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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum Master
Rank 320 410 407
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 337 198 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 131 146
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 +61 165 £500 +11.11% 13
South East -19 33 £435 +2.35% 3
Yorkshire +20 25 £370 -5.73%
East Midlands +31 23 £500 +2.51% 1
East of England +16 21 £448 +21.76% 3
West Midlands +4 21 £450 +20.00%
North West +10 20 £475 +13.23%
North East -20 16 £375 -6.83%
South West -11 12 £400 -11.11% 3
Scrum Master
UK

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 589 (100.00%) Scrum
2 524 (88.96%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (19.86%) Coaching
4 105 (17.83%) TDD
4 105 (17.83%) Java
5 104 (17.66%) Finance
6 99 (16.81%) Kanban
7 89 (15.11%) Project Management
8 81 (13.75%) Mentoring
9 74 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 71 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (12.05%) BDD
11 69 (11.71%) JIRA
12 60 (10.19%) User Stories
13 48 (8.15%) Banking
14 41 (6.96%) SDLC
15 40 (6.79%) J2EE
16 38 (6.45%) Security Cleared
16 38 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (6.11%) E-Commerce
18 35 (5.94%) Games
19 34 (5.77%) Velocity
19 34 (5.77%) Software Delivery
20 33 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
20 33 (5.60%) Pair Programming
21 32 (5.43%) Web Development
22 31 (5.26%) .NET
23 30 (5.09%) Mobile App
24 29 (4.92%) Atlassian
24 29 (4.92%) Enterprise Software

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 27 (4.58%) Confluence
2 18 (3.06%) CMS
3 9 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (0.51%) Documentum
4 3 (0.51%) Node.js
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.34%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.17%) Mule
6 1 (0.17%) SAS
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.68%) MS Office
3 4 (0.68%) MS Project
3 4 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.36%) Lucidchart
5 7 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.85%) SaaS
7 4 (0.68%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.51%) Trello
9 2 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.34%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.02%) Network Security
2 3 (0.51%) ATM
2 3 (0.51%) Internet
3 2 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) Skype
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.70%) Big Data
3 10 (1.70%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.85%) OLAP
5 5 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (0.85%) SQL Server
6 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.17%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (11.71%) JIRA
2 11 (1.87%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.87%) JIRA Agile
3 10 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.53%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.36%) Mockito
5 8 (1.36%) VersionOne
6 5 (0.85%) Ant
7 4 (0.68%) JBehave
7 4 (0.68%) JUnit
7 4 (0.68%) Maven
8 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.51%) Selenium
9 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.34%) Subversion
10 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 104 (17.66%) Finance
2 48 (8.15%) Banking
3 35 (5.94%) Games
4 22 (3.74%) Retail
5 13 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.02%) Marketing
7 6 (1.02%) Publishing
8 4 (0.68%) Law
9 3 (0.51%) Electronics
9 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) Legal
10 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.79%) J2EE
2 34 (5.77%) Velocity
3 31 (5.26%) .NET
4 25 (4.24%) HTML
5 18 (3.06%) Hibernate
5 18 (3.06%) Spring
6 17 (2.89%) Spring MVC
7 16 (2.72%) JMS
8 15 (2.55%) EJB
8 15 (2.55%) RESTful
9 14 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 14 (2.38%) CSS
10 11 (1.87%) HTML5
10 11 (1.87%) jQuery
10 11 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (1.87%) XML
11 10 (1.70%) Web Services
12 9 (1.53%) REST
13 7 (1.19%) JSP
14 6 (1.02%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.09%) Mobile App
2 29 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (3.90%) User Experience
4 11 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.68%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.51%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.51%) NHS
7 3 (0.51%) PMI
7 3 (0.51%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.34%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.34%) EPoS
8 2 (0.34%) Fintech
8 2 (0.34%) iPad
8 2 (0.34%) IPTV
8 2 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.34%) Social Media
8 2 (0.34%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.53%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.02%) Windows
3 5 (0.85%) Android
4 4 (0.68%) Unix
4 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (100.00%) Scrum
2 524 (88.96%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (19.86%) Coaching
4 105 (17.83%) TDD
5 99 (16.81%) Kanban
6 89 (15.11%) Project Management
7 81 (13.75%) Mentoring
8 74 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 71 (12.05%) BDD
9 71 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (10.19%) User Stories
11 41 (6.96%) SDLC
12 38 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (6.11%) E-Commerce
14 34 (5.77%) Software Delivery
15 33 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (5.60%) Pair Programming
16 32 (5.43%) Web Development
17 29 (4.92%) DevOps
17 29 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 105 (17.83%) Java
2 27 (4.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (2.38%) C#
4 13 (2.21%) SQL
5 12 (2.04%) C
6 10 (1.70%) PHP
7 6 (1.02%) C++
7 6 (1.02%) COBOL
8 5 (0.85%) Python
9 4 (0.68%) PL/1
9 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.34%) Scala
11 1 (0.17%) Ruby
11 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.53%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.02%) Degree
4 6 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.38%) QA
2 7 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.02%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (4.92%) Atlassian
2 20 (3.40%) Google
3 16 (2.72%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.72%) Oracle
4 10 (1.70%) Adobe
5 5 (0.85%) Rally
6 4 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (0.68%) Progress
6 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.51%) HP
7 3 (0.51%) SAP
7 3 (0.51%) Twitter
7 3 (0.51%) WSO2
8 2 (0.34%) IBM
8 2 (0.34%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.34%) Pega
8 2 (0.34%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.34%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.34%) Tableau
9 1 (0.17%) Capita
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