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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
UK / England
Rank 325 354 405
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 261 248 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 169 122
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £374 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £445 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
39259 43355 43155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.94% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25755 27927 27633
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1348 1585 1746
Median hourly rate £18.50 £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 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -1 102 £475 -5.00% 22
South East +75 76 £443 +0.56% 7
North East -8 18 £400 - 1
South West +6 15 £425 +13.33%
West Midlands -14 14 £488 -7.14% 1
North West +11 13 £500 +11.11% 8
East of England -14 10 £456 +5.18% 4
Yorkshire +15 9 £443 +10.62% 3
East Midlands +3 6 £525 -4.54%
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 591 (100.00%) Scrum
2 552 (93.40%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (28.93%) Kanban
4 164 (27.75%) Coaching
5 139 (23.52%) JIRA
6 121 (20.47%) Project Management
7 108 (18.27%) TDD
8 107 (18.10%) Finance
9 95 (16.07%) User Stories
10 81 (13.71%) BDD
11 78 (13.20%) Java
12 73 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 61 (10.32%) Waterfall
14 59 (9.98%) Velocity
15 58 (9.81%) Mentoring
15 58 (9.81%) Software Delivery
16 57 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (9.31%) Banking
19 51 (8.63%) DevOps
20 47 (7.95%) SDLC
21 44 (7.45%) Agile Project Management
22 43 (7.28%) Confluence
23 36 (6.09%) Microsoft
24 35 (5.92%) Retail
24 35 (5.92%) Security Cleared
25 32 (5.41%) User Experience
26 31 (5.25%) .NET
26 31 (5.25%) Service Delivery
27 29 (4.91%) E-Commerce

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 43 (7.28%) Confluence
2 17 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.85%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.68%) Apache
4 4 (0.68%) CMS
5 3 (0.51%) Drupal
5 3 (0.51%) JBoss
5 3 (0.51%) Liferay
5 3 (0.51%) Mule
5 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.34%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.03%) MS Office
3 12 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.34%) InDesign
5 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.18%) GitHub
2 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.18%) SaaS
3 5 (0.85%) Office 365
4 4 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.85%) Skype
2 2 (0.34%) Intranet
2 2 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
3 1 (0.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) LDAP
3 1 (0.17%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.20%) Big Data
2 9 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.18%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.51%) OLAP
7 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.17%) Biml
9 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.17%) Power BI
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 139 (23.52%) JIRA
2 17 (2.88%) JIRA Agile
3 16 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.85%) Zephyr
8 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.51%) Selenium
10 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.34%) Maven
11 1 (0.17%) JUnit
11 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.17%) Xcode
General
1 107 (18.10%) Finance
2 55 (9.31%) Banking
3 35 (5.92%) Retail
4 15 (2.54%) Games
5 12 (2.03%) Publishing
6 10 (1.69%) Marketing
6 10 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.35%) Legal
8 8 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.18%) Law
10 6 (1.02%) Front Office
11 5 (0.85%) Advertising
12 3 (0.51%) Electronics
12 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.98%) Velocity
2 31 (5.25%) .NET
3 11 (1.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 8 (1.35%) J2EE
5 8 (1.35%) React
6 7 (1.18%) HTML
6 7 (1.18%) RESTful
6 7 (1.18%) Spring
7 6 (1.02%) JSON
7 6 (1.02%) Spring MVC
8 5 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.85%) HTML5
8 5 (0.85%) Kafka
8 5 (0.85%) Middleware
9 4 (0.68%) Node.js
9 4 (0.68%) Web Services
10 3 (0.51%) COM
10 3 (0.51%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.41%) User Experience
2 19 (3.21%) Virtual Team
3 14 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.52%) PMI
6 7 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.02%) Equities
7 6 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.85%) Statistics
9 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.51%) Blog
10 3 (0.51%) Fintech
10 3 (0.51%) STB
11 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.02%) Windows
2 5 (0.85%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.68%) Unix
4 3 (0.51%) Android
4 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (100.00%) Scrum
2 552 (93.40%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (28.93%) Kanban
4 164 (27.75%) Coaching
5 121 (20.47%) Project Management
6 108 (18.27%) TDD
7 95 (16.07%) User Stories
8 81 (13.71%) BDD
9 73 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (10.32%) Waterfall
11 58 (9.81%) Mentoring
11 58 (9.81%) Software Delivery
12 57 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 56 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (8.63%) DevOps
15 47 (7.95%) SDLC
16 44 (7.45%) Agile Project Management
17 31 (5.25%) Service Delivery
18 29 (4.91%) E-Commerce
19 27 (4.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.20%) Java
2 24 (4.06%) C#
3 23 (3.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.02%) PHP
4 6 (1.02%) SQL
5 5 (0.85%) C
5 5 (0.85%) Scala
6 3 (0.51%) C++
7 2 (0.34%) Python
8 1 (0.17%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.17%) Groovy
8 1 (0.17%) Ruby
8 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 28 (4.74%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.03%) Degree
4 9 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.35%) PMP
6 6 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.85%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.03%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (1.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) Puppet
2 2 (0.34%) Ansible
2 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.72%) CA Agile Central
3 10 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 5 (0.85%) Oracle
5 4 (0.68%) Recommind
5 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.68%) ServiceNow
5 4 (0.68%) Tableau
6 3 (0.51%) Adobe
6 3 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (0.51%) SAP
6 3 (0.51%) WSO2
7 2 (0.34%) BT
7 2 (0.34%) Cadence
7 2 (0.34%) EMC
7 2 (0.34%) HP
7 2 (0.34%) KANA
8 1 (0.17%) Google
8 1 (0.17%) hybris
8 1 (0.17%) Splunk
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