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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum Master
UK / England
Rank 307 348 439
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +91
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 278 261 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 164 105
Median daily rate £463 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £428
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 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 27 February 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 +25 112 £475 -5.00% 18
South East +62 57 £425 -8.10% 12
North East -7 27 £400 +6.66%
East of England -19 20 £520 +23.07% 7
South West +1 18 £434 -3.61% 4
North West +15 15 £500 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire +21 14 £450 +28.57% 6
West Midlands -2 11 £448 -5.29%
East Midlands -8 6 £525 +23.52%
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 574 (100.00%) Scrum
2 534 (93.03%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (30.49%) Kanban
4 166 (28.92%) Coaching
5 131 (22.82%) JIRA
6 119 (20.73%) Project Management
7 112 (19.51%) TDD
8 110 (19.16%) Finance
9 108 (18.82%) User Stories
10 83 (14.46%) BDD
11 76 (13.24%) DevOps
12 75 (13.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 72 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 69 (12.02%) Java
15 64 (11.15%) Banking
15 64 (11.15%) Mentoring
16 59 (10.28%) Software Delivery
16 59 (10.28%) Velocity
17 58 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (9.23%) Agile Project Management
19 52 (9.06%) Waterfall
20 45 (7.84%) SDLC
21 41 (7.14%) Confluence
22 36 (6.27%) Security Cleared
23 33 (5.75%) Service Delivery
24 31 (5.40%) Retail
25 29 (5.05%) E-Commerce
25 29 (5.05%) SC Cleared
26 28 (4.88%) Microsoft
27 25 (4.36%) User Acceptance 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 41 (7.14%) Confluence
2 14 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.87%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) Liferay
6 1 (0.17%) Mule
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.92%) MS Office
3 11 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.39%) GitHub
3 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.05%) SaaS
5 5 (0.87%) Office 365
6 4 (0.70%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.22%) Intranet
2 5 (0.87%) Internet
2 5 (0.87%) Skype
3 4 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) ATM
4 1 (0.17%) MQTT
4 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.74%) Big Data
2 5 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.17%) Biml
5 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.17%) OLAP
5 1 (0.17%) Power BI
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 131 (22.82%) JIRA
2 25 (4.36%) JIRA Agile
3 13 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.87%) Zephyr
7 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.35%) Selenium
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) JUnit
9 1 (0.17%) Maven
9 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.17%) Xcode
General
1 110 (19.16%) Finance
2 64 (11.15%) Banking
3 31 (5.40%) Retail
4 19 (3.31%) Games
5 16 (2.79%) Publishing
6 12 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.39%) Marketing
9 7 (1.22%) Law
9 7 (1.22%) Legal
10 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.87%) Front Office
12 4 (0.70%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Electronics
13 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.35%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.28%) Velocity
2 23 (4.01%) .NET
3 9 (1.57%) AngularJS
3 9 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.39%) J2EE
5 6 (1.05%) React
5 6 (1.05%) RESTful
5 6 (1.05%) Spring
5 6 (1.05%) Spring MVC
6 5 (0.87%) HTML
7 4 (0.70%) Node.js
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.52%) Backbone.js
8 3 (0.52%) COM
8 3 (0.52%) HTML5
8 3 (0.52%) Middleware
8 3 (0.52%) Struts
8 3 (0.52%) WCF
8 3 (0.52%) Web Services
9 2 (0.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.18%) User Experience
1 24 (4.18%) Virtual Team
2 18 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.70%) PMI
6 3 (0.52%) Blog
6 3 (0.52%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.52%) RIA
6 3 (0.52%) STB
7 2 (0.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.35%) Equities
7 2 (0.35%) iPad
7 2 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.35%) Online Games
8 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.17%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.17%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.05%) Windows
2 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.70%) Android
4 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.52%) Unix
5 2 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (100.00%) Scrum
2 534 (93.03%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (30.49%) Kanban
4 166 (28.92%) Coaching
5 119 (20.73%) Project Management
6 112 (19.51%) TDD
7 108 (18.82%) User Stories
8 83 (14.46%) BDD
9 76 (13.24%) DevOps
10 75 (13.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 72 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 64 (11.15%) Mentoring
13 59 (10.28%) Software Delivery
14 58 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (9.23%) Agile Project Management
16 52 (9.06%) Waterfall
17 45 (7.84%) SDLC
18 33 (5.75%) Service Delivery
19 29 (5.05%) E-Commerce
20 25 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.02%) Java
2 19 (3.31%) C#
3 16 (2.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.22%) C
5 5 (0.87%) Scala
5 5 (0.87%) SQL
6 4 (0.70%) PHP
7 3 (0.52%) C++
7 3 (0.52%) Python
8 2 (0.35%) Ruby
9 1 (0.17%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.17%) Groovy
9 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.09%) Degree
4 6 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.87%) BC Cleared
5 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.87%) PMP
6 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.22%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.35%) PMO
3 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) FATCA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (0.87%) Atlassian
4 4 (0.70%) Recommind
4 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (0.70%) ServiceNow
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle
5 3 (0.52%) SAP
5 3 (0.52%) WSO2
6 2 (0.35%) Cadence
6 2 (0.35%) HP
6 2 (0.35%) Snow
7 1 (0.17%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.17%) BT
7 1 (0.17%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.17%) Google
7 1 (0.17%) hybris
7 1 (0.17%) KANA
7 1 (0.17%) Tealium
7 1 (0.17%) VMware
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