office
8 7 (1.10%) Legal
9 6 (0.94%) Back Office
9 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.63%) Advertising
10 4 (0.63%) Law
10 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.47%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 2 (0.31%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.62%) Velocity
2 33 (5.17%) .NET
3 17 (2.66%) HTML
4 14 (2.19%) J2EE
5 13 (2.04%) JMS
6 10 (1.57%) EJB
7 8 (1.25%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.10%) JSON
8 7 (1.10%) JSP
9 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.94%) HTML5
9 6 (0.94%) Web Services
10 5 (0.78%) RESTful
10 5 (0.78%) WCF
11 4 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.63%) Apache Camel
11 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.63%) Kafka
11 4 (0.63%) Spring
11 4 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.96%) User Experience
2 23 (3.61%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.51%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.35%) Equities
8 9 (1.41%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.94%) Fintech
10 6 (0.94%) PMI
11 5 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.78%) Statistics
12 4 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
13 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.47%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.47%) Android
1 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.16%) Linux
2 1 (0.16%) Unix
2 1 (0.16%) Windows
2 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (100.00%) Scrum
2 576 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (25.55%) Coaching
4 134 (21.00%) Kanban
5 117 (18.34%) Project Management
6 102 (15.99%) TDD
7 89 (13.95%) User Stories
8 87 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 73 (11.44%) BDD
10 71 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 50 (7.84%) SDLC
14 48 (7.52%) Waterfall
15 43 (6.74%) Agile Project Management
16 41 (6.43%) Software Engineering
17 40 (6.27%) Software Delivery
18 34 (5.33%) Web Development
19 31 (4.86%) Service Delivery
20 28 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (13.95%) Java
2 30 (4.70%) JavaScript
3 14 (2.19%) SQL
4 13 (2.04%) C#
5 9 (1.41%) PHP
6 3 (0.47%) Scala
7 2 (0.31%) C
7 2 (0.31%) C++
7 2 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.16%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 36 (5.64%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.57%) Degree
5 7 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.78%) PMP
8 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) CLAS
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.29%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.47%) FATCA
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (4.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.82%) Rally
3 15 (2.35%) Atlassian
4 13 (2.04%) Oracle
5 10 (1.57%) Google
6 9 (1.41%) Tableau
7 8 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (1.10%) Adobe
9 5 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.63%) Progress
10 4 (0.63%) StatPro
11 3 (0.47%) Pega
12 2 (0.31%) CA
12 2 (0.31%) Cadence
12 2 (0.31%) EMC
12 2 (0.31%) HP
12 2 (0.31%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.16%) Alteryx
13 1 (0.16%) Avaya
13 1 (0.16%) WSO2
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Ebury
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Montash
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
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